Other Hunting

Gray squirrels, often called “cat squirrels” throughout the South, are the main quarry of squirrel hunters where Bob Childress hunts.

Kisatchie jewel hunt — Late-season squirrel hunting tips

There’s plenty of squirrel-hunting action in the rolling hills of the Kisatchie National Forest — if you know where to look and how to get into position.
January 01, 2014 at 7:00am
Armadillos can destroy a field, rooting up the ground in its search for food. That makes them perfect targets for varmint hunters, since no one complains when they are shot.

Handgunning for varmints

Armadillos make prime targets
November 29, 2013 at 9:00am
The Hawke Sporting Optics Sport HD IR 3-9x40 rimfire scope is designed to increase downrange accuracy.

Hawke Sport HD IR 3-9x40 scopes

Rimfire scope designed to increase shooting accuracy
November 04, 2013 at 3:05pm
The actual dates for the second split of dove season at Elbow Slough WMA are Oct. 12 - Nov. 10. Dates are listed incorrectly on page 57 of the Louisiana Hunting Regulations booklet.

Dove season second split dates corrected for Elbow Slough WMA

Incorrect dates printed in the 2013-14 Louisiana Hunting Regulations booklet
September 29, 2013 at 2:00pm
Opening day of the 2014 hunting season is still a month away, but September marks the beginning of the “squirrel wars” between poachers and wildlife enforcement agents.

Stopping the September squirrel poacher

Game wardens turn their attention to the woods
September 24, 2013 at 9:00am

Plaquemine man pleads guilty to gator-related violations

Forged signatures on alligator tags to obtain hunting rights, LDWF says
September 17, 2013 at 6:30am
If doves are coming into range closer to the hunter next to you, making a quick friend can pay off with good shooting for both.

‘Dove trees’ pull in more doves

September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
Holding doves is all about having something for them to eat.

Are doves becoming homebodies?

September 15, 2013 at 7:00am
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

LDWF cites Marksville man for alleged gator violations

Tip from the public led to investigation of 62-year-old at WMAs in Concordia, Avoyelles parishes
September 10, 2013 at 3:30pm
LDWF enforcement agents throughout the state will be conducting field checks on the opening weekend of Louisiana's dove season. Capt. Robert Buatt urged hunters to exercise caution, and to make sure they don't hunt over baited fields.

LDWF enforcement agents preparing for opening weekend of dove season

Hunters urged to exercise caution, verify fields haven't been baited
September 04, 2013 at 2:30pm
LDWF will provide public dove hunting on private lands in three locations across the state. There is a $10 fee per hunter ages 16 and over. Hunters under 16 are admitted free, but they must check-in and have a daily permit.

LDWF to provide public dove hunting opportunities on private lands, WMAs

Fields on private lands will be available from noon to sunset opening day only
September 03, 2013 at 8:20pm
Receiving a

Man vs. Squirrel: an epic battle for feeder supremacy

'Larry,' 'Curly' and 'Thurman' give the author all he can handle
September 01, 2013 at 11:00am
As long as the weather stays stable the week before the opening of dove season, resident doves provide lots of shooting opportunities.

First in Line — Opening-day dove-hunting strategies

Dove season provides the first taste of fall hunting, and fields will fill with hunters looking to knock the rust off their shooting skills. Here’s why you need to be at your field early and set up wisely.
September 01, 2013 at 7:00am