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looking for a quality catfish flipper. I can only find the H&H flippers and they're not worth it.......... I saw where Castin Cajun used one made by someone in Houma that floats and has a long plastic handle. Anyone can guide me on where I can find one?

March 29, 2016 at 8:58am

looking to buy a kayak for marsh fishing around point aux chenes & Madison bay areas. Any recommendations. Looks as though I need to get my own Christmas present from the wife. What accessories do you recommend?? Size kayak? Weight to consider? Red fishing primarily. Other recommendations???? All advice appreciated... Where's the best price???

December 09, 2015 at 11:22am

I've never trolled for speckled trout before and wanted information on how to troll for them. Pls advise on baits, techniques, best places to troll, etc.
I appreciate any advice I can get. I usually fish the north end of Lake Barre', but will try the get to Timbalier & Wine Island areas.

May 08, 2014 at 10:31am

any info you can give me on Lake Long near
Bourg in Lafourche Parish? Depth of water? I have a 22' bay boat and need a few feet of water. Fishing tips and what is there to catch? Best time of year to catch? Anything will help!

March 12, 2014 at 10:19am

I just purchased the Lowrance HDS7 model GPS plotter. What's the most detailed software I can get for Lower Terrebonne Parish & adjacent offshore waters? Navionics? Which package?

December 21, 2013 at 9:37am

Am anxious to catch spanish mackeral. Normally I go out south of Lake Barre. Any advice on lures, baits, how to fish them? Locations of where I'm likely to find them???
Appreciate all the advice I can get.............

June 25, 2012 at 9:18am

Heading out of Cocodrie tomorrow for the Gulf. Since it's my 1st day out on the boat and 1st out of Cocodrie, I don't plan on going out too far. Any advice on what there is to catch, baits, rigging, etc.? Where to head? I'll likely not venture too deep.........perhaps South Pelto or nearby Ship Shoal ...South Timb???


April 11, 2012 at 1:53pm

I'm so confused with the closures of inshore saltwater fishing!!! Is Lake Boudreaux near Chauvin open for fishing? HELP!!!

June 05, 2010 at 11:07am

Need advice on aluminum bay boat...It has to be able to run in real shallow water and preferrably w/tunnel and rear floats/steps to get her on plane quickly w/a 4 stroke. Looking at an aluminum rig 18' to 21'. Any advice??? Brand preference??? What would I expect to spend on a fully outfitted rig w/all the gadgets??? What dealer gives the best bang for the buck???

December 11, 2006 at 11:16am
A comment titled: Re: Yellowfin Tuna run in response to a report titled: Yellowfin Tuna run

MCC773 is full of yellows and least the last couple of days.

September 12, 2015 at 8:47am
A comment titled: Re: what's the porpoise in response to a report titled: what's the porpoise

probably have sand fleas on their tails.....and trying to get rid of them. Either that, or they thought of you as a good looking specimen........

September 10, 2015 at 1:23pm
A comment titled: Re: Need Help Before I Buy in response to a report titled: Need Help Before I Buy

Take a look at the Twin Vee 22' Bay Boat. Awesome. Just look for a dealer other than Boat Stuf to outfit it. Call Twin Vee direct.

May 01, 2015 at 9:32am
A comment titled: not overfished! in response to a report titled: Trout

Trout fishing peak season started much later this year. Shrimp (brown) was also delayed. Transition started later than usual--mid-August instead of early August. My opinion is the trout were spoiled and wanted nothing to do with artificials. They wanted LIVE Shrimp. I had a good season in the area, but had to pay the price for live shrimp. Overfished? Don't believe. Can't remember back to 1975..................

August 25, 2014 at 9:55am
A comment titled: great in response to a report titled: Her first Red fish in her new Boat


August 13, 2014 at 10:20am
A comment titled: super video in response to a report titled: Video fishing delacroix out of my kayak 7/28

that certainly is a good video of an excellent day on the water.

July 29, 2014 at 10:47am
A comment titled: wormy... in response to a report titled: Black Drum Secrets

I have trouble with black drum due to all the worms.....especially in anything over 24'. Realizing speckled trout have spaghetti worms also, I tend to scale & fillet the fish so I don't see them. Large drum have so many worms toward the tail that I won't keep them. How can you convince me not to worry about worms??? Guess I'm too spoiled?

