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The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Brad Goins November 16, 2017 Comments Off on The Great Escape

At Barred Up Outfitters Lodge, Customers Escape From The Stresses Of Life (And Also Do A Little Hunting) By Brad Goins If you’ve heard that some of the hunting camps in SWLA are largely gathering

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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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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 Forecast Calls For An Increasing Chance Of Moderation

The Forecast Calls For An Increasing Chance Of Moderation

Dr. Norman German December 15, 2016 Comments Off on The Forecast Calls For An Increasing Chance Of Moderation

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE HUNTER AND THE SHOOTER? BY DR. NORMAN GERMAN Today, the old hunter-gatherer has been supplanted by a curious new species, the hunter-thinker, whose ultimate quarry is the ideal hunt.

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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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Turbulence Ahead

Turbulence Ahead

Brad Goins November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Turbulence Ahead

Here’s What Happened When A Lafayette Man Used A Drone To Save His Brother’s Farm From Feral Hogs BY BRAD GOINS Several years back, Cy Brown of Lafayette found himself in a predicament when

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Hunting Feral Hogs

Hunting Feral Hogs

Larry J. LeBlanc October 7, 2016 Comments Off on Hunting Feral Hogs

BY LARRY J. LEBLANC As I sat down today to whip out some words of wisdom about the outdoors, I searched in one of my reference files, which contains all sort of information that

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The Cajun Deer Squad

The Cajun Deer Squad

Rocke Fournet October 7, 2016 Comments Off on The Cajun Deer Squad

Check it out! The youth hunt for whitetail deer opened recently, kicking off the season in Kansas just in time. Kevin Reed and his 15-year-old hunting protégé Carter packed up and headed west. They

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