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Houma hunter downs big public lands 11-point in Concordia Parish

Ray Marcel kicked in 2016 in style: On the morning of Jan. 1 at about 7:15, he was 25 feet up in his Summit climber on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area enjoying a bite of his bacon sandwich.

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January 28 at 6:44 am
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Two cited for buying and selling deer meat

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Louisiana man for buying and selling deer meat in Allen Parish on Jan. 20.

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January 27 at 8:43 am
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Agents arrest alleged night hunters near Lake Providence

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested two people and cited a third for allegedly shooting at deer displaced by recent Mississippi River flooding near Lake Providence in East Carroll Parish on Jan. 25.

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January 26 at 3:01 pm
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Monster January: Denham Springs hunter downs two 150-plus Tensas Parish bucks

Deer hunting-wise, the month of January has been unlike any other for Garrett Smith.

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January 25 at 3:53 pm
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Gonzales teen nails big Union Parish 13-point

Grant Breaux had plenty to be thankful for this past Thanksgiving season.†

The 16-year-old sophomore who lives in Gonzales and attends St. Amant High School was visiting his grandmother at the opposite end of the state up in Farmerville when a deer hunt paid big dividends for the South Louisiana teen.

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January 25 at 8:47 am
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Farmerville teen downs 13-point Union Parish buck

Lance Wilkins is a 16-year-old sophomore at Union Parish High School, where he plays defensive end for the Farmers football team.†

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January 22 at 1:00 pm
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Late-season scrapes and rubs

As we transition from the holiday season into the New Year, we deer hunters find ourselves entering the fourth quarter, so to speak, of the 2015/2016 season.

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January 22 at 9:00 am
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The best tactic for more catfish

Back trolling is a good technique for putting catfish in the boat, and with the right tools it is a pretty easy procedure.

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January 22 at 6:30 am
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Litter enforcement

Illegal dumping of trash is an aspect of law enforcement where wildlife enforcement agents excel. This is true for a number of reasons.

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January 22 at 6:25 am
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Wisner hunter puts the sneak on big Franklin Parish 12-point

As a general rule, sitting on a deer stand with a stiff wind blowing is not the best scenario when you want to up your odds of bagging a deer. Sometimes you definitely have to make adjustments to counter the wind.

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January 21 at 5:40 pm
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Jonesville hunter arrows 172-inch 13-point in Tensas Parish

About 4:30 in the afternoon on Jan. 12, Donovan Wiley and a big Tensas Parish 13-point started an intense 15-minute game of cat and mouse that yielded an amazing adrenaline rush — and eventually a 172-inch trophy buck of a lifetime.

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January 21 at 11:35 am
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Top 2 Highway 1 wintertime lures for Grand Isle speckled trout

If you want to be a true wintertime Highway 1 roadside warrior between Fourchon and Grand Isle,† you have to be properly equipped to do battle against the speckled trout located within casting distance of the road.

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January 20 at 8:19 pm
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10-year-old busts big 10-point in Concordia Parish

When the biggest Concordia Parish buck that Craig Hawn had ever seen stepped out at 150 yards last month, he decided to use a little reverse psychology in an attempt to make the shot easier for his 10-year-old son, Morgan.

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January 20 at 9:18 am
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Hunter stereotypes: Which one are you?

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You work hard to get everything set up for the perfect hunt — and THAT camp member shows up. You know the who I'm talking about.

He bumbles through the woods near your stand. Or he sits tall in the duck blind, sticking out like a sore thumb. Or he won't stop yakking about his latest purchase of some gear that will guarantee success.

This video is a funny look at all the stereotypical hunters we encounter — and, if we're honest with ourselves, we have been THAT guy at some point in our hunting career.

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January 19 at 11:33 pm
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Alleged Tensas Parish poacher accused of harvesting 11 deer this season

Acting on a tip, enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Newellton man this weekend for harvesting 11 deer this season, including nine antlered deer from October through January.

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January 19 at 4:15 pm
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'CGentry' wins December Nikon Big Buck Photo Contest

Christopher Gentry, known as “CGentry” on the LouisianaSportsman.com forum earned the December win in the Nikon Big Buck Contest with this photo of his beautiful Avoyelles Parish buck.

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January 18 at 8:00 am
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