Go With The Flo

These snow geese descend on Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

No New Year's resolutions for this outdoor writer

On a cold Friday afternoon some 30 years ago, I hitched a ride down the Calumet Cut with my wife’s uncle, Harry Lee Wiggins, to him and my father-in-law’s trapping camp for the weekend.

Sanford Junot, left, and Adiren Wheeler hold up Junot’s 40-pound catfish caught in Lake Palourde near Lake End Park in Morgan City.
—Submitted photos

Lake End Park entrance

Adiren and Lynda Wheeler fish off the bank at Lake End Park in Morgan City.

Go with the Flo: RV campers make Lake End Park a Christmas destination

Over and under and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go; the horse knows the way to carry the sleigh, through the white and drifted snow!

The Daily Review Outdoor Writer John Flores' son-in-law Charles Coak and son Jason Flores pose with a couple of good winter red fish caught at Humble Canal in East Cote Blanche Bay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Time to take advantage of the winter transition

Seventy- and 80-degree highs to mid-40s during the last few days is bound to have had an impact on fishing in the coastal marsh. Welcome to the winter transition, folks.

Crystal Coak, daughter of John Flores, with a limit of white-fronted geese and some bonus ducks. The season seems to be off to a fair start.
—John K. Flores

Attitude is important as duck season begins

Sitting across from my grandson last Friday night eating Chinese food at Panda Buffet in Lake Charles, we talked about the ducks and geese we had seen an hour earlier while setting out decoys.

The Daily Review Outdoor Columnist John Flores' grandson, Gabriel Flores, displays a swamp rabbit harvested last season in the St. Mary Parish coastal marsh along a canal bank. The small game season for rabbits and squirrels opens Saturday. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Small game season opens Saturday

When the first rays of daylight stretch over the coastal marshes and bottomland hardwood swamps Saturday, the 2017 edition of the Louisiana small game season will begin.

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