Jerry Antley can’t count the times he’s been turkey hunting nor the number of turkeys he’s taken in the past 40 to 50 years.
Every hunter has a favorite turkey call. Jerry Antley’s favorite is “all of them.”
Jerry Antley has always had the itch to make turkey calls and other outdoor gear for outdoorsmen.
George Ricks freezes most of his hides during the winter hunting season, saving them to tan during the summer when the weather is better.
The people in the little hamlet of Tangipahoa call George Ricks “The Dog Man.” Everywhere he goes, Claire Bell, his retired-from-hunting treeing walker hound, rides with him.
George Ricks has many talents, but he said coon cooking is not at the top of the list.
For that, he turned to friend Al Travis, who he met in college when they both majored in biology.
Raccoon is a mystery meat to most game cooks. Much of it has to do with the mumbo jumbo associated with removing the musk glands from the animal.
The Louisiana record for a gun-killed typical buck was set 74 long years ago by Don Broadway’s Madison Parish bruiser that measured a whopping 184 6/8 inches.
The January issue of the Louisiana Sportsman had the words “finish strong” on the cover. This was in reference to the idea that January is the peak rut month for Areas 1 and 6, the land of the big bucks in the Bayou State.
One of the most important components of any archery setup is the arrow rest. The rest serves not only to guide the arrow, but to hold it before the shot.
It's not often it snows in Louisiana, but we got the timing just right for an epic duck hunt in the Mississippi River Delta.