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Top 5 tips for opening day of dove season

It’s probably almost too late to get in much practice time at the range in preparation for the opening of dove season this Saturday, but you still have time to stock up on supplies you might need in the field.

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Haves and Have-nots — Teal season can be feast or famine

“Hmmm — six blue-winged teal would make for a nice day and plenty to eat,” I thought to myself the night before the opening day of the 2013 teal season. “Seriously? Six birds. One half dozen. Who’d of ever of thought the day would come?”

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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A wing and a prayer — Louisiana’s dove-hunting lives on

Nearly forty years ago, I made my first dove hunt near the desert town of Orogrande, New Mexico, while on a six-year stint in the Air Force.

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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2014-15 Deer Rut Report

Feeding and breeding. These are the two activities bucks are involved with during the fall and winter months.

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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Lost in paradise — Survival tips when you get lost in the woods or on the water

It was one of the most unsettling moments in my 50 years of hunting. In 30 minutes I had gone from standing in a familiar spot to being completely turned around.

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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Hunting season opens next month, so it's time to make plans for where you'll spend your weekends.

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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2014-15 WMA forecast

For $15, a hunter can hunt a wonderland of public lands and waters featuring the most-appealing habitat for big game, small game, migratory birds and other species in the Sportsman’s Paradise.

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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Hot Shot Turnip Greens Mist

Hot Shots® exclusive Bag-in-Can Technology separates the lure from propellant for a 100% pure lure. Just spray Tink’s Turnip Greens Mist from your hunting location to attract deer and create a forage hot spot. The silent spray is just like having a food plot in a bottle. Use it regularly to develop feeding patterns and have deer coming back for more. 

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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iON CamoCAM

The iON CamoCAM is a point-of-view camera designed specifically for fishing and hunting enthusiasts. CamoCAM is skinned with official Realtree XTRA-designed camouflage and includes a Realtree XTRA camouflage mount at no extra cost. Outdoorsmen can now easily shoot and share high quality video images, while benefitting from the compact size, fully-waterproof design, Wi-Fi connectivity and long battery life of this camera.

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Yesterday at 7:00 am
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Mississippi state-record alligator snagged, dragged to boat

The Mississippi state record for the heaviest alligator was set last night in the wee hours of opening of the 2014 hunting season when three buddies killed a 756-pounder hunting in the state's Southwest Zone.

The beastly gator broke the record set last year by a 741.5-pounder killed by a Madison hunter.

And remember: These alligators have to be snagged manually (no set lines) and dragged to the boat to be dispatched.

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August 30 at 4:51 pm
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LDWF agents prepare for dove season opener on Sept. 6

Opening day hunters on private land can begin hunting doves one-half hour before sunrise this year, an important change to remember when the season kicks off statewide next Saturday, Sept. 6.

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August 29 at 1:42 pm
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The Daisy BB gun

I have no idea what happened to it, but the first honest-to-gosh gun I ever handled was a Daisy BB gun given to me by my dad on my sixth birthday.

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August 29 at 9:00 am
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Hooked on quack: Mexican squealer gets stuck, dies in tree

An appropriate low-budget horror film title for this summer might be “When Trees Attack!”

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August 25 at 7:30 pm
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Plan ahead like a pro

As the off season slowly transitions from late summer into early fall, there are many things that we can all do ahead of time to ensure we get the most out of our trail camera efforts during the upcoming hunting season.

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August 21 at 9:00 am
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Potential world-record gator harvested Saturday morning in Alabama

Everything’s bigger in Texas - except alligators, apparently.

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August 18 at 4:38 pm
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DeRidder hunter convicted of poaching trophy 18-pointer on Tensas River NWR

Earlier this month, Christopher J. Courville, 39, of DeRidder, pled guilty to charges resulting from arrowing a big 18-point buck during illegal hours on the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in January.

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August 18 at 1:58 pm
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