|Handgunning for varmints
1059 Views - Posted: November 29 at 9:00 am
We were never overrun with those juicy targets we read about in the big sporting magazines — articles by guys who referred to their shooting cult as “varminters.”
|Hawke Sport HD IR 3-9x40 scopes
2062 Views - Posted: November 04 at 3:05 pm
Mounting a scope is a necessary step toward the accuracy needed from a .22 to squirrel hunt or shoot targets. The sighting-in process has traditionally been time consuming. But Hawke Sport Optics has changed the game with the introduction of their Sport HD IR family of scopes, which are designed to increase accuracy of rimfires.
|Dove season second split dates corrected for Elbow Slough WMA
2995 Views - Posted: September 29 at 2:00 pm
The dove season dates for the second split of the 2013-14 dove season at Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area are listed incorrectly in the printed version of the current Louisiana Hunting Regulations booklet.
|Stopping the September squirrel poacher
5455 Views - Posted: September 24 at 9:00 am
Game wardens love September. We love September because the first hunting seasons of the fall begin and the monotony of water patrol in the hot sun ends.
|13-foot-4-inch, 760-pound alligator taken in West Baton Rouge Parish
10941 Views - Posted: September 23 at 4:30 pm
As James “Jimbo” White peered through the scope of his .243 and lined up about a 50-yard shot on a massive alligator sunning himself on a bank in West Baton Rouge Parish, he developed a serious case of “alligator fever.”
|Apex Predator goes gator hunting
4933 Views - Posted: September 19 at 6:30 am
Unfortunately, my wife and I weren’t picked for the public land alligator lottery this year from the more than 5,000 people who applied.
|Plaquemine man pleads guilty to gator-related violations
3889 Views - Posted: September 17 at 6:30 am
A 52-year-old Plaquemine man recently pleaded guilty to false swearing and alligator theft in 19th Judicial District Court in East Baton Rouge Parish in connection with a 2011 investigation into illegally obtained alligator tags.
|‘Dove trees’ pull in more doves
704 Views - Posted: September 15 at 7:00 am
One of things I recall most vividly from this particular dove hunt with my brother-in-law was looking way down the field to my right and wondering why one group of hunters seemed to be shooting so much.
|Are doves becoming homebodies?
1083 Views - Posted: September 15 at 7:00 am
It’s a given that food keeps animals around.
|Hey, it’s still good, good, good!
5084 Views - Posted: September 12 at 9:00 am
Lately, the Moreland clan has been spending a lot of time at the Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic; it started with a surgery on my wife’s shoulder for a torn rotator cuff, followed by surgery on our son Ruffin’s leg, followed by an air cast for me to help heal a bad ankle.
|LDWF cites Marksville man for alleged gator violations
3929 Views - Posted: September 10 at 3:30 pm
Agents from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently cited a Marksville man for alleged alligator hunting violations on the Richard K. Yancey and Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Areas.
|LDWF enforcement agents preparing for opening weekend of dove season
3470 Views - Posted: September 04 at 2:30 pm
As hunters throughout Louisiana make final preparations for the first shots of the 2013-14 dove season starting up Sept. 7, another group of people is also busily preparing for opening weekend.
|LDWF to provide public dove hunting opportunities on private lands, WMAs
4517 Views - Posted: September 03 at 8:20 pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is providing public dove hunting opportunities for opening day on leased private land and state wildlife management areas throughout the state.
|Man vs. Squirrel: an epic battle for feeder supremacy
23216 Views - Posted: September 01 at 11:00 am
EDITOR'S NOTE: Don Barone is an ESPN feature producer in New Jersey who received a "squirrel- proof" bird feeder as a Father's Day gift. Around here, we pretty much know that there is no such thing as "squirrel-proof," but the author went to great lengths (and spent quite a bit of money) to make sure his bird seed really went to the birds. This column originally appeared on espn.com.
It has come down to this. I'm currently the high bidder on eBay, for coyote urine.
| First in Line — Opening-day dove-hunting strategies
711 Views - Posted: September 01 at 7:00 am
My brother-in-law jockeyed for position along the line of trucks, ATVs and UTVs lining up down a long gravel driveway beside a farm shed in Tensas Parish.
|7 top tips for a dynamite opening day of dove season
4309 Views - Posted: August 29 at 3:30 pm
With the start of dove season right around the corner, now is the time to begin preparations to maximize your time in the field next weekend.
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