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i have a hog problem.
i have several large boars, but this one is the largest i have on camera so far, any guesses on how big he is?

September 11, 2012 at 10:05pm

does anyone have a good, easy design for pig traps, i would prefer the gate that allows additional pigs in. i have a lease near the Alabama river and we have a significant pig problem

thanks in advance

August 16, 2012 at 7:38pm

my son is just starting to bow hunt with me this year. his bow is set to a 40lb draw weight. it is the Diamond Edge. should there be enough energy to use a Rage mechanical? or should i use a different broadhead?


August 13, 2011 at 2:06pm

i want to install a trolling motor on my 20ft Boston Whaler Outrage. i have a 36 volt 101# thrust motorguide with a 62' shaft. the problem is, there is no where to put it. i am thinking of installing an aluminum casting deck on the bow. does anyone have any experience with anything similar to this that can give me some advise, either something that worked, or didn't work. also, if anyone knows someone in the Houma area that could handle the fabrication and installation, please let me know.


March 27, 2011 at 7:17pm

i got the botttom jaw bone back from the taxidermist. he told me the deer was at least 5 1/2 yrs old. i checked it against everything i could find online, and i think it is either 5 1/2 or 6 1/2. does anyone know where i can bring it in the Houma area to get another (better) opinion on the age?

February 10, 2011 at 7:01pm

i had a pretty good season now i have 2 bucks that are caped and sitting in my freezer.
can anyone let me know what the going rate is for shoulder mounts on deer. Also, looking for a good taxidermist. I am in the Houma area, but travel throughout New Orleans and to the North Shore every week for work.

January 31, 2011 at 7:23am

i plan to do some varmint hunting for coyotes on my deer lease in Alabama after deer season. i plan on using my deer rifle, 7mm mag, but do not want to use the same bullets that i use for deer. (Barnes triple shocks).I want a bullet that will not mess the pelt up to bad. i am thinking a solid bullet would punch straight thru, and not leave a big exit hole, anyone have any thoughts on this?

January 25, 2011 at 12:01pm

this mature buck followed my scent drag within 30 yards, where he spotted something he diddn't like in a tree (me), after doing the head bob for a few minutes, he have me a shot at about 120 yds. earlier this season, another member was filmed by his adult son seemingly missing this same buck. he had a very small wound on left leg.

January 17, 2011 at 8:21am

i am going on a hunt on a section of property that my company leases from the Kings Ranch. i am hearing that the wild hogs there are not good to eat because of the tannins in the acorns. is this true, or just the guides way of not having to deal with cleaning hogs?

January 05, 2011 at 2:44pm

found this deer on my scouting cameras the last few weeks, he walked right up to me at 9:15 on friday morning. he is my first buck with a bow. now i have to find something for my son for youth weekend

October 16, 2010 at 8:13pm

i was checking out scouting cameras and diddn't want spend a lot of money, because i wanted to put out multiple cameras. i bought a $50 Tasco camera from Walmart(yes i too hate dealing with Walmart). i put it out and 2 weeks later, it had 245 pistures, 98% with deer in them, and it took my picture when i went to check it. the pic is just an example

October 13, 2010 at 6:49pm

does any one have any information on any local charities similiar to hunters for the hungry. the lease i am on has a lot of does on it that need to be thinned out, and there is only so much meat that my family uses. I won't shoot something that will go to waste, and if I can help someone less fortunate , that's even better. I live in the Houma area. thanks

October 19, 2007 at 6:54pm

does anyone know of a better light for gigging flounder than the old coleman lanterns. most of the commercial lights available seem to be 12 volt. would led lights work. thanks for your help

August 26, 2007 at 11:02am

i heard that they turned the lights out at the platform at wine island pass out of cocodrie. does anyone have an alternate place to go.

August 23, 2007 at 3:30pm

I am looking to buy a GPS/SONAR unit for my boat. I am looking at mostly the Lowrance 525c df or the Lowrance x-27, the x-27 costs about $300 more than the 525c, is it worth the additional money. and if i get the 525c, should I get an internal or external GPS.

It will be used in a 20 ft boat , mainly fishing coastal islands and near shore.

are these good choices, or would you recomend something else?


July 12, 2007 at 9:24am

I am considering purchasing a used 1995 20' boston whaler outrage, with a 200 hp outboard on it. I have heard good things and bad things about boston whaler. if anyone has any positive or negative comments about whalers i would like to hear them


April 20, 2007 at 9:33am
A comment titled: presidential election in response to a report titled: Presidential election from a kids point of view

Flies, for an 18 year old, you seem very informed. Also, it is nice to see a young person express himself in such an intelligent, well thought out manner.
I agree with you that it is scary when you consider the state this country is in, and 51% of the country decides they want more of the same.

November 08, 2012 at 9:32pm
A comment titled: nice in response to a report titled: Widowmakers Bowkill

nice buck, and looks like a nice shot too

November 08, 2012 at 9:15pm
A comment titled: carry laws in response to a report titled: Conceal Carry No Permit Now ???

i would not mind if Louisiana went to a system more like Alabama for concealed carry.
in Alabama, you go to your local courthouse, tell them you want a concealed carry permit, they run your record, if you have no felonies, and no restraining order, you get a permit, right then and there, for the whopping sum of $15. it is an annual permit, but very easy.
my wife and I went to a concealed carry class, but after finding out all the fees and red tape you had to go thru to get the permit, we never went any further.

also, i found out, almost the hard way, that you need a permit to carry a loaded pistol in your vehicle in most, if not all other states but Louisiana. i was very relieved when the nice Alabama police officer handed me back my Kimber, and told me since Louisiana honors Alabama's cc laws, he was going to let it slide.

