Hunting

Turkey hunting is about defying nature, Saale said. When a tom gobbles, it’s calling hens in. So, at times, it can take several tries to lure in a gobbler.

Tools of the Trade

April 15 at 7:00am
If you want the sound of your calls to carry far in the woods, try a box call. They’re raspy and are some of the most realistic-sounding calls available.

Sounds of the season

April 15 at 7:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited 14 hunters statewide during the opening weekend of turkey season in the state, many for allegedly hunting over a baited area.

14 cited for alleged turkey hunting violations

Many ticketed for hunting over a baited area, LDWF says
April 12 at 5:10pm

Boyce man cited for alleged April deer hunting violations

Suspect admitted to nighttime kills, LDWF says
April 11 at 4:36pm
So far, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has sampled 188 deer in Northeast Louisiana, and have gotten back results on 114 animals — all of which were negative.

Initial CWD testing negative in Northeast Louisiana, LDWF says

188 deer tested in early April, with no positive results so far
April 09 at 10:20am

Capt. Paul’s fishing edge for Pearl River WMA

Turkey hunters: Waypoints aren’t just for fishing
April 08 at 9:00am
Big Lake’s Breaker Box

Big Lake’s Breaker Box

April 01 at 7:00am
N°12 Explore Survival Knife

N°12 Explore Survival Knife

April 01 at 7:00am
In addition to having the right calls, it’s important to be fully concealed with camouflage. Sitting at the base of a tree provides a comfortable ambush spot while you lure in a turkey.

Turkey talk

Sure, there are plenty of ways to call in a gobbler — but these proven tactics to kill will help you seal the deal.
April 01 at 7:00am
One of your old turkey calls that’s been collecting dust for years might just be the ticket for you to hook up with a gobbler this season.

Calling old calls! There might be a gobbler waiting for you

Don’t throw out those old wingbones, boxes and slates. With a little TLC, you might have something in your turkey vest that will goad a gobbler into making a fatal mistake.
April 01 at 7:00am
Modern carbon arrows that look like wooden ones and are fletched with feathers are a major improvement over wooden alternatives.

Traditional archery

Get back to the basics that attracted you to the sport
April 01 at 7:00am
This 170-pound sow readily came to corn and  provided some great pork chops. Use gloves and eye protection and wash up after processing a hog, just as you should with deer or any other wildlife.

Hunting and trapping feral hogs

Take the hog-hunting challenge
March 23 at 9:00am