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Catch My Drift

Wintertime trout fishing requires slow presentation and feeling for that ever-so-slight bite. Drifting allows you to cover a lot of ground and locate where the fish are holding. […]

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Gettin’ Jiggy With It

I’m not sure what woke me first, the alarm clock or the repetitive lightning and thunder. As we rolled out of the bunks, my lower bunk mate, Johnny Gelpi, loudly stated — “We’re gonna die!” […]

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The X-Factor

A deer walks into range. Quietly, the hunter takes aim through his scope. At just the right moment, the safety is clicked off and the hunter gently squeezes the trigger to send an arrow through the broadside buck. The deer runs only 50 yards before succumbing to the mortal wound. […]

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Offshore Diversity Training

Reports are that red snapper are teeming at virtually any rig off of the Louisiana coast. That would normally be good news except that snapper fishermen are facing a delayed, shortened season, combined with limits cut in half and fuel prices at the dock of more than $4 per gallon. […]

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Borgne Identity

Gasoline is well over $3 a gallon and the peak of the fishing season has not even arrived. What if you could still have a great fishing trip and spend a lot less on fuel for both the truck and the boat? Lake Borgne may be exactly what you’re searching for. […]

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Monsters & Maniacs

Over the roar of several airboat engines, the bay dogs could be heard barking at the top of their lungs. The catch dogs were released, and suddenly, the piercing squeal of a dog-caught wild boar was added to the mix. […]

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Bad Rap

For many Louisiana sportsmen, February is the most dreaded month of the year. Duck and deer seasons are over, and the Mrs. is looking to cash in on those long-promised honey-dos. […]

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Winter Hope

February is generally considered one of the toughest months for inshore saltwater fishing in Louisiana. Although fall and early winter speckled trout fishing can be fantastic, trout seem to go dormant in the depths of winter. […]

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Situational Bowhunting

The situation appears perfect. A nice buck and two mature does are 100 yards in front of your stand. They are feeding in the wide open. They don’t know you exist. You can already taste the paneed backstrap. […]