Deer of the Year

‘Big Nasty’ busted in Jackson Parish

Trail camera photos of a mature buck in Jackson Parish revealed that it was a really big deer, and the fact it only showed nighttime movement — never, ever during daylight hours — revealed the wily old buck’s nasty attitude.  […]

Deer of the Year

Heavy-horned 8-point goes down in Jackson Parish

Before hunting pressure puts deer on high alert, the behavior of whitetails — even mature bucks — can be rather predictable.

That was exactly the case for Ruston artist Reggie McLeroy, when a buck he could practically set his clock by came to feed on the corn and rice bran he put out on private land in Jackson Parish.