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Riverfield Academy senior downs big Madison Parish 10-pointer

Ali Green had a pretty rough day last Tuesday, but she probably wouldn’t trade it for the world now.

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January 06 at 4:22 pm
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Lake Charles hunter downs Mississippi multi-beamed monster

There’s just something about intuition and deer hunting that seem to go hand in hand. You know: That inexplicable feeling that makes you look in a certain direction at just the right time or use a call exactly when you need to.

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January 06 at 1:04 pm
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Norco hunter blasts 13-pointer in Bonnet Carré Spillway

Oftentimes, deer hunting is a gritty test of patience and determination, gutting out days, weeks and even months in the stand in relentless pursuit of that elusive trophy buck.

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January 06 at 10:15 am
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Find the ducks to get the bucks

My dad grew up hunting the flooded swamps around Lac Des Allemands. He enjoyed deer hunting, but chasing those swamp bucks was too frustrating after the rut, so he stuck with his favorite type of hunting in January, which was blasting birds. 

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January 05 at 4:07 pm
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'Ghost Buck' goes down in Lincoln Parish

Ruston’s Andy Durrett and his brother B.J. are attorneys in Ruston, and the pair are serious deer hunters. 

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January 05 at 9:13 am
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Ozonics HR-200

Unlike other scent-control products that try to mask human scent, Ozonics eliminates a hunter’s downwind scent zone with airborne, scent-transforming ozone, so deer won’t be able to smell a person in the area. It’s compact, lightweight and easier than ever to mount. Ozonics HR-200 will be available in Mossy Oak Treestand and Lost Camo patterns for 2015.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Evolved’s Dirt Bag and Dirt Block

Made with Evolved’s own blend of molasses flavoring and other ingredients deer can’t resist, Dirt Bag and Dirt Block attractants are packed with flavors and nutrients that help draw in deer. Even better, both products are enhanced with Glo-Cote, an ultra-violet light enhancement that is invisible to humans but highly visible to whitetails. Not only will deer smell and taste the flavors in Dirt Bag and Dirt Block, they’ll see it, too.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Red River Revel — Duck-hunting tactics for Richard K. Yancey WMA

The air was so cold it felt like icicles stabbing my lungs every time I inhaled. The Wilkins gang was launching their surface-drive boat off the Red River levee into a 1,200-acre greentree reservoir on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Mangement Area.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Padding Spots — Top streams for Kentucky bass

“You gotta be outcha mind!”

Artie was stuck on his favorite quip. Any suggestion from anyone in Doc’s den that festive evening provoked it, as Artie rolled his eyes and grimaced in mock horror.

But he had a point.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Smoke signals — Purists keep muzzleloader tradition alive

First, there were reproduction muzzleloaders. Then came in-lines with synthetic stocks and 9-power scopes, followed by .45-70s, .444 Marlins, and .35 Whelens.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Late is great — Deer-hunting tips for late-season success

Winter officially began on Dec. 21, and January and February are the peak winter months for the Bayou State. Mother Nature has lowered the thermostat, and the number of deer hunting days are dwindling.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Search and destroy — Group forms to exterminate Louisiana’s wild hogs

The hydraulics on the fork lift whined as it picked up the last pallet load of dead hogs.

Fork lift?

Pallet load? 

Yeah — that’s what is needed for 2 1/2 tons of dead hogs. 

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Simple solution — Stop complicating your late-season deer hunting

Every time I get a chance to chat with Warren Womack, I learn something new about deer hunting.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Cooperative Approach

I’m always hesitant to vocalize that burping sound I hear so many television hunters make whenever they want to stop a deer.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Cover

Forming agreements with neighboring hunters can produce great results, with plenty of does and more mature bucks to hunt.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Natchitoches pharmacist downs heavy-horned 8-point

If you’ve ever read a murder mystery novel by Patricia Cornwell, you know they’re hard to put down.  

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December 31, 2014 at 12:42 pm
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