Apex Predator

Jean Poirrier III, left, his father, Jean

Cleaning squirrels — the easy way

'Balloon method' great for quick, hairless skinning
September 30, 2014 at 9:52am
On his first-ever public land bowhunt in Colorado, the Apex Predator took down a 4-year-old, 700-pound bull elk with his PSE Full Throttle bow and a Ramcat broadhead.

Against all odds: The Apex Predator goes 'full throttle' in Colorado

Public land bowhunt yields big bull elk, along with 911 wife hunt
September 23, 2014 at 10:30am
After conducting extensive tests and trying out lots of different lenses, the Apex Predator recommends Costas' amber 580s for inshore and freshwater fishing.

Apex Predator focuses on best fishing sunglasses

Recommends a pair of Costas depending on offshore, inshore and freshwater applications
September 03, 2014 at 4:55pm

'Rock around the chock'

Apex Predator's trailered Boston Whaler gets away at the boat launch
August 04, 2014 at 10:45am
The Apex Predator managed to keep all ten fingers while showing off this nice alligator snapping turtle.

Apex Predator talks freshwater fishing finger hazards

Because fishing stories are more than just tall tales when you have a missing digit
July 03, 2014 at 10:34am
The Apex Predator caught more than 1,000 frogs on only two trips using a water-cooled engine in public waterways.

Frogging in a bay boat with the Apex Predator

Don't let a water-cooled engine hold you back this frogging season
May 29, 2014 at 4:21pm
The Apex Predator had a couple of recent trips with kids spoiled by thieves who stole the catch from his jug-lines, so he shares a few tips and tactics that might prevent you from being their next victim.

The Apex Predator shares tips to keep fishing thieves at bay

Tips and tactics to avoid theft of lines and traps
May 09, 2014 at 1:56pm
An umbrella can be rigged easily for just about any boat, is great in either rain or shine and also allows freedom of movement around the deck while fighting a fish.

The Apex Predator brings along an umbrella and fishes rain or shine

Rig up your boats with umbrellas for instant, portable shade on the water
March 12, 2014 at 8:56am
The Apex Predator, Josh Chauvin, with  the nice 6-pointer he shot on New Year's Eve on Mississippi public land.

Vehicle breakdowns couldn't stop Apex Predator's holiday hot streak

After 118 public land hunts, he tags out with 7 deer and 27 hogs
January 22, 2014 at 11:30am
The Apex Predator, Josh Chauvin, with the 155-pound doe he recently arrowed on Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge.

Bow season persistence pays off for Apex Predator

Chauvin arrows 155-pound doe on 51st hunt of the year, uses cone method to locate deer
December 28, 2013 at 6:00am
Life is relaxing in Concordia Parish at the Apex Predator's camp, which features great on-site fishing as well as awesome opportunities for public land hunts just minutes away.

Enjoying the freedom and adventure of 'life at the camp'

The Apex Predator provides info to know before investing in a place of your own
December 16, 2013 at 10:30am
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, prefers to clean his hogs in the woods and backpack the meat out.

Backpack cleaned hog meat out of the woods in one trip

The Apex Predator leaves the woods with meat ready to cook
November 22, 2013 at 1:00pm
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, shot this bobcat with a crossbow on Richard K. Yancey WMA.

No longer shutout by the shutdown, the Apex Predator takes aim at National Wildlife Refuge hunts

State WMAs haven't produced any deer, but have provided lots of action
October 19, 2013 at 6:00am
Two of the Apex Predator's pigs got a ride back to his camp in air-conditioned comfort. Chauvin said it was extremely hot that day, and didn't want the pigs to spoil in the heat.

The Apex Predator shares hunting tips from a 'hog wild' September

Chauvin takes down 16 public land pigs in 12 days of hunting
October 09, 2013 at 11:00am