FARM LIFE NEWS
The Ducks Stop Here
Virginia H. Harris Progressive Farmer Associate Editor
Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:54 AM CST

Drew Keeth had a problem on his hands eight years ago when he arrived at his favorite hunting spot -- an area of Louisiana Delta Plantation (LDP) called Honey Brake -- and found the gates secured with new locks. Keeth wasn't trespassing. He had been managing the land as wildlife habitat for years for the owners. As part of his job, hunters from around the area paid him to guide them on hunts on the property. Keeth didn't know it at the time, but those locked gates would lead to a career he never imagined.

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