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Top 5 winter bass-fishing lures

Many bass fishermen lead double lives, torn between their bass boats and tree stands. But as the door slams shut on deer season, the choice for cold-water bass fishing becomes clear.

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February 18 at 6:30 am
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Love ’em or hate ’em — the good and the bad of fishing with yo-yos

Yo-yos are one of those pieces of fishing gear that people either love or hate. Few people say, “Oh, yeah; they are OK, even though I don’t use them.”

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Top picks from “Bruiser Bob’s” crappie fishing closet

Bob Mitcham’s man cave has more than fluffy recliners, a big screen TV, and all kinds of fishing and hunting signage, photos and memorabilia.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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2014’s top lures and locations for Toledo Bend’s trophy bass

As most bass anglers know, when a lunker bass or heavy stringer is taken anywhere, the first two questions are about lures and locations.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Big Buck Contest offers shot at ATV

There are even more reasons for entering your deer in the 2015 Louisiana Sportsman Big Buck Contest, with an expanded list of prizes up for grabs in this year's event.

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February 11 at 5:47 pm
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Looking back at 2014, but moving forward into 2015

Well, another year has ended and as Tennessee Ernie Ford sang, “Another day older and deeper in debt.” The hunting version of this song would go, “Another season has ended and the freezer is empty.”

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February 11 at 3:05 pm
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Two cited for illegal night-hunting in Jefferson Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Jefferson Parish residents for numerous alleged hunting violations in Jefferson Parish.

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February 09 at 7:41 pm
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St. Thomas More senior arrows big Avoyelles Parish 8-point

Last October, Ben Larriviere watched a big-bodied, wide-racked 8-point walk in front of his lock-on stand in Avoyelles Parish for almost 30 minutes, but decided to pass on arrowing the big deer from only 20 yards. 

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February 06 at 6:20 am
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Pearl River hunter downs Mississippi 11-pointer

Jim Spano quickly went from considering some of New Orleans’ best crawfish hotspots to contemplating his own delectable venison recipes last Friday morning when a big 11-pointer suddenly appeared before him on a 120-acre lease near Quitman, Miss.

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February 04 at 10:16 am
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Tenzing Binocular Holster

Tenzing Outdoors recently unveiled the new TC BH15 “The Choice” Binocular Holster in Realtree Xtra camouflage. Designed to fit most roof prism binoculars, this holster has ultra thin, breathable spandex-mesh shoulder straps, Hypalon covered buckles to minimize noise and two additional side pockets for holding calls or a wind detector. Adjustable side straps will also keep your hunting binoculars close to your chest and protected from the elements.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Saline meat haul — Yo-yo fishing tactics for catfish, perch and more

It all began with a photograph.

Amber Bordelon sent it to Louisiana Sportsman magazine to see if they would print it. It looked like an avalanche of sac-a-lait, catfish, and bream.

It knocked my eyes out.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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February resolve — Where to and how to catch bass this month

There is a certain mentality I have that makes me want to roll over and pull the covers over my head on the exact morning I’ve been waiting on to get in the deer stand.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Battledore meat haul — Best fishing tips for sheepshead

The sheepshead ceviche was going even faster than the 4-point fajitas at Doc’s post-Endymion bash. 

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Deer of the Year

Louisiana is one of the sleeper states in terms of producing big bucks. While places like Kansas and Illinois get all the limelight, Bayou State hunters know there are some real giants roaming our forests.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Safety is first priority in the outdoors

I’ve had the privilege to travel all over the country for work. I’ve hunted throughout the Deep South, and I’ve fished from Texas to Virginia and almost every state in between.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Kenner hunter nails big Mississippi 8-pointer

Jeff Banderet has no illusions when it comes to deer hunting, and uses the 150-inch 8-point trophy buck he killed Jan. 17 in Claiborne County, Miss. as a perfect example. 

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January 30 at 11:37 am
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