John Flores

The Daily Review Outdoor Writer John Flores observed this Cape May Warbler while visiting Corpus Christi, Texas, this spring. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Review Outdoor Writer Flores' year is a good one

In the 2011 movie “The Big Year,” Brad Harris, played by Jack Black, sets out to see how many different species of birds he can observe in one year.

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.
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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!

Dustin Gore of New Iberia with a 5-pound, 13-ounce Lake Fausse Pointe bass this past Saturday. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Lake Fausse Pointe is producing good catches of large mouths

Cody Pattillo and I trolled slowly along a canal off Lake Fausse Pointe this past Saturday. There’s not much about the lake that Pattillo doesn’t know about.


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