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Tracking the rut phases

As this month’s title implies, we’re going to spend a few minutes tracking and dissecting the progression and timing of the rut so we can anticipate where to place our trail cameras and stands for best affect this season.

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November 21 at 3:30 pm
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Jones man arrested for alleged deer violations and drug possession charges, LDWF says

A 23-year-old Jones man faces both deer hunting and narcotics charges after he was arrested Monday when agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries visited his home during a deer investigation and allegedly discovered a substantial amount of marijuana.

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November 21 at 3:01 pm
2606 Views

Jena hunter takes down LaSalle Parish 10-pointer

Luck finally ran out on a wily LaSalle Parish 10-point called ‘Lucky Charm,’ but the deer still managed to live up to his nickname - even when he died.

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November 20 at 8:30 pm
4278 Views

Perfect solution for time-released scent bombs

Deer hunters have been trying to figure out for years how to best present their liquid buck lure at the right time and place to do the most good.

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November 20 at 7:30 am
1085 Views

Monterey man sentenced for illegal night hunting, LDWF says

A Monterey man was sentenced by Judge Kathy Johnson on Friday in the 7th Judicial District Court in Concordia Parish for multiple night-hunting violations.

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November 20 at 5:54 am
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Dewey Wills WMA greentree reservoir bone dry for duck season opener

If heading to the greentree reservoir at Dewey W. Wills Wildlife Management Area for some opening-day duck hunting was on your calendar, you'd better find another option: The reservoir is pretty much bone dry.

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November 19 at 11:17 am
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Bossier City hunter puts the sneak on 170-class buck

Dustin Digilormo has a theory when it comes to waylaying big bucks: If they won’t come to you, then go to them.

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November 18 at 4:00 pm
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The legend of 'Halloween Hogzilla'

 Video Included

On the final morning of October, I sat in my climber overlooking a water puddle commonly used by hogs on R.K. Yancey WMA with my new pig-busting 100-pound longbow. 

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November 18 at 10:00 am
4443 Views

Double the pleasure, double the fun

South Louisiana offers great duck hunting and saltwater fishing during the late fall and early winter. Many kayakers love pursuing both, but it’s often difficult to choose.

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November 18 at 9:00 am
1591 Views

7 things you should have in your deer pack

Veteran hunters who venture into the woods during deer season typically have a standard list of gear they rely on, especially when hunting from an elevated stand or climbing tree stand.

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November 18 at 5:30 am
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Duck Stamp Act of 2014 passes House, moves to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed the Duck Stamp Act of 2014, which would increase the cost of a federal duck stamp from $15 to $25.

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November 17 at 7:54 pm
1698 Views

Downsville hunter takes down big Union Parish 10-point

When Downsville’s Doug McGehee purchased a 100-acre tract a mile from his Union Parish home, his plan was to convert the property into a place he could eventually sit in a deer stand and enjoy some quality time with his seven grandchildren.

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November 17 at 5:08 pm
4097 Views

Hunter trades venison for hunting spot, takes down big 8-pointer

Arcadia’s Thomas Bourn has been a dog hunter all his life — he much prefers to listen to hound music as he waits for the dogs to push a deer over to his location. 

However, he decided to climb into a deer stand and still hunt on the morning of Nov. 14 when a big 8-point buck opted to make an appearance.

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November 17 at 3:40 pm
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Most hunters report successful duck season opener

On Friday afternoon, the state’s waterfowl study leader reported encouraging aerial survey results, indicating the largest number of birds Louisiana’s seen in early November for at least 10 years. 

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November 17 at 8:50 am
3123 Views

Top 5 mistakes duck hunters make

Duck hunters have spent all year looking forward to the first day of the season, and there’s nothing worse than heading to the camp and having everything go south.

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November 17 at 5:30 am
6279 Views

Top 3 ways to kill a buck on opening day

If you’re in one of the areas of the state in which rifle season begins this month, it’s a sure bet you’re staying up late dreaming about opening day. The thought of making a quick kill is just too exciting to allow for sleep.

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November 16 at 7:30 am
473 Views
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