Hunting massive bullfrogs during the daytime is one of my favorite summertime activities. After shooting many frogs with my bowfishing rig, I wanted to take the experience to the next level: So this year I went after them caveman-style with my throwing spear.
A 30-year-old Lettsworth man who admitted shooting a Louisiana black bear because he said he thought it was a hog was ordered to pay $10,250 in civil restitution and attorney fees, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
If you like to hunt year round there are a few options you can take advantage. One of those activities is raccoon hunting with dogs. With a year-round open season on racoons, the Sportsman TV set out on a night time coon hunt recently. The trick was finding the right set of dogs. With no connection to any raccoon hunters, producer Jared Serigne took to Facebook to find the right combo of hunters and dogs for the episode- that’s when he found Coon Commander Outdoors. […]
Sometimes you just have to go old school to make an entertaining show and that’s exactly what Sportsman TV did on this latest episode. The guys got together and did an old fashioned squirrel hunt with a top notch squirrel dog named Sue Bob. Sue Bob kept her nose to the ground in this episode and provided the hunters with plenty of opportunities at bushy tailed tree rats. […]
The gear for a basic coon hunt isn’t that complex, Chris Jones said. You need plenty of well-charged lights — including a headlamp, a flashlight and a spotlight. (Running out of light on a coon hunt would be akin to leaving the plug out of your boat when fishing.)
In Louisiana, there are only three animals you can hunt all year round: coyotes, feral hogs and raccoons. For that reason, hunting raccoons isn’t very heavily regulated. That’s because, even though they appear cute on animal shows, in the wild they are a major nuisance and a destructive force to both landowners and homeowners.
Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a 28-year-old Lettsworth man on Jan. 8 for allegedly shooting and killing a Louisiana black bear last fall in Concordia Parish.
The late Jerry Clower may be the only person that coon hunting ever made famous, or vice versa. The “Mouth of Mississippi” won a bushel of country comedy awards and never recorded an album or put on a performance without telling a good coon hunting story.