Lizzie Barron, a 19-year-old nursing student from Spearsville, has windy conditions to thank for her 12-point Union Parish buck. […]
Wade Gibson from West Monroe was hunting on the morning of Nov. 1 when “Hooks,” a huge double drop tine buck, stepped out in front of his stand. […]
As the owner of a construction company, West Monroe’s Todd Risinger is able to follow his passion for deer hunting — and that typically means a trip up to Illinois this time of year to bowhunt big bucks up there. […]
John Stansbury was faced with a bit of a dilemma Christmas day: He and his wife were enjoying the company of his wife’s mom, including a lovely Christmas lunch, sharing gifts and everything else that goes with celebrating on Dec. 25.
Late on the afternoon of Dec. 4, 37-year-old Daniel Colvin finally saw his quest for a big Union Parish buck finally start to pay dividends. He had hunted the big 10-point all season on the 1,300 acres he and his dad own. Finally, the big deer stepped into the log set Colvin had converted into a food plot and he touched the trigger on his .264 Winchester magnum.
Over the years, Farmerville’s Mike Clark has had numerous discussions with his sons about shooting big, mature bucks — and being disciplined enough to pass on younger deer so they have time to develop.
Jacob Frith usually hates to hunt in the wind, but on the morning of Dec. 11, the breeze was in his favor — and he suddenly found himself within 20 yards of a big 12-point buck that never knew he was there.
Brandon Lindsey was comfortable with the 36-degree morning in his Union Parish deer stand — but the same couldn’t be said for his fiancee.
Kaylee Bryant was cold and ready to leave her stand on land near Spearsville on Nov. 19, so Lindsey reluctantly agreed to come pick her up at 9 a.m.
Grant Breaux had plenty to be thankful for this past Thanksgiving season.
The 16-year-old sophomore who lives in Gonzales and attends St. Amant High School was visiting his grandmother at the opposite end of the state up in Farmerville when a deer hunt paid big dividends for the South Louisiana teen.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has reached a tentative agreement with Molpus Woodlands Group that would give Morehouse and Union parish two brand new wildlife management areas, possibly as early as next spring.
Football talk dominates conversations on Friday and Saturday nights this time of year, but deer hunting is on everybody’s mind come Saturday morning.
And, just like with football, everybody wants to be No. 1.