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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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February 12 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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2015-16 Deer of the Year

The 2015-16 deer hunting season has been one of ups and downs, with temperatures fluctuating on seemingly a daily basis. When it got hot, it stayed in the 80s for longer stretches than hunters wanted.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Houma hunter downs big public lands 11-point in Concordia Parish

Ray Marcel kicked in 2016 in style: On the morning of Jan. 1 at about 7:15, he was 25 feet up in his Summit climber on Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area enjoying a bite of his bacon sandwich.

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January 28 at 6:44 am
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Monster January: Denham Springs hunter downs two 150-plus Tensas Parish bucks

Deer hunting-wise, the month of January has been unlike any other for Garrett Smith.

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January 25 at 3:53 pm
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Gonzales teen nails big Union Parish 13-point

Grant Breaux had plenty to be thankful for this past Thanksgiving season. 

The 16-year-old sophomore who lives in Gonzales and attends St. Amant High School was visiting his grandmother at the opposite end of the state up in Farmerville when a deer hunt paid big dividends for the South Louisiana teen.

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January 25 at 8:47 am
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Farmerville teen downs 13-point Union Parish buck

Lance Wilkins is a 16-year-old sophomore at Union Parish High School, where he plays defensive end for the Farmers football team. 

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January 22 at 1:00 pm
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Wisner hunter puts the sneak on big Franklin Parish 12-point

As a general rule, sitting on a deer stand with a stiff wind blowing is not the best scenario when you want to up your odds of bagging a deer. Sometimes you definitely have to make adjustments to counter the wind.

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January 21 at 5:40 pm
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