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Coushatta man cited for alleged deer hunting violations

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Coushatta man for alleged deer hunting violations on Jan. 7 in Red River Parish.

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January 14 at 6:10 am
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Natchitoches hunter downs 11-point Red River Parish buck

Mike Waters started rattling for big bucks last year with some success, and decided to employ the same tactic when he hunted an old cutover near Coushatta in Red River Parish on the cold, cloudy afternoon of Dec. 29.

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January 13 at 10:09 am
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Coyotes prompt quick decision on 170-class buck

Mark Cappel of Pineville makes his living working in the oil and gas industry in Alaska, so he doesn’t get to hunt his family’s land in Rapides Parish very often.

But he made the most of his chances earlier this fall, when he downed a big 170-class buck on Oct. 26.

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January 12 at 9:13 pm
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Brother-sister duo downs big Madison Parish bucks

Dr. David McGehee is a Ruston-based pediatrician whose family owns a prime piece of property in Madison Parish. His two adult children don’t have the opportunity to deer hunt often, but both capitalized this season after their dad let a couple of big deer slip through his fingers.

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January 12 at 10:40 am
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Like father, like son

It is probably a fact that most dads want their sons to enjoy the same activities in which they participated growing up. It is also a fact that some dads can go overboard and push their kids a little too much to make this happen.

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January 12 at 9:00 am
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Yo, crappie — give up the ghost!

Despite his great love for hunting, my dad would often forego a deer hunt in the last days of the season to get an early start on fishing. As he would constantly remind me, if you want big sac-a-lait, you need to fish cold water.

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January 10 at 9:00 am
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Using your GPS to improve your hunting

Recently I covered how to improve your fishing by using your GPS unit. Now, I will discuss how to improve your hunting by using your GPS unit.

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January 08 at 9:00 am
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Heflin hunter drops 10-point in Webster Parish

Bad weather ended Preston Wood’s plans to bowhunt last Friday in Webster Parish, so he decided to grab his rifle and head to a spot on a pipeline near Heflin that afternoon to see if he could put some more meat in the freezer.

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January 07 at 2:35 pm
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Flora hunter bags big 12-pointer in Natchitoches Parish

As it turns out, the best medicine for Stormi Collins’ toothache was just a little time in the deer stand.

And when a big 12-pointer chasing a doe walked into the field she was hunting near the Red River just outside of Natchitoches on Dec. 31, she rang in the new year with a bang — and a solid buck that green-scored 153 inches. 

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January 07 at 9:10 am
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Sunset man arrested for alleged night-hunting activities in St. Landry Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a Sunset man in connection with alleged night-hunting violations on Jan. 3 in St. Landry Parish.

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January 06 at 5:01 pm
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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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