Search Results

Previous123456...364

Youth Hunters of the Year honored in Natchitoches

Kindal Tonn of Lacassine and Seth Gottardi of Slidell were honored as the 2016 Louisiana Female and Male Youth Hunters of the Year at the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association banquet in Natchitoches on Aug. 12.

Read More...
August 15 at 2:17 pm
1486 Views

Perfect places for clays practice

Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi said, “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” That may be true if you are trying to win the Super Bowl, but if you are a shooter looking to improve your aim for hunting season, any practice is better than none. Louisiana hunters are fortunate to have a wide range of attractive options for brushing up on their shooting skills. Skeet ranges, sporting clay course and just regular skeet throwers all give hunters ample opportunity to sharpen their skills.

Read More...
August 15 at 7:00 am
673 Views

The age factor: Older bucks aren't necessarily bigger bucks

Harvest data produced by the LDWF DMAP program shows that hunters are killing more adult bucks than yearling (1 ½ year) bucks. Data from the Quality Deer Management Association also shows this is true in most of the southeast. The management concept of let them go and let them grow has caught on in the southeast. Jimmy Ernst, LDWF DMAP Coordinator, says that today’s hunters are looking for bigger bucks. But an older buck is not necessarily a big buck. For the most part any adult buck on good habitat should have a larger rack than the yearling buck with its first rack. If habitat conditions are poor and deer numbers are above carrying capacity the rack of an adult buck may not be the quality that a hunter is hunting for.

Read More...
August 11 at 2:50 pm
1640 Views

Non-toxic shot required on WMA dove fields this season

If you’re planning on hunting doves on a Louisiana wildlife management area, don’t bring along any lead shot this year.

Read More...
August 10 at 5:12 pm
2040 Views

Two southeast La. WMAs expand, gain duck-hunting wetlands

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday approved resolutions that will add more than 1,900 acres of waterfowl wetlands to two wildlife management areas in the southeastern part of the state.

Read More...
August 04 at 9:17 am
2859 Views

Avian-X Topflight Preener/Sleeper mallard

Want to show the ducks a better spread this fall? Add a six-pack of Topflight Sleeper/Preeners created by world-famous carver Rick Johannsen. They perfectly mimic sleeping and preening mallards drakes and hens. Three of each will set you back $79.99.

Read More...
August 01 at 7:00 am
193 Views

Wildgame Innovations crush 20 LightsOut

Like all technology, trail cameras are getting better and better. The new Crush 20 LightsOut Invisible IR camera has an eye-popping 20-megapixel resolution, an invisible flash, and a trigger speed of less than 1/2 second, so you won’t miss a thing. Video resolution is 720p HD, so it’ll look like you’re watching TV. 

Read More...
August 01 at 7:00 am
200 Views

Get ready, get set, go for teal! Part 1

Louisiana’s first-ever Friday opening day for hunting teal is September 15. You’ll probably have the blind and decoys ready early. You’ll be working your retriever, cleaning your shotgun and stocking up on supplies. Everything will be ready. 

Read More...
August 01 at 7:00 am
292 Views
Previous123456...364