Public Rambling

The author, right, poses with his father, Raymond Aucoin, after arrowing a nice 8-pointer several years ago at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Record-breaking deer season at Atchafalaya Delta WMA

More than 200 deer harvested for first time ever
July 02, 2015 at 11:00am
The author shot this wild hog on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area by stalking it to get close enough for a good kill shot.

Public Rambling: Season recap on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Stalking hogs provides adrenaline rush, yields solid results
May 18, 2015 at 1:49pm
Jody Pilsbury arrowed this nice 8-point, her first buck ever, on Nov. 25 on Atchafalaya Delta WMA from 14 yards.

Pilsbury's first-ever buck is a stud 8-point

Couple shared great experience when deer went down Nov. 25
January 23, 2015 at 3:51pm
Randy Levingston arrowed this nice Atchafalaya Delta 8-point from 35 yards with his Mathews Drenalin compound bow on Nov. 14.

It was a November to remember at Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Aucoin shares the story of a big 8-point that went down on Nov. 14
December 12, 2014 at 2:00pm
Randy Levingston arrowed this doe on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area in October.

Atchafalaya Delta WMA bow season off to a solid start

Aucoin provides Public Rambling deer recap
November 10, 2014 at 9:18pm
Casey Louis arrowed this 7-pointer early last season at Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Bow season rapidly approaching

Aucoin preps for Oct. 1 opener at Atchafalaya Delta WMA
September 16, 2014 at 3:45pm
One of Ricky Aucoin's buddies, Randy Levingston, arrowed this doe at the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Hunter enjoys extra-special season in the stand

Aucoin just thankful for opportunity to hunt this year
January 19, 2014 at 1:00pm
Recent scouting trips at Atchafalaya Delta WMA indicate excellent food source availability and lush vegetation. The opening day of bow season is Oct. 1.

Excitement builds as countdown to deer season begins

Scouting indicates excellent habitat conditions on Atchafalaya Delta WMA
September 26, 2013 at 11:00am
This huge hog, dubbed

Atchafalaya Delta WMA 'hogzilla' ends season on high note

Stalking hogs makes blogger wish for longer hunting season
April 23, 2013 at 10:45am
Ricky Aucoin arrowed this deer to complete back-to-back kills of Atchafalaya Delta WMA bucks during a recent hunting trip.

Back-to-back public-land bucks

Blogger arrows two deer while hunting the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.
January 02, 2013 at 5:24pm
Blogger Ricky Aucoin arrowed this hog on a recent Atchafalaya Delta WMA hunt.

Hits and misses as the rut approaches

Atchafalaya Delta WMA deer, hog hunting picks up.
November 27, 2012 at 10:58am
Ricky Aucoin's 3-year-old grandson Baylor Eli Allen was excited that his Pop brought him home a deer after an Atchafalaya Delta WMA hunt on the opening day of the 2012-13 season.

Opening-day success

Atchafalaya Delta WMA doe arrowed within minutes of the beginning of the 2012-13 deer season.
October 04, 2012 at 9:21am
Deer sign was plentiful on the islands of Atchafalaya Delta WMA despite fears that Hurricane Isaac would hurt the hunting.

Atchafalaya Delta WMA fares well through Isaac

Deer, hog sign indicates good hunting for 2012-13 season.
September 14, 2012 at 1:25pm

Data show flooding had little impact on Atchafalaya Delta deer herd

Wildlife Management Area produces consistent numbers of deer
April 16, 2012 at 9:03am