Hunting

One of the author’s nephews with a fully mature buck taken after a long, quiet hike to the stand.

Food for thought:

Is the convenience of an ATV worth the disturbance when it comes to getting to your stand undetected?
February 22 at 9:00am
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
Brindle is the predominant color in mountain curs, although many are some shade of yellow. They are medium-sized, lightly built dogs.<br />

Pick out the right dog

February 15 at 7:00am
Hunters, old and young alike — Taylor Harris, Shannon McMullen and Parker McMullen — try to locate a squirrel that’s been treed.

Damp, cloudy and gray — perfect day

February 15 at 7:00am
Youngsters enjoy squirrel hunting with dogs because it involves a lot of activity, and being quiet is unimportant to the success of the hunt.

A perfect start for young hunters

February 15 at 7:00am
Collin Guillot, 9, of Loreauville, recently busted his first-ever deer, a 145-pound doe in Winnfield.

The season may be over — but memories remain

even disappointments can be learning experiences to help you improve for next year
February 12 at 9:00am

Bethany man busted for alleged deer violations in Caddo Parish

Suspect caught on game camera trespassing and hunting at night, LDWF says
February 07 at 2:36pm
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, downed this nice 16-point non-typical in Mississippi with his 31-inch long, 4-pound custom rifle.

Apex Predator downs 16-pointer with custom micro rifle

Gun is 31 inches long, weighs only 4 pounds
February 07 at 10:41am
Amanda Smith, of Brouillette, poses with the monstrous 25-point non-typical she shot on Jan. 13 in Avoyelles Parish. The score isn't official yet because the rack hasn't dried for 60 days, but the big buck grossed 240 ⅝ and netted 228 ⅜ B&C.

Avoyelles hunter knocks down giant 240-inch ‘Rougarou’ buck

Amazing 25-point non-typical could land in Louisiana’s all-time Top 5
February 07 at 9:17am
QMaxx’s BLU

QMaxx’s BLU

February 01 at 7:00am
Silversport

Silversport

February 01 at 7:00am
Teddy Dupuy, of St. Amant, poses with the big public lands 8-point he shot on Thanksgiving Day in the Kisatchie National Forest in Grant Parish. The big buck green-scored 158 inches of bone.

2017-18 Deer of the year

February 01 at 7:00am
Joe Shumaker takes a squirrel from one his well-trained mountain cur dogs during a hunt. Using dogs in January and February turns squirrel hunting into a social event.

Dog day afternoon (or morning)

Hunting with dogs is a great way to bag a winter limit of squirrels — and also introduce youngsters to the sport.
February 01 at 7:00am