When Downsville’s Doug McGehee purchased a 100-acre tract a mile from his Union Parish home, his plan was to convert the property into a place he could eventually sit in a deer stand and enjoy some quality time with his seven grandchildren.
If you’re in one of the areas of the state in which rifle season begins this month, it’s a sure bet you’re staying up late dreaming about opening day. The thought of making a quick kill is just too exciting to allow for sleep.
Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Fort Necessity men on Wednesday with night-hunting violations when they crashed their truck after allegedly spotlighting a spike in Franklin Parish, according to a press release.
Last month in this column I paid tribute to the wild hog, which has been in this country for 500 years. My point was that this critter has been able to survive despite the fact that most are out to eliminate it from the landscape.
With deer season in full swing across, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is reminding hunters that fluorescent orange is not only an important safety practice, but it’s required by law.