Feds certify LA Creel survey design

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ LA Creel survey, which kicked off almost four years ago in an attempt to provide more precise information on recreational fishing catch and effort — especially for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico — was certified by NOAA Fisheries on Friday.[…]

Deer of the Year

Giant DeSoto Parish 8-point goes down

John Michael Garcia got a ‘sweat equity invitation’ to deer hunt on some prime property in DeSoto Parish in exchange for his help on a construction project there — and took full advantage when he downed an 8-point buck of a lifetime on Nov. 18 in DeSoto Parish.[…]