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can anyone answer about the water levels. does opening the spillway have anything to do with the high water we been having around houma the bayou black area. was going bass fish this morning and the water keeps going higher. some people say it has no affect some people say it does. i just know the water is not going down but getting higher.

March 20, 2019 at 1:45pm

getting to be you can not find a place to fish bass in houma. they closed lake theriot a long time ago now they closed orange grove. i thought they could not block a major waterway from public use. orange grove is not a man made canal but some oil company bought it and put up a gate so you can not fish it anymore when will all this stop.

March 07, 2019 at 7:04am

i am not here to argue with you sir i did shoot it at the range seemed ok to me they make a pistol the judge that shoots 410 shells and a 45 shell are they the same size and lenth i looked at a 410 shell just now and a 45 shell they look diffrent sizes to me lenth and od so lets wait till tommorow and see what i get told about it now i did try a 308 winchester round and it would not go all the way went about 3/4 of way tried a hornaday round and it went .iam not a gun smith or a gun maker so yea i would like to find out myself what is the problem

November 18, 2012 at 6:33pm

this 308 round should not have went in i just purchased this rifle new out the box this year i will bring it to the place i bought it to see what is going on i could not belive it went in myself mabey bored wrong do not know will let you know it is made by man and machine so who knows

November 18, 2012 at 5:38pm

that is why i posted it i know a lot of hunters shoot 308s and bring there kids and they shoot 30/30s so check your kids amo they wont (look whos talking about checking your amo)

November 18, 2012 at 2:17pm

allways shot a 308 or 30/06 for deer this year droped down to a 30/30 for a place iam hunting all close shots 50 yards or less so went bye a new marlin. shot it at the range all ok went hunting this morning grabed my box of 30/30 rounds got to my spot loaded up lucky i did not see anything when i started to unload my shell in the chamber did not kick all the way out closed the chamber agin and tried still hung up took a stick and just fliped it out all the rest of shells kicked out good looked at the shells i must have had a 308 round in my jacket from last year and it fit in the 30/30 and went in the chamber not shure what would have happened if i shot itglad i did not find out.loaded my gun in the dark never agin and will check my pockets for now on all my fault no one to blame but me

November 18, 2012 at 10:55am

thank you for your info you sent it did help me find the owner of the land. person who owned land passed away and now there are 38 heirs who all own part of property contacted some of them and they are all in disagrement as to what they want to do with land so it will just sit there most live out of state want to sell ones in state will lease but have to have all on same page. would stil like to get with you about some land even if it is just to hunt hogs or remove hogs from someones deer lease marine corps say iam disabled i say (B.S.)i want to hunt done it my whole life wont give up trying to find a spot

November 03, 2012 at 4:51pm

i got cheaked by wardens and never had a bad time they are like everyone else good days and bad days means we are all posting reports we must be hunters or fishermen iam 57 years old and hunted since i was 9 and i seen my share of outlaws in the woods people whos thinking if it is brown take it down when deer hunting maybe that is why we do not have a lot of good deer. best one is when my son was young i took him to lake bouf to hunt we had or mud boat hidden in the grass and was standing in the marsh to try to shoot a few birds i seen 3 boats running the birds with someone on the bow shooting them they came our way instead of looking for birds we were ducking there bbs i yelled at them and all igot was the finger they kept on never went back there agin they have a job to do and if we had more wardens we would have better hunting for those who do obey the law there is good and bad people on any job you go to so if you are not doing anything wrong why worry about being cheaked.

November 02, 2012 at 4:52pm

went to court house i did think of that had the picture of property i printed off google earth said they could not help me with out a name or range they did not look to interested in helping me.

November 02, 2012 at 3:34pm

can any one tell me how i can find out who owns a piece of land i found went down a spot off the intercoastal around houma it looked like a dead end and was not there is no wells no trash no signs looks like no one been back there in years great duck ponds and lots of deer tracks walked around could not find any signs of anyone being back there no old duck blinds nothen found it on google earth have the gps reading but that is it

November 02, 2012 at 8:44am

any one know how to keep shinners and larsh alive longer i buy them the morning i go and they are dead before i get to use them.i just use a minnow bucket but they should live longer than 2 hours

October 10, 2012 at 4:34pm

i started this about canals i doown some land and there is canals running thru it i never blocked it off like everyone else is doing why because i have found people will go fish in the canals during the summer and fall come winter time when hunting opens they stop fishing in it i may have some people who still fish in it during hunting season not many. you wont get a attorney or a judge to fight it because they are mostly the ones who are buying the land. i am just mad cause i was raised to respect a mans property fishing keeps a lot of kids off the streets and out of trouble just do not understand what harm it does for someone to fish in a canal.

