Public Rambling

The author shows off his peep sight Verifier from Specialty Archery Products. The lens allows you to see your sight pins more clearly, and also maintain a good view of the target.

Public Rambling: Peep sight 'cheaters' create better view of sight pins

Lens is perfect for older, farsighted hunters
September 27 at 7:40am
The author has been practicing since late last month, and typically shoots 20 arrows per session in exercises designed to simulate hunting scenarios he might encounter at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Public Rambling: Now’s the time for scouting

Plenty of sign, trails apparent at Atchafalaya Delta WMA, Aucoin says
August 21 at 9:48am
The author and his grandson, Baylor Allen, celebrate a nice 9-point buck taken in November on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Public Rambling: Atchafalaya Delta WMA yields nice 9-point

Patience pays off as author's long dry spell comes to an end
November 30, 2017 at 2:35pm
The author and his 8-year-old grandson, Baylor Allen, enjoyed a great weekend recently during a youth hunt on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Public Rambling: Youth hunt on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Seven deer shot during memorable weekend
October 31, 2017 at 8:54am
Bow kills were down sharply on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA during 2016-17, but hunters there are hoping for a  bounce-back season this fall.

Atchafalaya Delta WMA bow kills down sharply for 2016-17

Scouting has already begun for what hunters hope will be a bounce-back season
August 22, 2017 at 8:38am
From the left, Brian and Torrie Eaton, the author and Randy Levingston pose with one of the hogs they downed during a March hunt on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Public Rambling: Late-season hog success at the Delta

Relentless pursuit pays off on final hunt of the season
April 05, 2017 at 9:46am
The author and his 7-year-old grandson, Baylor Allen, shared some quality time this deer season at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA on the youngster's very first morning bow hunt.

Public Rambling: A down deer season on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Five hunters harvest grand total of one mature doe
March 01, 2017 at 6:06pm
This buck, arrowed by Randy Levingston, was one of 24 8-point or better bucks killed last season at the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Public Rambling: Scouting time on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Good deer sign already present, author says
August 30, 2016 at 3:53pm
The author's grandson, 6-year-old Baylor Allen, enjoys fishing for catfish, drum, redfish and whatever else happens to be biting.

Public Rambling: Hog season wrap-up

Focus on fishing begins now on Atchafalaya Delta WMA, Aucoin says
April 06, 2016 at 10:50am
While deer action was slow in January, rabbit season got off to a quick start for Randy Levingston, left, and David Simoneaux. Along with the author, they shot 19 rabbits on Feb. 1 at Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Public Rambling: January a tough month for deer on Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Good news is gun season for rabbits and hogs is now underway
February 03, 2016 at 4:23pm
Randy Levingston poses with a nice 10-point he arrowed at 27 yards last month on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Public Rambling: One December hunt yields two bucks at Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Levingston arrows big 10-pointer at 27 yards
January 04, 2016 at 12:02pm
Randy Levingston poses with the 8-point buck he arrowed during the height of the rut last month on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA.

Public Rambling: November rut heats up at Atchafalaya Delta WMA

Aucoin's group bags three deer plus a hog during well-timed vacation week
December 01, 2015 at 6:28am
Ricky Aucoin hasn't seen too many deer yet at the Atchafalaya Delta WMA, but he did manage to stick a nice hog with a 20-yard shot in thick grass.

Public Rambling: Atchafalaya Delta WMA yields exciting hog hunt

Aucoin arrows sow in tall grass at 20 yards
October 26, 2015 at 2:05pm
The author poses with a 9-point he arrowed several years ago at Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area. Aucoin said persistent high water this summer created additional sandbars that could make access for this hunting season more difficult.

Public Rambling: Scouting underway on Atchafalaya Delta WMA for upcoming seasons

Newly-formed sandbars could make access more difficult this year, Aucoin says
August 27, 2015 at 4:02pm