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If someone has an Astro Table or Lunar Chart handy for November 2010, especially November 3-10, 2010, I would greatly appreciate you emailing me with the info.


-Ghost Face Killa

July 15, 2010 at 4:56pm

Looking for recommendations for a WMA to hunt hogs this weekend within 1.5 hr drive of BR. I've got a 4-wheeler, but no boat, so aquatic adventures are out.


February 16, 2010 at 5:56pm

I was talking with a very experienced bow hunter. He told me that an old man told him to shoot deer in the neck instead of the "boiler room" and they won't take a step, guaranteed. This experienced bow hunter was pretty reluctant, but began shooting deer in the neck. After 10 years of doing so, he says that he will never shoot for the ribs again. He said every deer he has shot has dropped in their tracks, period! I figured that if you are confident in your shot that a neck shot would break the neck and if not, shooting a 2" broad head would definitely cause massive bleeding and would always exit unless embedded in the spine, in which case, a deer pouring out of both jugular vein's couldn't go very far. Your thoughts?

October 21, 2009 at 1:58pm

Sorry, photo was not added 1st time.

October 19, 2009 at 1:18pm

After making numerous hunts in 90+ degree weather, I was finally able to make a hunt in cool weather this past Saturday morning. After not seeing anything, I decided to get down around 8:30 as I had to do some work around the house. On my way out, I checked the feeder to find the funnel jammed up with the "flex corn" that had swollen due to the humidity. I shook the feeder 4 or 5 times to unclog the feeder. I walked appx 15 yards and put my left arm through the bow string and limb by the top wheel as I took my dip can out of my pocket. I heard something and looked straight ahead on the trail I was on to see a doe and this buck following her running straight at me (appx 30 yards in front of me). Instinctively, without thinking , I dropped my dip can, dropped to my knees and and bent low, pulled an arrow off my quiver, knocked it, and attached my release. The doe stopped 5 or 6 yards in front of me eye to eye. I drew and stood at the same time. She blew and began to run, the buck wheeled and started to run. I gave them the "muuuurn". I intended to shoot the doe, but she stopped behind some brush and the buck stopped and turned broad side. I let the gold tip with the new Epec XC-3 broad head rip. The buck wheeled and i heard him break 3 limbs and crash. I eased back out and gave him an hour, just to be sure. When I came back I was what I thought was blood about 5 yards past where I shot him, but wasn't it was blood because there was so much of it. Sure enough I got over there and began following the blood trail. My cousin was with me and we both looked at each other and I said "there is no way a deer could live losing that much blood". I've killed appx 40-50 deer in my life, apx 30 of those with a bow. I had never seen a blood trail from any deer shot with any rifle, shot gun, bow, muzzleloader, etc. leave that much blood. He only went 20-25 yards.

P.S. It made it that much better when the wife had our new daughter, Adelyn Hays (6 weeks old), prepped in her 1st Halloween outfit (leopard costume) to pose with her dad.

-Ghost Face

October 19, 2009 at 1:16pm

Looking for advice as to a good quality/good price 2-bow case.


October 04, 2009 at 4:26pm

I recently saw a post regarding hunting insurance but can't find it. If anyone has any rec's as to such insurance, please let me know.


Ghost Face Killa

October 01, 2009 at 2:27pm

Bought two packs of these. Co. is out of Utah. Anyone used them before?

September 12, 2009 at 8:54pm

Just wondering if anyone who hunts batture land in WBR or Point Coupee is getting any bucks on their trail cam's? I've gotten tons of does and only a few small bucks that don't seem to be in B. groups. What gives?

September 12, 2009 at 8:52pm

Anyone ever bait hogs with donut's? If so, how well do they work? Do you think that deer would eat them?

September 05, 2009 at 10:00pm

Anyone ever bait hogs with donut's? If so, how well do they work? Do you think that deer would eat them?

September 05, 2009 at 10:00pm

Anyone have a rough idea as to the Ph of the dirt located b/w the levee and MS river in WBR Parish? Land floods every year. Just wondering if anyone in that area has had their dirt tested and if so, what were the results and did it vary much?


August 13, 2009 at 8:17pm

Anyone know where you can buy used tractor tires? Please send responses to


August 12, 2009 at 6:10pm

I'm looking for info as to the guy who shot through his hand last year with a CVA muzzle loader. He posted some pics and submitted updates on it. I think "Uncle John" or somebody wrote about proper loading of muzzle loaders in a post after this. I can't seem to find the post or any of my old emails with the info about the guy that was injured. If anyone knows who the guy was, please send me his contact information.


Ghost Face Killa

July 22, 2009 at 5:31pm

Sure was good to get back out on the water!

June 24, 2009 at 10:47pm

Anyone know how far out the rip is and its condition?


May 29, 2009 at 4:43pm

Supposed to go fishing around Hackberry this weekend for trout, etc. Any tips, hints, etc. would be greatly appreciated.


March 13, 2009 at 5:01pm

Thought some people would like to see this buck!

