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Swamp studz?

The lean and tanned 24-year-old had just graduated college with a degree in engineering technology, but you would have to talk to him a long time before that turned up in the conversation.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Meopta Optics

The MeoStar R2 1-6x24RD is Meopta’s first scope with a 6x zoom ratio and the perfect optic for hunting fast moving wild hogs. Twist the magnification ring to 6X and see distant game with unrivaled resolution and brightness, or use the true 1x magnification for close quarter work and the exceptionally wide 113 foot field of view. The R2 series also features an all-new illumination system that has eight levels of reticle intensity to accommodate the ever-changing conditions on the hunt.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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Deer hunting’s good old days — today

By the turn of the 20th century, Louisiana’s deer herd was in trouble. Non-stop hunting by people trying to put meat on the table, and market hunters supplying restaurants with venison and leather clothiers with hides was pushing the herd to the brink.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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DeRidder angler catches 11.29-pound monster at Toledo Bend

Make no mistake about it, DeRidder’s Kevin Slaydon was definitely feeling the heat to catch at least a 10-pound bass on Toledo Bend. 

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July 16 at 12:20 pm
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Video: When wild hogs attack

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Hunting is often described by the uninitiated as an act perpetrated on innocent animals. And, well, we do hide in trees and wait for deer to meander into our sights. Fun and productive, but it's not all that dangerous to the hunter, unless he happens to fall from his perch.

And then there's hog hunting. Unless you are lucky enough to be in a tree when a hog walks out, you just never know what will happen — as this video so aptly shows.

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July 15 at 7:20 am
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Wildman

Raymond Joseph “Joey” Fonseca Jr. is a complex man. By vocation, the 61-year-old is a commercial fisherman. By avocation he can be called an articulate philosopher of the wilds.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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A little game and fish potpourri

Last month I wrote about browse surveys and that now is the time to be looking at the deer habitat, seeing first-hand what is available for deer to eat and discovering exactly what plants they are actually eating.

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July 14 at 9:00 am
3687 Views

LWFC adopts NOI for aerial feral hog control

Citing the growth of the feral hog population and the corresponding damage they create, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a notice of intent last week that would establish permit regulations for aerial hog control.

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July 07 at 10:37 am
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LWFC passes NOI to remove seldom-harvested reef fish from state regulation

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday passed a notice of intent modifying reef fish regulations that would remove several seldom-harvested species from state management.

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July 03 at 2:41 pm
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Archer's 16-pointer officially scores 200 1/8 inches Boone and Crockett

Jason Archer’s huge 16-point buck taken last November in Concordia Parish landed at No. 22 in the state record books after officially measuring 200 1/8 inches Boone and Crockett, according to the state’s deer program leader. 

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June 09 at 1:08 pm
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Taking down hogs — airboat style

In what Greg Hackney likened to “a carnival ride with a shotgun,” the Sportsman TV host recently traveled to Violet for an airboat hunt to take down some feral hogs in the marsh.

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May 28 at 4:43 pm
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West Monroe angler catches 11-pounder near Housen Bay Saturday; wins boat, truck and $7,000

On Saturday, West Monroe’s Ray Albritton really did get by with a little help from a friend.

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May 22 at 11:04 am
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Texas anglers take two big bass at Toledo Bend

Two Lone Star State anglers landed bass as big as Texas at Toledo Bend last month.

Here’s a recap on how they caught their lunkers. 

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May 07 at 3:16 pm
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Manufacturing luck

The Dallas Fire Fighters Bass Club was formed in the 1970s and as a casual angler just turned serious fisherman I was a charter member.

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April 28 at 9:00 am
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Ascension homeowner catches flatfish in pond

Earlier today, Leigh Rogers noticed some surface activity in the pond behind his Ascension Parish home, which lies on the banks of the Amite across from Port Vincent, so grabbed a rod.

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April 25 at 2:21 pm
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LDWF investigating allowing recreational hunters to serve as helicopter gunners to help reduce feral hog population

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is currently working with Texas Parks and Wildlife to investigate developing a program that would allow recreational hunters in Louisiana the opportunity to pay and serve as gunners on helicopter flights to help reduce the state’s feral hog population.

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April 14 at 5:33 pm
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