Five-year-old Hayden Johnson’s grandpa and dad recently brought him turkey hunting for the first time on their club in Jackson Parish and he got a fully plumed, wily tom squarely in the neck from 25 yards away. […]
A declaration of emergency has been passed by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) closing the upcoming turkey hunting season on Dewey W. Wills, Grassy Lake and Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Areas due to flooding. […]
Who is ready to get into the woods with your back against an oak tree, listening for the early morning calls of a gobbler on the roost? It’s almost time; turkey season is fast approaching for Louisiana hunters. […]
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that there would be a closure of the upcoming turkey hunting season in Richard K. Yancey and Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) due to flooding. […]
After a pretty intense game of cat-and-mouse this past weekend, Clint Gray and Eric Templet teamed up and eventually put down a six-bearded gobbler Sunday morning in West Feliciana Parish that, once officially certified by the National Wild Turkey Federation, will become Louisiana’s No. 2-ranked atypical gobbler in the all-time record books.
Louisiana’s 2018 spring gobbler season will begin on April 7 in all three turkey hunting areas.
Area A, which includes the majority of the state’s turkey hunting habitat, will remain open for hunting through May 6.
The delay of the 2018 turkey season until April 7 has no doubt been an agonizing wait for members of the Tenth Legion, but now this elite group of hunters are in action. I suspect many got things started on March 30 with the opening of the youth weekend. My 7-year-old grandson worked the squirrels over in February, and is ready to be in the turkey blind on that day.