Public Rambling

Blogger Ricky Aucoin was left with only a blood-soaked arrow and a sick feeling after trailing a nice Atchafalaya Delta WMA buck for hours during a recent hunt.

Heartbreak on the Delta

Bow hunt leaves Atchafalaya Delta WMA hunter tired, empty-handed.
December 22, 2011 at 12:56pm
The author found this Atchafalaya Delta WMA hog hours after the blood trail went dry because he refused to give up.

Another Delta hog down

Persistence pays off after blood trail goes dry.
December 19, 2011 at 8:12am
Randy Levingston scored on a big hog during a recent hunt on Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Hog blast on the Delta

Atchafalaya Delta WMA gets cranking.
December 01, 2011 at 5:17pm
An encounter between a black bear and a hunter on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA has raised concerns. LDWF experts recommend bear spray and patience to avoid problems.

Are bears becoming aggressive at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA?

Tips for dealing with bear encounters on deer hunting trips.
November 28, 2011 at 9:02am
A recent bow hunt on Atchafalaya Delta WMA didn't result in a deer for Ricky Aucoin, but he did manage to kill a nice hog.

Hog down in the Delta!

Deer rutting looks to be starting, but hogs more visible.
November 10, 2011 at 12:50pm

Hits and misses from the opening week of bow season

Aucoin scores on Atchafalaya Delta WMA doe.
October 18, 2011 at 1:18pm

Opening day jitters

Atchafalaya Delta WMA prime for deer, hog hunting
September 27, 2011 at 12:42pm
There is plenty of browse on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA going into the 2011-12 deer-hunting season.

Welcome to the jungle!

Atchafalaya Delta WMA is in great shape for the 2011-12 deer season.
August 16, 2011 at 4:19pm
The sign during a first scouting trip to Atchafalaya Delta WMA was impressive, but there's still plenty of work left before the 2011-12 deer hunting season.

Scouting trip No. 1: Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Things look good for deer when the 2011-12 hunting season kicks off.
August 16, 2011 at 2:47pm

Ground zero flood of 2011

Opening of Morganza spillway and flooding of Atchafalaya Basin bring people together
May 16, 2011 at 8:39am

Sherburne WMA bowhunt

February 16, 2011 at 11:48am