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Pure Persistence

Pure Persistence

Rocke Fournet April 20, 2017 Comments Off on Pure Persistence

This is strictly for the birds. Yes, if you’re a diehard turkey hunter, this is your time of the year. The spring turkey season provides a ready excuse for hunters to get out in

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Thanks For The Memories

Thanks For The Memories

Rocke Fournet March 30, 2017 Comments Off on Thanks For The Memories

This is as good a time as any, so let’s get on with it. Most avid hunters are currently in recovery and hunting season is but a memory. Spring fishing is about to get

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Gear Up For Spring Fishing

Gear Up For Spring Fishing

Rocke Fournet March 16, 2017 Comments Off on Gear Up For Spring Fishing

If you’re waiting for spring fishing to get kicked off, you’ve been left in the starting blocks. With a mild winter and good water levels, some good fish have already been caught. The elements

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Sofia Rae Fournet

Sofia Rae Fournet

Rocke Fournet March 2, 2017 Comments Off on Sofia Rae Fournet

Disclaimer: the Lagniappe newspaper family has graciously granted the author of this outdoor banter to focus this edition on matters more important than the usual hunting and fishing material. Please, let me indulge myself.

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Cher Bébé

Cher Bébé

Rocke Fournet February 16, 2017 Comments Off on Cher Bébé

Like Grandma used to say — “Cher bébé!” This was right before she squeezed your fat face firmly with both hands. This week’s feature photo is of another sweet “bébé” named Emery that elicits

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Show Time

Show Time

Rocke Fournet February 2, 2017 Comments Off on Show Time

It is 2017 and a great time to be living large in Louisiana. If you’re an outdoor sportsman, you’ve landed in the right place. Pick your poison and go for it with gusto. Whether

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The Moment of Truth

The Moment of Truth

Rocke Fournet January 19, 2017 Comments Off on The Moment of Truth

It was a wonderful Christmas, and very typical of Louisiana. With temperatures in the ‘80s and high humidity, this was a vintage Cajun Christmas. While they’re digging out of the snow up north, we

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The Payoff

The Payoff

Rocke Fournet January 5, 2017 Comments Off on The Payoff

Old Man Winter has finally arrived. Louisiana is finally bracing for a real arctic cold front that should cool us down below freezing. If you enjoy hunting, it couldn’t have occurred any sooner. Break

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The Buck’s Calling Card

The Buck’s Calling Card

Rocke Fournet December 15, 2016 Comments Off on The Buck’s Calling Card

That sure felt good. An Arctic cold front just blew through, dropping temperatures into the mid-30s. It was a welcome relief from the high temperatures, complete with high humidities, Louisiana is famous for. A

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Youngsters

Youngsters

Rocke Fournet December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Youngsters

It just doesn’t get any better. The only thing that can top catching a trophy fish is being part of a rookie fisherman having some success. It’s a memorable occasion that neither you nor

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