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Timber vs. wildlife - Management is the key to success

Timber and wildlife are renewable resources — one a potential source of income and the other a great source of annual enjoyment.

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June 22 at 9:00 am
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Second man sentenced in tree-cutting case on Spring Bayou WMA

Two Avoyelles Parish men’s plan to cut down more than 100 trees to block others from accessing their preferred hunting area on Spring Bayou Wildlife Management turned out to be a pretty expensive undertaking.

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June 21 at 4:46 pm
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Sunset man cited for allegedly harvesting 6-foot gator in Cameron Parish

An anonymous tip lead enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to a Sunset man who allegedly harvested an alligator in Cameron Parish on June 10.

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June 21 at 9:56 am
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The 2016 Turkey Season

LDWF data indicate the turkey kill in Louisiana has been on the decline since 2009. I suspect the decline will continue this past season.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Jackson Bienville WMA to close July 1

Effective July 1, the Jackson Bienville Wildlife Management Area will no longer be a part of the state’s WMA program because new terms to continue leasing the property could not be reached, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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June 09 at 7:00 am
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Benchmade knives last a lifetime

A gift of a knife for Father’s Day might conjure up images of traditional blades and a stag handle — and those are great — but Benoit said a practical, hardworking knife that dad can use every day also makes an excellent choice.

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June 08 at 1:56 pm
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Don’t waste big bucks on small bucks

Last month, I mentioned that the average score of Mississippi bucks at the Louisiana Sportsman Show was 113 inches, while the average score of Louisiana bucks was 118.

These are not really big deer but are typical of adult bucks being harvested these days, especially in the piney woods.

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June 06 at 9:00 am
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Midnight run — Tips for frogging in the Manchac Swamp WMA swamps

“Wind from the WEST!” Artie yelled, waving his arms crazily and looking around. “Fish bite BEST! Who on earth came up with DAT?”

He pointed at the flapping Saints flag on the porch of Doc’s camp as he yelled.

“Whoever it was sure didn’t live in Southeast Louisiana!” Eddie answered, pointing at the exposed mud stretching about 2 feet from the edge of the spartina grass to the muddy canal right below us. “Gonna be a skimpy Father’s Day fish fry!”

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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