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Slow presentation key for Basin bass bite

Slow and steady wins the race — and it could also be the key to catch some nice prespawn bass this weekend in the Atchafalaya Basin.

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Happy Trails: The story of 'Drop Tine' and its brother

Many readers of Happy Trails no doubt also read my additional article last month in the January issue of Mississippi Sportsman titled Hinds County Hunter Bags Monster Buck. Well, there is a little more to that story than what you read on those pages.

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February 27 at 1:30 pm
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Apex Predator provides 'headless' hog's head cheese recipe

Many people absolutely love hog’s head cheese, but they have no clue exactly what part of the pig they’re eating.

They just know one thing: It tastes great!

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February 27 at 9:30 am
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2015 CCA STAR Tournament to feature new tagged speckled trout division

Big changes are in store for the 2015 STAR.

For the first time ever, the Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana STAR Tournament will feature a tagged speckled trout division, where up to four registered anglers will each win $2,500 prize packages for catching the first four tagged speckled trout.

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February 27 at 6:00 am
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Monroe man cited for cutting down trees on Ouachita WMA

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Monroe man on Feb. 15 for criminal damage to property, intentional littering, hunting deer out of season and leaving a deer stand in hunting position on Ouachita Wildlife Management Area.

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February 26 at 1:30 pm
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Volunteers needed for ALAS state tournament March 7

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is seeking volunteers to assist with the Archery in Louisiana Schools (ALAS) state tournament set for Saturday, March 7 in Alexandria.

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February 26 at 9:30 am
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Yamaha test track returns to Louisiana Sportsman Show

Learning what’s new in the ATV world is easy: Just head to the Louisiana Sportsman Show on March 12-15 and stop by the Yamaha test track.

And you’ll also be able to check out the new Wolverine R-Spec EPS side-by-side, which has never been seen in Louisiana.

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February 26 at 6:00 am
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Father and son cited for allegedly harvesting polluted oysters

Acting on a complaint, agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a father and son for alleged oyster violations near Pointe-aux-Chenes on Feb. 20, according to a press release.

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February 25 at 3:10 pm
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Lure review: Bomber Saltwater Grade Mullet

Give Theophile Bourgeois a new artificial lure with so much upside to it and he’s as happy as speckled trout and redfish chasing tasty mullet.

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February 25 at 9:30 am
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11.42-pounder anchors huge winning stringer in Texas Trail Team Tournament

James Benedict and Bart Blakelock knew exactly where to be Saturday morning for the Texas Trail Team Tournament on Toledo Bend.

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February 25 at 6:00 am
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Carolina-rigged Senko fools 11.09-pounder at Toledo Bend

Changing locations to find fish was a gamble that paid off with a Toledo Bend lunker weighing north of 11 pounds for Texas angler Joe Gilbert of Sherman.

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February 24 at 1:45 pm
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Turkey-hunting seminars scheduled for Saturday

Turkey season is right around the corner, so it’s time to brush up on your calling and ensure you have all the equipment necessary to track down and kill that big gobbler.

And you can learn everything you need to know during a free turkey-hunting event at Bowie Outfitters this Saturday (Feb. 28). Sessions begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m.

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February 24 at 9:30 am
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Rig up your 'yak now for springtime fishing

One of the many blessings of Louisiana fishing is that there are no closed seasons. Great fishing is available any month of the year, but February is ranked by many anglers as 12 out of 12.

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February 24 at 6:00 am
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LDWF schedules public meetings statewide on proposed hunting dates

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is hosting public meetings around the state this week to gather comments on the proposed 2015-17 resident game hunting season dates, WMA rules and regulation changes and the 2016 turkey season.

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February 23 at 4:43 pm
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Texas angler catches 10.66-pounder at Toledo Bend

James “Kevin” Dutton, of Hemphill, Texas, and Mid Lake Campground owner Alan Fitts teamed up Friday morning to pre-fish the day before the Texas Team Trail tournament at Toledo Bend.

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February 23 at 1:30 pm
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Tallulah hunter knocks down 200-class non-typical buck in Madison Parish

Craig Clark’s baby daughter wasn’t quite two months old at the time, but little Ava played a big part in her father taking down the buck of a lifetime earlier this year in Madison Parish.

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February 23 at 9:30 am
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