July 22, 2014 at 8:29am
A comment titled: trolling in response to a report titled: trolling for trout

thx for the advice. perhaps I can try rattle traps and plastics?

May 09, 2014 at 3:04pm
A comment titled: trolling in response to a report titled: trolling for trout

I mean pulling the line behind the boat with the motor running. Like trolling for kings, etc.

May 08, 2014 at 1:19pm
A comment titled: ck out cat bay boats in response to a report titled: Question About BlueWave 2400

Have you looked at the Twin Vee Bay Cat 22'? I just bought one at Boat Stuf and it's awesome. I looked at Blue Wave and already owned a Pathfinder 24'. Bay cat will run almost 50 mph, has gobs of room to fish, rides SMOOTH, & burns little gas. I've got a 200hp Yamaha 4 stroke on it.

January 28, 2014 at 11:45am
A comment titled: easy decision... in response to a report titled: Bass boat for 6 people

buy a party barge. better yet, by 3 bass boats and no one will be crowded!

June 26, 2013 at 7:32am
A comment titled: twin vee in response to a report titled: Boat

I've got a 22' twin vee with twin Yamaha 115 4 strokes. Goes to near 40 mph. Only burn 10-12 gals/hr at 25+ mph. Smooth rider that doesn't roll while fishing and fishes like a boat much larger. Love the boat.

July 11, 2012 at 12:39pm
A comment titled: luv my zoon in response to a report titled: Zero turn lawn mower

I have an Ariens (Gravely) 52' Zoom Zero Turn and it's great. Mine is powered by the Kohler 25hp. It is pretty much maintenance free and I have it serviced in Larose when needed. Just make sure you get a zero turn with hydrostatic transmission. It's worth every penny. I cut almost 5 acres in under 3 hours.

March 23, 2011 at 1:41pm
A comment titled: 27 prodrive--- in response to a report titled: Tried and true opinions needed

I've got the 27HP ProDrive and it's a heck of a motor, built like a brick sh_thouse. However, I'd like to get a little better performance. What would you recommend doing to give me a little higher top-end speed? The engine is a 27HP Kohler.

August 07, 2009 at 1:16pm
A comment titled: 27 hp Pro Drive would be the better fit in response to a report titled: prodrive

I had the same problem as you and ended up selling my 1442 with a 25 hp Merc. You need at least a 48" bottom, so you're fine with the 1548. Due to the weight of the motor, I think you'll have to go with the 27 HP ProDrive. It'll go 23 mph with a good load. You don't want the pay all the extras with the reverse, as it's expensive and you won't use it much. I know it solved my problem. I ended up with the 1648 Weldbilt and a 27 HP from H&H Marine in Houma. They're great folks to deal with and their service is super.

August 07, 2009 at 1:11pm
A comment titled: txh furduknfish & donz in response to a report titled: Advice on the right boat to buy

thx for the info on customs. I spoke w/Kevin Gaspard @ Rookie boats and a guy named Jan @ Duvic's about SouthFork customs. Called Hanko's too, but no one answered the phone. Will take a look at them, as the price difference won't be that much more. What do you folks think of 2 stroke vs. 4 stroke on that boat? I'm just tired of worrying about oil.

December 12, 2006 at 4:36pm
A comment titled: come on guys....... in response to a report titled: Advice on the right boat to buy

I've looked at 20 footers and all seem to be outfitted with 90 hp engines. Do you think I should go with lower power such as that when they're rated to up to 130hp because I want a 4 stroke? Only two I found w/tunnels in 20' range are SeaArk & AlumaCraft. If I go custom, the bottoms are all 3/16" aluminum, which will make the boat heavier and float lower in the water. I would prefer a Merc Verado 135HP or Honda 135HP to other engines.

December 12, 2006 at 1:14pm
A comment titled: How about Sea Ark & AlumaCraft? in response to a report titled: Advice on the right boat to buy

I've been told that SeaArk & AlumaCraft both have 20 footers w/tunnels and steps. Any opinion on these? A couple of friends of mine told me they have been in those boats and thought the world of them. Any Comments???

December 11, 2006 at 5:42pm
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