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Just curious about HB 391, it states that the fish being property of the state.... access to them should no be blocked by private landowners or private property? Is that my understanding?So where does that put deer, rabbits, hogs, ducks, doves, etc.? Why would fish be any different from any other animal that roams freely?

March 28 at 3:48pm

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February 19 at 12:34pm
A comment titled: Re: Buffleheads in response to a report titled: Buffleheads

Had 15 or so in my decoys last weekend. Seeing more and more every year.

November 30 at 9:20am
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

Fairfisher... Landowners do pay taxes on the whole tract of land.... I you own 100 acres and 40 acres are under water, the state does not subtract the taxes for the 40 acres. You are taxed on the whole 100. This is probably one of the main sticking points of the bill. If it would have passed then you would have had tons of land owners filing to have their taxes amended to exclude land that were then deemed public, thus the state losing millions!

April 19 at 6:08am
A comment titled: Re: House Bill 391 and the CCA in response to a report titled: House Bill 391 and the CCA

Well that just don't make any sense.... If that's the case why even try to reverse any coastal erosion, or fight it for that matter. All coastal protection efforts benefit all coastal land owners(houma, dularge and below, S. Lafourche, etc), not just duck ponds.

April 18 at 11:58am
A comment titled: Re: HB 391 in response to a report titled: HB 391

AC Man... I actually fish and hunt probably more than half the guys that post on here. And I understand exactly what the Bill states.... I just would like someone to tell me the difference, between fish and all other animals being owned by the state. That is what the bill states... the fish are owned by the state so the public should have access to them.... So why just carve out fish? And on the hunting issue, you may still have rights to your hunting lease, but try to find a duck within 5 miles after airboats and bow-fishing boats have free range over all tidal waters at night.

April 11 at 1:18pm
A comment titled: Re: HB 391 in response to a report titled: HB 391

I KNOW the Bill does not pertain to hunting... That is my point exactly.... if it is ok to chase fish in a canal dug by an oil company on private land..... then why aren't we also writing a bill to be able to chase deer, rabbit, etc. anywhere say a logging company build a road on private land????

April 09 at 3:48pm
A comment titled: Re: HB 391 in response to a report titled: HB 391

Got another scenario for you guys.... So if I lease land from an oil company and that oil company digs a canal in that leased land they own or lease from the State, according to this Bill then that canal should be open to the public. So what if a logging company leases land to deer hunters and builds a road on someone's deer lease for the purpose of harvesting logs, then we should have similar support to have that road open to the public right?????

April 09 at 7:25am
A comment titled: Re: HB 391 in response to a report titled: HB 391

Fortune and Phil u are correct... but the way this bill is written, it is saying that because fish are property of the state then the public should have access to them. So again a fish swims into a private canal... and under this new bill the public has access to that fish. What is the difference if a deer or rabbit(property of the state) walks unto private property. If the law changes for private waters why wouldn't it change for private lands????

April 02 at 11:19am
A comment titled: Re: HB 391 in response to a report titled: HB 391

Missing my point.... What makes fish any different from any other animal that roams freely. If this bills says I can catch fish anywhere they swim because they belong to the state, then why can't I travel anywhere all other animals roam freely??? Fisherman want to be very selective with this bill, but I don't think you can be so black and white with it. If you can follow the fish where they swim, then I can follow a deer where it walks....

March 29 at 1:35pm
A comment titled: Re: Water Foul FEED TAG Your thoughts?? in response to a report titled: Waterfowl FEED TAG Your thoughts??

Logical thinking... but will never happen. IT has all been talked about before. WLF came back with some BS answer about the feed not being natural to that ecosystem would cause a disruption to the native flora and fauna... I guess all those planted rice, corn and millet fields are natural.

September 29, 2017 at 7:52am
A comment titled: Re: What was it? in response to a report titled: What was it?

t_do is right... They show up at my place usually the last weekend in Feb. Get so thick, looks like you could walk on them. Trout and reds love em.

March 15, 2017 at 12:12pm

If a farmer is in the business to sell his crop, then he should be making every effort to harvest every grain he can..... but we all know that doesn't happen.

December 14, 2016 at 8:30am
A comment titled: Re: Saying Goodbye to my Old Lab in response to a report titled: Saying Goodbye to my Old Lab

I too lost my hunting buddy after 13 years a month ago. It is very hard letting go a great hunting companion.

August 31, 2016 at 7:53am
A comment titled: Re: CCA Tagged reds and \'Private\' Waters in response to a report titled: CCA Tagged reds and 'Private' Waters

So by fishslayer2005's thinking, if he has a deer lease that is posted we should all be able to hunt any stand on his or anybody else's posted property. It doesn't matter if there is water on it, if it is owned by someone, until that law is changed it is private property. If land turns to water or if land turns to a parking lot, its all the same. Private before, private after.

August 11, 2016 at 12:31pm
A comment titled: Re: LDWF Public Meetings in response to a report titled: LDWF Public Meetings

the closing doesn't matter, its the opening.... I still can't understand how we open this year a month before Arkansas and N Mississippi opened. That makes no sense to me. I know birds more back and forth, but come on a MONTH???

January 28, 2016 at 11:20am
A comment titled: Re: DUCK HUNTING in response to a report titled: DUCK HUNTING

It's about $$$$$ it's sad everything revolving around duck hunting is coming down to money. I even had a gentleman in the know, tell me that the marsh holds much more food than a harvested rice field. So with that rational we here in south Louisiana should be seeing all those birds that stay in the fields of Ark and Miss. pretty soon. We all know better. If you wanna know where all this is coming from just ask a rice farmer. Oh wait they rice farmers they shouldn't be worried about zones and openings affecting them.

October 30, 2015 at 9:02am
A comment titled: Re: Baiting...or not in response to a report titled: Baiting...or not

Either way it still should be illegal. If you take the same grain that is 'left' never on purpose of course, in that field and put it in a pond THAT is illegal. There should be no difference in the two.

October 30, 2015 at 8:54am
A comment titled: Re: Need a Taxidermist in response to a report titled: Need a Taxidermist

I've used Louisiana Outdoors several times and has always done an outstanding job.

October 30, 2015 at 8:51am
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