Youth outdoor journalism contests seek entries

Entries are being accepted for the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association’s Youth Journalism Contest essay and photo contest. Entries can be anything pertaining to the outdoors. Above, The Daily Review Outdoor Writer John Flores’ grandson, Gabriel Flores, looks over a good redfish he caught and told stories about. Unfortunately, he can't enter LOWA contests due to his grandfather being a member of the organization and former YJC judge. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

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Youth hunter makes most of final chance for spring turkey

Chad Lafleur and his daughter, Elizabeth Lafleur, 17, pose with the turkey she harvested during the 2016 Sherburne Wildlife Management Area Youth Lottery Hunt this spring. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Elizabeth Lafleur woke up startled when her father, Chad Lafleur, gently shook her saying, “Hey, Lizzie, there’s a turkey out there waiting for us. We need to get up and get ready.”

Still time left this month to hunt swamp rabbits

Gabriel Flores, 13, the grandson of The Daily Review Outdoor Writer John Flores, holds a swamp rabbit shot while hunting this past weekend. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

This past weekend, my son, grandson and I decided to do a little briar patch high stepping for swamp rabbits along some canal banks in the marsh.

The rise in the number of women hunters seen locally

Berwick resident Hanna Aliese Oldfather with her first deer taken. According to a National Sports Foundation report, the number of women who hunt has risen dramatically in the last decade. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Hanna Aliese Oldfather took a few deep breaths. She was shaking.


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