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Crappie hotspots: Des Allemands and Cataouatche offer one-two punch!

It’s safe to say Ty Hibbs suffers from wanderlust.

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February 18 at 8:36 am
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Crappie hotspots: The beat goes on at Lake Bistineau

With no malice in his heart, Homer Humphreys says Lake Bistineau is the “dangdest” lake he’s ever seen.

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February 12 at 10:20 pm
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Crappie hotspots: Bridges and bays best bets for Toledo Bend

“They’re en route,” said Jerry Thompson, with Living The Dream Guide Service at Toledo Bend.

And therein lies the problem.

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February 12 at 8:52 am
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Crappie hotspots: Lake D'Arbonne fish on the move

Chris Burnham had been idling over the 20-foot hole in front of his house for a few weeks with a keen eye on his sonar.†

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February 11 at 9:15 am
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Crappie hotspots: Atchafalaya Basin bite is on!

While helping his fishing buddy Jeff Bruhl scout for a few bass hotspots in the Atchafalaya Basin on Friday, Chris Macaluso couldn’t help but wonder if the sac-a-lait were biting.†

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February 10 at 8:57 am
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February resolve ó Where to and how to catch bass this month

There is a certain mentality I have that makes me want to roll over and pull the covers over my head on the exact morning I’ve been waiting on to get in the deer stand.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Pine 16-year-oldís 160-class 11-point the talk of Washington Parish

Larry Nixon, one of the world’s best bass anglers, once said big bass couldn’t be forced — they just kind of happen. And they usually happen when they are least expected.

The same can be said for big bucks, whose obituaries are usually full of low expectations and high happenstance.†

Now that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of planning and preparation that goes into killing a big buck, but no matter what we try to do to encourage that fateful crossing of paths, that deer is going to play by its own rules.

That’s why Dakota Kennedy, a 16-year-old 11th grader at Pine High School in Washington Parish, didn’t have the loftiest of expectations when he climbed into a box stand hardly 100 yards from his house after a long day at school on Jan. 15.

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January 19 at 12:25 pm
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Free Resources at QDMA.com

Although QDMA will offer suggestions and give presentations on forming local cooperatives, there are a few things hunters can go ahead and do if they’re not quite ready to go that far just yet.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Cooperative Approach

I’m always hesitant to vocalize that burping sound I hear so many television hunters make whenever they want to stop a deer.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Break deer-cam dependency

From his experiences on the road and at home, Chad Wall has come to realize that most hunters have lost the ability to read deer sign put down by nature.†

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December 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Home Stand ó How to employ Midwest deer-hunting tactics in Louisiana

Chad Wall feels like hunters within a 100-mile radius of his home in Springfield are some of the best in the country.

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December 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Small sweet-potato plots work wonders

It’s too late this year to employ one of Bob Watson’s favorite early season buck-hunting strategies, but there’s no doubt you’ll want to put it to work for you next year.

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November 15, 2014 at 6:00 am
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Ghost bucks ó How to hunt deer you didnít know existed

I’ve known Bob Watson all my life.†

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November 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Bass also spawn on main-lake ridges

It’s not hard to tell where most bass anglers like to fish during the spawn. The armada of boats beating the banks kind of gives it away.

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April 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Empty spawning beds not all bad

One of the banes of bed fishermen is empty beds.

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April 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Delayed Gratification ó Why Toledo Bend bass fishing will turn on this month

If there has ever been a colder winter at Toledo Bend, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Dennis Tietje cannot remember it.

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April 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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