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Jason Archer of Louisiana shot this 16-point during the primitive weapons season, a stunner buck that scored 223 inches and could rewrite the state record book. (Photo: Louisiana Sportsman Magazine/www.louisianasportsman.com)

Giant 223-Inch Buck Could Be a State Record

Jason Archer didn’t strike out to hunt deer. He actually was thinking about smoking a feral pig since he’d seen so many of them on game camera photos. But on a comfortable Louisiana evening, Archer shot what likely will become the Louisiana non-typical record buck. It’s a stunner, with massive bases, 29-inch main beams,...

Hunting during weekdays or "off peak" times along with keeping mum about special or secret areas are two ways to hunt more effectively.

Primitive Weapons Special Deer Hunt is Set

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will conduct primitive weapon deer hunts in Bussey Point in Lincoln County, Ga. These annual hunts are held in order to maintain the deer population within the carrying capacity for the area and to improve the quality of the herd. The 2,545-acre...

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Primitive Weapons Deer Hunters Ready To Go

The primitive weapon season for deer in all deer management zones will open Dec. 1, with antlerless deer and legal bucks are eligible for hunters to kill. The season lasts through Dec. 14. Hunters may kill an antlerless deer and a legal buck during the same day. According to Lann M. Wilf, North Region...

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Special Primitive Weapons Season Open

The Special Primitive Weapons season for white-tailed deer are open in Delta and Hills Deer Management Zones in Mississippi. The Special Primitive Weapons Hunt is for antlerless deer only on private lands and open public lands from Nov. 5-16. This hunting opportunity is not available on MDWFP Wildlife Management Areas. This special season is...