February 01, 2009 at 5:58pm

I realize that this is in the hunting reports section and apologize, but wanted to try and get the word out.

Lost/Stolen Dog! "Duchess"
-I received word that she may be in the Fort Polk/Oakdale area.
-$2,000.00 Reward for her return. I raised this dog from 5 weeks old.

-Female Red Nose/Red Pitt Bull
-Appx 45 lbs
-Appx 7 years old
-Has a white spot on the back of her head
-Has three broken canines
-Incredible disposition

-Please contact me with any information! Thanks

December 23, 2008 at 12:22pm

I went on the Hall's Creek website and was looking at all the photographs of guy's from Louisiana who have hunted up there. If anyone has any information regarding these hunts, please let me know. I saw that 6 miles is high fenced and 4 miles is low fence barb wire. Are these two separate hunting areas? Are the deer wild, or is it like going to a high fenced place in Texas? (Last time I went hog hunting over there I vowed only to hunt deer under high fence with a ball pean hammer, heavy rocks, or bare hands.)


December 13, 2008 at 8:40pm
A comment titled: Neck shot in response to a report titled: Neck shots with a bow?

I agree the target area is much smaller in general, and thus a smaller margin of error is acceptable. I would definitely be more reluctant to shooting a doe or young non rutting buck in their skinny neck as compared to a 200+ swollen necked buck. I'm not sure I would even try that. Just looking to see if there is anyone out there that does such. I hate the times when I have had a close shot at a steep angle and end up in that shoulder blade area and no mans land. O.k., I know that I could pass those shots up, but those past choices make me wonder if I had taken a neck shot if the result would have been better.

October 21, 2009 at 3:36pm
A comment titled: Nice One in response to a report titled: Here is a shooter/And Good luck

I shot a 13 pt. a couple years ago that was only a 2.5 yr old. Should have let him walk, but the profile of 6 tines on one side blocked all other thoughts from entering my brain. I couldn't control myself. Hope you get him.

-Ghost Face Killa

October 01, 2009 at 2:37pm
A comment titled: Tire inflation in response to a report titled: Trailer tire question

Seeing that it is summer, I would run the tires until they are warm or check the pressure during the day while they are hot. I would have them at 47 psi. If you check them in the early a.m. and then fill them to 50 psi, by the time you run them or it heats up during the day they will be over 50 psi.

May 29, 2009 at 5:39pm
A comment titled: Nice Bumper in response to a report titled: KC lights

Do you have Jason's email or phone number? If so, please post it or send me an email.

Ghost Face Killa

February 03, 2009 at 11:15am
A comment titled: Squirrel Mount in response to a report titled: squirrel mount?

Try Plaisance Taxidermy. Derek is a real nice guy, does great work and I am sure he can work with you on the cost. He is located in Hammond. His number is 504-259-6988.

December 29, 2008 at 7:43pm
A comment titled: Borrowing a Climber in response to a report titled: Don't want to get shot out there.........

Tim, I sent you an email. From your post, I would not recommend just borrowing a climber and giving it a go. Hunting is dangerous period. Using a climber is more dangerous. Using someone else's w/out experience is even more dangerous. I would recommend going with a person who has experience a few times and practicing using a climber with a safety harness etc. b/f just giving it a try. You don't want to have your hunting career cut short b/c of an accident especially after seeing the pics of your kid. My opinion of course. Be safe and have fun!

November 11, 2008 at 9:53am
A comment titled: Hunting the Wind in response to a report titled: hunting wind

Absolutely, first real cold front of October, wind less than 50mph, no question about it. Check the lunar table and no matter what it says, hunt. I shot the biggest buck ever 12pt with my bow on a day just like this. That day I saw 20 deer all within 70 yards and 13 of them were bucks. Saw 3 rack bucks and the second one was a huge 8pt but when he got to about 35 yards a tree fell down from the wind. I thought the hunt was over and right before dark, moss back came out, hooked a tree and then gave me a broadside shot. The wind was in my face and almost all the deer came out upwind of me. However, some came in down wind but the wind was so strong that it blew my scent over them, etc. Go kill something!

October 27, 2008 at 5:08pm
A comment titled: Look at the Trees in response to a report titled: Trail Cam Pic

BPH correctly listed as hunting outside of LA as the trees appear to be aspens. They are generally found in the west and some mid western states. Although I believe the photo is of a dead deer (shopped), bow season out west begins in September instead of October like here in LA.

October 16, 2008 at 10:32am
A comment titled: 1 for Widow in response to a report titled: WIDOWMAKER'S SMACKDOWN # 2

Widow, just wanted to point out that it appears you are using last years "Death Card" and you may want to update to 08-09. I'm sure somebody was going to point it out and say that the pics were from last year and you were just updating with a new story.

October 15, 2008 at 11:05am
A comment titled: "Bad Genes" in response to a report titled: bad jeans

I think SW Hunter is referring to the fact that the spike is trying to eat the tag on the feeder leg. Obviously this buck is confused. SW Hunter is supposed to eat the tag so that his wife does not find out that he spent $100 bucks on another deer feeder. SW, don't show your wife the picture, she will call CSI and have them zoom in on the receipt.

