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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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Natchez man cited for allegedly drowning 8-point buck in Concordia Parish, LDWF says

A 40-year-old Natchez man was cited by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for allegedly tying a rope around a swimming 8-point buck’s rack and drowning it in the Mississippi River on Dec. 11, according to a press release.

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December 16, 2014 at 4:47 pm
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Pruitt downs Franklin Parish bruiser

Three seasons back, Joey Pruitt got a good 25-yard look at a big buck while bowhunting in Franklin Parish, but a small branch prevented him from getting a shot at the deer.

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December 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm
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Natchitoches hunter drops big 28-point non-typical buck

A big key to deer hunting is simply being in the right place at the right time, and Natchitoches resident Steven Mitchell can prove it.

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December 16, 2014 at 3:40 pm
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Athens hunter nails big Claiborne Parish 12-pointer

Ask Peggy Stovall about her idea of family, and you’ll quickly realize the Athens native believes it’s not just an important thing — it’s the only thing.  

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December 16, 2014 at 2:27 pm
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Iowa angler hooks up with 10.95-pounder at Toledo Bend

Launching from Big Bass Marina alone on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 12, Iowa’s Daniel  Schexnayder had to contend with lots of fog on Toledo Bend’s waters.

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December 16, 2014 at 11:34 am
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'SaturdayRock' wins November Nikon Big Buck Photo Contest

LouisianaSportsman.com user “SaturdayRock” earned the win during the November installment of the Nikon Big Buck Photo Contest with this image of a huge buck.

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December 16, 2014 at 9:11 am
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Top 6 squirrel-hunting tips

Keith LaCaze is a lifelong hunter, and he chases pretty much everything that lives in the wild. Deer, hogs, rabbits, squirrels and wood ducks — they’re all on his hit list.

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December 16, 2014 at 8:00 am
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