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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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Gueydan hunt yields rare duck

It was only about five minutes into legal shooting time Saturday morning when Matt Arceneaux picked off what he thought was just another blue-winged teal zipping over a flooded bean field.

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January 22 at 6:00 am
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Belle Chasse man busted for alleged red snapper violations in Plaquemines Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Belle Chasse man for alleged red snapper violations in Plaquemines Parish on Jan. 17.

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January 21 at 2:46 pm
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Tail spinner makes plastic worm irresistible

There are spinner baits and there are plastics. And then there are spinner plastics.

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January 21 at 1:45 pm
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1,000-pound-plus bluefin tuna landed in North Carolina

Bluefin tuna fishing around Morehead City, N.C. is shaping up to be one of the best in years, and last Tuesday, it may have hit its peak.

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January 21 at 1:00 pm
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Redfish piled up in Lost Lake, Four League Bay

Now is the perfect time to target redfish in the lakes and canals south of Dularge - but knowing where to go and picking the right conditions are a huge advantage in locating a school of reds. 

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January 21 at 9:27 am
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Williams nails big public-land 12-pointer in Concordia Parish

Ryan Williams has been hunting a long time, but has never connected on a really big buck, with a couple of 7-points and an 8-pointer to his credit. 

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January 21 at 6:00 am
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2015 kayak tournament roundup

Kayak fisherman throughout Louisiana know how good our fishing is. So good in fact that the word continues to spread.

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January 20 at 2:00 pm
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Make your own rod sleeves

Anyone with a boat rod locker knows the frustration of digging out rods: It’s almost guaranteed line from half of the rods will be wrapped around the other half of the rods.

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January 20 at 9:30 am
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Prairieville hunter downs big Concordia Parish 9-point on Richard K. Yancey WMA

After Andy Kliebert drilled a big 9-pointer on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area earlier this month, he had to collect himself for a little while before taking the long trip down in his climber.

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January 20 at 6:00 am
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Pine 16-year-old’s 160-class 11-point the talk of Washington Parish

Larry Nixon, one of the world’s best bass anglers, once said big bass couldn’t be forced — they just kind of happen. And they usually happen when they are least expected.

The same can be said for big bucks, whose obituaries are usually full of low expectations and high happenstance. 

Now that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of planning and preparation that goes into killing a big buck, but no matter what we try to do to encourage that fateful crossing of paths, that deer is going to play by its own rules.

That’s why Dakota Kennedy, a 16-year-old 11th grader at Pine High School in Washington Parish, didn’t have the loftiest of expectations when he climbed into a box stand hardly 100 yards from his house after a long day at school on Jan. 15.

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January 19 at 1:30 pm
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Hunters for the Hungry seeking extra venison

If you’ve got some extra venison in your freezer as deer season winds down across Louisiana, consider a donation to Hunters for the Hungry.

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January 19 at 9:30 am
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