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2003 Duck Forecast

Many Louisiana waterfowlers had hung up their waders and packed their decoys away long before the end of last year’s hunting season, disgusted with the paltry opportunities to kill ducks. […]

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Worth the Wait

As a youngster, I devoured my uncle’s outdoor magazines. He was a chemical engineer, a machinist, a shooter and a gunsmith — and I hero-worshiped him as only a kid can. A patient man, he catered to my incessant questions pestering him with queries about guns, hunting and every other aspect of the shooting sports I could think to ask about. […]

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Tough Turkey Tactics

The wind was stiff, and the sun was blocked by a thick layer of clouds. Lafayette’s Jeff “Bubby” Jackson stepped out of his truck and shook his head. […]

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Coastal Killers

“There’s somebody back there!” Eddie hissed, spraying me with whiskey spittle as he pointed a gloved finger behind the duck blind. “I’ve been hearing them all morning.” His eyes were wild. His lips quivered. “SEE!….. Hear THAT?!” […]