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Day 6 PlotWatcher Pro

The Day 6 PlotWatcher Pro can be used to determine the activity level, and even health, of the deer on your land. You will be able to watch deer grow, literally, before your eyes. The PlotWatcher Pro uses time-lapse video technology to record high-definition images every 5 or 10 seconds as well as saving these pictures as an HD video, giving you the ability to watch 12 hours of video in just a few minutes. The PlotWatcher Pro also features temperature and moon-phase info on each image, saves video files in ½ of the memory space and provides the longest-lasting battery life available in the field.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Bold talk — Experts tell how to grab catfish

The strikingly handsome young man piloting the big pickup truck wore confidence all over his body like a hard shellac veneer. At only 30 years old, he was the youngest but clearly alpha male of the three-person catfish-grabbing crew.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
1484 Views

Backup plan at the 51 Canal

Only the torches and pitchforks were missing. The frowns, the yells, the shaking fists were all there. In brief, the mob was outraged — scandalized! 

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Fishing rods

All Star ASNano

Made to endure the intense demands of tournament action, All Star built this lineup of technique-specific rods with Nano Resin technology, which offers two distinct design options: lessening material for a lighter rod while maintaining break strength or keeping the same amount of material and significantly increasing break strength.

Going with Option 2 yields one of the strongest and most-durable rods on the market.

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April 27 at 4:30 pm
1323 Views

Ascension homeowner catches flatfish in pond

Earlier today, Leigh Rogers noticed some surface activity in the pond behind his Ascension Parish home, which lies on the banks of the Amite across from Port Vincent, so grabbed a rod.

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April 25 at 2:21 pm
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Protecting Louisiana’s wild turkeys

Reestablishing wild turkeys in Louisiana was one of the department’s success stories unfolding during my career. Being there to see turkeys return and being able to contribute to the effort were job benefits from my prospective.

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April 25 at 9:00 am
4840 Views

Murph’s crappie-fishing poles

Murphy Royer’s confidence in his fishing is almost startling. During my first conversation with him, he asked me when I wanted to go fishing. I asked when the best time was to make a good trip.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
1297 Views

Ground blinds prefect for turkey hunting

I can’t emphasize enough the importance of a ground blind.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
764 Views

Forage plantings critical for deer

In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray was stuck in time on a cold winter’s day that would never end. While the cold weather this year made for a great deer season, this winter in Louisiana has been one that seemed like it too would never end.

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April 14 at 9:00 am
4888 Views

19-foot boat sinks in mouth of Deer Bayou on east bank of Lake Mechant

Capt. Marty LaCoste is used to pulling lots of fish over the rails in the waters around Dularge, but Thursday morning he had to pull three people aboard as well. 

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April 10 at 2:48 pm
10816 Views

Hog hunting — airboat style

In tonight’s episode of Sportsman TV, host Greg Hackney travels to Violet for an airboat hunt to take down some feral hogs in the marsh.

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April 09 at 9:17 pm
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LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved both the 2014-16 hunting season dates and the 2014-15 general and Wildlife Management Area rules and regulations, including some modifications to deer area boundaries, according to a press release. 

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April 07 at 2:40 pm
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Monterey man pleads guilty to killing Louisiana black bear, LDWF says

Duell Moreland pleaded guilty on April 3 to illegally killing a Louisiana black bear in Concordia Parish last November, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 04 at 3:51 pm
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Shreveport angler snares 11.51-pound whopper at Toledo Bend

Shreveport’s Derris Wiman probably won’t hesitate from now on when someone asks him if they should get the net ready. 

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April 04 at 11:00 am
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Texas angler catches big bass near Buck Creek on Toledo Bend

After 39 years of dutifully fishing the spawn at Toledo Bend, Dennis Elmore finally scored the bass of a lifetime. 

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April 03 at 4:57 pm
4892 Views

Cut N Geaux Filet Magic

Cut N Geaux fish cleaning tables are designed and built with the intention of making fish, game and seafood cleaning as comfortable and convenient as possible. All models are made from 1 ¼-inch furniture grade, schedule 40 PVC pipe with ½-inch thick HDPE cutting board tops. The 24-inch X 48-inch Filet Magic cleaning table was built to a “back saving” 43-inch height and comes with a 5 gallon bucket and 6 foot spray hose.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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