Experience the Atchafalaya Basin

The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association kicked off their annual conference in Lafayette, Louisiana this past Friday morning with a boat tour into the Henderson Swamp near Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, part of the Atchafalaya Basin. Just a short ride from our … Continue reading

After we "choot 'em", what do we do?

In the previous stories, you learned how they are heaved into the boat, and hopefully covered up with some kind of tarp or blanket for the ride to the landing. From there, either by truck or by boat, it’s time to go to the buying dock.

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Gator Hunting: More than just reality TV

With the new nation-wide interest in swamp people, some of us bayou people are scratching our heads wondering how something so localized could have become the basis of the most-viewed show in the history of the History Channel.

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Swamp People Visit Houma

By now, most of you have watched the most-watched show in the history of the History Channel, “Swamp People”. If you haven’t, then tune in this Thursday at 8:00 Central Time. These alligator hunters have become local heroes, and are just about as real as they come.

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