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Recently was fishing in Calcasieu this past weekend and found a little canal that produced several fish. After about 30min, a boat came along and told us it was a private canal and we could not fish it. The guy was nice and was not rude about it but told us that if the owner caught us, that we would be in trouble. He told us the name of the 'club' that property belonged to, but my question is, how can you own a waterway that has NO POSTINGS of being private, gates or dams on it to keep the public out but tell them to leave as soon as they see you? I was told that as long as its free flowing water without a gate or some type of barrier, that it was a public canal just for use of waterway, not land. Any info on this would be appreciated!

September 01, 2013 at 6:30pm

We are leaving tomorrow for alittle 3 day trip to Calcasieu and hoping to atleast catch something. Mainly fish outta Dularge, but this year we decided to fish Calcasieu. Both times we struck out. Any advice would be appreciated!!!

August 28, 2013 at 8:16pm

This year is the first time I've fished Calcasieu because of the 'trophy trout' they are supposed to have there and I've scratched each time, not 1 trout! Was thinking of heading to the mouth of the ship channel at the gulf and trying it there since alot of the trout around dularge are in the same area. any idea on this or areas I could try?

August 20, 2013 at 7:50am


August 06, 2013 at 10:01am

Went out 2 weeks ago for the 1st time out of Jugs and went to Raccoon Island and the Pickets. Water looked like Chocolate milk and was a total bust! Any suggestions on were we can possibly pick up some specks this weekend? Any help would be appreciated!!! Special thanks to Capt Travis Miller also, Went out of his way that weekend for a complete stranger! Stand up guy right there!

July 22, 2013 at 11:26am

I recently started fishing out of the Dularge area and found my way to the Mechant. I launch at Falgoust so I have to pass over Racourcci but I stop at the mouth between that and the Mechant beccause of the depth, is there a channel or something that runs through there because Im unfamiliar with the area and I dont want to hit anything. A few hints to were some fish would be also greatly appreciated. I hear the fishing is great and see all the guides pics on the site, just having trouble finding the fish. Thanks!

June 26, 2013 at 8:45am

Looking to take the boat out on our vacation to Gulf Shores this year, anybody have any good advice on marinas and coordinates to some rigs? Thanks

May 28, 2013 at 7:22am

Im looking at buying a camp in GI and was curious of the cost of flood ins there. Its on 15.5ft pilings and i know the new code is higher, how much am i looking at annually? Any help is appreciated!!!!

April 25, 2013 at 6:10pm

I'm looking to purchase a lot in Grand Isle and just put a camper on it for now and eventually build. Can you buy a lot and just leave a camper there for the summer or do they have restrictions on that? Thank you for your help!

March 31, 2013 at 7:18pm

Just seeing if anyone has Deer hunted the Grand Cote WMA area.

December 10, 2012 at 6:00pm

Im going on a bowfishing trip Aug 17th in Chauvin. The next day we are taking my 24' out for a day of fishing for red/specks and I was curious on some fishing spots/areas that anyone could share that would benefit me. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!!

July 15, 2012 at 7:21pm

Me and a couple friends are looking to go on a good guided whitetail hunt. We've looked in Illinois and Kansas. Also found that Giles Island in MS was a good spot. Just seeing if anyone on here has been and what was your results. Just dont want to spend 4K+ and get ripped off. thanks in advance.

November 24, 2011 at 9:06pm
A comment titled: Thanks in response to a report titled: Big LAWGS On the Du 5-3-14

Thanks again for taking them out Capt. Marty, they had a great time!

May 06, 2014 at 8:10am
A comment titled: wind direction in response to a report titled: Reports from non charter fish people

Just curious so I can learn alittle more about how you guys decide what areas to fish... Lets say a SE wind is blowing.... do you head to the SE area of a lake or marsh area to find the most protected waters? Mainly dead end canals? Whats your tactic on wind directions?

April 18, 2014 at 5:05pm
A comment titled: agree in response to a report titled: Reports from non charter fish people

All about sharing info with fellow fisherman.... wont give away honeyholes...mainly dont have any but it would be good to get general areas that are catching... went twice this year and scratched both

April 18, 2014 at 1:53am
A comment titled: Captain in response to a report titled: Thanks Cpt Ellender

That's a class act right there!

March 03, 2014 at 10:01am
A comment titled: Open water in response to a report titled: Private Canals with NO Postings?

Just didnt think somebody can own open water. If its gated thats understandable, but there were no postings of any kind.

September 01, 2013 at 7:32pm
A comment titled: agree! in response to a report titled: LAKE MECHANT DEPTH

Yes I did not expect that much info and I really appreciate it. Usually when we fish out there its not worth the trip, Thanks alot capt, Ill def let you know of the results. Just bought those matrix shad too!

June 27, 2013 at 10:45am
A comment titled: RACCOON ISLAND? in response to a report titled: LAKE MECHANT DEPTH

Thanks for the heads up on the Mechant, it had me alittle nervous but I seen the other boats cross it and never had the chance to follow them and figured Id run ground. On raccoon island, tried looking it up, where is that located? Would it be quicker launching at the Marina past Falgoust?

June 26, 2013 at 11:59am
A comment titled: GI bridge in response to a report titled: Night fishing grand Isle bridge??

Wouldnt mind hearing some of these specifics, me and the wife goin next month. we usually go out during the day bc the bridge is to packed at night. email me if you dont mind:
thanks again

June 05, 2013 at 11:24am
A comment titled: Walnut ln in response to a report titled: Flood insurance? Help

Its on walnut lane, I do not know the elevation there yet, want to say its one of the higher parts of the island tho

April 26, 2013 at 11:22am
A comment titled: re in response to a report titled: Grand Cote

Yea i hunted it last year a few times and it was very thick almost every place I've went. Just curious on how the deer are there and if any big ones have been seen/killed there recently.

December 10, 2012 at 7:29pm
A comment titled: audio in response to a report titled: Boat Speakers?

I have (4) JL Audio M770's in my 24'. Sounds great! Always getting compliments on the clarity and sound. They are pricey, but you get what you pay for!

July 15, 2012 at 9:29pm
A comment titled: sports fab in response to a report titled: best bay boat

I worked with casey at sports fab for 2 years. stand up guy, knows his boats. Def recommend him if anyone looking for a alum boat.

November 20, 2011 at 11:34pm
A comment titled: boat in response to a report titled: best bay boat

if your talking about the sportsman fab in Morgan City, the owner Casey builds one hell of a boat!

November 17, 2011 at 12:16am
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