Hunting

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Ruston hunter arrows big Lincoln Parish 13-point

When Jackie James was a defensive end at Louisiana Tech in the mid-70s, he had to help out on some tackles other linemen missed. 

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16 hours ago
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New deer-breeding map helps nail down rut

So the deer-hunting season is open, and you’re spending time in the woods. But what you’re really waiting on is the rut, when bucks throw caution to the winds and leave their concealed haunts in search of love.

But when does that happen in your area? Well, the Louisiana Sportsman annual rut report is a good way to narrow down the best times — and now the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is nailing it down even more with a new map showing estimated breeding periods across the state.

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23 hours ago
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Choosing the right broadhead

Whether you set out this bow season with your old reliable fixed-blade broadheads, or decide to step up and pay a bit more for the latest mechanical broadheads on the market, the bottom line is that a well-placed shot with either one will bring a deer down.

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October 18 at 7:00 am
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Father, son encounter black bear on Richard K. Yancey WMA

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When Darrin Foster and his son Nick sat down on a log Saturday morning to take a break in unfamiliar woods on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area, neither of them was expecting an up-close encounter with a Louisiana black bear - but that's exactly what happened.

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October 16 at 3:08 pm
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Prairieville bowhunter shares contents of hunting bag

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If you’re in the process of gathering up items for your deer hunting bag, David Ellis recently put together a video you need to check out before heading into the woods.

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October 15 at 7:34 am
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Verify trail cam photos before choosing stand

It’s obvious, right?

You capture a nice buck on your trail cam by the sunflower field stand, so you pick that venue for opening day.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Long-range optics perfect for scouting

Part of collecting valuable data to assist hunters with picking an opening day hunting stand is to spend time observing the areas around established stands or spots under consideration for stand placement.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Proven tips for trophy bucks

• Watch the weather — when ice and snow are forecast, be in the woods.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Trophy taxidermy tips

Following these steps can insure that your trophy buck, duck or fish become art in the skillful hands of a taxidermist:

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Apex Predator's bow explodes on opening day

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Yet another crazy adventure of mine took place in what should've have been one of the easiest harvests of all my hunts.

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October 15 at 5:45 am
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Deville man cited for alleged deer hunting violations, LDWF says

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Deville man Saturday for alleged deer hunting violations in Bienville Parish.

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October 14 at 7:07 pm
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Mast crop could be light again this year, biologist says

Editor’s Note: Last  week, Scott Durham with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, discussed the overall status of the state’s deer herd. Here’s the second story from that interview, detailing this year’s mast crop and the overall health of the herd. 

Based on the number of tags issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, more hunters across the state are venturing out in pursuit of deer.

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October 13 at 10:00 am
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Video: Veterinarian, son rescue big Indiana 10-pointer

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Check out this video documenting the rescue of a big Indiana 10-pointer that had gotten locked up with an 8-point.

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October 13 at 9:49 am
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Back to the deer stand

In the dark ages many years ago, when I was a young lad, school always started the week after Labor Day; summer baseball began in June and ended at the end of July, but summer continued through August; and the alphabet letters on the phone were actually part of the phone number. Our number was FR7-5452 and I don’t think there was an area code; if we were at summer camp and needed to call home we simply would make a collect call (reverse the charges, please). Life seemed a little simpler, and involved much less technology. 

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October 12 at 9:00 am
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Big Ashbrook Island 8-point goes down

Any experienced deer hunter will tell you that whitetails can be some of the most elusive big game animals on the planet.  

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October 10 at 2:24 pm
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Gator Outfitters features Swamp Series camo knee boot line

Gator Outfitters, a Louisiana company, has introduced its fall line of outdoor footwear and apparel, anchored by the Swamp Series camo knee boots.

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October 10 at 7:30 am
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