My brother-in-law jockeyed for position along the line of trucks, ATVs and UTVs lining up down a long gravel driveway beside a farm shed in Tensas Parish.
Many factors can impact the breeding season of deer but, for the most part, breeding activity occurs during the same month every year.
Two of Louisiana’s many Wildlife Management Areas were thrust into the spotlight since the summer of 2012.
Editor’s note: Tommy Kirkland has spent years observing deer behavior as a photographer. This story shares some of the knowledge he has gained in the field. This story was written with Marie Kirkland.
The winds were already blowing when I stepped out of my truck onto the dock by Capt. Ron “Ahab” Broadus’ boat dock down in Delacroix Island.
Sometimes people forget that Lake Pontchartrain is about more than speckled trout.
The Mississippi River’s nickname is the Big Muddy. It’s well-earned.
In the corner of his eye, Lake Charles’ Ken Chaumont spied what he was looking for. On a weedy point on the Louisiana side of the Sabine River across from Orange, Texas, balls of “rain shad,” as he called them, were erupting from the water.
As a photographer, I learned a long time ago that it is simple to make images look complicated.
John Wayne once said, “Life is hard. It’s even harder when you’re stupid.”
The whooping! The high-fiving! Those glowing FACES!
The 150-pound boar hit the ground kicking and squealing wildly. Mark Falgoust’s 150-grain .30-06 smashed into the neck, perfectly placed to minimize meat damage.
Now is the time to start planning out your hunting season, and the annual WMA guide is a great tool.