John Taranto headed to Louisiana to hunt some of the best waterfowl habitat in the world.
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Somewhere southwest of Lafayette, Louisiana, in The Heart of Acadiana, is the little town of Gueydan, the “Duck Capital of America.” And somewhere southwest of Gueydan, not far from the coastal marsh, is Tulé Hunting Club, built upon an old 1,500-acre rice farm.
For the most part, the rice industry left this region a long time ago, but a number of intrepid waterfowl hunters have converted the old farms here into some of the best waterfowl wintering grounds in the world. Among those hunters is Roland Louque who, along with two partners, started the Tulé club 15 years ago.