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Shot this 8pt on Thursday, 12/27, at 9:35am. He came in investigating some other young bucks chasing three does. I grunted him into an opening and shot him at 60 yards. He weighed 165 pounds and was run down from chasing. 16 inch spread and 21 inch main beams. We estimated at 3.5 years old.

December 28, 2012 at 6:55pm

My son shot this buck at 8:20am chasing two does at 30 yards on December 9, 2011. This is his second good buck taken from the stand and third in the same area. We have not seen much chasing yet, but the bucks are scraping heavily. Dimensions: 17.5in inside spread, 22in main beams, 9in back tines, 4.5in bases. Rough scored 131 b&c.

December 18, 2011 at 8:43pm

12/29/10 West of Clinton
Dropped this 9 point this morning at 9:00 slipping through a thicker area behind me at approximately 60 yards. Measurements: 20 inch main beams, 4.25 inch bases, 12.5 inch inside spread, 9 inch back tine, 175 lbs. Hocks were dark and stunk and swollen neck. Bucks have been chasing the last few mornings but barely any deer movement in the evenings.

December 29, 2010 at 9:39pm

The Sunday (11/28/10) of Thanksgiving weekend my son, Paul, killed a heavy 11pt and doe in the same morning in East Feliciana Parish west of Clinton. While hunting a road along a ridge early that morning, he dropped a doe at 70 yards on the road around 7:30 am. A few minutes later a button buck came out to investigate and started light grunting. He then stared into the woods directly across from the downed doe, put its tail straight out, and ran to within 5 yards of the stand just within the woodline looking back down the road. A minute later a mom and two little ones stepped out on the road farther down to check out the situation. As the 3 does eased across the road , the 11pt stepped out directly across from the dead doe at 70 yards presenting a broadside shot. Paul made a good shot, and the buck ran 30 yards and crashed over a fallen tree. The buck, a main frame 8pt with a split G2 and split browtines, scored 128 with a 17.5 inch inside spread and 5 inch bases. Surprisingly, the buck (150 lbs) only weighed 40 lbs more than the doe (110 lbs).

December 24, 2010 at 4:46pm

Got several shooters on camera near Clinton, La in East Feliciana. One heavy 10 point that we have gotten pictures of for the last two years. The other two are a big velvet 8 point and a chocolate horned 8 point.

October 06, 2010 at 10:42am

Killed this 8 point at 10:30am on Friday, November 28. The deer weighed 175lbs, and was killed northwest of Clinton, La. Almost got down from my stand but decided to wait a couple more minutes and he walked out. Goes to show you to always stay on your stand as long as possible.

December 01, 2008 at 9:22pm

Once again the bucks have showed up to the rice bran. Had a couple of cool fighting pictures. Waiting to see if they show up in the day time. A total of 8 different rack deer, with four good ones. The pictures are of the biggest two and one of the fighting pictures.

November 06, 2008 at 8:50pm

Finally got a good buck in the daytime. The bucks really like rice bran. Also a big hog has been hanging around.

October 19, 2008 at 8:55pm

I'm posting this in response to Paulru's earlier post. The second image is of a crow taking flight. The image is from the Cuddeback website. The two birds look extremely similar.

October 16, 2008 at 6:34pm

My son killed his first deer with a crossbow at 25 yards from a ground blind on the afternoon of October 4.

October 07, 2008 at 8:39pm

These does were fighting over rice bran. Couple of bucks eating regular near my ground blind.

September 29, 2008 at 8:03pm

Checked the camera and had a lot of does, but no fawns yet. A couple of bucks including a nice 8pt. The millet really seems to attract the turkey.

August 19, 2008 at 9:17pm

Skull mount of my 9pt I killed last season. Done by Bucktail of Baton Rouge

July 17, 2008 at 3:12pm

Some bucks in velvet that have found the summer plots of peas and millet. Date and time is wrong.

June 28, 2008 at 8:44pm

Does anyone know of a good fish taxidermist in the Baton Rouge area? I would like to get a bass mounted and was wondering where to go and what it would cost. Thanks for any help.

June 04, 2008 at 11:33pm

I shot this 9pt within the last hour of the last afternoon of rifle season. Dropped this deer at 5:20pm walking out to a food plot. It was killed in East Feliciana northwest of Clinton on private property.

January 21, 2008 at 10:01am
A comment titled: Re: Rut area 4 in response to a report titled: Rut area 4

Starting now through the middle of December

November 28, 2017 at 8:56am
A comment titled: Re: 7mm-08 in response to a report titled: 7mm-08

Been shooting a 7mm-08 for 15 years, yes shot placement is the most important, but all bullets are different, there's the ones that explode on impact and tear the insides up with no exit hole and hardly no blood trail and the ones that have complete through design.I've used both and like the complete pass through bullet.I 've been using Barnes triple shock for years and in all my rifles and you will get and exit hole and a blood trail.I ve shot a 275 boar hog head on front shoulder and it went through the length of the body and exit out the rear.Just my 2 cents and not bashing other type bullets.

