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This turkey target was shot from 30 yards for a pattern check, which is a good thing to do before the hunt. Youth turkey-hunting shotgun recommendations
24 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

It’s hard to beat a youth 20-gauge for a young hunter in any shotgun application.


Mitzi LaCaze demonstrating how to blast a turkey from a pop up blind. Ground blinds prefect for turkey hunting
21 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

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


While some kayak tournaments require anglers to bring fish to weigh-ins, many are photo-and-release events. Gulf Coast Kayak Tournaments 2014:
128 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

• March 29 — Boats on the Bayou, New Orleans. New this year, a special kayak division is added to the City Park Big Bass Rodeo. Kayaks will compete for trophies fishing Bayou St. John. Go to www.neworleanscitypark.com/big-bass-fishing-rodeo-and-fishtival for more.


LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs
3471 Views - Posted: April 07 at 2:40 pm

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. 


TriStar Raptor ATAC Turkey Shotgun TriStar Raptor ATAC Turkey Shotgun
92 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

TriStar Arms has released their new Raptor ATAC Turkey shotgun patterned in Mossy Oak Break Up camouflage. It features a picatinny rail and ghost ring mounted sight, a fixed pistol grip and a fiber optic bridge front sight. The gas operated 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun will come in a 24-inch barrel with a 3-inch chamber, and will utilize a removable choke system that is fitted with Beretta Mobile threads and will include one extended turkey choke tube.


Flextone’s Lightning Crow Flextone’s Lightning Crow
80 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

The Lightning Crow from Flextone Game Calls produces ultra-realistic, natural sounds that can be heard for miles. This long-range turkey call forces even the most tight-lipped birds to expose their position. The flexible body also allows the user to manipulate the tone and pitch to sound like multiple crows, making it an ideal locator call for crows also.


Youth hunter Dane Humbles and the author with Dane's gobbler. Young turks — Tips for youth turkey hunting
262 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

Twelve-year-old Dane Humbles tightened his grip on the shotgun and sighted down the barrel as the big gobbler closed the distance in a quick trot.


In this trail cam photo dated Feb. 23, the right rear leg of the buck is noticeably swollen. According to Dr. Jim LaCour, the interdigital joint is likely infected and it's unknown if the animal will survive. Buck's swollen rear leg likely the result of interdigital joint infection, state vet says
3418 Views - Posted: March 31 at 6:06 pm

A deer spotted on a trail-cam photo with a noticeably swollen rear leg on LouisianaSportsman.com's forum likely has an infected interdigital joint, according to the state veterinarian.


Patterning allows you to learn which shotguns throw the best pattern for turkey hunting. Turkey patterns and cleaning tips
1654 Views - Posted: March 27 at 9:00 am

In turkey hunting, preparation is everything.

So thinking about you guys (and gals) who get all heated up over feathers in the spring, I thought I would write about patterning — and cleaning your guns.

I have a 12 gauge, 2 ¾-inch-chambered barrel I had cut off years ago to about 25 inches and had the gunsmith install screw-in choke tubes.


Hunting turkeys on public land in Louisiana is a challenge, and that was evident in tonight's episode of Sportsman TV. The show airs on Thursdays at 6:30, as well as Saturday mornings at 8:30 and Sunday mornings at 9. Public land turkey hunting challenges featured tonight on Sportsman TV
1562 Views - Posted: March 26 at 1:31 pm

With host Greg Hackney off fishing a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament, Sportsman TV producer Jared Serigné is joined for tonight's episode by veteran turkey hunter Shane Johnson to pursue some public land gobblers. 


View LDWF's turkey hunting safety video View LDWF's turkey hunting safety video  Video Included
2809 Views - Posted: March 21 at 2:24 pm

If you plan on going turkey hunting this weekend, check out this video produced by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Education Program.


Ray Dees caught this 9-pounder in the Texaco Field at Lake Dauterive Saturday afternoon, March 15, on a Zoom red shad lizard. New Iberia angler reels in 9-pounder at Lake Dauterive
5932 Views - Posted: March 19 at 4:13 pm

With all the trouble Ray Dees had getting to the boat launch at Lake Dauterive Saturday afternoon, it’s a wonder he was in the right frame of mind to even go fishing at all.


According to Stafford, once deer season ends, it’s best to leave the property undisturbed until turkey season opens. Small tract case study – St. Tammany
361 Views - Posted: March 15 at 8:00 am

Existing habitat

Acres: 150

Location: Northwest St. Tammany Parish


Patience helped the author kill this turkey. Will you kill a gobbler this spring?
2185 Views - Posted: March 14 at 9:00 am

The theme this year for the National Wild Turkey Federation is “Save the Habitat, Save the Hunt.” This is also the theme for the Federation’s new initiative that has set three goals or objectives: conserve and enhance 4 million acres of critical upland wildlife habitat, recruit 1.5 million new hunters, and open access to 500,000 new acres for hunting and other outdoor recreation.


LDWF crews will be shooting hogs from helicopters this week on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs in an effort to control the wild population and reduce habitat destruction, according to a press release. LDWF to use helicopters to hunt down feral hogs this week on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs
4692 Views - Posted: March 11 at 9:59 am

With harvests by hunters not putting a dent in the wild hog population on state wildlife management areas, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is using helicopters this week to hunt down feral hogs on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs.


Sportsman TV producer Jared Serigne´, right, positions a camera during the filming of tonight's episode of Sportsman TV while veteran turkey hunter Shane Johnson, left, prepares to try to call a gobbler into shooting range. Sportsman TV tonight at 6:30 on CST: Public Land Turkey Hunt
1633 Views - Posted: March 05 at 2:00 pm

With host Greg Hackney busy fishing a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament, Sportsman TV producer Jared Serigné is joined for tonight's episode by veteran turkey hunter Shane Johnson to pursue some public land gobblers. 


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