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Apr 24th

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Third generation deer stands yields another trophy

(Note: deer season 2011-12 has been put to bed with the reputation of producing some of the finest bucks Louisiana has ever yielded in a single season. Here is an account of one of those impressive trophies taken by a 13 year old Red River Parish youngster.)

Berl Lawson's dad erected a deer stand at the edge of a pasture on the family's cattle farm 25 years ago, a stand the elder Lawson hunted until his son was older. Now that Berl has a 13 years old son, Lewis, the youngster is claiming squatter's rights to the stand, and with good reason. On December 8, the teen downed a huge 170 class nine-point buck from the stand.

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Never too late for this rookie turkey hunter

I've known John Camp for the better part of three decades. When I moved to Ruston in the mid-70s, Camp invited me to join him and other friends in the deer woods.

It didn'...

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Hard water fishing is not for wimps

I'm not sure of the pH reading of the water I fish here in Louisiana; it could be alkaline or acidic; "soft" or "hard".

I had my first experience a few weeks ago of trying...

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My Wisconsin trip was a real eye-opener

When I found an invitation in my in-box for a Wisconsin tour that included ice fishing and snowmobile riding, I assumed I'd act polite and appear interested through the o...

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Getting the skinny on Turkeys from ‘Skinny’

My outdoor writer friend, John E. Phillips, has contacted me on at least two occasions with information that has left an impact.

About this time twenty years ago, Phillips...

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