Contents

Spring Lagniappe

Chances are that practically every hunter in Louisiana over the age of 40 got started in the hunting game by learning to sneak up on bushytails in the fall. Skills learned during these days helped hunters move on to pursue deer and other more wary game. […]

Contents

Up High vs. Down Low

Show me another state with as much diversity north to south as Louisiana has, and I’ll eat my hat.In North Louisiana, from Alexandria to the Arkansas line, folks are called a variety of names, with “redneck” no doubt being the predominant moniker to which we answer. […]

Contents

Bank-Bound Stringers

James Waldon loves to fish, but, alas, he doesn’t own a boat. Before you begin feeling sorry for Waldon, a 67-year-old retiree from Louisiana Tech who lives in Ruston, his dilemma is not the same as if he loved to hunt but didn’t own a firearm. […]

Contents

Squirrel Starters

It’s as real to me today as it was when it happened more than half a century ago. When my dad told me to pull on my boots, grab my jacket and come with him, I knew what that meant, especially if it happened on a Saturday morning in October. […]

Contents

Bowhunting Broadway

Hunters who go after deer with bow and arrow agree there is nothing like it. A gun hunter can sit comfortably in a padded swivel chair out of the weather in a covered box stand wearing jeans and sneakers, snacking on chips and soda pop, listening to a football game on his portable radio — and he has a legitimate chance of putting the crosshairs on a buck at 200 yards. […]