August 31, 2012 at 4:05pm

to make it simple look up waterway commercial trasportation 33cfr part 329 has a section of man made canals and private ownership

August 14, 2012 at 8:27am

when i bought my home had water front property deed said it went 60 foot from main road to bayou terr. due to erosion i only had 20 foot left was going to fill back in my land to sell my home state told me i could not due to fact it became state poperty due to natrual erosion and it would interfere with marine trafic so i could not fill it in if they can inforce it at my own home why not where we fish.i could not even put up pillings in the waterway and my paper work said i owned the land but once erosion took it i lost it THEY ARE USING THE LAW TO HELP THEM NOT THE TAXPAYERS

August 14, 2012 at 7:17am

i did do a lot of serching what the law states if it is a man made canal who buys the land can allso have ownership of the canal with the exeption if a oil company dug the canal and the state collected revenue off the minerals it would stay porerty of the state and open to the public.or if a permit was given to them by the state with out collecting any revenue it stays state property. called wild life and fisheries talked to them and he agreed it is the law on the books they can not block the canal so i asked him why they do not inforce it he could not give me a answer.land owner must prove a single person payed his own money to have the canal dug and have it recorded in court this law was singed by the govenor and a senator what good is laws if not inforced and why is wlf not inforcing it.

August 14, 2012 at 7:00am

sportman in la. are losing rights to fish many valued areas due to landowners placing fences across canals you see they belive that if they own the land on each side of the canal then they also own the water that is in the canal private property owners are claiming the right to deny the public access to these waters the constitutuion states any waterway that was used for commercial transportation or ties into that waterway may be used by the pulic if the water ebbs and flows it is public. a louisiana senator stated this is the law

August 12, 2012 at 3:08pm

who gives land owners the right to put up gates in public canals went fishing and found gates put up in public canals to stop people from fishing in them they own the land not the canal going bye the state law if they dug or made the canal they can stop people from going in it but they are blocking canals that have been opened for years and counted bye law as public waterways and was there longer than most of us have been alive i know we can not go on there land but some of them are blocking the canal one mile before there land even starts

August 12, 2012 at 2:55pm

went to orange grove for two mornings straight caught lots of nice bass from 530am till 8am one after a nother they would only hit red shad 7.5 inch worm after 8 they quit have to out there early

August 07, 2012 at 2:45pm

any know if reds and specs are bitting in lake decade or due have to go further out

August 07, 2012 at 2:38pm

i fish all around houma and dularge area

July 29, 2012 at 7:34am
A comment titled: Re: Orange grove gated and closed off in response to a report titled: Orange grove gated and closed off

i only got one bite in orange grove. water was clear but high. water temp. was 56. i tried spinner bait. top water, jerk bait, all kinds of plastic baits. went different places in orange grove back to lake hatch and down minors canal to lake decade. only thing i did was burn 12 gallons of gas. first cast at 6;15 am last at 10 am.

March 10, 2019 at 3:21pm
A comment titled: Re: Orange grove gated and closed off in response to a report titled: Orange grove gated and closed off

i went yesterday to orange grove and they got it blocked off way in the back. they had some signs and all up in front for a while but nothen there now. guess they decided just to block off in the back. was glad to see that we still had places to fish in there. a company with common since go figure

March 09, 2019 at 4:54pm
A comment titled: Re: closing in response to a report titled: Orange grove gated and closed off

and one more thing a lot of people used orange grove to take there kids perch jerken and have a family day and some people made there living cat fishing and crabing in those canals.

March 07, 2019 at 12:56pm
A comment titled: Re: closing in response to a report titled: Orange grove gated and closed off

do not know where you live but we have 3 good boat launches here in houma and we already got to pay 5 dollars at one and 10 dollars at the others. 2 private owned one owned by the parish.

March 07, 2019 at 12:53pm
A comment titled: larsh in response to a report titled: larsh and shinners

We call them larsh some people call them cocahoe minnows just like we call a crappie a sac-a-lait depends on where you live I guess.

October 11, 2012 at 6:36am
A comment titled: shinners in response to a report titled: larsh and shinners

i am useing a plain minnow bucket no aerator i know this would keep them alive longer but i buy them in the morning and most of the time before i get to the dock 15 min. away half are dead

October 10, 2012 at 5:14pm
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