A project aimed at restoring habitat at Pass a Loutre Wildlife Management Area at the terminus of the Mississippi River continued in November with the deployment of 4,000 so-called Gulf Saver Bags, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced today (Dec. 14). […]
Lafayette’s Scott Champagne almost didn’t hunt the stand on Thursday (Dec. 8). But he saw a doe jumping his fence and heading toward an old, grown-up food plot and knew Jefferson County bucks were probably starting to look at the females of the species with lust. […]
Sometimes when you’re deer hunting and you do everything just right, you still come home without a deer. Other times, karma is on your side and everything you do is wrong but you still bag a trophy. […]
A Winnfield man was cited Dec. 1 for a number of deer-hunting violations after wildlife agents received information through a tip program dedicated to catching poachers, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said today (Dec. 9). […]
The skies were threatening with thunder rumbling in the distance the mid-November morning David Long first spotted the huge Red River Parish buck, which later green scored in the 180s.
“I was sitting in my box stand overlooking a shooting lane where I had a tripod feeder set up,” Long said. “I saw three does hurry across the lane at about 100 yards.
“I looked to the edge of the lane and there he stood.” […]
It was drizzling when I stepped out of my truck at Sweetwater Marina early Monday (Dec. 5), the first signs of a front that was barreling through the state. I just shook my head, wriggled into my rain suit and headed to meet the two guys I’d be fishing with that morning.
I had told Scott Walker that I didn’t want to waste a day out of the office because I was slammed, and he had promised me it wouldn’t take long to fill our limits of speckled trout.
His confidence was more than braggadocio: I was back at the dock barely more than two hours later, loading up an ice chest full of speckled trout and heading back to the office. […]
Ricky Rogillio saw that huge buck the first time during an early season bow hunt, when he took a client to Giles Island Hunting Club. It was monstrous, with two drop tines dripping from the left main beam.
“I saw videos of it, and I knew I wanted to come back,” the Walker hunter said. “I worried it wouldn’t be there when I got back.”
He left the island last Wednesday (Nov. 30) with the 175-inch rack cooling in the back of his truck. […]
My buddy Randy Levingston and I, used the recent cold, windy weather to stalk up some hogs down at the Delta. Three big ones came out on Randy right before dark. He put an arrow in the largest one and the fun began. […]
Sixty-year-old Texan Butch Ray can relate to the buzz heard for months this year around Toledo Bend and on Southwest Louisiana waters about a high-end topwater bait with a beautiful body and a seductive sound. […]