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December 31, 2011 at 9:38pm

Bought a new gun today Marlin XL7270 270 hope it shoots good, at work now and it will be another week before I get to shoot it. Does anyone have any pro's or cons on this gun. Thanks in advance.

November 25, 2011 at 8:09pm

Looks like there is another one on the back side of this one, what do ya'll think?

September 27, 2011 at 1:26pm

Going to try my luck at the bend tomorrow.

March 31, 2011 at 8:29pm

Well folks my son that is paralyzed from the chest down has done it again. We left for the camp on Nov. 13 at around 4:30 am. When we got there I couldn't find his 7mm-08 shells. So I told him to take my 270 an I would take my blackpower gun. As I put him on his four wheeler I told him that my gun kicked alittle harder than his. I made him a blind that he can drive his four wheeler up into that gets him about 20 more inches off the ground. We left the camp at 6:00, it is only a 5 min. drive to the stand. I told him good luck as we left. Me I'm not much of a stander so I go over to a draw and start easing up a draw were there has been some deer at that we have pictures of. At 6:30 my son text me saying that he had shot. Normaly he would tell me if he had a deer down. So I texted back saying ok. As I walked up the draw I started thinking that he may have gut shoot the deer and thouth he may have missed. So I text him back and told him that I was on my way. About 1.5 mile to him and as I came up over the hill were I could see his box blind I heard something that sounded like I had run over something in the road. Looking back and then it domed on me that he was shooting again. I looked at his box blind and could see the smoke from were he had just shot. Now before ya'll start worrying, he is in a clear cut and shooting away from me. I look down the way his food plot is and I could see dust being kicked up. Boom another shot. As I got there I went on up to were the deer was laying. 9 point. The first time that he had shot was at a doe and had missed it. What a great day it was to be able to shar the moment with him. It really means the world to me.

November 24, 2010 at 12:02pm

Looks like I'll be eating pork this year

August 31, 2010 at 5:24pm

Just wandering if anybody could give me some feed back on the product of Throw & Grow made by Harvest. Thanks

August 06, 2010 at 9:09am

Talk about knocking the jobs down

Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is issuing a new moratorium on deep-water offshore drilling and it's no longer based on water depth.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the announcement Monday, arguing that a pause is still needed to ensure that oil and gas companies implement safety measures to reduce risks - and are prepared to handle spills.

The new moratorium will last through Nov. 30. Unlike the last moratorium, which applied to waters of more than 500 feet, the new one applies to any deep-water floating facility with drilling activities.

Last week, a federal appeals court rejected the government's effort to halt the approval of any new permits for deep-water projects and suspended drilling on 33 exploratory wells.


July 12, 2010 at 5:08pm

Does anybody know if anybody makes a depth/fish finder that will read though a alum. Express boat hull. Thanks

May 16, 2010 at 12:53pm

Going to try my luck on Lake Vernon in the morning

May 06, 2010 at 9:18am

Well everybody it all came together on Wed. 12-2-09. My son was parilized from the chest five years ago. He can ride a four wheeler. We got to the woods about 06:30 and I set him on his four wheeler and had him move to the edge of a feild. I told him that I was going to slip off into the swamp below him and stur around alittle. I have made a four wheeler trail down the side of a creek to walk on. I started slipping down the creeks edge taking a step at a time and looking for the deer that I wanted to shoot. I had made it about 400 yards down the creek when two squirrels started barking. I sit and watched for about ten min. Nothing was moving so I thought the squirrels were barking at me. I moved about 40 more yards down the creek in around 15 min. All of a sudden a deer blowed at me from over my right shoulder. I turned to look and the deer was running down the creek from me and i started whistling at it and lost sight of it at the same time. I took a step to my right to see if I could see it and it took off again in the direction of my son. I then sent a text to my son to let him know that there was a deer and it may be coming his way. I was going to continue my hunt on down the creek when all of a sudden my son fired off a shot. The shot came from a 7mm-08 and it sounded like it was a hit.I said well he either shot the ground or hit a tree or even down the deer. Three more steps and my phone started viberating.(YES)hes done it. Itold him that I was headed to him to stay put. As I approached him I couldn't see anything. Iask him were was the deer that he had shot. He told me that it was down the lane, so Itold him that I was going to walk down the lane and to holler at me when I got close. I walked about 25 yards and could see the deer. I then told him to bring his four wheeler. It was a 100 yard shot, hitting the deer just below the back strap at the tender loin. OH yea a 6 point. We have been tring to get this done for 4 years now. I forgot to tell ya'll that I was crying all the way out of the swamp. It was a great day for us that I will remember for a lifetime.

