Grunts & Gobbles

Green patches provide extra food for deer when natural browse can’t keep up with demand.

A little game and fish potpourri

Deer browsing is good, just like the fishing
July 14, 2014 at 9:00am
Clover along the woods road and excellent native browse along the road edge will provide deer with high-quality forage this spring and summer on this tract of land in Morganza.

Time for some bayou browsing

A browse survey is a must for a sound deer management program
June 12, 2014 at 9:00am
Deer stopped hitting food plots as native browse revived from the cold winter, but summer green patches will provide needed nutrients for the summer months ahead.

What the heck is Spigelia marilandica?

Signs of spring on the Louisiana landscape
May 13, 2014 at 4:00pm
If your hunting property doesn’t have plenty of supplemental forage, your deer herd might suffer.

Forage plantings critical for deer

A very cold winter and a poor mast crop has made it tough for whitetails
April 14, 2014 at 9:00am
Patience helped the author kill this turkey.

Will you kill a gobbler this spring?

It’s all about having the habitat to hold birds
March 14, 2014 at 9:00am
The author proved his old Great Plains long rifle remains accurate by shooting this nice doe.

2013 ends but the deer season continues

January 13, 2014 at 9:00am
The prediction of an earlier rut seems to be coming to pass, and that means bucks in the late-rut areas of the state should be on the move.

Have you killed a deer yet?

Earlier rut should have hunters hopping
December 12, 2013 at 9:00am
Healthy habitat produces healthy and fat deer, which in turn keeps us hunters happy.

Habitat work — Is it worth it?

It’s not all about hunting
November 13, 2013 at 9:00am
The author will be chasing these nice piney woods bucks captured on a trail camera.  Except for the brow tines they look like twins.

Happy hunters

Deer season is finally open
October 14, 2013 at 9:00am
The author has continued his hog-control work, taking this boar from his East Feliciana Parish property.

Hey, it’s still good, good, good!

Two hundred pounds of bacon for a buck-fifty; it doesn’t get better than that
September 12, 2013 at 9:00am
Deer season is upon us, and there have been some changes in statewide management. So be sure to check the regulations.

Buck or doe — the choice is yours

While doe days are coming back, the doe limit is actually increasing
August 13, 2013 at 9:00am
This big sow was caught in a Clinton food plot one evening.

Good, Good, Good

July 15, 2013 at 9:00am
The author’s son-in-law, Dave Guidry, and grandson William celebrate the harvest of the Clear-cut Tom.

Work now for success next season

Habitat work shouldn’t stop over the summer
June 11, 2013 at 9:00am