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I'm starting to think we have a pig problem in Louisiana!

August 22, 2009 at 9:18pm

Second pic didn't load so here it is.

December 11, 2008 at 4:22pm

I brought a buddy who hadn't killed a deer in 12 years to the camp for hunt. I showed him the spot at night and had to move a camera due to the water rising. He ended up shooting a nice 8 at 7am and got down to check it out but I had told him to stay on stand until 9am so he climbed back up. He said he got halfway up and some does came and started playing around the stand. He just stopped climbing and watched for a while. When I checked the cam I realized I had put it facing the stand about 20 yards away. Caught my buddy 10 feet off the ground with his gun at the bottom of the tree and the does playing around. The second pic is his 8 point.

December 11, 2008 at 4:16pm

After pics

November 29, 2007 at 7:06pm

I read some comments about people posting cuddeback before pics but no after/kill pics. Don't post often so I don't know if I can fit all the pics. If not,I'll list it as BEFORE AND AFTER PICS 2. Here's a few from the lease this month. The 10 with the short brow tines is mine,the other 10 is my guest, and the 8 with the extra main beam is my brother in laws. luck???....most likely,but it can be done!

P.S. Yes,the guest shot the biggest and also shot a big 8 on our first day there. Isn't that how it usually happens?Good luck.

November 29, 2007 at 6:47pm
A comment titled: ARROWS in response to a report titled: Recurve Arrows

I'm shooting Carbon Express Heritage 150's out of my Super Kodiak. 31 inch, 125 grain point, 53# draw. P.S. Almost all spine charts will lead you on the stiff side and it's alot easier to correct a weak spine.

September 09, 2009 at 8:26pm
A comment titled: mineral licks in response to a report titled: mineral lick

I put my cams on mineral licks from the end of turkey season until right about this time of the year. I just use 50# mineral blocks because they're cheap[about $8.00] and they last a few months. From the end of turkey season this year to the end of July I had 1300+ pics on one camera and 800+ on another before the batteries died. Mostly does, a few bucks, hogs, and other critters. Good luck

August 31, 2009 at 5:09pm
A comment titled: traps in response to a report titled: HOG TRAP

I'VE BUILT A FEW 10 FT ONES OUT OF THE SPOOLS AND CAUGHT PLENTY OF HOGS. I USE SALOON STYLE DOORS AND PUT A FEEDER RIGHT ON TOP THE TRAP. TWO 16 FT HOG PANELS GIVE YOU JUST ENOUGH TO WRAP ONE TRAP. MAKE SURE AND LEAVE THE FLOOR OPEN. NEVER HAD ANY HOGS JUMP OR DIG OUT. IF YOU NEED ANY MORE INFO SHOOT ME AN E-MAIL.

July 08, 2009 at 12:34pm
A comment titled: rain gear in response to a report titled: Best light weight camo rain gear

Cabelas MT050. It's pricey, but it's everything you described and it's packable.

May 31, 2009 at 10:24am
A comment titled: gps in response to a report titled: Hand Held GPS

The Garmin Vista HCX has the same reciever and will do everything the 60 will in a smaller and tougher package.

March 20, 2009 at 1:46pm
A comment titled: dog in response to a report titled: Blood Dog

I've been using Black Mouth Curs for a few years now and pretty much all I've done to train them is put them on every blood trail I could and give um deer scraps. The males run 40-60 pounds and the females are about 10 pounds lighter. They've been great at tracking and baying or catching wounded deer. As far as a finished dog, you can get ready to spend some serious $$$$$. Good luck.

January 27, 2009 at 10:08am
A comment titled: glue in response to a report titled: insert glue

Use Goat Tuff glue as long as you never plan on taking it out.

January 20, 2009 at 9:35am
A comment titled: trap in response to a report titled: Hog Trapping Question

I've shot them in the trap on a friday, caught more on saturday, shot them, and caught more on sunday. It seems like the longer they're in the trap stinking it up the more I catch.

January 07, 2009 at 5:24pm
A comment titled: 2nd PIC in response to a report titled: TRAIL CAM PIC

I couldn't get both pics on the first try but the 8 is further down on the reports.

December 12, 2008 at 9:39am
A comment titled: SMALL ONE in response to a report titled: TRAIL CAM PIC 2

That would be my other guest who killed three 8pts and one 10pt[that is bigger than anything I've ever killed] over the past three seasons at my lease. Can you believe he still cried cause I wouldn't let him shoot any little ones like that in my honey hole. HA HA

December 11, 2008 at 5:44pm
A comment titled: EXCALIBUR in response to a report titled: Cross-Bows

I added an Excalibur Equinox to my pile of bows this year and I have to say it's a great product. Very simple, lifetime warrenty,great trigger,extremely accurate and a blast to shoot. The draw weight is 225 pounds but that's cut in half if you use the cocking rope[which you should use anyway to cock it evenly] The recurve styles do use higher draw weights to achieve the higher arrow speeds. The recurves are wider than the compounds but way more simple and you'll have to deal with the width whether it's 28 or 36 inches wide. If you get one, DO NOT shoot at your arrow inside of 40 yards unless you are willing to buy more. Good luck.

September 30, 2008 at 3:10pm
A comment titled: x bow in response to a report titled: CrossBow Question

I bought a new recurve crossbow for under 500 dollars which I consider 'mid range'. As far as target range my scope has 4 crosshairs that I set for 20,30,40, and 50 yards. I've shot less than 100 shots with it and I get 2 inch groups at 50 yards with field points. There's an Italian crossbow website with a video of a guy shooting 110 yards with some great groups. Effective hunting range is up to you. They are louder but they are faster on average[Mine is shooting 343 fps with a 430 grain arrow]. Personally I'll stay under 40 yards for deer and any distance for hogs. Most people use multi-reticle scopes or red dots and they are legal in LA. I will say the crossbow is a blast to shoot but I still prefer my recurve.

