Deer Dynamics: Signposting

Along the forest edge, a whitetail buck hesitates beneath the overhanging branches of a pine tree. Then with ease, the animal stretches its neck up toward a particular limb and begins to rub its mouth and forehead on the limb. Closing its eyelids, it resumes this behavior on the tree.[…]


YETI Bait Tray

Made of 18 gauge stainless steel and resistant to corrosion, the new custom offshore fishing bait tray from YETI is not only tough, but provides ease of cleaning and offers a finish that won’t scratch like painted systems.[…]


Sitting and Slipping on WMAs

Last season on Pearl River WMA, my focus in the Katrina Woods was browse, primarily blackberry and trumpet creeper vine. I found several areas where the trumpet creeper was being heavily eaten. Other items to focus on are travel trails, especially along the sloughs and bayous.[…]


Welcome Relief

Exasperation hung heavily over the heads of the North Louisiana Media Bass team members as they wrapped up the weigh-in at their final tournament at the Ouachita River this past summer.[…]


Saltwater Series: Little Lake

Four months ago, I was wondering if the waters around Lafitte would ever be the same. As the oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster crept through the passes down to the east of Grand Isle, it looked like one of the most fertile estuaries in the world had finally met its match.[…]


Crystal Clear

Depending on the weather and, of course, the hunter turnout, Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area usually produces a decent harvest of deer each year. The whitetail deer at Clear Creek are not as large as their cousins at Jackson-Bienville and other Mississippi River Delta WMAs, but the area has produced some nice racks.[…]


A season of change

It is my favorite time of year again. Aside from the cooler weather, redfish frenzies and Saturday nights in Death Valley that the fall season ushers in each year, it is once again the time of year when ducks come down to grace us with their presence.[…]