Hunting

Jacob Cheatwood shows off the 13-point Sabine Parish buck he shot Nov. 11 near Florien. Scored as a 12-point at Simmons in Bastrop, the deer green-scored 166 5/8 inches B & C.

Expecting cull buck, Sabine Parish hunter drops 166-inch stud

Big 13-point goes down near Florien
December 04, 2017 at 5:53pm
Attaching a welcome mat to the stand’s deck prevents your dog from losing traction in wet, muddy conditions.

DIY duck blind dog stand

November 30, 2017 at 9:00pm
Donald Alexander, of Logansport, and the giant 199-inch-plus DeSoto Parish buck he shot on Sunday, Nov. 19. The buck, nicknamed Crab Claws, had 19 scoreable points with an impressive rack that featured a 23 ½-inch inside spread and 5-inch-plus bases.

199-inch monster DeSoto Parish buck goes down

The four-year hunt for “Crab Claws” ended on Nov. 19
November 29, 2017 at 9:41am
Thomas Bourne of Arcadia poses with the 152-inch 11-point buck he shot on Monday, Nov. 27 on his lease in Claiborne Parish.

Claiborne Parish lease pays off again with nice 11-point

Bourne’s big buck measures 152 inches
November 28, 2017 at 3:54pm
Conner Gay, 19, lived out a dream when he got to pose with a monster buck next to a big beech tree near his stand on family land in Lincoln Parish. The 11-point, shot on Nov. 25, stretched the tape to 164 inches.

Family land produces 164-inch buck for La. Tech sophomore

Hunter's dream of photo with monster deer finally comes true
November 27, 2017 at 5:22pm
Dean Wainwright poses with the 11-point Vernon Parish buck he shot on Nov. 19. A timber harvest on his lease forced Wainwright to employ a ground blind to hunt the big buck, which green-scored 166 inches of bone.

Timber harvest changes hunt plans, results in 166-inch buck

Hot doe spells doom for big 11-point
November 27, 2017 at 4:52pm
John Michael Garcia, of Bossier City, poses with the big DeSoto Parish 8-point he shot on Saturday, Nov. 18. The big buck hasn't officially been scored, but is estimated to measure in the 150-inch range.

Giant DeSoto Parish 8-point goes down

Garcia’s big buck estimated at 150 inches
November 27, 2017 at 11:57am
Zac Carothers poses with the giant 14-point typical buck he arrowed Sunday, Nov. 19 in Coahoma County, Miss.

Potential record typical archery buck arrowed in Mississippi

180-class monster goes down in Coahoma County
November 21, 2017 at 4:43pm
Brady Bogues poses with the 11-point buck he shot on Nov. 18 in Bossier Parish. The deer green-scored 150 7/8 B & C at Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop.

Big Bossier Parish buck goes down on warm, windy day

Nice 11-point green scores just north of 150 inches
November 21, 2017 at 3:58pm
John Corso, 68, of Houma, poses with the big 14-pointer he downed in DeSoto Parish. The buck green-scored 150 inches B & C.

New rifle downs DeSoto Parish 14-pointer

Corso’s big buck green scores 150 inches B&C
November 20, 2017 at 2:15pm
Gary Hoof shot this big 13-point buck on family land in Claiborne Parish on Monday, Nov. 20. The deer green-scored 163 1/8 inches at Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop.

Hunter makes last tag count with big Claiborne Parish 13-point

Buck green scores more than 163 inches B & C
November 16, 2017 at 3:07pm
In many cases, wildlife enforcement agents have been observing a situation long before they actually approach you.

Dos and don’ts when the warden arrives

When interacting with a wildlife agent, try these tips for a smoother encounter
November 14, 2017 at 3:25pm
Brad Martin poses with the hammer 11-point he shot on Nov. 11 north of Ruston. The big buck green-scored 167 inches B & C.

Strict management plan pays off with heavy-horned Lincoln Parish buck

Solid 11-point green scores 167 inches B & C
November 13, 2017 at 4:09pm