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I would like to go on a guided goose hunt somewhere this year, but I 'know who to go with or how much one of these trips cost. Can someone point me in the right direction to go?
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Let's move on
Folks, I think this thread has run its course. Users can get the information they need at this point to make an informed decision, and continuing the thread is just beating a dead horse.

So let's move on. We appreciate your help in moving in a positive direction.
my outfit can put you on some up close and personal goose shooting action. We kill LOTS of specks.Check out my previous posts here on this site. I've posted after every hunt. My rates are 185.00 per man, we do not have a lodge but there is some great hotels really close to where we hunt. call me if interested, 337-304-930, my name is Russell McNabb. thanks~~~
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   7mmSAUM
Be very very very careful when choosing a goose guide. If I were you, I'd look in to Texas. Everyone I know that has successful trips everytime they go, go to Texas. I've been to quite a few in LA and have been let down big time! Make sure you ask the right questions, such as; 1. What is considered a sucessful hunt in there eyes? Yall might not agree on that. Me personally, I feel if I am paying a guide, I should get the opportunity to shoot limits or some type of reembursment or rain check will be given. Dont get to carried away with the word LIMIT either. Some Geese you are only allowed 1 or 2, so make sure you know what species of Geese you will be hunting. Notice how I said OPPORTUNITY, not definetly kill. A guide cant kill them for you. Its up to you to do the good shooting, however one place I went to the guide was the first one shooting at the birds ever time we had a chance. The places I have had the bad experiences with have all been in the Gueydan/Kaplin area. Let this post ride a while before you make your descision. Similar post come up occasionally and people will name the places to stay away from. Everyone needs a job right now, so I am keeping the names to myself, or you can email me and I will tell you who I have been to. I personally look for pictures from the guide. Some of them have the same few pictures that stay on the websites, due to maybe only a few good hunts ever made. Look for multiple people in pictures with only a few Geese. Thats not too promising in my eyes. I kill a lot of ducks during the year, so maybe I am spoiled by killing limits every hunt, so you also have to come to terms with what you consider a sucessful hunt. Dont get me wrong, anyday hunting is better than a day at work, but it makes it less fun when you are paying for something you dont recieve. Good luck with your descision.
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   gunrunner
Specklebelly Hunting Club. Contact Russell McNabb. Russell is a good guide and has several places that hold birds.
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Hope you have not gone yet, but do not go with David Smith, a horrible experience. Do some research or better yet check out my entry on December 21
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Check earlier thread on David Smith
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   alspanky
Doing the same thing in Lake Cataouatche. Why ? I sure would like to know
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   chefronT
I made a hunt last weekend with Preston McPayne he guides in Sweetlake give him a call 337-488-3015. Ive hunted with him several times and was successful. He is agood dude and fair, you'll have a good time. Tell him ChefRonT sent you. Good luck!
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   duckfind
FORGET DAVID SMITH LOOK ELSEWHERE.
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   ducknfish
I understand the guides help keep this site afloat an they pay the bills. But let us get the truth out. We are all hard working people who have to pay for these hunts. Who wants to pay $250 for a bad hunt? Yes it's hunting and not killing so you won't always kill, but your chances are better with a guide that gives a darn. Not trying to be rude but it's the truth. Guys don't need to give reasons why they don't like certain people but they can just give their opinion and refer the guides they prefer. I payed for one guided hunt at Katy guide service in Katy Texas and they ruined me for life. I will never go again thanks to a lazy rude guide who after a hunt with 8 people we killed one Canadian and this joker tried telling me tips were mandantory. I gave him one. "don't bet on the horse races". I would hope no one ever had to feel like I felt that day. I felt like I had just had my wallet stolen from me.
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   mhepler
I've hunted with those guys numerous times. They have thier act together. You may pick a bad day to go but I promise you everything else (Blinds, calling, decoys, location, etc... Will be right. MTC
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   doug
Stay away from cajun wildlife adventures too! I paid 800 bucks for my grandfather and I to go over there and kill one hen pintail! They put us in a blind with a guy n girl who were all over each other and moving all over the place! Then the guide called it early after we had only made three shots! Good luck! If you find a place please post because I would like to go back but will need a lot of good references!
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   MallardZ
What is the full contact number for Russell McNabb? It is not all there in the first comment.
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   cmcnabb
mallardz, russells # is 337-304-9230. if he dont answer, leave a message
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Please stay away from that jackhole David Smith read my post, good luck
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