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Albany youth gets 4-bearded Mississippi gobbler

Opening morning of the youth turkey season turned into a numbers game for 12-year-old Gage McTaggart, who was hunting with his dad Todd and caller Brett Thompson at Homochitto National Forest in Southwest Mississippi.

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March 26 at 4:17 pm
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Sorrento man cited for alleged turkey violations in East Feliciana Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Sorrento man for alleged  turkey violations Tuesday in East Feliciana Parish.

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March 24 at 3:59 pm
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7 tips for killing public gobblers

Shane Johnson dreams of having a nice, turkey-filled private lease. But he’s never had that privilege, so he’s fought the public-land battle for years.

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March 18 at 6:30 am
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Was the 2014 deer season another good one?

The 2014-15 deer season is history and now it is time to clean up the deer camp, take care of deer stands, wash the ATVs and trucks, measure the racks at the upcoming Sportsman Show and evaluate the deer harvest data to see what is right or wrong with your deer management program.

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March 12 at 9:00 am
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Avian-X

The next generation of Avian-X LCD decoys are lighter, easier to pack and less aggressive to real hens. Add the increased texture and detailed feather lines and they look even more realistic. No-flake paint on the quiet, collapsible Dura-Rubber bodies won’t wear off and the folding motion stake helps create movement with the slightest breeze. Years of studying body postures, moods and behaviors of wild turkeys went into the design of these relaxed, welcoming breeder hen decoys.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Deregulated bass — How to catch Chicot Lake bass after the slot limit

It’s not often when you get Chicot Lake mostly to yourself. But Turkey Creek’s Mike Barzare and I found an afternoon last spring when we encountered only a few boats on the Evangeline Parish fishery.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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LDWF schedules public meetings statewide on proposed hunting dates

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is hosting public meetings around the state this week to gather comments on the proposed 2015-17 resident game hunting season dates, WMA rules and regulation changes and the 2016 turkey season.

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February 23 at 4:36 pm
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Turkey-hunting seminars scheduled for Saturday

Turkey season is right around the corner, so it’s time to brush up on your calling and ensure you have all the equipment necessary to track down and kill that big gobbler.

And you can learn everything you need to know during a free turkey-hunting event at Bowie Outfitters this Saturday (Feb. 28). Sessions begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m.

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February 23 at 3:07 pm
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Looking back at 2014, but moving forward into 2015

Well, another year has ended and as Tennessee Ernie Ford sang, “Another day older and deeper in debt.” The hunting version of this song would go, “Another season has ended and the freezer is empty.”

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February 11 at 3:05 pm
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The Yentzen story

The first duck call that ever touched my lips was a Yentzen.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Like father, like son

It is probably a fact that most dads want their sons to enjoy the same activities in which they participated growing up. It is also a fact that some dads can go overboard and push their kids a little too much to make this happen.

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January 12 at 9:00 am
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Using your GPS to improve your hunting

Recently I covered how to improve your fishing by using your GPS unit. Now, I will discuss how to improve your hunting by using your GPS unit.

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January 08 at 9:00 am
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Clark shoots huge 173-inch public-land buck

The day after Thanksgiving is famous for deep discounts, big savings and special offers to officially kick off the Christmas holiday shopping season.

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December 03, 2014 at 7:35 pm
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Top 5 mistakes duck hunters make

Duck hunters have spent all year looking forward to the first day of the season, and there’s nothing worse than heading to the camp and having everything go south.

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November 17, 2014 at 5:30 am
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How Simmons Sporting Goods became South’s largest outdoor retailer

Jeff Simmons came home to Morehouse Parish after college in 1983 and turned to the only thing he knew. 

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November 15, 2014 at 6:00 am
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Mellow Down — Top fishing tips for Delacroix’s fall trout and reds

Ah, sweet November. Brisk air, falling leaves, cooler temperatures and the official end to hurricane season.

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November 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
5555 Views
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