Grunts & Gobbles

Just because there was an abundance of mast this fall doesn’t mean you don’t need to pay attention to spring and summer plantings.

Impacts of the 2014 acorn crop

Following the excellent mast crop, do we need to plant food plots in 2015?
April 12, 2015 at 9:00am
Twelve-year-old Chad “D.J.” Migues Jr. killed this 175-pound 10-point, his largest to date, on Nov. 28 in Clarence while hunting with his dad, Chad Migues Sr.

Was the 2014 deer season another good one?

Is your glass half-empty or half-full?
March 12, 2015 at 9:00am
The author shot this 7-point eight years after purchasing the property.

Like father, like son

November was a good month for the Moreland clan
January 12, 2015 at 9:00am
Mild winter weather makes hunting cold fronts the key to success in Louisiana.

Is your deer hunting hot?

Weather is the key to filling one’s deer tags
December 12, 2014 at 9:00am
The feral hog population in Louisiana has dramatically increased because hogs are being caught and moved around the state.

The Bayou State has bacon

Biologists meet to develop a response to feral hog invasion
November 12, 2014 at 9:00am
The deer are now feeding heavily in the jointvetch strips, leaving the purple hull peas for the humans.

Back to the deer stand

School is back in session and hunting season has finally arrived
October 12, 2014 at 9:00am
The author began his love affair of the feral hog in 1979 when he stuck this pig while hunting Pearl River WMA.

Hail to the feral hog

Despite the hell the feral hog is receiving, it still manages to survive
September 12, 2014 at 9:00am
Nutrition is the key for growing big bucks and big bass; this adult buck is probably going to be just a 6-pointer.

More about trophy bucks and lunker bass

Moreland breaks a 42-year-old fish record
August 13, 2014 at 9:00am
Green patches provide extra food for deer when natural browse can’t keep up with demand.

A little game and fish potpourri

Deer browsing is good, just like the fishing
July 14, 2014 at 9:00am
Clover along the woods road and excellent native browse along the road edge will provide deer with high-quality forage this spring and summer on this tract of land in Morganza.

Time for some bayou browsing

A browse survey is a must for a sound deer management program
June 12, 2014 at 9:00am
Deer stopped hitting food plots as native browse revived from the cold winter, but summer green patches will provide needed nutrients for the summer months ahead.

What the heck is Spigelia marilandica?

Signs of spring on the Louisiana landscape
May 13, 2014 at 4:00pm
If your hunting property doesn’t have plenty of supplemental forage, your deer herd might suffer.

Forage plantings critical for deer

A very cold winter and a poor mast crop has made it tough for whitetails
April 14, 2014 at 9:00am
Patience helped the author kill this turkey.

Will you kill a gobbler this spring?

It’s all about having the habitat to hold birds
March 14, 2014 at 9:00am