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Court throws out suit seeking prominent E15 warning labels

The U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia on Oct. 21 threw out the most-recent case involving ethanol fuel labeling, reasoning that the groups bringing the complaint – including the recreational boating industry – don’t have standing because they “cannot show members have suffered or are suffering with an injury that is traceable to the misfueling regulations.”

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Sportsman TV: Hackney returns home to bowhunt in Arkansas

Greg Hackney and the crew took a road trip from Gonzales to Star City, Ark. for a little early-season bowhunting in the latest episode of Sportsman TV.

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The Daisy BB gun: Still going strong

I have no idea what happened to it, but the first honest-to-gosh gun I ever handled was a Daisy BB gun given to me by my dad on my sixth birthday.

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October 23 at 1:00 pm
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Alabama angler wins IFA Kayak Tour Championship in Houma

Benton Parrott won the 2014 Inshore Fishing Association’s Kayak Fishing Tour Championship last weekend by just more than 1 inch, and claimed a Hobie Mirage Pro Angler and several other prizes for his first place finish.

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October 23 at 9:30 am
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Webster Parish youth drops elusive 174-inch buck

It’s commonly said in Louisiana if you don’t like the weather just wait a while, and it’ll change. 

The same can be said of hunting whitetails in the Bayou State — hours of monotony can end suddenly and be followed up instantly by adrenalin-pumping action.

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October 23 at 6:00 am
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Vortex Shad now available in three brand new colors

Just like fish sometimes prefer a different color bait, Chas Champagne knows fishermen are always on the lookout for their next new favorite lure.

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October 22 at 1:15 pm
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LDWF: Beauregard Parish trail cam photo just a bobcat

“After further review, the ruling on the field is overturned.”

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October 22 at 10:05 am
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Youth hunter kills 163-inch monster in Ouachita Parish

There are very few things in the world that trump the feeling of taking a monster buck that you’ve had your eye on for a long time. 

From the first time you see it on a trail camera and give it a name, that one deer consumes your every thought, especially when you hit the stand. 

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October 22 at 6:00 am
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Houma man arrested after boat chase Monday morning, LDWF says

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a 32-year-old Houma man Monday after a boat chase in Terrebonne Parish.

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October 21 at 3:51 pm
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Video: Impressive 50-yard crossbow shot smashes egg

If you can hit an egg at 50 yards with your crossbow, imagine the confidence you’d have with a deer at half that distance.

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October 21 at 2:00 pm
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Calcasieu River gives up a lunker bass

Vincent Collins isn’t a big bass fisherman, but that didn’t stop him from catching a really big bass.

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October 21 at 9:30 am
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Ruston hunter arrows big Lincoln Parish 13-point

When Jackie James was a defensive end at Louisiana Tech in the mid-70s, he had to help out on some tackles other linemen missed. 

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October 21 at 6:43 am
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LDWF investigating potential cougar sighting in Beauregard Parish

Barry Price got quite a shock Friday when he was going over trail cam photos taken from his deer lease in Beauregard Parish.

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October 20 at 12:37 pm
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LDWF's new deer-breeding map helps nail down rut

So the deer-hunting season is open, and you’re spending time in the woods. But what you’re really waiting on is the rut, when bucks throw caution to the winds and leave their concealed haunts in search of love.

But when does that happen in your area? Well, the Louisiana Sportsman annual rut report is a good way to narrow down the best times — and now the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is nailing it down even more with a new map showing estimated breeding periods across the state.

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October 20 at 10:36 am
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Highway robbery: Catch reds and specks within minutes of Hwy. 1

There are some pretty cool perks to being an outdoor writer. One is that opportunities sometimes present themselves to step out of your comfort zone and try something new.

For example, Corey Coghlan, co-owner of Kajun Custom Kayaks, offered to take me kayak fishing in the marsh around Grand Isle last October. I had been going down to Grand Isle for a couple of years to fish the beach but had never tried kayak fishing.

Of course, I jumped at the chance.

Surprisingly, Coghlan told me to meet him and his partner Andrew Chidlow at Moran’s Marina in Fourchon at 8 a.m. instead of the crack of dawn. When I mentioned the late start (not that I was complaining), Coghlan explained that tidal movement was more important than time of day.Read More...
October 20 at 6:00 am
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Doin’ the 'DU'

Doin’ the DU (pronounced “dew”) may sound like a 1960s dance fad, like doin’ the twist, or the watusi, or the hully gully.Read More...
October 19 at 1:30 pm
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