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Turkey season closed on three WMAs

A declaration of emergency has been passed by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) closing the upcoming turkey hunting season on Dewey W. Wills, Grassy Lake and Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Areas due to flooding. […]

Outdoor Updates

Louisiana’s 2019 Turkey Forecast

Who is ready to get into the woods with your back against an oak tree, listening for the early morning calls of a gobbler on the roost? It’s almost time; turkey season is fast approaching for Louisiana hunters. […]

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Tools of the Trade

• Box calls

Box calls are the loudest of the bunch. On a windy day, it’s best to use one so the sound carries farther. According to Saale, box calls are the most realistic sounding. “To me, a box call sounds like a turkey more than anything,” he said. “It does all of the vocalizations. It’s got a good high front end with a raspy sound to it.” […]

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Sounds of the season

• Gobble

A tom produces this sound as a way to let the hens know where it is during the breeding season. While a gobble can draw in a mature tom looking for a fight, it can also drive away birds that are less dominant. […]