December 11, 2009 at 7:16am

I have a 2005 GMC Sierra 4X4. When I turn on my blinker (either one) it blinks but has a double blinking noise and the backup light blinks as well. And when my head lights are on my backup lights are on as well. any ideas. Thanks

October 13, 2009 at 7:52pm

My 06 Honda 500 foreman speed-o-meter glass or plastic has hazed over and was wanting to know if anybody knows of a way to clear it up with out changing it.Thanks in advance

April 26, 2009 at 12:02pm

I know that you sportsman out there ask about trailer lights from time to time. Just wanted to share something that happened to me the other day. I would have my tail lights on and when i would press on my brakes, I would lose all lights. I though it was a bad ground. After checking every thing I could think of, I finally checked the plug on my truck and as it being a few years old it had the rubber between the wire plug pins worn out and was touching each other. So if you use your plug a lot are it is getting old, please keep a eye on it so you don't get a ticket or even worst have someone run into you and mess your day up.

April 21, 2009 at 9:17pm

Thank of going to Caney Lake April 23. I have never fished this lake and don't know anything about it. Any help on colors to use, baits or anything at all would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

PS. Not looking for anyones honey holes, just wanting to have a great day on the lake.

April 06, 2008 at 9:30pm

Does anybody no were I can fine a rearming kit for a inflatable life vest. Stearns kit # 0920 or 0923. The cartridge is a 33 gram CO2 1/2 inch. Thanks in advance and any help would be appreciated.

July 10, 2007 at 8:33am

First of all I have heard alot about this rice bran product and would like some feed back on it. I would like to know if you can mix it with corn in your feeder. I also would like to know if it like sweet feed with the goo texture or is it like granlur like corn.

October 21, 2006 at 8:50am
A comment titled: Weight guess in response to a report titled: How much does this buck weigh?


December 15, 2014 at 4:13pm
A comment titled: House Boat in response to a report titled: Building a house boat

First off let me say this, i've never built a house boat. To me I would think you would want to build the foundation to last forever if you have the money to do so. With good foundation you can always repair the house it sets on. So i guess what i'm trying to saying is I would have the best pontoons that money could buy.

November 18, 2014 at 7:18am
A comment titled: Sending Prayers in response to a report titled: prayers for Carley

Sending prayers to your daughter and your family, Lord please share alittle of your strong healing power and make this young lady well again Amen.

May 02, 2014 at 7:31am
A comment titled: Not sure it's a bullhead in response to a report titled: What kind of fish is this?

This catfish is easily caught with natural bait such as worms and chicken livers. They have a scrappy but not unusually strong fight. Anglers often catch them by fishing off the bottom. When caught in very clear water when the flesh is firm and reddish to pinkish, the hornpout is quite edible and delicious. Nevertheless, its genial cousins such as the channel catfish and the blue catfish are better known for their consumption qualities. In most areas, they will not exceed two pounds in weight, with a current IGFA world's record of 7 lb 6oz, by Glenn Collacuro, Lake Mahopac NY, August 1, 2009.[2]

January 30, 2014 at 4:14pm
A comment titled: Kids in response to a report titled: Pink Bows Kill Deer

Great picture and way to go dad for being a sportsman. I have a 9 year old as of today and she goes with me all the time. This next summer I'm going to start practicing with for next year. Before ya'll jump onto me for not doing it sooner she is real short and had to wait till she got tought enough.

