Pam Streeter works in the banking business, and she plays in the woods. But she’ll tell you the same principles for making “big bucks” apply in both worlds. […]
Chas Farrell had only shot does and a few spikes over five seasons of hunting — but that all changed on Nov. 4 when he encountered a big Calcasieu Parish 10-point buck. […]
Last Saturday, Nov. 18 dawned warm and blustery — not exactly great conditions for deer hunting because movement is normally at a minimum in that type of weather. When the rut is on, however, a buck will often lower its guard — leaving the safety of thickets when an estrus doe has captivated its attenti […]
Teenage boys have a saying they sometimes use to express an understanding that they will put their fraternal friendships ahead of any teenage girls who might try to come between them.
Since some might consider this saying offensive and not proper to put in a family hunting publication, I’ll doctor is up a little bit and make it fit.
Bros before does.
Last month, I mentioned that the average score of Mississippi bucks at the Louisiana Sportsman Show was 113 inches, while the average score of Louisiana bucks was 118.
These are not really big deer but are typical of adult bucks being harvested these days, especially in the piney woods.
Dr. David McGehee is a Ruston-based pediatrician whose family owns a prime piece of property in Madison Parish. His two adult children don’t have the opportunity to deer hunt often, but both capitalized this season after their dad let a couple of big deer slip through his fingers.
Dr. Jeffrey Lusk is one year away from joining his dad and brother in their Shreveport ophthalmology clinic, but his training in Dallas has kept him away from his hunting club all season long.
So Lusk made up for lost time in a big way last weekend when he hit the mother lode and downed a huge 16-point buck on Saturday.