Search Results

Previous123456...10

Caney Lake gives up 11-pounder

It began six or seven years ago when guys attending a Sunday School class at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston mapped out plans for a fishing trip to Caney Lake, a trip that has become an annual event and has expanded to include friends.

Read More...
March 13 at 2:22 pm
3662 Views

Simmons Sporting Goods' Big Buck Contest results

Hunter Simmons, who manages the sporting goods store’s yearly Big Buck Contest, says that although there were not quite as many trophy bucks brought in, those that were entered were some of the best he’s seen in the past several years. 

Read More...
March 12 at 9:34 am
4216 Views

Roszell takes down 'Freaky' buck in November, hangs on to win women's division of Simmons' Sporting Goods Big Buck Contest

Tara Roszell is a registered nurse working in the recovery room at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, and although she’s hunted deer off-and-on for 30 years since she got married,  she’s spent most of her time at home as mom to her kids.

Read More...
March 07 at 3:25 pm
4316 Views

DeRidder bow hunter arrows 18-point monster on Tensas NWR

Chris Courville enjoyed a late season bow hunt this past weekend at the Tensas National Wildlife Refuge he won’t soon forget for a couple of reasons: one for how he lost a nice buck, and the other for the monster he ended up taking home.

Read More...
January 27 at 8:16 pm
33224 Views

Lake Charles hunter shoots huge 9-point at Tensas NWR

Michael Timpa never let his handicap keep him from spending time on the water or in the woods. 

Read More...
January 23 at 5:32 pm
7459 Views

Head football coach finally tackles elusive Bienville Parish buck

Joey Pender is head football coach at West Ouachita High School in Ouachita Parish. 

Even though his team struggled this year, he joined a group of other coaches with similar records for a trip to the Superdome to watch the state championship games last month.

Read More...
January 20 at 6:00 am
3557 Views

Ruston hunter takes down trophy 'cull' in Tensas Parish

Martha Sumrall has hunted with her husband on Somerset Hunting Club for a number of years, and has taken several good bucks on the 5,800-acre property in Tensas Parish. 

Read More...
January 17 at 6:00 am
5358 Views

Patterning key to sticking big bucks, gar and turkey

As passionate as Brad Doughty is about chasing trophy whitetails, he is also an avid bow fisherman in a quest for outsized alligator gar and boss gobblers.

Read More...
January 15 at 7:00 am
1221 Views

Call ’em in

Brad Doughty relies heavily on two deer calls — a bleat can and a grunt tube — to draw in bucks during the rut.

Read More...
January 15 at 7:00 am
1235 Views

Scent Shield key to bagging bucks

Brad Doughty is an excellent deer hunter, regularly bagging big bucks on public land. However, he does it with a little help from his Scent Shield and deer calls.

Read More...
January 15 at 7:00 am
1151 Views

Fourth-quarter adjustments — Late-season deer hunting strategies

It is often necessary to adjust the game plan at halftime when the Saints — or any football team, for that matter ­— are engaged in an important game.

Read More...
January 01 at 7:00 am
2232 Views

Hunter trades box stand for lawn chair and shoots 180-class buck

Billy Barton had gotten really tired of sitting in his box stand in Winn Parish without seeing any deer.

So a change of scenery, including the use of a folding lawn chair concealed under tree limbs, helped him ambush a 12-point buck last month that scored almost 180 inches Boone and Crockett.

Read More...
December 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm
7294 Views

Ophthalmologist sights in big 183-inch Mississippi buck

Dr. Jeffrey Lusk is one year away from joining his dad and brother in their Shreveport ophthalmology clinic, but his training in Dallas has kept him away from his hunting club all season long. 

So Lusk made up for lost time in a big way last weekend when he hit the mother lode and downed a huge 16-point buck on Saturday.

Read More...
December 18, 2013 at 6:00 am
9087 Views

Father knows best: Tensas Academy senior downs 165-class buck after following dad's advice

The weather was cold and getting colder on the afternoon of Dec. 7, and Madison Keyes was intent on following her dad’s advice as she climbed into her box stand overlooking a wheat field shortly after lunch that afternoon. 

“I told Madison to just stay put because with the weather as cold as it was, drizzling and never getting out of the 30s, there was a good chance a big buck would come out to the field to feed late in the afternoon,” her dad Craig said.

Read More...
December 13, 2013 at 6:00 am
8388 Views

Hunter shoots 165-class buck from front porch in Lincoln Parish

Nov. 30 was already a very special day for Johnny Jiles: his son, John Michael, would be marrying his beloved Natalie that very afternoon.

But what happened early that morning before the ceremony would make the day even more special for a completely different reason. 

Not only did he shoot a 165-class buck, but the way he brought down the brute will be long-remembered in the Jiles family.

Read More...
December 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm
6729 Views

Hunter takes down 25-point Bossier Parish monster

A couple of weeks ago, you might remember the story of Hunter Black downing an impressive 14-pointer in Bossier Parish that measured 170 inches. As awesome as that buck was, Hunter’s dad Jon did him one better on Nov. 30 when he took down a 25-point that could measure at least 200 inches.

Read More...
December 10, 2013 at 2:50 pm
12657 Views
Previous123456...10