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Three cited for deer hunting violations in Tangipahoa Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited three people for alleged deer hunting violations near Kentwood on Jan. 24, according to a press release.

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Yesterday at 9:29 am
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One-two punch: Pair up your bass baits for knockout results

It’s great when that first cast meets with aggressive reception, but often, it takes some dialing in to determine the fish’s preference. Notwithstanding the oft-proven merits of junk fishing, a handful of examples show us that certain lure pairings hold particularly strategic benefit. Like a boxer setting up his opponent with jabs and then sneaking in a body shot or a Major League pitcher throwing the changeup, there’s more to successful bass fishing than randomly grabbing lures and hoping for the best.

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Yesterday at 6:00 am
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Marine Electronics: Adding fuse blocks supplies power where you need it

Most boats come equipped with fuse blocks bearing just enough fuses to power their factory-installed 12-volt equipment, and you are on your own if you want to add accessories.

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January 27 at 2:00 pm
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Tuna fishing on The Lump inconsistent, but looking up

Tuna fishing requires a very logical approach for the process to be consistently effective, especially during the winter. 

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January 27 at 10:00 am
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Deville angler lands 10.25-pound bass at Toledo Bend

David Cross was fishing in a bass club tournament Saturday morning at Toledo Bend, but the bite was tough.

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January 27 at 6:00 am
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Solid duck season overall ends in the coastal zone

Coastal zone hunters across the state trekked to their blinds for the last time yesterday, ending a season that for many featured the most ducks they had seen in years.

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January 26 at 3:00 pm
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Public Rambling: Pilsbury's first-ever buck is a stud 8-point

My buddy Scott Dupre had a wonderful hunting experience earlier this season. And no, he didn’t kill a monster buck - but someone very close to him did. 

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January 26 at 9:30 am
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The Great Wall of Chalmette — Fishing tips for the Michoud floodwall

There are some very famous walls in our world. For instance, there’s the Great Wall of China, a historical monument and one of the rare, still-extant wonders of the ancient world. It stretches out over a distance of 5,000 miles and took two millenniums to build.

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January 26 at 6:00 am
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Deer management: A cooperative approach

I’m always hesitant to vocalize that burping sound I hear so many television hunters make whenever they want to stop a deer.

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January 25 at 1:00 pm
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After the hunt - picking the right processor and taxidermist

Either as a result of good fortune or skill, sooner or later a hunter will meet with success in the form of harvested game. The veteran hunter knows just what to do, and quickly begins the process of field dressing, skinning and processing meat that ultimately finds its way to the table as healthy, tasty fare for family and friends. 

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January 25 at 6:00 am
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Late is great — Deer-hunting tips for late-season success

Winter officially began on Dec. 21, and January and February are the peak winter months for the Bayou State. Mother Nature has lowered the thermostat, and the number of deer hunting days are dwindling.

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January 24 at 6:00 am
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Guide expects Dularge speckled trout bite to kick in after current cool snap

After today’s chilly, blustery weather, the forecast calls for sunny skies and consistent highs in the 60s all the way through the middle of next week.

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January 23 at 2:02 pm
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The skinny on scrapes

One of the more fascinating aspects of the whitetail rut revolves around the wonderful, and at times mysterious, phenomenon known as “scraping.”

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January 23 at 9:30 am
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Search and destroy — Group forms to exterminate Louisiana’s wild hogs

The hydraulics on the fork lift whined as it picked up the last pallet load of dead hogs.

Fork lift?

Pallet load? 

Yeah — that’s what is needed for 2 1/2 tons of dead hogs. 

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January 23 at 6:00 am
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Bowfishing guide cited for alleged commercial fishing violations, LDWF says

A Gretna man was cited for alleged charter guide fishing violations in Plaquemines Parish.

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January 22 at 1:30 pm
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Alleged deer hunting repeat offender arrested in East Carroll Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a Madison Parish man on Christmas Day for alleged deer hunting violations in East Carroll Parish.

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January 22 at 9:30 am
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