A Jonesville man died Wednesday afternoon after a boating accident on the Little River in Catahoula Parish, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Hunting tradition dictates that fathers pass the knowledge they’ve acquired from years of experience in the field down to their sons, who years later repeat the same process for their own kids.
So on the opening day of youth season in Area 2, when Shawn Seward recommended that his 13-year-old son Carson change stands for a better shot at a buck, he thought he was giving out sound advice.
The elder Seward was in the process of getting his 8th grader at Grant Junior High settled in a lean-to stand overlooking a cutover on the edge of a logging road in Catahoula Parish when he suggested making a move.
Noah Callais’ favorite subject is science, but he probably needs to focus more on math — just to keep track of the scores of all the big bucks he’s already taken down at the early age of 13.
The annual drawdown of Catahoula Lake has begun about one month early this year in an attempt by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to address the encroachment of woody vegetation on the lakebed, according to a news release.