August 16, 2008 at 8:32pm
A comment titled: jam in response to a report titled: Buck Jam results

My brother in law tried some persimmon buck jam last bow season. We'd been feeding corn and seeing about 4-6 deer each morning at this stand. He put some fresh corn down and poured the jam on it. They ate every piece of corn except for any piece that was touching the jam. That stuff fermented and was there for weeks. It was hilarious. And yes there were plenty of persimmon trees in the area. But to the jams defense the deer in that area won't touch soy beans or alfalfa either.

August 07, 2008 at 8:07pm
A comment titled: muffler in response to a report titled: Advice needed

I put[fabricated/welded] a silencer off of a 2 cycle dirtbike on a 5.5 hp honda on a go-devil. Very quiet and runs great.

April 21, 2008 at 10:10pm
A comment titled: BOBCAT in response to a report titled: whats the best kind of pirogue

I've used a Ron Chapman 14',critter getter 12', and a Bobcat 12'. Out of those 3 my Bobcat is the most stable by far.(and unfortunately the most expensive)

March 18, 2008 at 5:31pm
A comment titled: BLOOD TRAILING in response to a report titled: Blood trailing dogs

I've been using Blackmouth Curs for a while now with great success. I got mine from LH Ladner in Miss. As far as training I'm lucky enough to be able to put my dogs on plenty of real blood trails. Every chance I get I put them on any deer/hog shot even if the animal only runs 30 or 40 yards. Other than that, I keep alot of deer legs from the skinning rack and freeze them. I give the dogs a leg every week or two in the off season. Right now I have a pair that I will breed as soon as the female comes into heat. When she does I will post it. Good luck.

March 11, 2008 at 2:35pm
A comment titled: BMC in response to a report titled: Coon Dog

THE FIRST[AND BEST] MALE I HAD WAS HUGE, ABOUT 85 POUNDS BUT THE OTHERS WERE BETWEEN 50 AND 65. I DID ASK LADNER FOR BIGGER DOGS THOUGH. 2 OF THE 3 MALES I'VE HAD LOOKED THIN NO MATTER WHAT. IS YOUR DOG WORMED? MY FIRST MALE WAS NEVER LOCKED UP AND WAS STOLEN AT ABOUT 2.5 YRS. MY SECOND MALE WAS ALWAYS LOCKED UP EXCEPT WHEN I WAS OUTSIDE, FIRST TIME HE GOT LOOSE HE MET A 55 MPH TRUCK. I THEN BOUGHT AN UNRELATED MALE AND FEMALE AND HAD THEM EVER SINCE. I LET MY FEMALE OUT ABOUT 50 PERCENT OF THE TIME B/C SHE'S NOT A RAMBLER BUT THE MALE I HAVE TO KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON.

February 20, 2008 at 6:04pm
A comment titled: training in response to a report titled: Coon Dog

I'VE BEEN USING BLACKMOUTH CURS FOR ABOUT 8 YEARS FOR BLOOD TRAILING/PETS AND I HAVE NOT HAD ONE BARK ON GAME UNTIL IT WAS AT LEAST TWO YEARS OLD. I GET MINE FROM L.H. LADNER IN MISS.[WHO'S BEEN BREEDING THEM FOREVER] AND FOR SQUIRRELS HE SAYS TO TAKE A DEAD ONE,WET IT,THROW A ROPE OVER A LIMB TO PULL IT FROM THE GROUND UP THE TREE, LET THE DOG CHASE IT LIKE THAT. MIGHT WORK FOR COONS TOO. NEVER TRIED IT B/C I WAS SCARED IT WOULD SCREW MY DOGS UP WITH DEER BUT THEY ALL TREED CRITTERS BEFORE THEY MADE A YEAR. MY FEMALE WILL TRAIL DEER,BAY HOGS,AND TREE ANYTHING AND ALL I DID WAS GIVE HER DEER SCRAPS/BONES YEAR ROUND AND KEPT HER IN THE WOODS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. GOOD LUCK

February 20, 2008 at 2:21pm
A comment titled: MONARCH in response to a report titled: scope question

I JUST RETURNED A MONARCH 5-20X44 AT CABELAS. NICE SCOPE BUT JUST DIDN'T COMPARE TO MY BURRIS OR LEUPOLDS. CHECK OUT THE NEW BUSHNELL AND LEUPOLD VX 7. I BELIEVE THE BUSHNELL IS A 4.5-30X50 [$1000] AND THE VX 7 IS A 4.5-18 OR 20 WITH A 34MM TUBE.[$2100]

February 09, 2008 at 11:00am
A comment titled: Trigger in response to a report titled: what kind

I built a couple of round traps this summer and ended up using saloon style doors. I put a prop across the doors and tie a string across the back of the trap about shoulder height for a hog. Then I tie a string from the prop to the first string. Make sure and leave some slack in the strings b/c if they're to tight the trigger will be to sensative and you will have problems with coons etc. Don't know if that helps but maybe it'll give you some ideas.

December 10, 2007 at 9:04pm
Boutte, LA
$2000.00

Born on July 4th. I own the sire and dam and this will be her second litter. Tails docked and dew claws removed. Extremely driven dogs we use for blood tracking and as family pets. 3 males and 3 females. Call,text, or email for more information. Ryan 33seven-28zero79two1

July 01 at 2:43pm