October 21, 2013 at 6:35am
A comment titled: Dog Hunting in response to a report titled: Banning of Deer Dogs

I'm not going to get into the argument.To each there own. I'm on a lease that runs dogs. We have 30,000 acres and we are in need of members.We are 7 miles east of Leesville La. Anyone looking to join, hit me up.

October 14, 2013 at 7:01am
A comment titled: plug gap in response to a report titled: Plug Gapping

Check this site out.

July 25, 2013 at 10:34am
A comment titled: Keep us up dated in response to a report titled: what is this?

I for one would like to know the ending of this. It has history behind it and I think it would be interesting to hear how it all plays out.

February 28, 2012 at 5:37pm
A comment titled: Jerky in response to a report titled: What do you do with lesser cuts

I grind it up an make deer jerky.

December 07, 2011 at 9:05am
A comment titled: OO Buckshot in response to a report titled: help

Yes a it will group tighter and give futher range.You need to set you up a cardboard box with good back ground stop an patten the gun to see were the most of the load is hitting. It may be in the middle or right, left, high or low. I set mine at 40 steps to test. Good luck.

December 01, 2011 at 6:40am
A comment titled: two deer in response to a report titled: Two Bucks?

Sorry about misspelling your name

September 27, 2011 at 7:39pm
A comment titled: Two deer in response to a report titled: Two Bucks?

Swamp Stalker, it is two deer. I blowed the picture up and you can see the hind quarter of the other one. I've looked at other pictures without the deer in it and there is no brush or sticks there at all.

September 27, 2011 at 7:37pm
A comment titled: LDWF Stop in response to a report titled: Wildlife and Fisheries boating stops

I don't think they have to have a reason to stop you and check you if you are on the water that is all the reason they need.

March 31, 2011 at 8:26pm
A comment titled: Bird Dog in response to a report titled: Nice Buck

He already has a 9 point on the wall that he had killed before his accident that is larger than this one. He was paralyzed at the age of 23 and is now 29. Thanks to everyone for there comments.

November 24, 2010 at 3:12pm
A comment titled: Scopes in response to a report titled: Muzzleloader Scope Question

I have a Optima 209 and I got a BSA scope last year for it and I love it. When I order it I had them do some research on it to make sure that it would with stand the kick of the gun. I can group one inch at 100 yards with 150 grain of powder. Google it as BSA scopes. Hope this helps. By the way I only spent around $80.00 for it.

October 31, 2010 at 1:16pm
A comment titled: Legal amount of rounds in response to a report titled: LA LAW QUESTION

I don't know what the legal amount of rounds is but i shoot a 270 and it will only hold 5 rounds total. And I know that it is legal. But on the other hand I always use the motto: one shot one kill. This way I'm not leaving a deer to suffer. If I can't get a good shot I don't take it.

August 13, 2010 at 8:45am
A comment titled: Hunting dates in response to a report titled: Area 2 Deer hunting

Take a look at this and it opens on a Saturday
I think you were looking at 2009 & 2010

August 09, 2010 at 10:25am
A comment titled: Tracking system in response to a report titled: DOG GPS

I use the Quick Track and have had no problems.

August 08, 2010 at 5:36pm
A comment titled: Cleaners in response to a report titled: MILDEW STAINS ON VINYL

Simple Green and warm water. Don't use bleaches as it will dry the oil out of the vinyl and it will start cracking.

August 02, 2010 at 12:21pm
A comment titled: Big Country in response to a report titled: Sportsman helping out

As long as you leave a possession tag with whom you leave the meat or fish with, everything will be ok. The receiver does not have to have a lic. I give deer and fish to alot of friends and family all the time.

July 31, 2010 at 4:02pm
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