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Public Rambling: Season recap on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Hey guys, sorry this season follow up is so late, but we experienced some technical difficulties that are in the process of being resolved. 

The deer and hog season was pretty successful for us — we killed a total of 10 deer in my group, which consisted of me, Randy Levingston, David Simoneaux and Casey Louis. 

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May 18 at 1:49 pm
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Duo smash speckled trout surf-fishing on Elmer's Island

Jared Pennison had the opportunity to target speckled trout Sunday on a boat trip with a group of buddies along the jetties at Grand Isle, but surf fishing had been weighing heavily on his mind.

“We were talking about it Saturday night, and I was telling everybody how I was craving to go back surf fishing,” said Pennison, 25, who lives on the island and is the son-in-law of Buggie Vegas, who operates Bridge Side Marina.  “I do it a good bit, but I hadn’t done it yet this year.

“The trout had turned on, and I had caught a whole bunch in the last few weeks on live shrimp under a popping cork. I told my buddy, ‘I got enough fillets in the freezer. I don’t want to catch any more little ones — I want to go catch some hogs.’”

So he opted to test out the surf Sunday morning on the day of May’s full moon — and ended up making the right call.

He and his buddy Bradley Matte, of Morgan City, caught an impressive stringer of 41 solid 3- to 5-pound specks working clean water up and down the Gulf side of Elmer’s Island. The biggest speck weighed 5.2 pounds on his handheld scale, and five redfish plus a 38-inch lemon fish rounded out the day’s catch. 

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May 04 at 6:02 pm
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Copacetic on the Copasaw — Top bass-fishing tips for the Bayou Black marshes

Tyler Dupre is someone who would rather travel 50 miles by boat than in his vehicle, fishing bass since the age of 12, the 24-year-old is a lifelong resident of Houma who has a wealth of knowledge learned mostly from his grandfather about this particular species of fish. 

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Pending legislation would require LDWF permit to transport feral hogs in Louisiana

A bill that would require a permit from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to transport live feral hogs goes before the House Committee on Natural Resources and Environment in Baton Rouge next week.

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April 30 at 6:50 pm
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LSU AgCenter scientists creating poison bait to target wild hog population

Researchers at LSU are currently developing a fish-based poison bait that, if ultimately approved by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, could put a serious dent into Louisiana’s wild hog population.

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April 16 at 4:06 pm
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Tips for hunting corned-up turkeys

One of the problems with turkey hunting on private land is that landowners and/or hunters on adjacent lands will often set up a site to feed turkeys year round to keep turkeys hanging around.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Impacts of the 2014 acorn crop

Many hunters are still lamenting the poor deer season that just ended. Complaints about lack of deer sightings and poor deer activity have hunters crying about too many doe days.

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April 12 at 9:00 am
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Three Toledo Bend 10-pounders added to list

Three more Toledo Bend giants have been weighed in at Toledo Town and Tackle Superstore, continuing an unprecedented run of huge bass from the lake.

Each of the bass, which ranged from a tad more than 10 pounds to just more than 10 1/2 pounds, were released back into the lake after being registered as part of the Toledo Bend Lake Association’s Lunker Program.

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March 31 at 4:49 pm
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So you want to be a hog killer?

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Do you hate the hogs that are tearing up your hunting property and making deer hunts more difficult? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment when you take a few hogs out of the population?

Well, after you watch the attached video, you might feel like you don't know anything about how to hunt hogs.

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March 18 at 10:02 pm
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Five baits for five lakes: Red River

Variety is the spice of life, and it’s also the spice of the Red River.

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March 18 at 2:15 pm
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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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New Iberia man charged with allegedly killing Louisiana black bear near Cypremort Point

A 52-year-old New Iberia man was cited for allegedly killing a Louisiana black bear while hog hunting near Cypremort Point in St. Mary Parish on Feb. 28, according to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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March 05 at 4:16 pm
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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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The little things in life — Bass fishing tips for Bayou Dularge

As I’ve grown from a wild-eyed 13-year-old wondering what kind of hovercraft I would be driving in the year 2000 to a 45-year-old wondering where the time went, I’ve learned to appreciate the little things in life.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Apex Predator provides 'headless' hog's head cheese recipe

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Many people absolutely love hog’s head cheese, but they have no clue exactly what part of the pig they’re eating.

They just know one thing: It tastes great!

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February 26 at 3:15 pm
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How to catch Toledo Bend’s big girls

February is prime time to be on Toledo Bend seeking lunker bass.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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