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Caddo as a duck lake

Todd Hopkins, who lives on the lake, described it as an average duck hunting lake, one that can produce limit kills as well as one that can produce blanks.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Caddo Lake has some challenges

Every duck hunting spot has its idiosyncrasies and challenges, and Caddo Lake is no different than the others. Brandon Garner and Todd Hopkins mused over a few of them.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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The skinny on Lake Caddo

Public access to Caddo Lake is easy, with multiple boat ramps on the Louisiana part of the lake. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Caddo Lake Waterbody Management Plan lists six boat launches.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Crappie can be hard to figure out

Winston Churchill coined the term “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” He was referring to Russia, but he could just as likely have been talking about crappie management.

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January 04 at 9:00 am
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Ducking Caddo

Dawn was hauntingly beautiful.

No flamboyant sunrise color; rather a suffusion of light through the fog-veiled cypress trees. Todd Hopkins’ and Brandon Garner’s duck calls echoed off the fog as effectively as off a steel wall.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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Why hunt Delta National Wildlife Refuge?

Woody and Chip Crews went from a longtime private waterfowl lease in Terrebonne Parish to the extreme opposite — public hunting in Plaquemines Parish. The father-son team offers their views on why anyone would want to hunt on Delta National Wildlife Refuge.

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December 15, 2017 at 7:00 am
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Delta’s dirty dozen

1) Learn to use a pintail whistle, but don’t overuse any call. In fact, calling really doesn’t seem to make a lot of difference.

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December 15, 2017 at 7:00 am
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Cubera snapper

Some people call them “menacing.” 

But pound for pound, cubera snappers probably are no meaner than red snappers, themselves well-known bullies. 

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December 04, 2017 at 9:00 am
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