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I am interested in a guided goose hunt has anyone hunted with Dave Smith's Guide services? If so how was your hunting.
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From what I hear don't waste your time or money... He's a joke
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I recently hunted with this so-called guide service "Dave Smith Hunting Lodge". Calling it a joke is an understatement. I have been hunting my entire life and was honestly not sure if our guide had ever hunted for anything more than the remote control in his living room. Not only had the owner/operator TRIPLE booked both mornings of our hunt, but STOLE some of our harvest. And it wasn't much of a harvest at that. Save yourself the money and the rise in blood pressure and avoid this most ridiculous outfitter.
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Thank God for 10:30. I hunted with this guy and this is the time of day that this, so called hunting guide gets his bike ready to pick your ass up from your hunting adventure. I have guided a few times in my life and I can say that I have never made any of the sports pick up decoys . I would never hunt with this idiot again, but I dont want to change your mind, so go hunting with him and when you do, you better be a quick shot because the guide will shoot first.

Onwards and upwards
TC
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dont even bother unless you bring a turkey choke and lead waste of money
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It sounds like Dave Smith and Kevin Babineaux are fishing in the same hole.

One reason I like the sportsman, people will tell you who the stinkers are when It comes to guiding.
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   jlincecum
if you have a shotgun that can easily drop birds from 90-100 yards straight up, hes your man. He can destroy an area in a heart beat. I hope he gets the same lease north of me next year, he will not be happy with me.
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I tried. I really did try to let go and move on with my life, but i just can't. Sleep has evaded me the past few nights as I lie awake haunted by the thought that I actually had to set out my own decoys on my "guided" hunt with this one they call Dave. I find myself grinding my teeth to the point of fracture as i recall the fact that we hunted 1 of 2 rag spreads on a single farm. TWO RAG SPREADS ON ONE FARM!!!! As I type, my forehead veins buldge to the brink of personal disaster; as all i can think of is our genius guide commenting on how the birds keep going to the other, unhunted, rag spread. At this point i have lost all bladder and bowel control as I hear Magoo say " Gosh, guess we gonna have to move that other spread over here because we have a big group of sports hunting tomorrow. After all, when it comes to hunting snows... quantity of decoys is key." Really???!!! You sorry excuse for a professional!! Were we not worthy of all ur decoys? Our money not green enough? I hope the Better Business Bureau has more mercy on your pitiful organization than I have, because I promise I have filed a detailed report. Thanks Dave.
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Listen to me meow. Do I look all nimbly bimbly meow? Do you see me eating mice? Don't think so. Meow, my hemorrhoids are buldging. Burning and itching meow! All the result of some money, money, money meow guide service. Meow, listen to me. Stay away. meow
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Wish I had asked about David Smith Hunting Service before we booked . Five of us booked with him and killed a total of two geese and two ducks , he had some real pretty decoys though ! Wasted a lot of money and time for nothing , don`t go .
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   m.trago
a year or so ago we booked a trip w/ dave smith, he told us if we paid in full so he could lease some new land he would give us a extra hunt so we did. myself and 7 buddys get there and he tries to play dumb about the extra hunt,but follows up with we will be tired of shooting geese that they had so many.BS sat we shot like 4 or 5 geese and thats it and he wouldn't even clean them($4000.00 hunt and wont even clean your birds). then on sunday he brings us to the same spot we hunted sat. We asked what about all the extra land you leased, you know the stuff we paid in advance for to get the extra hunt you promised acting like he didn't hear us. anyway we shot spoonbills on sunday SPOONBILLS on this wonderfull guided hunt.
This guy is a JOKE i wouldn't hunt w/ him for free
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   jlincecum
was that this year? do you remember where the farm was?
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   duckfind
I agree with all the other posts.Look elsewhere.
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hunt was this year. went west on 1126 south of jennings then turned south towards Lake Arthur, about 5 miles then headed further west towards 382. think we were close to the Angelle farms. I'm from the area, if you couldnt tell. haha
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   jlincecum
lyons rd. south but you lost me when you went further west. i watched him hunt 2 spreads a couple hundred yards apart one weekend this year. it was pretty pis poor. i hate it for the people who waste money on hunting with him but its funny to hear him tell them they just didnt shoot well as the reason they're not going home with birds.
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   m.trago
just a reminder don't waste your your time on DAVE SMITH!
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DAVE SMITH HUNTING LODGE is neither a lodge or an accurate hunting experience. discuss amongst yourselves. Really though, if you want to put out your own decoys, hunt with 2 to 3 other paying groups that you don"t know, hunt on a farm with more than one group of decoys, have your "guide" steal your birds, then Ol' Dave is your man. Seriously, Save your pride and money.
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