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Deer tracking basics

Successful tracking does not require any hi-tech equipment, although special lights and Luminol-type products are available.

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September 28 at 12:00 pm
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'Old school' lure colors making a comeback

If there is anything that can complicate your fishing it’s color charts. With so many colors to choose nowadays, some anglers are left scratching their heads.

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September 28 at 6:00 am
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Venice speck lovers

I first met Gail Curtis because of a big fish — a 7.1-pound speckled trout with which she won the Ladies Division of the 2009 Gulf Coast Conservation Association STAR Tournament. She caught the winning fish on a live croaker under a sliding cork at the Southwest Pass rock jetties at the mouth of the Mississippi River.Read More...
September 27 at 12:00 pm
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Give 'fly-yaking' a try

In New Orleans, when two things compliment each other we say they go together “like red beans and rice.”

Just like that popular local staple, you can’t beat the combination of a fly rod and a kayak.Read More...
September 27 at 6:00 am
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Lafayette boater arrested for DWI on Vermilion River

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a Lafayette man last weekend for allegedly operating his cigarette boat while intoxicated on the Vermilion River.

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September 26 at 8:36 am
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Pair a popping cork with a gold spoon to target redfish

Conventional thinking says the bait of choice to target redfish under a popping cork is shrimp, right?

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September 26 at 6:00 am
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Hackney reflects on 2014's amazing tournament run

After grinding through more than six months of fishing on both the Bassmaster and FLW pro circuits, Greg Hackney can finally relax a little.

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September 25 at 3:10 pm
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LDWF corrects archery season dates for Tunica Hills WMA

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising bowhunters using Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area that the correct dates for the bucks only archery season are Oct. 1-15, 2014.

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September 25 at 10:52 am
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Quality speckled trout not back in Lake Pontchartrain — yet

Wednesday marked September’s new moon, and Capt. Mike Gallo feels like it won’t be too much longer before quality speckled trout start migrating back into Lake Pontchartrain.

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September 25 at 6:00 am
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Sportsman TV: Hackney lives it up at Honey Brake Lodge

Roughing it smoothly - that's how Greg Hackney and the crew spent some time last September shooting the latest episode of Sportsman TV, ‘Hackney Brake Experience.’ 

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September 24 at 11:00 am
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'Mediocre' teal season set to close Sunday

The second weekend of teal season seemed to show some signs of improvement over the first, but birds remain fairly scattered throughout the state, according to a spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 24 at 6:00 am
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Against all odds: The Apex Predator goes 'full throttle' in Colorado

Last year, my wife’s friend told me about the hunting experience of a lifetime: Bowhunting public land elk in Colorado. And an added bonus — since the season is during September, no Louisiana deer hunting would be missed.

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September 23 at 10:30 am
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'Clean Out Your Freezer Day' set for Sunday, Sept. 28

In preparation for the upcoming hunting seasons, sportsmen are encouraged to go through their freezers and share their leftover fish and game with the less fortunate this Sunday afternoon.

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September 23 at 6:00 am
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Hackney clinches Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year honors

After watching the wind howl all weekend long at Bays de Noc in Escanaba, Mich. Greg Hackney finally hit the water Monday morning and wrapped up Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year honors.

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September 22 at 5:29 pm
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Hunting and Fishing Day events set for this weekend

National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrations are set for this weekend, and include a Family Fish Fest at Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge on Sept. 27 followed by four events to be held around the state on Sept. 28, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said.

All events are free and open to the public, the LDWF said.

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September 22 at 1:27 pm
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Seven cited for alleged oyster violations in Terrebonne Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries issued ten citations to men on three separate boats for alleged oyster violations last week on Sister Lake.

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September 22 at 9:35 am
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