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Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, poses with a big 300-pound hog he shot last year on Christmas Eve. Covering ground, and using your nose and ears will help you shoot more hogs, he said.

Apex Predator shares his hog hunting tactics

Cover ground and use your nose, Chauvin says
October 01 at 10:40am
Phillip Zaunbrecher, 23, of Mowata, poses with his dog Bella and the South American ringed teal he shot over rice stubble near Eunice on Sept. 21.

Mowata hunter downs South American ringed teal

Unique bird likely escaped from a zoo or aviary, biologist says
October 01 at 9:05am

Trestle mania 2018

The World Series speckled trout run on eastern Lake Pontchartrain’s famed bridges is imminent, and just like in the Fall Classic, home runs and strike outs are both part of the game. Here’s how one guide keeps his clients swinging for the fences on the 5.
October 01 at 7:00am
The chokepoint of the Calcasieu Lake ship channel means fewer flounder would be less noticeable with only one way in and out.

Doormats in decline?

Except for Big Lake, the state’s flounder fishery — according to anglers, anyway — isn’t what it once was. But there’s still hope for a solid recovery.
October 01 at 7:00am
Sidney Haynes’ first love has long been jug lining for catfish, followed by deer hunting.

Pitch black cats

Nighttime is the right time for catfish — and this jugline specialist shares his tips from False River.
October 01 at 7:00am

Top tactics to help you hunt squirrels

Opening day is Oct. 6
October 01 at 7:00am
Chapman says his ideal setup for a crossbow bolt would be a 100-grain mechanical broadhead with a 50-grain brass insert.

In the ‘Cross’Hairs

Crossbows are still looked down upon by some traditional bowhunters, but they definitely give people another option during archery season. Here’s what you need to know if you’re heading into the woods with one this fall.
October 01 at 7:00am
The Joneses, from left, Ben, Shepard, Brooks and Scott and evidence of their success in the big deer woods.

Keeping up with the Joneses

Putting big bucks on the wall is a tradition with this North Louisiana family. Here are the steps they take to consistently make it happen.
October 01 at 7:00am
Fall trout fishing in Delacroix is fast-paced because there is no need for live bait.

The Delacroix trifecta

Specks, reds and bass are all doable on a nice fall day in Delacroix. Here’s what you need to know to pull off the triple play.
October 01 at 7:00am
Early starts can deliver a daybreak bonus for ambitious fall anglers.

Toledo Bend’s fall feeding frenzy

Angling pros share some do’s and don’ts to maximize your time on the water and catch more fish.
October 01 at 7:00am

Cover

October 01 at 7:00am
Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

October 01 at 7:00am
Plano’s Kayak V-Crate

Plano’s Kayak V-Crate

October 01 at 7:00am
Old Cypress Outdoors Tree Stand

Old Cypress Outdoors Tree Stand

October 01 at 7:00am