Louisiana Hunting

Apex Predator: Daytime frogging with a recurve bow

In one of his latest extreme adventures, Josh Chauvin decided to take his recurve bow out for some daytime frogging action.

Grunts & Gobbles: Food plot points to ponder

Louisiana has seen its share of hoopla regarding various deer forages promoted to grow wall hangers.

July 12 at 9:00am

LWF Commission mulling ban on out-of-state deer carcasses

Big changes could be on the way for out-of-state deer hunters returning home to Louisiana if a proposal banning the importation of cervid carcasses is ultimately approved by the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission.

July 11 at 5:05pm

The Beast

The Beast is one of the largest game/cargo carts in its class. Its features include a removable/extendable tongue to hook up to an ATV, 10 cargo tie down points for bungee/cargo straps, wide tires for extra flotation and sealed bearings. The Beast comes powder paint coated in hunter green.

July 01 at 7:00am

Timber vs. wildlife - Management is the key to success

Timber and wildlife are renewable resources — one a potential source of income and the other a great source of annual enjoyment.

June 22 at 9:00am

Second man sentenced in tree-cutting case on Spring Bayou WMA

Two Avoyelles Parish men’s plan to cut down more than 100 trees to block others from accessing their preferred hunting area on Spring Bayou Wildlife Management turned out to be a pretty expensive undertaking.

June 21 at 4:46pm

Sunset man cited for allegedly harvesting 6-foot gator in Cameron Parish

An anonymous tip lead enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to a Sunset man who allegedly harvested an alligator in Cameron Parish on June 10.

June 21 at 9:56am

The 2016 Turkey Season

LDWF data indicate the turkey kill in Louisiana has been on the decline since 2009. I suspect the decline will continue this past season.

June 15 at 7:00am

Jackson Bienville WMA to close July 1

Effective July 1, the Jackson Bienville Wildlife Management Area will no longer be a part of the state’s WMA program because new terms to continue leasing the property could not be reached, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

June 09 at 7:00am

Benchmade knives last a lifetime

A gift of a knife for Father’s Day might conjure up images of traditional blades and a stag handle — and those are great — but Benoit said a practical, hardworking knife that dad can use every day also makes an excellent choice.

June 08 at 1:56pm

Don’t waste big bucks on small bucks

Last month, I mentioned that the average score of Mississippi bucks at the Louisiana Sportsman Show was 113 inches, while the average score of Louisiana bucks was 118.

These are not really big deer but are typical of adult bucks being harvested these days, especially in the piney woods.

June 06 at 9:00am

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