Entries by Louisiana Bowhunter

LABH Blog: You Gotta Start Somewhere

Sitting here this afternoon mid-October, 25’ up in a tree in a lock-on deer stand, I am thinking about how far I have come in all aspects of hunting and bow hunting.  For the most part without a teacher, mostly trial and error other than what I can glean from the experts I gravitate to. […]

Leaving Too Early Almost Cost Hunter 275 lb Bruiser

Taylor Hance, a contributor for LABH and half of the Whitetail Widow Makers Team with his fiance Krystle lives and hunts in heart of Louisiana’s big buck country. The buck he specifically targeted and named “Bodacious”, after the PBR bull, is a perfect example of the relationship between soil quality and whitetail body size. The […]

Maurepas Swamp WMA Reopened to Deer Hunters

From News Report Oct. 19, 2017 – Deer hunting season in the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) has been reopened, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. The season was halted on Oct. 8 by a flood benchmark closure. The benchmark closure, enacted by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, closes deer hunting […]

LABH Blog: Lost and Found

Everybody who has hunted any length of time has unforgettable memories and stories seared into their mind and heart.  Maybe these experiences were in the duck blind or deer camp, and maybe with loved ones now gone from view. A few years after that ‘inauspicious’ introduction to deer hunting described in last weeks blog entry, […]

Grant Parish Yields Giant Public Land 8 Point

19 year old Bobby Albert, of Colfax, had a hunch about the spot that he picked. He scouted the nearby section of the public land about a month before the season and found large cedar trees that had been “absolutely shredded” from last year up and down an old fire break. After locating the massive […]

LABH Blog: Late Bloomer

Each of us travels our own distinct path in becoming Louisiana Bowhunters, some more direct paths than others.  This is my path, and the beginning of my story as a bow hunter. Born in Bogalusa, LA and raised in the 60’s, what little hunting we did was on a piece of family property in the […]

Deer Season Closed in Maurepas Swamp WMA

FROM NEWS REPORT Rising flood waters in the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) have triggered an automatic deer hunting season closure. The benchmark closure, enacted by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, closes deer hunting in the WMA when the flood gauge reaches 3.0 feet. It will remain closed until the gauge falls below […]

Video Mode Credited for Killing LA Giant

Dr. Frank Sullivan has been a Dentist in St Francisville for 20+years. Some of the techniques and lessons he has learned and practiced with your teeth help him have success in the deer woods too. Patience, delicacy, and not making mistakes are keys to success in both worlds. Let me tell you what he means […]

LA Deer Season Starts with a Giant

Geoffrey Henry, of Start, LA, had quite an opening week of the 2018 Louisiana deer season. He has been hunting his private property in Richland Parish for a few years now. “We’ve seen a few 150’s but nothing like this guy”, he explained. Geoff also mentioned that his biggest deer before October 3, 2017 was […]