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Terry L. Jones

Dr. Terry L. Jones is professor emeritus of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe who has received numerous awards for his Civil War books and outdoor articles.

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Jennifer R. Trotter

A glimpse at some Native hunting methods more

History

Commonsense tips to avoid getting lost this hunting season more

Knowing Nature

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Henley Quadling

Getting intel on the Red River more

Outdoor Adventures

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Henley Quadling

Taming Louisiana’s second-largest stream more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Surviving road trips and still being on talking terms at the end requires a routine more

Getaways

The Louisiana roots of Texas' first capital more

History

Before Cadillac was a car, its namesake was an unpopular governor of colonial Louisiana more

History

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Over 170 years ago the Arkansas Wild Man terrified residents of that state. The first published report in 1846 claimed a footprint was discovered in eastern Arkansas that measured 22 inches. more

History

Bigfoot, a.k.a. Sasquatch, is not confined to the Pacific Northwest. He has been reported on every continent except Antarctica, and some believe he is right here in Louisiana. more

History

The first federal law to protect wildlife, the Lacey Act helped curb the market hunters’ activities by prohibiting the interstate transportation of venison and other wild game. more

Knowing Nature

The collapse of the Louisiana deer population more

Knowing Nature

Natchitoches Fish Hatchery launches a restocking program for the Alligator Snapping Turtle more

Knowing Nature

Sportsmen often imagine hunting deer long ago when the land was wild and untouched by modern civilization. However, if they did have the proverbial time machine they might just be surprised at what they’d find. more

Knowing Nature

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You have to love October. The cooler weather means that another hunting season is upon us, and it’s time to get back into the woods. more

Knowing Nature

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Louisiana's original constitution was written in a bar and largely copied from other sources. more

History

Wives are imported, acorns are eaten, and, naturally, a Petticoat Rebellion follows more

History

Enjoy the water, but watch out for rip tides, jellyfish, and—sea serpents? That’s right! If newspapers are to be believed, there are some strange creatures swimming around out there. more

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Mysterious relics of the Poverty Point people more

History

Wild men and feral humans of Louisiana more

History

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Newspapers in the late 19th century frequently reported on a mysterious Louisiana figure known as the “Wild Girl of Catahoula” more

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