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A comment titled: Re: 35 whelen ammo choice? in response to a report titled: 35 whelen ammo choice?

My CVA & my TC both shoot the 180 Barnes very well.

I have several rifles that shoot Hornadys well and have killed a lot of Dangerous game in Africa with Hornady ammo, but my primitive season Whelens just shoot the Barnes the best.

January 08 at 7:37pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

This State is broke because it does a very poor job of managing the money it gets. Louisiana doesn't have a money problem it has a spending problem. Ag and Marsh lands have low tax rates because their value as compared to commercial lands, etc. is low and the lands don't require much in the way of services, such as fire protection, drinking water, roads, to name a few, from government.
The landowners do pay state and federal income taxes on the revenues the land generates and if the landowner is fortunate enough to have oil or gas production on his farm or marsh land the state takes a huge amount of unearned money, in addition to income taxes, in the form of severance taxes, which is high compared to other states. Also, if there are oil or gas production facilities on the landowner the parish charges confiscatory ad valorem taxes for those sites, for basically nothing in return. Landowners make their contribution to this state, which is more than I can say for the huge population of non producers in this state.

You want to balance the books of the state, get rid of the homestead exemption so that everybody using government services has some skin in the game. That would bring the howls.

Cheers

April 18, 2018 at 3:00pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

I have fished all over southeast Louisiana, the basin too, and know the situation, but the location of the problem doesn't change the landowner's rights. I have been a Louisiana freshwater and saltwater fisherman for over 50 years.
An Amendment in the form of a compromise is still unacceptable if it erodes landowners rights, no matter how well intentioned.

This is not a 'feel good' issue.
The legislature had the wisdom to recognize this bill for what it was.

April 17, 2018 at 9:13pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

I was speaking to her vote on this issue.
The rest of the Lafayette Parish delegation voted the other way. The bill was doomed to failure, so maybe she should have consulted with folks that understood the issues.
BTW, I know about the law than she will ever know.

April 17, 2018 at 8:40pm
A comment titled: Re: HB 391 4-17-18 FAILS 38-58 in response to a report titled: HB 391 4-17-18 FAILS 38-58

It is not a big money issue. The rule of law prevailed and the something for nothing crowd lost- again.

I own land and it is a constant fight keeping poachers and trespassers off.

Quit complaining and buy some land and have first hand experience with the something for nothing crowd, 'Democrats' as I call them.

April 17, 2018 at 7:52pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

Lafayette Parish Representatives had 7 of 8 vote against. Even the 2 Democrats voted nay. Only the young (30) and ignorant Julie Emerson voted yes. She will be remembered as a Republican who voted with the socialists. Not good for her.

April 17, 2018 at 7:26pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

You are incorrect JB,

Not only would I own the land around and under the waterway but I would also own the right of ingress and egress on the water over my land where the canal is man made by me or someone I authorize to do so, such as an oil company.

You guys can make all kinds of absurd comparisons but it doesn't change the underlying law and you are going to lose this one either in the legislature or in court.

Before you all start bashing CCA you should thank them for the wonderful coastal fishery we have and their efforts to preserve it. Without CCA the commercials would have destroyed our fishery by now.

I have fished many of these types of canals and will miss the access but I respect the landowners right to do so and will resist the knee jerk reaction of many others to have something I did not earn and do not own, simply because I have fished there for decades. Things change. Move on. Miami Corp. sells fishing permits on their canals and closes them to fishing during duck season. That is a reasonable solution in my opinion.

April 17, 2018 at 11:21am
A comment titled: Re: Land owner rights in response to a report titled: Land owner rights

Gaucoin,

You should read the thread about H B 391 and you will be better informed.

April 16, 2018 at 8:33pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

Is that all you got, lol.

The landowners own the canal and the land under it. Well established law were the canal was dug by the landowner to access his other land or by someone else with a contractually relationship with the landowner such as an oil lease.

You have probably heard this before, my driveway connects to a state road but you do not have the right to use my driveway without my permission. It is a very simple concept.

Speaking of greedy, you wish to fish over land you do not own, do not pay taxes on , and do not carry liability insurance on.
Just for the record, I don't own any of the subject lands but respect their rights

April 16, 2018 at 7:18pm
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

If any of you had any knowledge of Louisiana law you would understand that the bill is an unconstitutional taking and CCA merely sided with the law. The bill would have been defeated in court and CCA understands this,
No matter how bad you want to fish another mans land it just isn't going to happen. The owners would have eventually damed off every canal on their property, as is their right, and we would all be worse off. There has to be a better way. Try something else.

April 16, 2018 at 6:36pm
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May 03 at 11:03am