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Pierre Part's Crochet ready for second Bassmaster Classic

Cliff Crochet decided to make the eight-hour drive to North Alabama twice this past November to scout Lake Guntersville, where his second Bassmaster Classic cranks up on Feb. 21.

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February 05 at 11:00 pm
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Head of state's coastal restoration group resigns

Garret Graves, who has been Gov. Bobby Jindal's lead on coastal restoration issues for the past six years announced his resignation yesterday.

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February 05 at 2:50 pm
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Sulphur angler lands 10.28-pound lunker at Toledo Bend

When Bennie Trahan of Sulphur launched his boat into the waters of south Toledo Bend last Friday morning, he never expected to catch the largest bass of his life.

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February 05 at 1:30 pm
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Big Courville buck under investigation by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The taking of one of the bucks featured Jan. 27 in an online article on LouisianaSportsman.com is under investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge official said.

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February 04 at 1:00 pm
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Louisiana Sportsman Boat Show set for March 13-16

The Louisiana Sportsman Show has always included a full complement of boat dealers, but this year's show scheduled for March 13-16 will provide an even great focus on the latest boat offerings.

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February 04 at 6:30 am
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Pearl River WMA hog hunter becomes hunted

Chris Morris has been hunting Pearl River Wildlife Management Area outside Slidell since he was 6 years old, and he killed his first hog there when he was 15.

But none of that experience prepared him for his hunt yesterday, when a hog charged Morris and left him with serious wounds on his legs.

“I never had anything remotely like this happen to me,” Morris told LouisianaSportsman.com as he awaited a second surgery. “I went into surgery yesterday about 5 p.m.; they cleaned out the wound and explored it to see what the damage it was.

“I’m waiting on surgery right now, and they’ll go in and repair the muscle tissue and close up the wound.”

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February 03 at 4:09 pm
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51-year-old Sulphur man arrested for deer hunting violations

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a Sulphur man on Jan. 29 for alleged deer hunting violations.

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February 03 at 10:00 am
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Louisiana Sportsman Show has something for everyone

The 35th Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival, Louisiana’s largest outdoor and boat show, will be held March 13-16 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

The show, which is sponsored by Ram Trucks, will feature acres of boats, fishing and hunting equipment, ATVs, tractors and outdoor power equipment, and activities for the entire family.

More than 250 vendors will be at the show, offering acre upon acre of fishing tackle and hunting gear.

But there really are three shows held on the same grounds that weekend — all included in a single admission fee.

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February 02 at 5:00 pm
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Feb. 2 recognized as World Wetlands Day

This Sunday has been declared World Wetlands Day to raise awareness of the benefits and value of wetlands, and Ducks Unlimited and USA Rice Federation have partnered together to show their support.

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January 31 at 11:14 am
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Hunter enjoys week-of-a-lifetime in the Atchafalaya Basin

Three Basin bucks.

Twenty-nine total points.

All in a matter of seven days.

That pretty much sums up the week Kane Adams enjoyed earlier this month on his club's Iberville Parish lease in the Atchafalaya Basin.

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January 31 at 6:01 am
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Louisiana's speckled trout should survive latest Arctic blast, officials said

With air temperatures forecast to hit 50 degrees today and 70 degrees by Saturday, state officials are hopeful that speckled trout along Louisiana’s coast will dodge another cold-weather bullet and survive this week’s blast of Arctic air.

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January 30 at 2:50 pm
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Sportsman TV tonight: Dave's Deer Management

Watch Cox Sports Television tonight at 6:30 as host Greg Hackney and retired Deer Program Leader Dave Moreland travel to Morganza in pursuit of management deer.

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January 30 at 9:30 am
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2013-14 waterfowl season a mixed bag for hunters across the state

Depending on who you talk to, the 2013-14 duck season was definitely a mixed bag for hunters across Louisiana.

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January 29 at 8:00 pm
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Monterey hunter shoots 182-inch monster buck in Concordia Parish

Mike Centanni doesn’t shoot a whole lot of deer on the family property he hunts in Concordia Parish, but the monster buck he took down on Jan. 18 more than makes up for all the ones he’s let walk over the years.

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January 29 at 5:09 pm
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Guatemalan man cited for alleged deer and alligator violations in Jefferson Parish, LDWF says

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Guatemalan man on Jan. 26 for a variety of alligator and deer violations in Jefferson Parish.

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January 29 at 10:30 am
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U.S. hunters set record-low harvest rate for yearling bucks

More hunters are giving 1 -year-old bucks a pass than at any time in the last 25 years, according to information gathered by the Quality Deer Management Association.

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January 28 at 11:00 pm
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