Deer Hunting

Sherburne WMA bowhunt

Last weekend my buddy Jimmy Kyle and I took the 100-mile drive to Sherburne Wildlife Management Area to do some scouting for the end of this bow season. We spent a day and a half scouting, and really not finding much sign until we had gone fairly deep into the woods. […]

Deer Hunting

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda

The last two weeks, the deer have started moving again – somewhat anyway – at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA. I saw 14 deer in that time period, had a couple of “almost” shots, passed on a big cow-horned spike, but nothing too serious until late last week. […]

Hunting

This could happen to you; be prepared

A couple of weeks ago, my dad, my buddy Randy and I made an afternoon hunt down at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA. It was a very cold afternoon with the temperature dropping rapidly as the light of day faded. After an uneventful hunt, we all made our way back to the boat to begin the 50-minute ride back to the Berwick boat landing.

We laughed at the fact that frost was forming on our bow cases, something you don’t normally see at that time of day. Soon, however, our laughter would stop, as an event would unfold that you should hope never happens. […]

Hog Hunting

Hog action from the Delta

I finally got a chance to get back to one of the spots where I have found tremendous hog activity down at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA. The tide was high and the wind was blowing from the south, all conditions I need to get to this location over the high sandbars. […]