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Two Lettsworth men cited for alleged deer hunting and tagging violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men from Lettsworth on Feb. 1 for alleged deer hunting and tagging violations in Pointe Coupee Parish.

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February 03 at 7:29 pm
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Apex Predator: 100-pound longbow adventure brings down doe

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I could have never imagined that shooting a doe would give me more of a rush than my biggest buck — but oddly enough, that’s exactly what happened.†

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February 03 at 6:34 pm
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Public Rambling: January a tough month for deer on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Well, as I told you guys on my last blog, January is a tough month to hunt deer on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA. And that turned out to be true for me and my buddies this year.†

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February 03 at 4:23 pm
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Mud boat ban after 2 p.m. proposed at Pass-A-Loutre WMA for September - January

A prohibition on mud boats and air-cooled propulsion engines after 2 p.m. on Pass-A-Loutre WMA from September through January is one of the changes being considered by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission in a Notice of Intent adopted last month in Baton Rouge.

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February 02 at 9:18 pm
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Port Allen man cited for deer tagging violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Port Allen man for alleged deer tagging violations in Winn and East Baton Rouge parishes.

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February 02 at 6:40 pm
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Vice president of the Louisiana Handicapped Sportsman Hunting Club dies

The longtime vice president of the Louisiana Handicapped Sportsman Hunting Club — a non-profit organization based in Winn Parish exclusively for disabled hunters — died last month at the age of 51.

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February 01 at 4:25 pm
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'Antler trapping' illegal in Louisiana, LDWF says

A new way to collect antler sheds that’s making the rounds on social media and online hunting forums is not legal in Louisiana, according to the state’s deer study leader.†

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February 01 at 12:09 pm
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2015-16 Deer of the Year

The 2015-16 deer hunting season has been one of ups and downs, with temperatures fluctuating on seemingly a daily basis. When it got hot, it stayed in the 80s for longer stretches than hunters wanted.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Excel OPTIFADE Camo Boats

Excel Boat Co. and W.L. GORE & Associates have partnered to offer Excel boats in GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Waterfowl Marsh Pattern. The pattern takes into account how ducks and geese see the world below them. Since birds are particularly sensitive to color and continuity with their surroundings, OPTIFADE micro pattern is extremely detailed to confuse bird vision. OPTIFADE is available on all Excel boats including the popular Excel F4 and Bay Pro.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Antler Boostís Bean Bale

When the weather starts to get cold in the late-season, there is nothing that deer crave more than soybeans. That’s why the natural look and scent of Bean Bale is great for attracting those mature bucks. There are no harmful preservatives or chemicals used in Bean Bale and its lower fat levels help discourage attraction to hogs, raccoons, squirrels or bears. These pre-constructed bales are also super easy to distribute around a food plot or hunting area.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Parts of Area 9 in Atchafalaya Basin to reopen for deer hunters Saturday

Deer season will reopen in parts of Deer Area 9 in the Atchafalaya Basin on Saturday (Jan. 30) when the Atchafalaya River gauge at Butte La Rose falls below 18 feet, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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January 29 at 6:12 pm
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Houma hunter downs big public lands 11-point in Concordia Parish

Ray Marcel kicked in 2016 in style: On the morning of Jan. 1 at about 7:15, he was 25 feet up in his Summit climber on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area enjoying a bite of his bacon sandwich.

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January 28 at 6:44 am
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Two cited for buying and selling deer meat

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Louisiana man for buying and selling deer meat in Allen Parish on Jan. 20.

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January 27 at 8:43 am
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Agents arrest alleged night hunters near Lake Providence

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested two people and cited a third for allegedly shooting at deer displaced by recent Mississippi River flooding near Lake Providence in East Carroll Parish on Jan. 25.

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January 26 at 3:01 pm
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January aerial survey shows big drop in Louisiana's duck numbers

With 80-degree temperatures on Christmas Day and a warmer and wetter December than usual, results from January’s aerial duck survey should come as no surprise: far fewer birds were counted in the state this month compared to last.

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January 26 at 1:25 pm
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Monster January: Denham Springs hunter downs two 150-plus Tensas Parish bucks

Deer hunting-wise, the month of January has been unlike any other for Garrett Smith.

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January 25 at 3:53 pm
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