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LDWF offers opening day dove hunts Sept. 5

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is providing opening day dove hunting opportunities this Saturday on leased private land in three parishes.

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September is an awesome time to get to the nearshore rigs for incredible mangrove action. And hunting seasons are upon us, so you can find out what public lands offer the best options.

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A deer stands — A procrastinator’s guide to bowhunting

I’m the world’s worst procrastinator.

Don’t fool yourself: You might be a bad procrastinator, but my procrastination would run circles around your procrastination.

Take for example the time 20 years ago when I was in a college nutrition class with my future sister-in-law. 

We were assigned to keep up with everything we ate for one week and make a chart of our caloric intake on poster board.

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10 hours ago
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The sweet spot — Tips for September teal-hunting success

My plan was well thought out for the opening day of teal season, but apparently the birds didn’t get the memo, e-mail, text — aw, heck, whatever method birds use to communicate one to another. 

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10 hours ago
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2015-16 WMA Forecast

The outdoorsmen who know so much about deer, squirrels, rabbits and other wildlife and the environment in which they live are enthusiastic about the upcoming hunting seasons on wildlife management areas in Louisiana.

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10 hours ago
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The second shift —Sleep late and still kill your limit of teal

Kenny gaped — then he looked around the room frowning, his eyes like cue balls. Suddenly he smiled, reached into the cooler, and grabbed another brewskie.

“I’m in!” he laughed while popping open the beverage.

Then he waved it around the den of Doc’s Venice boathouse, toasting the whole gang. 

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10 hours ago
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The 2015 Rut Report

The 2014 season ended with a lot of hunters scratching their heads and wondering what was going on.

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10 hours ago
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Leupold VX-6

With a powerful 6:1 zoom ratio, the Leupold VX-6 delivers crystal clear images from edge-to-edge throughout the entire magnification range. Featuring unsurpassed light transmission, uncompromising mechanical performance and unbeatable optical clarity, the VX-6 is undeniably as good as it gets.

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Power Scrape All-Season Kit

Tink’s new Power Scrape All-Season Scrape Kit is the perfect lure and dispenser system in one convenient value pack. It includes the trusted original Power Scrape Starter, the all-new Power Scrape Finisher and a Tink’s Scrape Bomb Dripper. Start the Power Scrape Starter up to one month prior to the rut and then switch to the new Power Scrape Finisher, which is enhanced with Tink’s #69 Doe-In-Rut estrous and buck secretions.

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10 hours ago
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WOW SAW

The WOW SAW, with its large 10-inch taper-ground hard chrome plated SK4 Japanese steel blade, is a cut above the rest. Whether it’s cleaning the yard for the winter, trimming back trees on the acreage or clearing shooting lanes for deer season, the curved WOW SAW will rip through wood with the help of strategically located slots that clear the cut of debris. The slots also keep the blade cool, which reduces sap and pitch build up. 

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10 hours ago
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Decree HD / Decree IC

With a 35-inch axle-to-axle and a 6 ½-inch brace height, the Decree HD from PSE hits the sweet spot for the shooter who spends serious time on the hunt. Designed with PSE’s new 3D structural riser, 3rd Gen B.E.S.T. Grip and HD Cam, the Decree HD hits speeds of up to 342 fps with a smooth draw and 80% let-off. 

The 2015 PSE Dream Season Decree is fast and lethal at 355 fps, and thanks to PSE’s all-new Inertia Cam, the Decree delivers a comfortable draw, high let-off and solid back wall. Built on a 7075 forged aluminum riser, the Decree’s 3D structural design increases stability and rigidity, and its all-new 3rd Gen B.E.S.T. Grip makes shooting it comfortable.

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10 hours ago
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Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday set for Sept. 4-6

The upcoming Labor Day Weekend has an added bonus this year: Louisiana’s Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday is also slated for Sept. 4-6, so if you’ve been waiting to buy that new gun or to stock up on ammo for the upcoming hunting seasons, you can get it done starting this Friday.

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Yesterday at 3:39 pm
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LDWF schedules September public meetings for waterfowl hunters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled six meetings across the state next month to provide information and accept public comments on waterfowl hunting topics including zones and splits, changes in how season dates will be set and more. 

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August 28 at 11:27 am
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Restricted access to Rockefeller SWR for nuisance gator harvest

The annual nuisance alligator harvest will restrict public access to the Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

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August 28 at 6:21 am
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East Ascension DU banquet set for Sept. 10

The East Ascension Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its 2015 banquet beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Trademart building at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. 

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August 27 at 4:34 pm
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Public Rambling: Scouting underway on Atchafalaya Delta WMA for upcoming seasons

I have made two scouting trips down to the Atchafalaya Delta so far this summer, both being early-morning ventures because of the intense heat and humidity in August. 

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August 27 at 4:02 pm
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