|Pothole fever — Duck hunting potholes along the Boeuf River
451 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
I had heard those words before: “Ray Charles could find it.”
|Spent Shells Along The Atlantic
132 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
A must-read for duck hunters everywhere, “Spent Shells Along The Atlantic” by Tom S. Long is a colorful look at the beloved and exciting sport of waterfowl hunting. This 230-page book is beautifully packaged and full of photos from modern and old-time hunts. The author shares incredible stories of market gunners during the golden era of waterfowling, as well as great hunts enjoyed by modern waterfowl enthusiasts.
|Cameron Parish hunters score rare triple of banded specklebellies, two with collars
2886 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
With one collared, banded specklebelly already in hand, Josh Breaux experienced a chill of exhilaration when his dog returned from a second retrieve with another collared, banded speck.
And if that wasn’t enough, the 19-year-old guide’s dog came back with yet another banded specklebelly on his third retrieve from the same group of birds.
|CEO and founder of Haydel's Game Calls in Bossier City passes away on Monday
3232 Views - Posted: November 26 at 8:10 am
Eli Haydel, the founder and CEO of Haydel’s Game Calls in Bossier City, passed away in his sleep Monday morning, according to multiple media reports, including the Shreveport Times.
2263 Views - Posted: November 25 at 9:00 am
Duck and coot hunting seasons kick off in Louisiana this month, with the Coastal Zone opening on Nov. 9 followed by the West Zone opener on Nov. 16. East Zone hunters must wait for Nov. 23 to get going.
|State waterfowl study leader encouraged by northeast Louisiana aerial survey
3210 Views - Posted: November 22 at 1:30 pm
Even through fog and low clouds shortened the northeast Louisiana aerial waterfowl survey this week, Larry Reynolds liked what he saw.
The state’s waterfowl leader was encouraged the number of ducks and geese he saw Wednesday, and noted that birds should continue moving into the state with each passing day.
|Waterfowl hunting not permitted on Bussey Brake WMA in Morehouse Parish
2025 Views - Posted: November 22 at 12:10 pm
With opening day of duck season in the east zone slated for Nov. 23, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising hunters that waterfowl hunting will not be permitted on Bussey Brake Wildlife Management Area this season.
|Duck Commander's millionth call of 2013 raises $80,100 for charity
4430 Views - Posted: November 18 at 2:30 pm
When John Nolan saw the winning eBay bid on Duck Commander Phil Robertson’s millionth call produced in 2013, the retired U.S. Air Force veteran was stunned.
|Pluck your ducks in minutes with the FowlPlucker
3686 Views - Posted: November 16 at 10:00 am
If you like to hunt ducks and geese a lot more than plucking them, check out the time you can save with the FowlPlucker.
|Tips for a successful youth hunt
559 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Everyone wants to start blasting away when the birds are cooperating, but emphasizing the safety aspects of the hunt is critical.
738 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Often putting to use his resources as general manager of Honey Brake at the Louisiana Delta Plantation, Drew Keeth is a staunch supporter of the annual LDWF youth weekends. Each year Keeth hosts young hunters to this sprawling waterfowl wonderland near Catahoula Lake to provide a taste of early arriving birds.
|Manchac WMA best practices
551 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
The Biologist, Christian Winslow, has some tips for prospective hunters:
|Many coastal zone duck hunters enjoy solid opening weekend
4234 Views - Posted: November 11 at 2:45 pm
Despite a low duck count in last week's annual aerial waterfowl survey, hunters across Louisiana's coastal zone enjoyed a pretty solid opening weekend.
|Herbicide applied on Sherburne WMA to improve waterfowl habitat and hunter access
2817 Views - Posted: November 11 at 6:00 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently treated more than 700 acres of undesirable wetland vegetation on Sherburne Wildlife Management Area that will improve waterfowl habitat and hunter access, according to a press release.
|November 2013 aerial waterfowl survey is second-lowest on record
5514 Views - Posted: November 08 at 5:20 pm
Larry Reynolds’ concerns in a story last week about fewer numbers of ducks in the state were confirmed this week after he conducted an aerial survey over Louisiana’s coastal zone.
|Tony's Chenier Duck Hunt
201589 Views - Posted: November 07 at 6:00 pm
We got to live the true Louisiana duck camp experience in this episode of Sportsman TV
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