Louisiana Sporting Weekend – Garden & Gun

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Louisiana Sporting Weekend

During opening weekend of teal season (September 13-15), Garden & Gun hosted a group at Grosse Savanne Lodge for a weekend of unrivaled fishing and hunting in partnership with Lake Charles/SWLA CVB. Guests enjoyed three days of memorable sporting experiences and relaxation at the lodge, accompanied by gourmet meals and Blade and Bow bourbon cocktails aplenty.

 

Special thanks to:

Grosse Savanne Lodge

Lake Charles CVB

 

 

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For the third consecutive year, G&G welcomed guests to Lake Charles, Louisiana’s Grosse Savanne Lodge.

photo: Harrison Beckwith

The weekend began with an afternoon fishing trip in the nearby marsh led by Barry Guinn and Kyle Edmiston.

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Kyle Edmiston, President and CEO of Lake Charles CVB, helps illustrate why Louisiana is true sportsman’s paradise.

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Grosse Savanne guide Tanner Helms scans the sky for teal during the season’s opening morning.

photo: Harrison Beckwith

Blue-winged teal fly overhead.

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Retriever Kiara collects teal as the hunt gets underway.

photo: Harrison Beckwith

Mother-son pair Edith and Schaeffer Slavic listen for teal overhead during the hunt.

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Hunters leave the blind after sunrise, a successful morning hunt behind them.

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Father and son duo Justin and Gregg Beck leave the blind with guide Rance Brown after bagging their limit on opening morning.

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John Mendell and Brady Mills laugh with the guides while sharing stories from the field.

photo: Harrison Beckwith

Another afternoon on the water focused on freshwater fishing for large-mouth bass.

photo: Harrison Beckwith

John Mendell and Brady Mills navigate the water in search of bass.

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Noah Young shows off his catch.

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Nick Gahassin and Ted Haik hook a bass during their afternoon excursion.

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After a packed day in the field and on the water, Grosse Savanne offered guests the Double Barrel, a special Blade and Bow cocktail featuring fresh lemon juice and cinnamon.

photo: Harrison Beckwith

No duck camp experience is complete without a few great meals. Chef Matthew Whitney oversaw the weekend’s menu, featuring local seafood and farm-fresh ingredients.

photo: Harrison Beckwith