Deer Hunting

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
As some have found, deer are getting wise to tree stands. Hunting from the ground can be just enough of an edge to harvest an elusive buck that lives in thick cover.

Must have gear

November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
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
Hunter Thomas poses with the 11-point Natchitoches Parish buck he shot from the ground on Nov. 9 near Ajax. The big buck green-scored 153 2/8 inches B&C.

Big Natchitoches Parish 11-point ambushed at ground level

Buck green scores 153 2/8 inches B & C
November 13, 2017 at 3:22pm
Benny Bell, right, and his son Joey pose with the big 16-point DeSoto Parish buck shot by Benny Bell on Oct. 28. The big deer was green-scored at 215 6/8 inches B&C at Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop.

200-class DeSoto Parish monster goes down

Palmated 16-pointer shot on Oct. 28
November 07, 2017 at 4:03pm
Scott Gill, of Shreveport, poses with the 158-inch 8-point buck he shot on Nov. 1 in Claiborne Parish.

Impressive 8-point down in Claiborne Parish

40-yard shot nails heavy-horned 158-inch buck
November 06, 2017 at 9:42am
Jason Futrell, of Colfax, poses with the heavy-horned 8-point he shot in Grant Parish on Oct. 28. The big buck green-scored an impressive 160 inches Boone and Crockett.

160-inch 8-point drilled in Grant Parish

Symmetrical rack featured 9-inch brow tines, 12-inch G2s
November 03, 2017 at 2:24pm
Stacey Mathews of Saline poses with the 275-pound 10-point buck she shot Saturday morning, Oct. 28 in Bienville Parish. She made a nice recovery after initially leaving her rifle's safety on, and the big buck green-scored 163 4/8 inches.

Big Bienville Parish 10-point busted in Saline Swamp

Heavy 275-pound buck green-scored 163 4/8 inches
November 03, 2017 at 11:31am

Haynesville man busted for alleged deer violations

Hunter admitted to harvesting two does in the same day, LDWF says
November 02, 2017 at 4:06pm
Mission Archer’s F.I.T. cam system offers 80 percent let-off and 55 pounds of draw-weight adjustment for owners of the Hype DTX bow.

DTX lives up to the Hype

Mission’s new bow offers extreme adjustability
November 02, 2017 at 9:00am
Mississippi bowhunter Stan Ethredge poses with 'Big Nasty' after shooting the freakish buck with his crossbow on Oct. 20.

200-class 'Big Nasty' bites the dust in Mississippi

Cactus buck suffered from cryptorchidism, biologist says
November 01, 2017 at 4:24pm
Choudrant's Kelly Bagwell poses with the big Lincoln Parish 12-point he shot on Oct. 28. The buck, estimated to be more than 7 years old, green-scored 169 ⅛ inches at Simmons' Sporting Goods in Bastrop.

Legendary Lincoln Parish 12-point busted

Big buck green scores almost 170 inches B & C
November 01, 2017 at 10:51am
For younger hunters, ground blinds are a safer alternative to tree stands. It’s easy for a youth to access and doesn’t require extra gear, such as a safety harness.

Ground zero - Ground blind basics for deer

Nothing beats sighting in a big buck at eye level. Follow these blind concealment tips to put one down ­— from the ground.
November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
The author and his 8-year-old grandson, Baylor Allen, enjoyed a great weekend recently during a youth hunt on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Public Rambling: Youth hunt on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Seven deer shot during memorable weekend
October 31, 2017 at 8:54am