Greg Hilburn covers state politics for Gannett and the USA Today Network of Louisiana newspapers in Alexandria, Lafayette, Monroe, Opelousas and Shreveport. He is a Louisiana Tech University graduate who has worked in Louisiana media for more than 30 years.
Is Louisiana a Sportsman’s Paradise or Problem?
For decades Louisiana has proclaimed itself as the “Sportsman’s Paradise.” But for today’s hunters, changes to Louisiana’s landscape have caused a decline in the quality of the state’s deer habitat and smaller game. For coastal fishermen, private property rights often unduly restrict access to waters that are considered public in any other state.