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A Most Memorable Hunt

A Most Memorable Hunt

Rocke Fournet February 15, 2018 Comments Off on A Most Memorable Hunt

There is nothing quite like it when a wild bird responds to your call. By the time the ducks and geese travel down the flyway to Louisiana, they’re very well schooled. They’ve heard every

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Redfish Pick Up The Slack

Redfish Pick Up The Slack

Rocke Fournet February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Redfish Pick Up The Slack

Local sportsmen are currently in a state of limbo. It’s an annual affair that occurs between hunting season and the time when the fishing action really heats up. It’s a time of confusion and

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Dogged Perserverance

Dogged Perserverance

Rocke Fournet January 4, 2018 Comments Off on Dogged Perserverance

Deck the halls with boughs of holly! Christmas is upon us, and it’s a great time of the year. These holidays provide everyone a little break from the real world, and that’s a good

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Chess Match With A Deer

Chess Match With A Deer

Rocke Fournet December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Chess Match With A Deer

A real cold front is approaching as I write this — and not a day too soon. It’s been an overall warm year, even by Louisiana standards. An approaching Arctic front is the real

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The Cajun Sharpshooters

The Cajun Sharpshooters

Rocke Fournet December 7, 2017 Comments Off on The Cajun Sharpshooters

It’s a grand time to be an avid sportsman in the Bayou State. Hunting season has opened in select areas, and the fishing action has perked up too. It can be a problem of

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Cooler Weather At Last!

Cooler Weather At Last!

Rocke Fournet November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Cooler Weather At Last!

Our humble prayers have been answered. Old man winter has finally made his arrival, and not a moment too soon. Back-to-back cold fronts have officially announced the arrival of a new season. This latest front forecasts temps

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Ahhh … Cooler Weather

Ahhh … Cooler Weather

Rocke Fournet November 2, 2017 Comments Off on Ahhh … Cooler Weather

The weather has been too hot for too long. Louisiana is famous for its high-humidity heat. But give us a break. We have only gotten minimal relief from a few weak fronts that offered

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Respect The Flag

Respect The Flag

Rocke Fournet October 19, 2017 Comments Off on Respect The Flag

The recent documentary of the Vietnam War proved to live up to all its advanced billing. It was an insightful and moving account of a down and dirty war that was extremely dangerous. Ken

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Bow Hunters Rejoice

Bow Hunters Rejoice

Rocke Fournet October 5, 2017 Comments Off on Bow Hunters Rejoice

Man, did that feel good? An early season cool front just blew through, signaling a welcomed change of season. Temperatures dropped into the 50s, with a north wind that dropped the humidity to the

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Buck Of A Lifetime

Buck Of A Lifetime

Rocke Fournet September 21, 2017 Comments Off on Buck Of A Lifetime

Hurricane Harvey just pushed through, leaving many folks seeking shelter from the storm. Our corner of the world narrowly missed the brunt of this historic monster. We dodged a bullet. Record rainfalls deluged everything

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