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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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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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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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