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The loss of dog hunting

Like many hunters throughout Louisiana and the other Southeast states, I grew up hunting deer with dogs. Members of the family kept deer hounds, and we anxiously awaited the “with or without dogs” segment of deer season.

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Yesterday at 9:30 am
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Eames drops 9-point Tensas Parish buck with muzzleloader

How would you like to have a great place to hunt - but to do so, you  had to follow restrictions on what deer you could shoot and what equipment you had to use?

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Yesterday at 6:00 am
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Delacroix speckled trout bite on fire, guides say

Salty water this month combined with milder temperatures have turned on speckled trout fishing out of Delacroix unlike anything the area has seen in at least three years, according to a fishing guide.

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Yesterday at 3:09 pm
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October squirrel hunting accident blinds Harahan hunter

Saturday morning, Oct. 25, started out just like any other regular weekend at Chris Barrett’s hunting club in Fayette, Miss.

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December 23 at 11:10 am
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Top 10 tips for tracking marsh deer

1. Slow down — When trailing a deer in the marsh, you should never be in a hurry. Instead, take a deep breath and be prepared to stay longer than hunters who hunt hard-ground upland regions.

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December 23 at 6:00 am
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7 steps to clean a squirrel

I grew up squirrel hunting, but one thing I didn’t learn was a way to clean squirrels that didn’t end with picking hair off the carcasses.

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December 22 at 6:00 am
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Top 4 Dularge fishing tips for December

1. Stop!

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December 21 at 6:00 pm
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Making memorable deer hunts

What makes a memorable deer hunt? Is it bagging a trophy buck, making a successful stalk, watching your child get their first deer, or something else?

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December 21 at 1:00 pm
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Catching Jacks in the 'yak

The predominant fish sought by coastal kayak anglers are no doubt trout and redfish. However, the most hard-hitting and pound-for-pound all-out fighting machine is the jack crevalle.

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December 20 at 1:00 pm
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Lure review: Mister Twister's Poc'it Hawg Raiser

A Texas bass angler’s bid to get back to the Bassmaster Classic depended heavily on a soft-plastic creature bait that few, if any, others had in their arsenal when they fished the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on Nov. 6-8 on the Ouachita River.

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December 20 at 6:00 am
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Apex Predator: using a 'Light Decoy Spread' on public land duck hunts

When duck hunting on public land, the biggest battle might actually be against other hunters. 

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December 19 at 1:00 pm
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Moreland: Hunting cold fronts key to success

September seemed to be as hot as August was; the weatherman kept talking about the unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures in the 90s when the heat index was considered.

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December 19 at 11:00 am
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Youth hunter downs big Natchitoches Parish 11-point

Maci Messenger may not be a huge fan of math class, but she probably likes the symmetry of the numbers 11, 12, 13 and 14 after a special weekend deer hunt with her grandfather in northern Natchitoches Parish.

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December 19 at 6:00 am
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State's recreational red snapper season to close Dec. 31

The state’s recreational red snapper season will close on Dec. 31, but the opening date for 2015 has not yet been determined, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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December 18 at 6:51 pm
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Four men cited for oyster harvesting violations, LDWF says

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested four men for alleged oyster harvesting violations in Terrebonne Parish.

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December 18 at 5:01 pm
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Catch Cormier's 'Best of 2014'

I hate lists. So much so that, after submitting The Best of 2013 last year for publication, I felt ashamed and disgusted.

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December 18 at 10:00 am
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