January 03, 2017 at 9:03am
A comment titled: Re: north of clinton, La Deer numbers in response to a report titled: north of clinton, La Deer numbers

I hunt northwest of clinton and our sightings are down because we did some select logging and changed there travel routes.We saw deer early up to about the second week of december, since then very few.From then on its been all at night in our food plots, they are tearing it up and also chasing in the plots also we did manage to take two 8pts the first two weekends of december, thats when our rut starts.Also knocked down a 250lb boar and some does earlier .We have hogs but they travel in and out of our property.The acorn crop was huge and I think that hurt us because they do not have to move far to eat.We are still seeing some chasing for the secondary rut but you have to be lucky to be in the right place and time.

January 13, 2015 at 10:48am
A comment titled: RUT in response to a report titled: Rut in Wilson, la

Killed a run down nice 8pt dec. 27,northwest of clinton,his hocks where not dark and stinky.Been seeing alot of small bucks chasing the past 3 weeks.

January 02, 2013 at 1:10pm
A comment titled: RUT in response to a report titled: Early rut?

I hunt northwest of clinton,have seen chasing on and off the last week in a half ,but all young bucks.Our rut usually starts around the second week of dec.If we can keep getting these cold fronts and leading up to the full moon the 28th of dec. it should be good.

December 14, 2012 at 9:42am
A comment titled: SCOPES in response to a report titled: Scope review

All 3 are great,just what everone fits your eyes

December 03, 2012 at 8:21am
A comment titled: 44MAG in response to a report titled: ruger 44 mag

I have a the old style tube fed ruger carbine,great brush gun for deer n hogs

November 20, 2012 at 8:27am
A comment titled: AMMO in response to a report titled: 25-06 Amm0 choice

BARNES TRIPLE SHOCK 100gr. I use them in all my rifles.They are devestating and they will leave a blood trail, but most of the time you don't need one.

September 02, 2012 at 2:17pm
A comment titled: Ballistic Tip in response to a report titled: Ballistic Tip

I have 3 words, BARNES TRIPLE SHOCK and forget about it.

January 15, 2012 at 7:27pm
A comment titled: Rut in response to a report titled: Rut In Clinton

The rut is about over around Clinton,Might be a little chasing left on does not bred yet.The rut is more in early december around the 1st to the 20th.

January 06, 2012 at 10:56am
A comment titled: Taxidermist in response to a report titled: Looking for a Taxidermy

Loranger Taxidermy north of Hammond does incredible work,But he's 550,you get what you pay for.

January 02, 2012 at 10:00am
A comment titled: 270 in response to a report titled: 270

Try the Barnes X bullets and they will leave a
exit hole and bleed.Have made shots through both shoulders with no problem.They accurate and the bullet retention is incredible.I use them in small and large calibers and get the same results.
I know shot placement is the most important.Just my 2 cents and not bad mouthing other ammo.

November 26, 2011 at 10:02am
A comment titled: TRAILCAM in response to a report titled: What's the best deer camera?

Been using Cuddebacks for many years and have no complaints.They are simple to use and they don't miss a beat.My son bought the moultrie m-100,the small one which is their top of the line camera.Took 2 sets of pics, now it doesn't work.It eats batteries,a piece of junk.

October 27, 2011 at 8:37am
A comment titled: Taxidermist in response to a report titled: taxidermy prices

Loranger taxidermy in Loranger,just north of Hammond off of I-55.They do incredible work but you pay for it.

January 31, 2011 at 8:24am
A comment titled: ENCORE in response to a report titled: Broke in Pro Hunter

You gonna love it, have a pro-hunter in the custom 270weatherby mag.On sweet shooting deadly weapon.

January 17, 2011 at 3:21pm
A comment titled: 13PT in response to a report titled: East Feliciana 178 5/8, 13pt Buck

Thats a swamp donkey,congrats.What part of the parish was he taken.

January 07, 2011 at 9:21am
A comment titled: 7MM-08 in response to a report titled: 7mm-08

Been having one for 20yrs,great deer cartdrige.I shoot the Barnes triple shock 140gr bullet and never had a problem.I shoot Barnes in all my rifles,great retention weigh and you will get a exit hole for blood trailing.

January 04, 2011 at 8:33am
A comment titled: HUNTING AROUND CLINTON in response to a report titled: questions, north of clinton

I hunt northwest of Clinton,saw alot deer early in the year.The middle of December to now has been hit are miss.My son killed a nice heavy horned 11pt right after thanksgiving and I killed a nice high racked 9pt last week and we also let quite a few rack deer walk.The rut has been on and off,mostly smaller bucks chasing and the bigger ones slipping through the thicker woods.Our mornings are great and the afternoons suck as for as seening deer and especially bucks.

January 04, 2011 at 8:27am
A comment titled: 7MAG AMMO in response to a report titled: 7mm Rem Mag Ammo

My son shoots a 7mag and I use a 270weatherby mag and we use Federal Barnes triple shock ammo. 140gr. ammo for the 7mag and 130 gr. for the 270 mag.Solid copper bullet,95% to 99% retention weigh and you will get a exit hole.They also make a 160gr. for the 7mg. Shot a doe 150yds,blew right through behind the shoulder, nickel size entry hole, quarter size exit hole.

November 30, 2010 at 8:12am
A comment titled: East Feliciana Rut in response to a report titled: East Feliciana Rut?

I hunt around clinton and it starts around the first week of December to christmas,depending on weather

October 14, 2010 at 9:06am
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