Deer Hunting

Good “glass” is critical for crystal-clear views into thick brush when searching for bucks.

Get the best sight picture

Binoculars are a must-have for every hunter
22 hours ago
The full body mount of Charlie Lusco's giant Diamond Island 11-point is scheduled to arrive at the Louisiana Sportsman Show's Big Buck Contest in Gonzales starting Friday.

Full-body mount of Lusco’s 11-point highlights Sportsman’s Big Buck Contest

Giant Diamond Island buck to receive official score this weekend
March 13 at 10:01pm
Mark Bible (right) and the author with a nice harvest of deer on Pearl River late in the season.

We finished strong

Indications are 2016 deer season was a good one
March 10 at 6:40am
The author and his 7-year-old grandson, Baylor Allen, shared some quality time this deer season at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA on the youngster's very first morning bow hunt.

Public Rambling: A down deer season on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Five hunters harvest grand total of one mature doe
March 01 at 6:06pm
Louisiana's ban on importation of cervid carcasses, including elk, goes into effect March 1, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced.

Cervid carcass importation ban goes into effect March 1

Louisiana regulation aimed at preventing spread of chronic wasting disease
February 23 at 2:48pm
This photo from the author’s collection illustrates the perfect trail camera pose to allow a pretty accurate age estimate.

Aging whitetail deer

You have to take a few deer to be sure
February 21 at 11:32am

Tennessee whitetail sets new non-typical B&C world record

Linked video details tough scoring session
February 16 at 3:30pm
Carlton Brodnax, of Collinston, shot this monstrous Morehouse Parish 11-pointer at about 290 yards on Nov. 25, 2016. The big Area 2 buck stretched the tape to more than 160 inches B&C with two separate scorers.

Collinston hunter nails hammer 11-point last November in Morehouse Parish

Big buck stretches the tape to 160-plus with two scorers
February 14 at 3:16pm
After more than 1,300 public lands hunts, the author finally scored a mature buck when he downed

Apex Predator: Redemption buck

1,300-plus hunts finally result in public lands wallhanger
February 06 at 2:34pm

Shreveport man busted for deer hunting violations on WMA

Incident occurred on Jan. 31 in Red River Parish, LDWF says
February 02 at 4:50pm
Sylvester Badeaux, of Harvey, poses with the big Claiborne County, Miss. buck he shot on Friday, Jan. 27. The big 18-point green-scored a whopping 182 ¼ inches Boone and Crockett.

Harvey hunter downs 182-inch Mississippi buck

Big 18-point goes down near Hermanville on Jan. 27
February 02 at 2:50pm

Franklinton man faces multiple deer charges

Suspect allegedly killed three deer in one day in Washington Parish, LDWF says
February 01 at 11:20am
Pineville’s Brandon Malone didn’t let a poor weather forecast stop him from killing this 168-inch beast.

2016-17 Deer of the Year

February 01 at 7:00am
Game species hunted at the former Saline WMA and now Dewey Wills WMA are deer, squirrels, rabbits, raccoon, turkey and waterfowl.

Saline WMA is now Dewey Wills

More about this public deer mecca
February 01 at 7:00am