Entries by Louisiana Bowhunter

Essentials for Public Land Success

Having the right gear when hunting public land can be the difference in having a season of successful hunts or a season of short hunts because your feet are freezing and you’re tired of only seeing squirrels. Growing up, I lived on Turkey Creek which spoiled me to some of the best public duck hunting […]

Hunting Buddies are Forever

Here’s a story about the bond between brothers. The bond not only by blood, but through hundreds of hours spent together in the deer woods. We all have that one special partner, mentor, relative or friend in our lives. Let this story of personal reflection, a first hand account of loss be a reminder that […]

The Safe and Smart Way to Hunt Elevated

We spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars every year on the latest and greatest hunting equipment. We dream of the day our local shop gets in this year’s thousand dollar bow. We buy stands that cost hundreds of dollars and camo suits that are even more! We are obsessed with technology and new things. I […]

Deer Movement Lull = Fake News

Every year there is an initial change in a deer’s behavior that throws some hunters for a loop. You’ve most likely heard the term “October lull” used to force the blame on the deer. Multiple gps tracking studies have shown that there is no such thing as an October lull. Deer don’t move less right before […]

Freedom of Expression or Are We Poking a Giant

*OPINION- Many of you will disagree with what you’re about to read. That’s ok. I’m not telling you to change the way you’ve been doing things. I’m only asking you to think about  what long-term consequences our actions on social media can have. The freedom to express ourselves, as individuals, as Americans, as hunters, is something […]

LADWF Provides Free Online Trapping Course

From News Release The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has partnered with the Louisiana Trappers and Alligator Hunters Association and the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies to provide a free, voluntary online trapper education course found at:  https://conservationlearning.org/login/index.php  This course covers important topics such as Louisiana trapping regulations, best management practices, and trapping […]

Senior Agent Wheeler Returns to the Field

From News Release A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent who was shot in the line of duty while on patrol in Morehouse Parish in the early morning hours of Jan. 7, 2017, has returned to duty. Senior Agent Tyler Wheeler, 25, was shot four times including once in the head and […]

Two Louisiana Schools Capture World Titles in Archery

From Official New Release: July 31, 2017 – Benton Middle School and Kingston Elementary captured world titles in their divisions of the 2017 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) World Tournament and 2017 NASP World International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) 3-D Challenge held July 21-22 in Orlando, Florida. Benton Middle School won the middle school championship […]