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How to skin a coon

Hunter shares secrets to skinning raccoons
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Walkers and Black and Tans are two of the many breeds of coonhounds.

What's the best coonhounds?

Learn what one coon hunter looks for in hunting dogs
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Wild raccoons are large and aggressive animals, a far cry from the semi-domesticated ringtails that eat dog food on suburbanites’ patios.

Ringtail round-up — Top coon-hunting tactics

If you’re looking for some old-fashioned fun, chasing coons through the dark of night fits the bill. Here’s what you need to know.
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am

Grand Chenier men sentenced for alligator egg theft

Pair took 523 eggs illegally, LDWF says
February 06, 2017 at 3:51pm
Agents with the LDWF cited a Concordia Parish man for allegedly guiding a woodcock hunt on Richard K. Yancey WMA on Jan. 4.

Concordia Parish man busted for allegedly guiding woodcock hunt on Richard K. Yancey WMA

Guide received $600 deposit, LDWF says
January 24, 2017 at 4:50pm
Senior Agent Charles Talbert with parts of an illegally killed alligator seized in a case.

Saving the alligator in Louisiana

One of Louisiana’s biggest success stories
December 16, 2016 at 9:00am
If you've been waiting to take the plunge for an AR-15, here's a solid gun at a great price.

Anderson 5.56 M4

Entry-level AR-15 provides great quality at outstanding price
November 18, 2016 at 8:00am
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, arrowed this mule deer doe with a 28-yard longbow shot during his third summer hunting on public lands in the Colorado mountains.

Apex Predator arrows Colorado mule deer

28-yard-longbow shot highlights third year in the mountains
October 19, 2016 at 6:00am
During the early season at Sherburne WMA, Joe Speyrer will not don a camo mask or hat due to the leafy foliage still present on trees during the early season.

Top squirrel-hunting tactics

October 15, 2016 at 7:00am
Attached to Gage Speyrer’s hunting belt is a black Delta fox squirrel he killed on the 2015 season opener at Sherburne.

Taxonomy of Louisiana’s squirrels

October 15, 2016 at 7:00am

Ticks are no joke

October 14, 2016 at 6:00am

Winnsboro man cited for being over the limit on squirrels, LDWF says

Incident occurred along the Boeuf River in Catahoula Parish
October 03, 2016 at 4:33pm
Most of us started our hunting “vocations” by stalking squirrels. The thrill is NOT gone! It’s easy to recapture.

Blasting Bachman’s — Where to hunt Bachman’s fox squirrels

The Florida Parishes holds the state’s only population of Bachman’s fox squirrels, those blazed-faced beauties coveted by hunters. But there’s also no shortage of feisty cat squirrels to round out your bags.
October 01, 2016 at 7:00am
The Southern gray squirrel is the most commonly found subspecies of gray squirrels in Louisiana’s forests. This prolific subspecies sports a grayish-brown body with a white underside. The central portion of its bushy tail matches the body coloration with

Bayou boogie — Best WMAs and squirrel-hunting tips

Hunters across the state will be running for the woods this month in hopes of stocking up on squirrels for their camp stew pots. Here are some of the top public options, as well as tips on how to consistently fill your limits.
October 01, 2016 at 7:00am