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Marksville hunter shoots 13-point palmated buck in Rapides Parish

Lots of hunters spend countless hours and days in the stand without ever seeing hide nor hair of a deer, but Jarred Chatelain had an entirely different kind of problem on a recent hunt in Rapides Parish.

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Yesterday at 6:00 am
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'Scrabble Buck' goes down in DeSoto Parish

It’s not too often that a heavy-horned 8-point interrupts a rousing game of smartphone Scrabble, but that’s pretty much what happened to Jim and Christy Hay Saturday morning.

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October 28 at 2:00 pm
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Dream Hunt Weekend helps kids enjoy rare trip outdoors

Jeff Warren recalled his love of fishing, hunting and the outdoors being instilled in him at a very young age by his father.

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October 28 at 10:30 am
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Final cast of the day yields 11-pound Toledo Bend lunker

Linda Smith and her boyfriend, Jimmy Bosarte, had a routine workday planned for Oct. 18 at their boathouse near McGee’s Landing on Toledo Bend.

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October 28 at 6:00 am
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Florida team wins IFA Redfish Tour Championship in Houma

Geoff Page and Rick Murphy gambled on making the 108-mile run run to Venice each day of the IFA Redfish Tour Championship, and their decision won them the title.

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October 27 at 6:02 pm
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The feral hog: Master of survival

Back in July our nation celebrated its 238th birthday. No doubt many of you celebrated Independence Day watching a traditional fireworks display; you saw the rocket’s red glare and the bombs bursting in air, and hopefully avoided the popping of a firecracker in your hand.

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October 27 at 10:38 am
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Top 6 squirrel-hunting tips

Keith LaCaze is a lifelong hunter, and he chases pretty much everything that lives in the wild. Deer, hogs, rabbits, squirrels and wood ducks — they’re all on his hit list.

But when temperatures begin to cool, what he really likes to do is stalk the woods on The Bird Camp Hunting Club near Boyce for tree rats. And, while he’ll pull out his shotgun if he thinks the squirrels will be on the move, his preference is to spend cool, still mornings picking off squirrels with his scoped .22.

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October 27 at 6:00 am
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Planning and optimizing your trail camera setup

From my personal experience interacting with other hunters, a surprising number of trail cam users are perfectly happy for their camera setups to do nothing more than just take a buck’s picture as he passes by.

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October 26 at 1:00 pm
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Hot new electronics are coming

Here is a look at a cross section of the new electronics coming our way:

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October 26 at 6:00 am
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Tangling with sharks in a 'yak

If you kayak fish in coastal Louisiana, sooner or later you will hook into a shark. It’s not a matter of if, but when. Being prepared ahead of time means both the angler and fish can leave the encounter unscathed.

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October 25 at 1:30 pm
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Rapala's Terminator weedless football jig

On a hot July day in Knoxville, Tenn., Ott DeFoe was sorting and arranging his fishing tackle while preparing to go fish Bassmaster tournaments at Lake Champlain and the Deleware River.

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October 25 at 6:00 am
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Bluefish eat everything including other bluefish

Bluefish are truly the cannibals of the sea. They eat anything and seem to take special delight in eating each other. It makes you wonder why they are still around — how they get close enough to spawn with each other before biting their paramour in half.

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October 24 at 1:30 pm
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Texas angler catches 10.27-pounder at Toledo Bend

Colby Ogden knew conditions were right for flipping a jig.

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October 24 at 9:30 am
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Court throws out suit seeking prominent E15 warning labels

The U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia on Oct. 21 threw out the most-recent case involving ethanol fuel labeling, reasoning that the groups bringing the complaint – including the recreational boating industry – don’t have standing because they “cannot show members have suffered or are suffering with an injury that is traceable to the misfueling regulations.”

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October 24 at 6:30 am
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Sportsman TV: Hackney returns home to bowhunt in Arkansas

Greg Hackney and the crew took a road trip from Gonzales to Star City, Ark. for a little early-season bowhunting in the latest episode of Sportsman TV.

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October 24 at 6:00 am
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The Daisy BB gun: Still going strong

I have no idea what happened to it, but the first honest-to-gosh gun I ever handled was a Daisy BB gun given to me by my dad on my sixth birthday.

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October 23 at 1:00 pm
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