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John Bel Edwards’ order is on the mark

No one likes taxes. Well, maybe Bernie Sanders does. But at least no one (including, apparently, our most-socialist presidential candidate) likes paying them.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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22nd CCA STAR kicks off May 28

The Coastal Conservation Association's Louisiana Statewide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo kicks off May 28, with more than 25 divisions offering more than $500,000 in prizes.

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April 15 at 11:05 am
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Website user ambushes Magnolia gobbler

LousianaSportsman.com user "-Duckaholic-" normally makes turkey-hunting trips every year with his friends and children, but with the downturn in the oil-and-gas industry, he's just been unable to go as scheduled.

But when he received an invite to hunt turkeys in Mississippi with a friend, he broke away to make it happen.

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April 14 at 8:34 am
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VIDEO: Kayaker finds massive gator on end of jug line

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Baton Rouge's Lance Burgos was enjoying a weekend camping trip to Lake Fausse Point State Park with his 11-year-old daughter Evan on Saturday when a jug line in a nearby canal caught their eye.

"She had been watching that yellow float swimming around, and she said, 'I want to know what's on the other end,'" the elder Burgos said. "I told her it was either a catfish or a garfish."

He promised to pull the line up just to take a peak when they headed out that afternoon, but what had swallowed the hook was more than they bargained for.

Roughly 12 to 14 feet more.

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April 12 at 8:29 am
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How to snell a hook

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A snell knot is a knot a lot of anglers overlook, but it's one of the best ways to ensure the point of a hook pulls into a fish's mouth.

Offshore anglers use this knot when fishing with circle hooks, but bass anglers in the know also employ it when flipping heavy cover because of how it leverages the hook.

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April 06 at 7:11 pm
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Record flooding can’t stop the Bend

“Don’t be afraid to come fish Toledo Bend because it rained.”

That’s what Living the Dream Guide Service’s Jerry Thompson said when I called the day the massive reservoir hit record water levels after massive amounts of rainfall swamped the entire northern part of the state.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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Louisiana Sportsman takes top honors in 4 Best of Louisiana categories

Louisiana Sportsman took top honors in several categories during the recently concluded 2015 Best of Louisiana competition, which allowed the public to vote on the best outdoor products in 87 categories.

About 68,000 votes were cast in the online competition, Best of Louisiana’s Bruno Prager said.

“The competition is all about what products and services gave you the best experience while in Louisiana — what makes you happy at the end of the day,” Prager explained.

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March 30 at 3:58 pm
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Create edges 'sharp enough to shave' with this knife sharpener

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A dull knife is just plain dangerous, so it's been one of my lifelong missions to find the perfect knife sharpener.

And last week I found it in the Work Sharp knife and tool sharpener, which comes with a promise to produce razor edges.

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March 29 at 5:47 pm
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