P.S. As said below, not inferior, don't believe the hype. In my area, along the MS river, many young bucks are spikes and in five years weigh 225+ and score over 140.

October 14, 2008 at 9:28am
A comment titled: Cajun Math... 5 hogs + 9 babies = 14...or is it 15? in response to a report titled: Rapid Fire Situation

Crawfisheater, Is that Cajun math you were doing? 5 adults and 9 babies = 14. Maybe I missed one. Just kidding as I'm no mathematician myself. Nevertheless, with the pile you got there, one could get easily get lost. Wish I had that much bacon in the freezer. Nice pile of meat!

October 09, 2008 at 5:05pm
A comment titled: 2 Blades in response to a report titled: rage 3 blade

Trying the 2 blades but they have me concerned. I'll pass on the spit fires after a couple of bad angle shots that would have been kills with the old thunderheads. As to the dental floss, do you tie it around the rear or front section?

October 09, 2008 at 3:38pm
A comment titled: Kids and hunting in response to a report titled: Deer Hunting With a Child

Don't have any of my own yet to hunt with me, but it just made me think of all the times with my dad and when I finally got to hunt by myself. After hunting with my dad for years, I think I was 11 or 12 when I started hunting alone. Your post made me think of all the safety rules my dad taught me that I sometimes fail to heed even though I'm older and should be smarter. Generally when I first started hunting by myself, my dad would walk me to my stand. "Always unload your gun b/f getting into the stand." Our stands always had a rope to pull it up the tree so that you weren't trying to get in it with a gun on your back. Once in the tree, and secure via a safety rope/harness. I'd load my gun with my dad on the ground and he would make sure I was set up. Prior to getting down, the gun always got unloaded and let down via the rope. Usually he would come pick me up so that he could shine a flashlight so that it was easier to see climbing down. We also had radios in case, or when I was older and able to drive I had to bring my cell phone. I think another important thing is to have the kid see plenty of deer and how they act, along with shooting a few with their parent. My dad always told me to be absolutely sure that it was a deer that I was shooting at and to make sure I had a clear shot...mark the spot where he was and the last place I saw him. Hell, I think I was a much better hunter when I was younger because I practiced more, looked harder, and was more patient, i.e. only taking high probability shots, etc. Good luck with your son, stay safe and have a great time! Kids, its what its all about (or so I've heard).

October 09, 2008 at 3:26pm
A comment titled: Fixed blade in response to a report titled: Broadheads for a crossbow

I can't give advice from personal experience but I've hunted with some people who had the guys from rocket broadheads come out to shoot pigs. They tested the mechanicals against a variety of objects and upon comparison to a fixed blade, lets just say the mechanicals were not allowed. As a matter of fact, the place I hunted does not allow any mechanicals. Then again, some of those pigs there weigh over 300+lbs. I think the mech would be fine on small pigs though.

October 09, 2008 at 9:17am
A comment titled: Velvet in response to a report titled: First Buck On Camera

Saw a 4 or 6 point 2 days ago (10/6/08) with a doe. Buck was still in full velvet. However, I hunt next to the MS river and have killed bucks in velvet before. Can't remember seeing one still in velvet on the 6th before. All others were within the first couple of days of October.

October 08, 2008 at 11:12am
A comment titled: Hog Hunting in response to a report titled: hog hunting

Lost Acres Ranch in Jena. However, two hours may be too far for you. Great people, great price, great time. Try searching the net, I don't have their number on hand.

October 07, 2008 at 4:36pm
A comment titled: Generator Care in response to a report titled: generator gas care

Add the recommended amount of Stabil to it. I think Stabil keeps fuel fresh for 12 months. Some Briggs and Stratton brand stabilizer says it, the B&S stabilizer, keeps fuel fresh for 24 months. Keep the tank full, that way there is less room for the fuel to expand and contract allowing condensation to get inside. Since you purchased the best (Honda), I'd just put the required amt in and crank her every couple months, let her warm up to get the oil circulating and the carb to stay moist and then cut the gas off and let her kill. Then again, since you bought a Honda you could probably do nothing and she would fire up anyway! Just kidding, add the stabilizer and your good to go, at least its worked for me.

September 24, 2008 at 5:34pm
A comment titled: Hogs in response to a report titled: Small Boar

I've got a 45# sow that I raised from 5#'s. Looking to breed her in the future if someone has a small boar. The tamer the better. She is just like one of the dogs so I don't want some bad azz boar tearing her up.

September 12, 2008 at 2:50pm
A comment titled: rice bran & corn in response to a report titled: Where

try the port in WBR or Shexnayder (spelling?) near Livonia. Someone else on here may be able to give you more details.

August 26, 2008 at 2:05pm
A comment titled: 4.5 years in response to a report titled: Backyard Buck

I am going to second the Captains 4.5 yr old estimate. I believe he is on the money.

August 08, 2008 at 3:59pm
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