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Winter Hunting Traditions in Southwest Louisiana

Like a lot of folks in Southwest Louisiana, I have a passion for the outdoors. Ever since I could stand, I’ve been joining my dad, brother and a handful of cousins for morning duck hunts in the marshes south of Lake Charles along the Creole Nature Trail. Those cold mornings packed into a duck blind…

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Moving On #VisitLakeCharles: Photo of the Month

I know I’m not alone with occasionally getting into a rut. (And by occasionally I mean more often than I’d like to admit!) It’s so easy to do the same thing every day or week. Getting comfortable with the usual. There’s hope! Every spring I cannot fight the urge to start up something new. Gardening…

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Faulk’s Game Calls Demo Day, Aug. 1

I grew up duck hunting with my dad and my little brother. I’ve never been any good at duck calling, but I always like to try and enhance my skills! Recently, I visited the Faulk’s Game Calls warehouse in Lake Charles and was taken back in time. Each call is still handmade, hand tuned and crafted…

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Lake Charles-Owned Duck Call Manufacturer

I grew up down the street from some of Dud Faulk’s granddaughters and have fond memories of playing in their backyard over the years. I remember my Dad and my younger brother calling in ducks in the Southwest Louisiana marsh using Faulk duck calls. But it wasn’t until I was older that I grew to…

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Duck Hunting in Southwest Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana Marsh by www.monsoursphotography.net To me, there’s nothing more peaceful and beautiful than watching the Southwest Louisiana sun rise in a duck blind with a cup of hot coffee sitting next to me dad. My dad, who is also a photographer, always told me that Southwest…

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