The opening could be seen through the trees as I eased toward the food plot. When the path made a final turn, I could see the green patch ahead. I slowed down and worked my way around a huge mud hole, easing toward the end of the trail just in case deer had already made it to the food plot.
There are several types of deer hunters who fit into one class or other. First, there’s the meat hunter, who is only interested in putting venison in the freezer, and once he gets his doe or yearling buck he’s done for the year.
Probably the one thing that I have ever written about deer hunting that is worth remembering is this: If you see a deer while hunting and you think you should shoot it, you probably should because in our Louisiana environment the opportunity might not come again.
Drive or ride in any bass boat above the Tropic of Cancer late in December, particularly in coastal Louisiana’s semi-tropical region, and there still is a reasonable chance you’ll feel like you’ve gotten frost bite when attempting to catch a bass.
Ferriday's Jason Archer shook up the deer hunting community in November when he knocked down what could be the largest Louisiana typical buck on record. Read the story on page 14 for all the details.