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Targeting mangroves, red snapper in East Bay

Sometimes when you're expecting a high fastball, Mother Nature throws you a changeup instead.

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More ducks is good news? Maybe, but …

No one who really knows me would accuse me of being a die-hard duck hunter. While I’ve spent a lot of time over the years pointing a shotgun at waterfowl (“pointing” being the operative term), what has traditionally gotten my hunting juices flowing has been the thought of climbing into a tree and having a deer — any deer — walk into range.

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Yesterday at 9:00 am
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Many resident pleads guilty to felon in possession of firearm charges

Jerry Kenneth Thompson Jr., 44, of Many, pleaded guilty last week to one count of possessing a firearm and ammunition after a felony conviction, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 30 at 10:37 am
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Cleaning squirrels — the easy way

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What hunter doesn’t enjoy bagging a limit of bushy-tailed tree rodents?

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September 30 at 9:52 am
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Choosing the right broadhead

Whether you set out this bow season with your old reliable fixed-blade broadheads, or decide to step up and pay a bit more for the latest mechanical broadheads on the market, the bottom line is that a well-placed shot with either one will bring a deer down.

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September 29 at 7:12 pm
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Spotty teal season comes to a close

State teal hunters indicated teal season stayed pretty consistent during the 16-day season: Consistently better in the southwestern part of the state, and not as steady the further east you hunted.

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September 29 at 4:45 pm
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Chemical foams — gun cleaning magic

I don’t remember where I picked up the can of Wipe-Out Brushless Bore Cleaner — but it had been sitting on my workbench shelf for quite a while.

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September 29 at 9:00 am
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Trout Masters excerpt: Trolling for trout on Lake Pontchartrain

Harry Hildebrand is known for modifying his artificial lures with yellow and red paint to simulate blood and trigger instinctual bites from predatory trout.

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September 29 at 5:45 am
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Hot new electronics are coming

Here is a look at a cross section of the new electronics coming our way:

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September 26 at 9:00 am
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Lafayette boater arrested for DWI on Vermilion River

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a Lafayette man last weekend for allegedly operating his cigarette boat while intoxicated on the Vermilion River.

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September 26 at 8:31 am
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Hackney reflects on 2014's amazing tournament run

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After grinding through more than six months of fishing on both the Bassmaster and FLW pro circuits, Greg Hackney can finally relax a little.

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September 25 at 3:08 pm
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LDWF corrects archery season dates for Tunica Hills WMA

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising bowhunters using Tunica Hills Wildlife Management Area that the correct dates for the bucks only archery season are Oct. 1-15, 2014.

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September 25 at 10:48 am
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Quality speckled trout not back in Lake Pontchartrain — yet

Wednesday marked September’s new moon, and Capt. Mike Gallo feels like it won’t be too much longer before quality speckled trout start migrating back into Lake Pontchartrain.

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September 25 at 5:45 am
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Hackney enjoys the complete Honey Brake experience

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Roughing it smoothly - that's how Greg Hackney and the crew spent some time last September shooting the latest episode of Sportsman TV, ‘Hackney Brake Experience.’ 

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September 24 at 10:45 am
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Hunting camp preparedness

Here we are in September once again. Summer heat and humidity are just beginning to give way to slightly cooler morning temperatures. An early cool front with drier air might even come through.

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September 24 at 9:00 am
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'Mediocre' teal season set to close Sunday

The second weekend of teal season seemed to show some signs of improvement over the first, but birds remain fairly scattered throughout the state, according to a spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 23 at 8:57 pm
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