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Lake Providence hunter arrows 155-inch ‘Kickstand buck’ in East Carroll Parish

When a barking dog disrupted Jim Lensing’s morning deer hunt on Jan. 23 in Lake Providence, he decided that afternoon to move to a lock-on stand overlooking an old pecan orchard that he’d only hunted a few times this season.

Turns out he owes that dog a bone.

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Yesterday at 2:04 pm
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Lockport hunter arrows 165-inch ‘Bullwinkle buck’ on Tensas River NWR

When Darrel Dorsey pulled the trigger on his crossbow last month, he definitely wasn’t expecting the reaction he got from a giant 9-point on Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in Madison Parish.

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February 11 at 2:27 pm
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West Monroe doc documents 2015-16 duck season with video

 Video Included

When Hampton Rutland heads out for a duck hunt, he has to take along a lot more than just his decoys, shotgun, shells and hunting bag.

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February 10 at 6:03 pm
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Cajun Baby's tactics to fish the spawn

With an unusually mild winter so far — even by Louisiana’s standards — it’s anyone’s guess as to how timing of the bass spawn will play out this year. 

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February 10 at 8:56 am
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478-pound mako landed on the East Lump

On the afternoon of Jan. 19, Capt. Joey Davis had just wrapped up a successful day of tuna fishing near the East Lump, and with only a single client onboard, was enjoying a free show as 20 to 30 yellowfin and blackfin knifed through a slick.

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February 04 at 10:17 am
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Florien angler lands 13.15-pound Toledo Bend hawg

Like many avid bass anglers, Louis Slaughter Sr. literally dreams about catching big fish. 

One recent morning, the 66-year-old pastor at Warren Baptist Church in Many awoke and recalled a specific dream about landing a 12.2-pound lunker at Toledo Bend.

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February 03 at 11:44 am
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Mud boat ban after 2 p.m. proposed at Pass-A-Loutre WMA for September - January

A prohibition on mud boats and air-cooled propulsion engines after 2 p.m. on Pass-A-Loutre WMA from September through January is one of the changes being considered by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission in a Notice of Intent adopted last month in Baton Rouge.

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February 02 at 9:18 pm
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Lake Bistineau bass already on beds

Although the calendar says it’s only Feb. 2, don’t tell that to the bass on the north end of Lake Bistineau in Webster Parish — they’re already on beds spawning in shallow water, according to a local angler.

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February 02 at 3:52 pm
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