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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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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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New mom takes a break, bags 150-inch buck

Kylie Garris decided she needed to take a short break from being a mom, so she headed to the peace and solitude of a deer stand on her mother-in-law’s property in Union Parish.

Garris, mom to a 3-year-old daughter, an 18-month-old son and a newborn baby girl, made the escape while her husband Tom kept the three kids on the afternoon of Oct. 30 to give his wife a couple of hours of well-deserved peace and quiet.

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December 30, 2014 at 5:23 pm
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Freeman downs two bucks in two days in Jackson Parish

Sometimes a special gift is received on Christmas Eve, and sometimes it comes on Christmas Day. And if Santa thinks you’ve been really good, you might even get a present on both days.

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December 30, 2014 at 3:45 pm
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Brown downs Madison Parish monster

If you know Teri and Dick Brown of Tallulah, then you know just how serious they are about hunting - especially deer hunting.  

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December 30, 2014 at 2:40 pm
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Opelousas hunter downs 10-point in Mississippi

A little scouting after last season paid off big time this year for an Opelousas hunter who bagged a nice Mississippi 10-pointer dubbed the "King of the Jungle."

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December 30, 2014 at 6:30 am
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Baton Rouge hunter arrows big 11-point on Henderson Island

Inge Contois has bowhunted for six years, and always makes it a practice to attach her release before she hangs her bow and gets settled in her stand. 

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December 29, 2014 at 6:24 pm
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Weldon hunter nails big Claiborne Parish buck

Ordinarily on a Sunday night, Reba Lee attends church service.

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December 29, 2014 at 4:41 pm
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Plain Dealing hunter blasts Christmas Eve buck

If Lance Coutee had let some sniffling and sneezing keep him out of the deer stand on Dec. 24, then he’d still be hunting the buck he’s been chasing all season long.  

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December 29, 2014 at 10:50 am
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The running shot

The small herd of does burst out of the woods and cut across the soybean field, the howling of the hounds behind them in the swamp.

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December 23, 2014 at 6:30 pm
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Eames drops 9-point Tensas Parish buck with muzzleloader

How would you like to have a great place to hunt - but to do so, you  had to follow restrictions on what deer you could shoot and what equipment you had to use?

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December 23, 2014 at 2:10 pm
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October squirrel hunting accident blinds Harahan hunter

Saturday morning, Oct. 25, started out just like any other regular weekend at Chris Barrett’s hunting club in Fayette, Miss.

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December 23, 2014 at 11:10 am
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Debunking the moon myth

With the whitetail rut fast approaching, I thought it would be perfect timing to revisit and discuss a subject that has been debated for decades in deer camps far and wide.

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December 22, 2014 at 9:00 am
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The loss of dog hunting

Like many hunters throughout Louisiana and the other Southeast states, I grew up hunting deer with dogs. Members of the family kept deer hounds, and we anxiously awaited the “with or without dogs” segment of deer season.

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December 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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Natchitoches youth downs big 11-pointer

Maci Messenger may not be a huge fan of math class, but she probably likes the symmetry of the numbers 11, 12, 13 and 14 after a special weekend deer hunt with her grandfather in northern Natchitoches Parish.

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December 17, 2014 at 11:00 am
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