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If you tag a gobbler, fan him out

A tom turkey carries with him three body parts that most hunters consider trophies in the same realm that a whitetail buck carries an 8-point rack — worth keeping around to remember him by.

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May 01 at 6:00 am
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Shooting turkeys

When I went to work for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in 1976 as a game biologist in the Florida Parishes, I quickly discovered a new species of bird to hunt — the eastern wild turkey.

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April 12 at 9:00 am
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Chatham man cited for alleged turkey violations

A 59-year-old Chatham man was cited for turkey violations after agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries conducting surveillance allegedly watched him hunt over a baited area.

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April 10 at 3:30 pm
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Don’t give up on afternoon turkeys

Hunter Specialties pro Steve Cobb said turkeys hunters miss a great opportunity only hunting in the early morning.

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April 05 at 6:00 am
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Stealth mode — The No. 1 Atchafalaya Basin turkey hunting tactic

The smoky haze billowing from the Atchafalaya River’s surface was the only motion on an otherwise still morning in early April.

No waves or rogue currents. No wind to nudge the trees and strands of Spanish moss from their branches.

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April 01 at 7:00 am
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LDWF agents cite 12 on opening weekend of turkey season

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries were busy during the opening weekend of turkey season, writing up 12 hunters for various alleged hunting violations. 

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March 28 at 9:26 pm
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Gobbler chasing

Louisiana’s spring gobbler season began on March 25 in all three areas, and the youth and physically challenged hunt weekend was March 18-19.

Hunting in Area A will extend to April 23. Area B will wrap up on April 16 and Area C on April 9.

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March 24 at 9:00 am
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5 calls for turkey hunters

Charles Hudson carries so many calls in vest that he “can barely walk around.”

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March 20 at 6:00 am
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