Louisiana Hunting

Stick it to a tom

Harmon Carson will tell you that turkeys are smarter than you think. He should know — he’s been chasing them from Louisiana to Texas since he was in high school. 

March 01 at 7:00am

Tuning up for turkeys

Editor's note: This story was written in conjunction with Kenny Long.

We have a love/hate relationship with our turkey shotguns — if they knock over a big gobbler on an improbable shot, we love them and take the credit. But if the gobbler runs off after what should have been an easy kill, it’s always the gun’s fault.

March 01 at 7:00am

LOWA Uplander GTX boots

Whether you’re walking through open fields pursuing birds, stomping through thickets after rabbits, or hiking in to your turkey or deer blind, you need footwear that won’t let you down, no matter what the conditions are.

March 01 at 7:00am

There’s no better time than now to prepare

As I write this, another year’s deer season has come to a close. For many hunters, this is a sad time, as thoughts of a long offseason become reality. 

March 01 at 7:00am

Louisiana Operation Game Thief

In the late 70s, some of the western states began establishing reward programs for information leading to the arrest of fish and wildlife violators. One of the original names for the programs was Operation Game Thief (OGT). The idea worked, and similar programs were established in a majority of states by the early to mid-80s.

February 24 at 9:00am

Food for thought:

By the time you are reading this, unless you live in the extreme southern part of Mississippi, the 2017-2018 deer season will already be “in the books,” as they say. 

February 22 at 9:00am

Huge bobcat goes down Feb. 5

Troy Borill has been a man on a mission for about the last five years or so, actively hunting predators in Acadia Parish that impact deer and their habitat like wild hogs, coyotes and bobcats. 

February 21 at 10:16pm

A perfect start for young hunters

After Joe Shumaker and Terry Fletcher buckled tracking collars on their dogs, Shumaker lined up the youngsters and gave them a short safety lesson. 

February 15 at 7:00am

Damp, cloudy and gray — perfect day

While any day spent squirrel hunting in January and February is better than one spent at work or at home, some are definitely better than others according to veteran hunters Joe Shumaker and Terry Fletcher.

February 15 at 7:00am

Pick out the right dog

There are no officially recognized breeds of squirrel dogs. It seems that members of every breed, from pit bull terriers to Chihuahuas, can be trained to tree squirrels.

February 15 at 7:00am

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