|The Easy Button — Speckled trout stack up in Geohegan Canal in December
515 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
I started carrying cash because of the emotional connection I have to break to give it to somebody else.
|Ghost Minnows prove to be durable soft plastics
800 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
The Ghost Minnow we used to catch trout on this trip was the same one Capt. James Wilson used to put together 30 straight limits of speckled trout.
|Clovelly Oil Field offers best of both worlds
754 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
The particular area that produced all these limits of speckled trout for Capt. James Wilson is a part of the Clovelly Oil Field. The canal that comes out in the middle of Little Lake is a part of it, but the other part, where we fished, is the south end by Brusle.
|Tropical weather pushes trout toward Lafitte
631 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
To say you’re hoping for a hurricane to blow through South Louisiana just to make the fishing better would be a tad bit insensitive.
|Pirogues make good scouting tools
638 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Hunting out of a pirogue is a great way to see and slip up on more game if you have a creek running through your property or lease, but a pirogue can also serve as a great way to scout for places to hunt on the land.
637 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
One of the things that make slipping up on game in a pirogue possible is silence.
|Clovelly two-step — Speckled trout fishing gets hot at Lafitte’s Clovelly
923 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
I couldn’t figure out why my son wasn’t making a cast.
|Water Works — Hunting from a pirogue
630 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
Sid Havard exited his truck and left it parked along the banks of Black Lake Creek.
|Soybeans proved to be the buck meal ticket
905 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
If there has been any one magic ingredient that has attracted more deer to my small property in Washington Parish, it has been the implementation of a summer food plot program.
|Backing off plots puts less pressure on deer
980 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
When former Louisiana Sportsman editor Todd Masson and I began working on my land in Washington Parish, we set out stands right on the edges of the small plots we had planted.
|Patience required to maximize stand setup
792 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
If your property is large enough to hold deer, West Monroe bowhunter Curtis Simpson believes you can help hold more deer by setting up a system of stands that move progressively deeper from the outside edges of the land to the interior where bigger bucks are likely to be.
|Scent-control tips for bowhunters
953 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Hunting an animal that lives and dies by its nose is challenging enough. Add 85-degree October days, and it can become nearly impossible to fool an olfactory organ.
|End of the Beginning — How to make the move from deer hunter to deer manager
684 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
A tan streak flashed across the front of my truck as my son and I made our way to school a few weeks ago.
|Next in Line — How to score during the early bow-hunting season
566 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
The earlier the opening date the easier it is to kill the game.
|‘Dove trees’ pull in more doves
710 Views - Posted: September 15 at 7:00 am
One of things I recall most vividly from this particular dove hunt with my brother-in-law was looking way down the field to my right and wondering why one group of hunters seemed to be shooting so much.
|Are doves becoming homebodies?
1094 Views - Posted: September 15 at 7:00 am
It’s a given that food keeps animals around.
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