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Tarpon are definitely larger now than they were in the “Golden Era” of Louisiana tarpon fishing. David Prevost, right, poses with his 246.63-pound state record silver king, along with fishing partner Jeff DeBlieux.

The silver king

Louisiana’s tarpon fishery is much different than it used to be less than 100 years ago - but why?
June 01 at 7:00am
The TenPoint Stealth NXT offers big performance in a compact, light package.

Tenpoint adds a new crossbow

Stealth NXT puts the latest technology into space-age archery equipment
June 01 at 7:00am
Morris took this nice late-season bull elk near Norwood last November.

Choosing the right hunting outfitter

DIY might be a cheaper alternative, but sometimes going with a local guide makes the most sense
May 23 at 12:35pm
Supplemental feeding of deer has been banned in six Mississippi counties and three Louisiana parishes after an Issaquena County deer was discovered to have CWD in January.

Another look at CWD feeding ban

Could Mississippi officials have used better boundaries than county lines?
May 22 at 9:00am
Topwater lures provide explosive, heart-stopping action and nearly always produce larger fish. The best times are generally early morning or late evening, but don’t rule out throwing one in the middle of the day.

It’s topwater trout time

And a ‘yak is the perfect platform for a stealthy approach
May 18 at 9:00am
The ‘potato chip lip’ on Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad creates erratic movement gamefish just can’t resist.

Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad

'Potato chip lip’ is the secret to lure’s wobble
May 15 at 9:00am
The actual size of the jawbone makes for easy identification of fawns and 6-month old deer.

How to age white-tailed deer: Part I

The breeding Chronology of Louisiana deer can make aging challenging — but it can be done
May 12 at 9:00am
The Bubblehead Popper is effective for both bass and specks.

A cast by any other name

Why top fly anglers use ‘the Belgian’
May 10 at 9:00am
Cousins David and Dick Pecot ran into a large school of bull reds out of Dulac.

Waypoints for Cocodrie & Dulac

Knowing where islands were located is critical for angling success now
May 08 at 9:00am
Atlantic stingrays commonly penetrate far into freshwater — this one was seen miles from marine waters.

Venom puts the sting in stingrays

Immerse wound in hot water if you get stung
May 02 at 5:05pm
The late Gene Sutherland loved woods and white-tails in a life that spanned almost 70 years.

A life well-lived: Making memories in the woods

Hunting mentor’s letter reminds us of what’s really important in the field
May 01 at 7:00am
In spite of the simplicity of the dish, Treasure Island Trout has a polished and urbane taste.

Speckled specialties

Trout are a blast to catch — and even better to eat ....
April 26 at 5:20pm