Other Hunting

Check out the big 38-pound male bobcat shot in Acadia Parish on Feb. 5.

Huge bobcat goes down Feb. 5

Big predator tipped the scales at a whopping 38 pounds
February 21 at 10:16pm
Other than a good dog and tracking equipment, coon-hunting gear is pretty simple.

What you’ll need

January 15 at 7:00am
This is what the ruckus is all about — a treed raccoon.

Coon cans and can’ts

January 15 at 7:00am
GPS tracking units provide a wealth of important real-time information to today’s coon hunters.

My first coon hunt

January 15 at 7:00am

Lettsworth man arrested for allegedly killing a Louisiana black bear

Animal was found shot to death on Richard K. Yancey WMA in November
January 10 at 3:53pm
Chris Jones with the prize at the end of the hunt, — a whopper raccoon.

Treed’s a crowd

Or at least barking dogs, spotlights, gunfire — and an angry raccoon up a tree — make it seem that way.
January 01 at 7:00am
Dove hunters on Louisiana wildlife management areas will be required to use only No. 6 non-toxic shot and smaller to reduce both the amount of lead deposited in fields and potential adverse effects on wildlife.

Non-toxic shot required on WMA dove fields this season

Change to reduce lead deposits in the soil, LDWF says
August 10, 2017 at 5:12pm

Facebook video documenting gator shootings leads to citations

Video showed the men kill two alligators and some frogs from a truck, LDWF says
June 07, 2017 at 3:12pm
Step 1: Remove one gland from the joint between the thigh and lower hind leg.

Musking is important

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
Al Travis cooks wild game outdoors for friends every week.

How to cook raccoon

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
George Ricks is known, among other things, for the hounds he keeps.

The coon dog man

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
George Ricks freezes his coon hides quickly after skinning to prevent bacterial growth.

Why freeze hides?

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
1) Make the pickle by adding at least 1 pound of salt and 3 ounces of citric acid per gallon of water. Heat the water to dissolve the salt, and then turn the heat off. Check the pH with the test strips: If it is higher than 2, add more citric acid.

11 steps to tan hides

Learn how to tan hides of coons, deer and more
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am
1) Stretch a stiff carcass by pulling its front and back legs in opposite directions. USE IMAGE 14

How to skin a coon

Hunter shares secrets to skinning raccoons
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am