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Food for thought:

By the time you are reading this, unless you live in the extreme southern part of Mississippi, the 2017-2018 deer season will already be “in the books,” as they say. 

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7 hours ago
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The season may be over — but memories remain

For the most part, the 2017 deer season is over, although some DMAP cooperators in the Tier 1 classification can still hunt a couple of weeks in February. For Area 1 and 6 hunters, this could still give you time to connect with a deer, and perhaps even that elusive trophy. February is the month for rabbit hunters, and no doubt the hounds are out and about chasing bunnies. Years ago we did a rabbit study with LSU, and we already knew rabbits pretty much breed year-round. But February, March and April were the months that all the female rabbits we collected (we collected about 15 rabbits every month) were either pregnant or lactating. The management areas are open for small game hunting, so public land hunters still have good opportunity to be out in the woods and fields.

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February 12 at 9:00 am
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Bethany man busted for alleged deer violations in Caddo Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a Bethany man for numerous alleged criminal and hunting violations on Feb. 3 in Caddo Parish.

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February 07 at 2:36 pm
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Apex Predator downs 16-pointer with custom micro rifle

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Last hunting season, my primitive weapon unbelievably misfired on the biggest buck I had ever seen. And it wasn’t the first time that Marlin .444 had messed up, and another hunter eventually took that 140-class, 235-pound deer. 

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February 07 at 10:41 am
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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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Learn to manage hunting pressure

This month, I’m going to touch on a subject that applies to deer hunting with any weapon: managing hunting pressure on your herd. In my opinion, no single factor is more important to your success in terms of seeing and harvesting deer — especially mature bucks.  

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Two busted for alleged night-hunting in Washington Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, working together with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, cited two men on Jan. 27 for alleged night-hunting violations in Washington Parish and Walthall County, Miss.

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January 30 at 10:34 am
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