November 08, 2012 at 8:56pm
A comment titled: thanks in response to a report titled: mechanicals fro youth bows?

thanks for the info guys

August 13, 2011 at 7:11pm
A comment titled: hmm in response to a report titled: alligator Snapper

my son, who wants to be a herpetologist (study reptiles), thought it was 1 a year also, maybe they changed it recently, or it may just not be in the brochure correctly.

April 12, 2011 at 9:15pm
A comment titled: regulations in response to a report titled: alligator Snapper

great video

i looked up the regulations and it reads:

Alligator snapping
turtles (Macroclemys
No size limit. Bag limit: One per day
per person, per vehicle.

i see nothing about how many per year.
i could be wrong,(it happens, just ask my wife).

April 12, 2011 at 8:39pm
A comment titled: honey in response to a report titled: seasoning in boiled crawfish???

i was talking to a friend yesterday, he tells me that he knows someone that puts a jar of honey in the water with the seasonings. has anyone tried honey?

April 02, 2011 at 4:22pm
A comment titled: checked in response to a report titled: Wildlife and Fisheries boating stops

i don't really have an issue with being checked, but i have an issue with the way it is sometimes handled. why is it, i can get pulled over by a state trooper for speeding, he knows i was speeding because he saw it, but he treats me politely and professionally. But, i have been stopped by game wardens that had no prior knowledge of wrongdoing, and have been treated liked a criminal, not every time, there have been some very friendly wardens in the past, but the rude stops stand out.

April 01, 2011 at 5:38pm
A comment titled: gar in response to a report titled: Garfish

i agree with the hatchet, or cane knife, but i like to have a piece of pipe, or a broom handle that is driven in the ground. open the fishes mouth and shove him down on the pipe. then you can use your cane knife or hatchet as previously stated, makes the fish more stable. i have had smoked garfish, garfish patties, and fried garfish, its a very versatile fish, the meat is very firm, and won't fall apart on the grill.

March 23, 2011 at 8:12pm
A comment titled: age in response to a report titled: score and age?

i agree, no more than 3 1/2, should score somewhere around 110. i would like to see him next year, at 4 1/2 he will have a lot more antler growth, should be close to 140 class next year

March 22, 2011 at 10:43pm
A comment titled: teal scouting trip gone bad in response to a report titled: What's your most Embarassing Momemt in Your Boat?

i was scouting for teal season after Hurricane Gustav had passed, i was cruising thru a trenach(i know that is probably spelled wrong, but spellcheck can't help with cajun words) in an 18 ft flat with a Pro-Drive on it. when i turned a corner, there was a floatant blocking the trenache where there had never been one before. by the time i shut it down, i was high and dry. reverse did me no good, not when there is 10 ft of dry ground behind you. after wearing myself out trying to get the boat back in the water (we all know how hot it is for teal season), i tried calling all of my buddies, they were all either offshore or out of town. finally i called my wife to let her know i might be a while (a humbling experience in itself). she called wildlife and fisheries and 2 biologists came and pulled me out (backwards)with a mud boat. i am still thankful to those biologists. (i made sure to send a nice letter to their supervisor letting them know how thankful i was)

March 18, 2011 at 7:49am
A comment titled: gunslinger in response to a report titled: What is the most comfortable tree stand?

i have hunted out of most of the stands already mentioned her by others, and really like some of their ideas, but the most comfortable climber I have ever hunted out of was a Gunslinger. I feel comfortable climbing past 40ft with a gunslinger, but it is not for bowhunting, it faces the tree. the only problem i have with the Gunslinger is that I have a tendency to fall asleep in them.

March 18, 2011 at 6:27am
A comment titled: bays in response to a report titled: Coon Point

with this warm weather it seems like the trout should be in the bays by now, been itching to go but my bait of choice this time of year is live shrimp. does anyone know if any of the bait shops in the cocodrie area has live shrimp yet?

March 13, 2011 at 6:19pm
A comment titled: nice in response to a report titled: Something else

nice catch

February 14, 2011 at 5:50pm
A comment titled: 40 yds in response to a report titled: Range

i think you owe it to the animal to do all that you can to make a quick, clean kill. past 40 yds, there is just a lot that can go wrong. the only shot i have taken past 40 yards was at a bobcat, close to 80 yds out (i wasn't even close)

February 11, 2011 at 2:09pm
A comment titled: measuring in response to a report titled: deer age

Mike, i have heard about a way of measuring a deers age where they cut one of the front teeth, and it has rings, similar to a tree. i don't exactly how it works, but the company i work for leases 20k acres of the King's Ranch,i am told they use that method to age deer there. i am going there next month on a Nilgai hunt,(my customer gets to shoot, not me), hopefully i can get those guys to age my deer. if i can, i will let you know how they do it.

February 11, 2011 at 6:36am
A comment titled: terrible in response to a report titled: Palmated buck taken from Catahoula, LA

that's a terrible first buck, you will have a hard time finding a better one.
just kidding
great deer , congrats

January 26, 2011 at 9:19pm
A comment titled: bullets in response to a report titled: bullets for coyotes

thanks BIGJIM, if i get to shoot a few coyotes, i will let you know how the barnes bullets perform

January 25, 2011 at 8:16pm
A comment titled: great story in response to a report titled: An outsider's perspective on Louisiana fishing

great report, helps put things in to perspective.

January 25, 2011 at 3:22pm
A comment titled: pelts in response to a report titled: bullets for coyotes

not looking to sell any pelts, was going to try to tan a few for myself. i just hate having to haul coyotes and bobcats to the truck with gaping holes in them from a deer round.

January 25, 2011 at 2:56pm
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