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‘One-Eyed Jack’ goes down in Claiborne Parish

When Zack Buckner started seeing trail camera photos of a big buck hanging out behind his family business — Peterson Contractors, just outside the town of Homer — he noticed something strange. 

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October 18 at 3:32 pm
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Former LSU QB downs 167-inch monster

It is a well-known fact that on the football field, LSU and Ole Miss are mortal enemies: Very little love is lost between the two state-line rivals.

Although it may be difficult to imagine, on Oct. 4 a former Ole Miss quarterback passed up the chance to down a huge 14-point buck, and handed the honor over to a former LSU QB. That Ole Miss guy is Bob Lane — and the LSU fellow is his 59-year-old dad, Robert Lane.

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October 17 at 4:38 pm
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Hunter walks out front door, sticks Grant Parish brute

Some deer hunters drive hundreds of miles to get to their deer hunting spots —  but not John Michael Benoit.

The 26-year-old construction worker from Pollock simply walked out his front door about 300 yards to waylay a big Grant Parish 8-pointer.

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October 15 at 4:38 pm
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Bowhunter downs impressive East Carroll Parish 10-point

To say the least, it was a nerve-wracking 48 hours for Landon York last week. 

The 23-year-old Mandeville bowhunter encountered a big 10-point four times in two days on property his uncle owns in East Carroll Parish — but he was finally able to seal the deal on Friday, Oct. 5.

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October 08 at 5:21 pm
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Avoyelles hunter knocks down giant 240-inch ‘Rougarou’ buck

When Amanda Smith departed for her deer stand on Jan. 13 in Avoyelles Parish, her husband Scotty jokingly told her not to come home unless she was bringing back some fresh venison.

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February 07 at 9:17 am
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2017-18 Deer of the year

It almost seems like yesterday that bowhunters in the Bayou State headed into the field in early fall to kick off the 2017-18 deer season in Louisiana. 

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Effie hunter downs 12-point Tensas Parish stud

Brad Normand thought he was running a little late when he arrived at his box stand on Dahlia Plantation about 3:15 p.m. on Dec. 26 — but as it turns out, he was actually right on time.

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January 18 at 2:51 pm
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Father's advice pays off with giant Madison Parish 11-point

Jennifer Wall had hunted her Madison Parish stand practically every day since deer season opened — but hadn’t seen a thing.

So it was an easy decision when her alarm sounded at 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 22 to turn it off, roll over and go back to sleep.

But advice her dad had given her long ago kept running through her mind. 

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January 11 at 9:04 am
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