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Todd Fitzmorris aka “Coot”

Todd Fitzmorris, who is known as “Coot” when posting reports on the LouisianaSportsman.com forum, has been prowling the marshes of Southeast Louisiana since the age of 15.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
348 Views

Is your deer hunting hot?

September seemed to be as hot as August was; the weatherman kept talking about the unseasonably warm weather, with temperatures in the 90s when the heat index was considered.

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December 12, 2014 at 9:00 am
6110 Views

Video: Impressive 50-yard crossbow shot smashes egg

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If you can hit an egg at 50 yards with your crossbow, imagine the confidence you’d have with a deer at half that distance.

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October 21, 2014 at 10:34 am
3943 Views

Big game on Pearl River

“Kickoff’s at seven,” Artie reminded. “So we wanna get the backstraps in the smoker by mid-afternoon. Y’all be back by then, huh? And with some backstraps? Heck we need to marinate ’em a little beforehand.”

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October 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
1364 Views

Top 3 steps to prep your bow

That first cool front is (hopefully) on its way south ­— the first sign that fall is fast approaching. When the scalding summer temperatures are broken, it’s a bet you’ll start thinking about where best to ambush that deer you’ve been watching all summer on trail cams.

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September 17, 2014 at 9:15 am
3197 Views

Woodcock, snipe and quail

Some of the best woodcock hunting on public lands can be had, weather conditions permitting, on Sherburne WMA, according to LDWF’s Yony Vidrine.

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September 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
1146 Views

These WMAs are for the birds

When hunters choose destinations for deer, squirrels and rabbits in Louisiana, there’s no question many head to wildlife management areas because year-in, year-out rewarding hunts on those public lands are repeated across the state.

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September 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
6299 Views

Hail to the feral hog

Back in July our nation celebrated its 238th birthday. No doubt many of you celebrated Independence Day watching a traditional fireworks display; you saw the rocket’s red glare and the bombs bursting in air, and hopefully avoided the popping of a firecracker in your hand.

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September 12, 2014 at 9:00 am
7983 Views

2014-15 WMA forecast

For $15, a hunter can hunt a wonderland of public lands and waters featuring the most-appealing habitat for big game, small game, migratory birds and other species in the Sportsman’s Paradise.

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September 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Mississippi man dies in boating accident on Pearl River, LDWF says

A 45-year-old Picayune, Miss. man died after his boat went over the Walkiah Bluff water control structure and he was ejected, according to a press release.

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July 07, 2014 at 5:45 pm
7804 Views

Polecat Bend and Baldwin Lodge

Dear Capt. Paul:

Have you ever heard of a fishing place called Baldwin Lodge? It is somewhere near the Polecat Bend, wherever that is located. I believe that it is somewhere in Lake Pontchartrain.

— Tommy BAT 

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July 07, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Telemetry project tracks speckled trout movement in Lake Pontchartrain

Ashley Ferguson and Ashley Melancon aren’t avid anglers, but they probably know more about the movement of speckled trout in Lake Pontchartrain than most diehard fishermen do.

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June 02, 2014 at 9:00 am
4037 Views

It’s a family tradition

“I call it ‘grabbing.’ I don’t know where they came up with ‘noodlin,’ ‘grampling’ and ‘grabbling,’” Josh Andrews sneered. “I’m grabbing fish. Most of the time, when they’re protecting their eggs, they grab you.”

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May 15, 2014 at 8:00 am
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Old Highway 11 reopened on Pearl River WMA, LDWF says

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has reopened  Old Highway 11 on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area in St. Tammany Parish.

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May 02, 2014 at 2:13 pm
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LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs

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. 

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April 07, 2014 at 2:40 pm
6932 Views

Who doesn’t want a fishing edge?

Dear Capt. Paul:

Do you have the GPS position coordinates for Vermilion Bay and the Boxcar Reef?

– Thanks, WA

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April 07, 2014 at 9:00 am
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