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CWD about to impact state's deer hunters

Deer species, known as cervids, spread chronic wasting disease through deer-to-deer contact, contact with urine, feces, saliva and body parts of infected deer or infectious materials in soils. There are no knowns cases in Louisiana. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

For years, you’ve planned. You’ve scrimped and saved every penny you could. Now, the moment of truth has come.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife report will reveal low productivity

This year's fall flight will see more adult birds as low pond counts this spring, along with drought conditions, will impact production. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

For years and years around the 4th of July, duck hunters would wait with baited breath for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s annual Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey Report.

Larose carvers keep their heritage going

New Orleans carver Cal Kingsmill, an event judge at the 40th Annual Cajun Heritage Festival in Larose, examines a hen widgeon entered in the hunting pair division. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

One of the things I constantly hear from nearly every person involved in some sort of outdoor activity here in the Sportsman’s Paradise is: “We’ve got to keep it going. It’s our heritage.”

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