This year I will be visiting my in-laws in the northeast part of Louisiana and was wondering if it would be worth planning a hunting trip there, I cannot seem to find any information about hunting there.
I will also be visiting In-Laws in La. (Union Parish) We will be hunting Nov 9-16. My Father-in-Law said he has seen some good bucks on the property as well as some nice sized does. They may not be trophy bucks like up north, but as far as I'm concerned any time I can get to the country is a good time. When it comes to putting some meat in the freezer I think more hunters should consider taking a doe instead of a small spike.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...