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SUMOFest 2015

To keep confusion to a minimum, I feel like I have to offer an explanation of why there were an unusual number of government drones, NSA and FBI vehicles and other unusual law enforcement/spying activities in our area late last week. It had nothing to do with the election. It was a typical government over-reaction … Continue reading

Several short shots . . .

Guess what is showing up in the woods today that hasn’t been there for months? Deer tracks.  It was so dry, so long, you couldn’t hardly find a deer track anywhere except in the slightly muddy edges of some almost dried up water hole.  I believe the rest of the week you will be able … Continue reading

No ordinary deer discussion

I finished up scattering a little deer plot seeding Friday and thanks to a group of really nice guys helping an old man out, got a new deer stand set, bushes trimmed and some corn and rice bran placed in strategic spots in anticipation of Saturday’s upcoming opening day hunt. But Saturday, while enjoying the … Continue reading

The greatest of these

Trophy taken illegally – what a shame

I’m not even putting the guys name in here because I don’t think he deserves any recognition, even for being arrested. But the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has cited an Abbeville man for alleged deer hunting violations on Oct. 17 in Avoyelles Parish. The hunter has been charged for not possessing basic … Continue reading

Family Fun Day Shoot to Benefit Bullitt

Check out the great event below — a Family Fun Day Benefit Shoot at the Legacy Arms Company Range benefiting Scott Bullitt — Saturday, Oct. 24. Events start at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Gardner Smith at 318-953-3020 or sign up at http://www.LACRange.com Directions to LAC RANGE south of Monroe:  303 Moore Rd Take … Continue reading

New deer stand/trailer is awesome tool

Two heads are better than one. And when the Louisiana Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Plum Creek put their heads together to raise the bar on deer hunting for Wounded Warriors and other hunters with physical challenges, it proved that saying is true. The two groups teamed up to build two handicap … Continue reading

Shining through

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”  — Matthew 5:16

A river run with Brett Preuett

They say a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work. While, for the most part, that may be true, Brett Preuett of Monroe says it isn’t as simple as it seems. “If I have a bad day fishing, it’s pretty much a bad day at work, too,” says the young man … Continue reading

Deer crazies….No, they didn’t

Bow season has already started and the gun hunters are getting antsy to have their shot at the deer.  Antsy, by the way, is a term that denotes you can’t sit still any longer because you feel like you’ve got ants in your pants. Okay, I move on. These shots won’t help cure the antsy, … Continue reading

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