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Other than a good dog and tracking equipment, coon-hunting gear is pretty simple.

What you’ll need

January 15 at 7:00am
This is what the ruckus is all about — a treed raccoon.

Coon cans and can’ts

January 15 at 7:00am
GPS tracking units provide a wealth of important real-time information to today’s coon hunters.

My first coon hunt

January 15 at 7:00am

Lettsworth man arrested for allegedly killing a Louisiana black bear

Animal was found shot to death on Richard K. Yancey WMA in November
January 10 at 3:53pm
Chris Jones with the prize at the end of the hunt, — a whopper raccoon.

Treed’s a crowd

Or at least barking dogs, spotlights, gunfire — and an angry raccoon up a tree — make it seem that way.
January 01 at 7:00am
Dove hunters on Louisiana wildlife management areas will be required to use only No. 6 non-toxic shot and smaller to reduce both the amount of lead deposited in fields and potential adverse effects on wildlife.

Non-toxic shot required on WMA dove fields this season

Change to reduce lead deposits in the soil, LDWF says
August 10, 2017 at 5:12pm

Facebook video documenting gator shootings leads to citations

Video showed the men kill two alligators and some frogs from a truck, LDWF says
June 07, 2017 at 3:12pm
Step 1: Remove one gland from the joint between the thigh and lower hind leg.

Musking is important

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
Al Travis cooks wild game outdoors for friends every week.

How to cook raccoon

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
George Ricks is known, among other things, for the hounds he keeps.

The coon dog man

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
George Ricks freezes his coon hides quickly after skinning to prevent bacterial growth.

Why freeze hides?

March 15, 2017 at 8:00am
1) Make the pickle by adding at least 1 pound of salt and 3 ounces of citric acid per gallon of water. Heat the water to dissolve the salt, and then turn the heat off. Check the pH with the test strips: If it is higher than 2, add more citric acid.

11 steps to tan hides

Learn how to tan hides of coons, deer and more
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am
1) Stretch a stiff carcass by pulling its front and back legs in opposite directions. USE IMAGE 14

How to skin a coon

Hunter shares secrets to skinning raccoons
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Walkers and Black and Tans are two of the many breeds of coonhounds.

What's the best coonhounds?

Learn what one coon hunter looks for in hunting dogs
March 01, 2017 at 7:00am