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Duck Hunting West of Kenner

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I recently moved to New Orleans and am trying to get in on some duck hunting. I have done plenty of duck hunting the the Basin, but now I live here with no boat. Every time I drive in on Interstate, I see the railroad tracks just south of I10. I know theres a guide levee there and recently have seen some trucks parked there in early morning. Does anyone have any information on this area? I assume these trucks are duck hunting due to the kennels in the back, but I could be wrong. I would just like to be able to go out on my own even without my boat. If this is a legal area, what is usually seen in this area? Thanks for any advice, it is fun being new
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...it's all tight knit for several generations...find a members' fat ugly daughter and marry her...'ya might get in !!!...Tally Ho on 'da 'Honeymoon' and cheers

PS...back in the mid-50's behind the 'Penguin Club' only 1/2 mi from' Moisant' they had pigs by the 100's...wild Mustangs and ducks in groups of a 100...some made a living just trapping mink and 'Greed' took it all away...also most of the property was owned by someone named Monteleon...cheers
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At least you have the courtesy of inquiring before actually hunting, and just as admiral said its all private..... but why wouldn't it be? It amuses me how people ask about and also in some cases proceed to hunt land that's not listed on the LA dept of wildlife & fisheries website as a WMA or on the Federal refuge list thinking its public. If its not listed as a WMA or a refuge then somebody owns it and that person is most likely not you. Kinda similar to 'Hey guys there's a house on the corner of ABC street and XYC street I pass everyday and noticed they have an outdoor kitchen. Looking to possibly cook there for super bowl Sunday, does anybody know if that pit is open to the public?'
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   Bud Light
There is more property out there that is not WMA or National Refuge. There is also school board property in many parishes that allow hunting. Just have to do some checking.
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Bonnet Carre SpillwayOver the years, the Bonnet Carre Spillway has developed into an extensively used outdoor recreation area with approximately 250,000 visitors enjoying the spillway each year. These lands and waters provide...[more]

Over the years, the Bonnet Carre Spillway has developed into an extensively used outdoor recreation area with approximately 250,000 visitors enjoying the spillway each year. These lands and waters provide opportunities for fishing, crawfishing, hunting, dog training, camping and wildlife watching. More specialized activities include retriever dog field trials and model airplane flying competitions. The spillway contains two boat launching sites and a primitive campground, provided by St. Charles Parish. Additional onsite management is planned to enhance the recreation and natural resource values of the project lands and waters.

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P.O. Box 216
Norco, LA 70079-0216
Phone:(985) 764-0126
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Actually, there are 3 boat launches now. I've duck and deer hunted in the Spillway off and on over the years. I've bagged a few ducks, rabbits, squirrels. In 2007, I shot an 8 point buck. You can have success, you just have to be courteous and tolerant of other hunters.
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   bullcoon
I think the area he is referring to is east of the spillway which is owned by many people and there is places in there the public duck hunts mostly behind shell...And yes the spillway is open to hunting with its own rules. It belongs to the corp. of engineers and you need to go to office on river road by locks for a permit or download on their website...But it is mostly accessible by boat except south of airline hwy. where there are some ponds that hold a few ducks but if you have no boat i guess you can retrieve kills down wind side...
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Between Kenner and the Spillway is the LaBranche Wetlands, owned by the Monteleone Family. Back in the '90's I sold a truck to a man named Mack Plaisance. He was the caretaker of the land for the owners. Cool old dude, still couldn't manage to get invited to hunt there, LOL.
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   bullcoon
Theres land in the southwest corner owned by so many no one can lease it and its so small parcels its not worth it to them to run any body off but you need a boat and it aint really that great of hunting...I see more ducks between the locks and the river but it still comes down to needing a boat...
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   CRGCRG
That's ridiculous. Plenty of public land not WMA just have to do the research. Biloxi Marsh - open to public owned by oil companies. Half of the property in Venice is public property owned by Plaquemines Parish and the school board. Hence the huge influx of dish*$S in mud boats ruining the hunting over the last two years. Thanks Phil Robertson and Gator Trax. Think I'll give up and take up rabbit hunting.
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