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The author’s son, Ruffin, catches an early morning bass.

Slow dove hunts prompt fishing trip

Dry September could mean food plot troubles
November 12 at 9:00am
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, poses with one of the 31 hogs he put down so far this fall. This was a 200-pound boar that died after running 200 yards and ending up in a muddy wallow.

Apex Predator's 31-hog smackdown

Ultra-marathon hunting/training regimen puts lots of pork in the freezer
November 06 at 10:32am
Stacey Mathews of Saline poses with the 275-pound 10-point buck she shot Saturday morning, Oct. 28 in Bienville Parish. She made a nice recovery after initially leaving her rifle's safety on, and the big buck green-scored 163 4/8 inches.

Big Bienville Parish 10-point busted in Saline Swamp

Heavy 275-pound buck green-scored 163 4/8 inches
November 03 at 11:31am
You may be fortunate to locate your trophy buck during bow season.

How to score on opening day

Preparation is the key
October 15 at 7:00am
Step 1 - Add 1 cup of vinegar to approximately 1 gallon of water and ice.

The best part is the eating part

October 15 at 7:00am
Some high quality deer can be found on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA in south central Louisiana, making it a popular destination for hunters.

Coastal Wildlife Management Areas

September 15 at 7:00am
Pierce the hide above the knee joint on both legs and hoist the hog to a comfortable height.

Prepping a hog for the butcher

September 15 at 7:00am
Not all locations in Areas 4 and 9 have experienced declining deer numbers. These seven deer were photographed after the 2016 season on a 30-acre tract.

Deer harvest, number of hunters in decline

Poor habitat conditions, hogs, storms all contribute
September 12 at 9:00am
Don’t underestimate the importance of preseason scouting to look for different hunting areas.

2017-18 WMA Forecast

A look at the public-land hunting for this year
September 01 at 7:00am
Owen George used to be a deer hunter, but the year-round appeal of hogs has changed his outlook.

High-tech hog whacking

Thanks to new technology, bringing home the bacon has never been easier.
September 01 at 7:00am
Adam Cook (right) and his uncle Kurt Cook have been pounding on the bass population in Bayou Black recently.

Bayou Black giving up lots of bass

Fish aren't huge, but numbers of bites provide plenty of action
August 22 at 10:16am
Bow kills were down sharply on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA during 2016-17, but hunters there are hoping for a  bounce-back season this fall.

Atchafalaya Delta WMA bow kills down sharply for 2016-17

Scouting has already begun for what hunters hope will be a bounce-back season
August 22 at 8:38am
Although it might seem counterintuitive, using dark colors is your best bet for success at night.

Cajun Lures: A lure innovator

August 15 at 7:00am