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Lake Providence hunter arrows 155-inch ‘Kickstand buck’ in East Carroll Parish

When a barking dog disrupted Jim Lensing’s morning deer hunt on Jan. 23 in Lake Providence, he decided that afternoon to move to a lock-on stand overlooking an old pecan orchard that he’d only hunted a few times this season.

Turns out he owes that dog a bone.

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9 hours ago
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What to do about the ‘carry-over’

Unseasonably warm temperatures continued into December; in fact a new record high was set in the Baton Rouge area around the middle of the month.

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14 hours ago
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Lockport hunter arrows 165-inch ‘Bullwinkle buck’ on Tensas River NWR

When Darrel Dorsey pulled the trigger on his crossbow last month, he definitely wasn’t expecting the reaction he got from a giant 9-point on Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in Madison Parish.

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Yesterday at 2:27 pm
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West Monroe man cited for deer tagging violations

A 67-year-old West Monroe man was cited for alleged deer tagging violations last week in Lincoln Parish.

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Yesterday at 9:09 am
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Two Lettsworth men cited for alleged deer hunting and tagging violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men from Lettsworth on Feb. 1 for alleged deer hunting and tagging violations in Pointe Coupee Parish.

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February 03 at 7:29 pm
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Apex Predator: 100-pound longbow adventure brings down doe

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I could have never imagined that shooting a doe would give me more of a rush than my biggest buck — but oddly enough, that’s exactly what happened. 

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February 03 at 6:34 pm
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Public Rambling: January a tough month for deer on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Well, as I told you guys on my last blog, January is a tough month to hunt deer on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA. And that turned out to be true for me and my buddies this year. 

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February 03 at 4:23 pm
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Port Allen man cited for deer tagging violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Port Allen man for alleged deer tagging violations in Winn and East Baton Rouge parishes.

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February 02 at 6:40 pm
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Operation Game Thief awards almost $17,000 to tipsters in 2015

Information called in to Louisiana Operation Game Thief — a wildlife crime-stoppers program — awarded $16,800 to tipsters in 2015.

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February 02 at 10:08 am
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Vice president of the Louisiana Handicapped Sportsman Hunting Club dies

The longtime vice president of the Louisiana Handicapped Sportsman Hunting Club — a non-profit organization based in Winn Parish exclusively for disabled hunters — died last month at the age of 51.

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February 01 at 4:25 pm
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'Antler trapping' illegal in Louisiana, LDWF says

A new way to collect antler sheds that’s making the rounds on social media and online hunting forums is not legal in Louisiana, according to the state’s deer study leader. 

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February 01 at 12:09 pm
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Antler Boost’s Bean Bale

When the weather starts to get cold in the late-season, there is nothing that deer crave more than soybeans. That’s why the natural look and scent of Bean Bale is great for attracting those mature bucks. There are no harmful preservatives or chemicals used in Bean Bale and its lower fat levels help discourage attraction to hogs, raccoons, squirrels or bears. These pre-constructed bales are also super easy to distribute around a food plot or hunting area.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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A-rig artistry — Tips for fishing the Alabama rig

It felt like I was inhaling icicles. And I pulled my head back into my cozy, warm cabin at Big Bass Marina.

A vicious February cold snap had thundered down from Alberta the previous afternoon. The thermometer on my truck read 31 degrees that when I arrived at the marina, and it had gotten even colder overnight. 

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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2015-16 Deer of the Year

The 2015-16 deer hunting season has been one of ups and downs, with temperatures fluctuating on seemingly a daily basis. When it got hot, it stayed in the 80s for longer stretches than hunters wanted.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Drifting away — Best bets for Cypress Bayou crappie

Do you like to catch crappie? How about watching huge B-52 bombers roar low overhead?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then Cypress Bayou Reservoir is the place for you.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Pearl Particulars — Best bets for Pearl River bass

On a gloomy February day, Jeff Bruhl was fishing waters he knew better than the chips in his truck windshield.

Pulling up to a big drain with a falling tide rushing out of it, Bruhl cast his red-shad worm to an old, massive cypress tree. He let the bullet weight pull the soft-plastic to the bottom and meticulously worked his worm, almost dragging it along with short hops.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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