Deer Hunting

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
Zack Buckner poses with the big 13-point Claiborne Parish buck he shot Sunday morning, Oct. 29. The big deer green-scored 164 4/8 inches B&C.

Big Claiborne Parish 13-point goes down

Buck had fatal attraction for strawberry rice bran
October 30, 2017 at 2:52pm
Jonathon Zell, of Dry Prong, poses with the big public lands 12-point he arrowed Monday, Oct. 23 in the Kisatchie National Forest in Grant Parish. The big buck green-scored 168 5/8 inches.

Grunt call brings in big Kisatchie 12-point

Zell’s public lands trophy stretches the tape to 168 ⅝ inches
October 25, 2017 at 4:01pm
This young buck would just qualify in Mississippi for harvest in the Delta deer zone with a 12-inch inside spread, but it would exceed the 10-inch minimum in the other four zones.

Mississippi adjusts deer harvest regs

Changes to antlerless bag limits in Mississippi are in effect
October 22, 2017 at 9:00am
Meadow McNeal, 13, of Effie, poses with the big 8-point she shot on Oct. 15 in Winn Parish. The buck green-scored 139 ⅝ inches Boone and Crockett.

Effie teen downs big Winn Parish 8-point

McNeal’s first-ever buck green scores 139 inches plus
October 19, 2017 at 4:26pm
Drew Clark, 14, of Farmerville, shows off the big 8-point he shot on Sunday, Oct. 15 during a youth hunter weekend in Union Parish. The buck green-scored 142 ⅜ inches Boone & Crockett.

Teen downs big 142-inch Union Parish 8-point

Clark shoots trophy Oct. 15 on youth hunter weekend in Area 2
October 19, 2017 at 2:16pm
Homemade sandbags — actually filled with rice to make them lighter — are a cost effective, easy way to help sight in your rifle before opening day.

Make your own sandbags

Rice is just as stable —and lighter – than sand
October 18, 2017 at 4:00pm
Jordan Watts, of Livingston, poses with the big Mississippi public lands 12-point he arrowed Oct. 7 on Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. The big buck green-scored 151 inches Pope and Young.

Louisiana hunter arrows big Mississippi public lands 12-point

Watts’ big buck measures 151 inches Pope and Young
October 17, 2017 at 3:10pm