Grunts & Gobbles

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
The author dusted off his father’s WWII-era 16-gauge double barrel to take two turkeys last season in honor of his late father.

A turkey for dad

Old sweet 16 does the trick
May 13, 2013 at 9:00am
If this is what your hunting lands look like, you probably have a deer problem.

Are you ‘coyoted-up?’

April 15, 2013 at 9:00am
The author killed this low-end 4-year-old buck in Clinton. The deer’s antler statistics were well below the average for bucks in this age class.

Time to do the math

March 13, 2013 at 9:00am
Heflin’s Elizabeth Glass killed her first deer this past season in Area 2.

Turkey hunting in 2013

Time to prep for upcoming hunting season
February 11, 2013 at 9:00am
The 2012 Union Parish Hunt for the old LDWF Retired Farts (Larry Savage, Mike Olinde and David Moreland) ended with plenty of sausage for Olinde.

This is the harvest season

Time to share your blessings
January 09, 2013 at 9:00am
Before the rut approaches, bucks tolerate each other well — even buddying up.

Keeping an eye on the 2012 rut

December 10, 2012 at 9:00am
Promising signs of deer hunting to come were ruined by a herd of feral hogs on this Clinton property.

Pig mania continues in Clinton

November 19, 2012 at 9:00am
Cowpeas and jointvetch are being heavily browsed by the deer at Camp David.

Finding out who your friends are

October 08, 2012 at 9:00am