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The deer hunter flips up the collar of his fleece jacket to better protect his neck from the chilly, late-afternoon breeze, remaining alert, hoping that an unsuspecting doe will meander by before dark. Success would be two-pronged, as he needs venison for his freezer, and his camp needs a few more does harvested to reach the year’s quota.

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March 22 at 9:00 am
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Full-body mount of Lusco’s 11-point highlights Sportsman’s Big Buck Contest

The Louisiana record for a gun-killed typical buck was set 74 long years ago by Don Broadway’s Madison Parish bruiser that measured a whopping 184 6/8 inches.

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March 13 at 10:01 pm
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We finished strong

The January issue of the Louisiana Sportsman had the words “finish strong” on the cover. This was in reference to the idea that January is the peak rut month for Areas 1 and 6, the land of the big bucks in the Bayou State.

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March 10 at 6:40 am
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Public Rambling: A down deer season on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Well, it was a tough Atchafalaya Delta WMA bowhunting season for me and my buddy Randy Levingston — in a variety of ways. 

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March 01 at 6:06 pm
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Cervid carcass importation ban goes into effect March 1

The importation prohibition of cervid carcasses into Louisiana goes into effect March 1, the Louisiana Department of Willdife and Fisheries said.

The new regulation passed last fall by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission is aimed at preventing the spread of chronic wasting disease into Louisiana's white-tailed deer population.

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February 23 at 2:48 pm
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Aging whitetail deer

As you read this installment of Happy Trails, the 2016–2017 deer season is either late in the fourth quarter or time has already expired.

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February 21 at 11:32 am
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Tennessee whitetail sets new non-typical B&C world record

A Tennessee hunter’s 47-point whitetail buck has officially been accepted as the new hunter-taken, non-typical world record by the Boone and Crockett Club after being scored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s B&C scorers.

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February 16 at 3:30 pm
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Collinston hunter nails hammer 11-point last November in Morehouse Parish

On the day after Thanksgiving, Carlton Brodnax was definitely counting his blessings — including one that had 11 massive points, an almost 20-inch inside spread and heavy-horned antlers that carried almost 5 inches of mass out to the tips.

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February 14 at 3:16 pm
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