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Stolen... 2010 Honda Rancher 420... License OR467165. Vin-1HFTE3574A4300873. Taken from camp in Ramah.. Call Kenney Two-2-Five Three Three 7 - Six Nine 0 Eight.

Cammo Color, 2,000 lb Warren Winch, Handlebar Gun Rack, Mudweiser Pirelli Tires, S&S Rims

July 20, 2016 at 4:29am

I have a friend that bought a boat and trailer a few weeks ago and had problems with the LSP. She bought the boat and was on the way home and got pulled over due to the trailer lights not working. She had a notarized bill of sale for the trailer and one for the boat and motor... The previous owner pulled the plates which was the right thing to do. The Trooper wrote a ticket for Improper Registration and impounded the Trailer (Boat & Motor) until she got a plate and registration done.... I was always under the impression that you have so many days before you had to get this done and your Bill of Sale would suffice to get you home till you get this done... NOT THE CASE... Your insurance will cover you for like 2 weeks, but legally you need to get a plate and registration under your name before you can put the trailer on the highway!! Can anyone say for certain that this is not the case?? I think that we have been misinformed on this if you thought the Bill of Sale would be good enough!!

July 07, 2016 at 12:49pm

I have a couple of Covert Game Cameras that use a phone card. I'm having issues with them and wondering if anyone else is have the same issues. I've been having issues for the past couple of years. One is a 2015 set up like the 2016 and a 2016 and I use the PC and the App.

They work right around my house in Baton Rouge, but when I move them away from BR, they don't work right. When they are in the woods, I can get them to manually send a picture, but they only send every now and then when they detect movement. I only get about 20% of the triggered pictures. I keep calling Covert and they tell me the cameras are working right and I should contact AT&T.... AT&T says that they don't have any information on these cameras and they would like to help, just don't have any documentation. I wanted to see how many people are having this type of issue.

May 10, 2016 at 1:12pm

Been having hogs tearing up our camp yard... baited my traps for 3 days and then set them... Caught the mom (AKA Oreo) and 5 young boars (40 lbs. each)... My other trap had a 60 lb. boar... It was a pretty good day with the trap!!!

September 15, 2015 at 9:17am

Pretty cool pic of a doe and her twins!

September 15, 2015 at 9:09am

Been hunting Ramah area since mid to early 80's... .Seen bear sign.... had one hunter pretty sure he seen one.. but I now got proof!!

July 24, 2015 at 11:37am

This dog was found in the Brusly area...!/friendsofwestbatonrougeparishanimals/photos/a.239530892827252.52212.239418746171800/691022911011379/?type=1&theater

December 23, 2014 at 3:01pm

Just flew out to the platform at GC-608.... Schools of Tuna everwhere feeding!! I don't see any fishing boats though, y'all are missing out!!

July 09, 2014 at 1:20pm

I'm working in the Green Canyon 608 field and I see the Tuna are here and feeding.... I've been out here for over 12 years and yesterday evening, I've seen one of the biggest yellow fin tunas that I've seen.... It had to be around 200 lbs. and it was cruising at the top the water feeding. I just seen schools of 20 or more 75 to 100 lbs tuna feeding..... Got a lot of grass out here and the bait fish and big fish are everywhere... Water is cobalt blue and you can see over 80' down yesterday and today!!

June 22, 2014 at 2:23pm

Got one the other day, but they getting hard to catch!! I'm guessing that since it's spring and they have berries, crawfish and all kinds of new growth, they are timid of coming to the traps, but corn soaked in beer for 2 weeks is the ticket!! 200 + pound boar..... I was surprised, when I cleaned it for a friend, there was no musky smell and the meat was beautiful.. Most of the time when you get one this big, they have a musky smell to them!!

May 19, 2014 at 6:13am

This is how the evolution of pigs works... I caught 6 sows and 2 bores in my trap on Sunday and then on Monday night/Tuesday morning, a momma pig come by my trap with 8 babies.... How will we ever get rid of these pigs!! This was 3 miles north of Ramah at the power lines!!

December 10, 2013 at 1:55pm

Just North of Ramah.....

I built my first trap….. Dat’s Right…. Last night the gate dropped on 6…. 2 Adult sows around 100#’s each and 4 juveniles around 30#’s each…. I finally got my trigger design to where the coons won’t trip it… Put a bucket of corn on a cinder block and have cable going to a pin holding the door open… when the pig knocks the bucket off, BAM, the door drops and it’s Bacon Time!!!! Dat’s right….. Best part of this is the Covert Black Ops camera that texts me when it takes pictures…. Then you don’t need to go out check it every day and put your smell out all over the place… The pigs won’t come around for around 2 days after visiting the trap.. Those suckers have some good noses on them!!!!

August 01, 2013 at 2:13pm

I live in the Baton Rouge area and want to get an older rifle re-blued.... I don't want it cold blued..... Does anyone know someone that does this and a approcimate cost to get a rifle done? It's a Ruger M77.

April 05, 2013 at 9:33am

This past Friday I saw an 8 point chasing a doe... Bam, Deer Down... Then Monday I had 2 bucks chasing a doe.... Bam, 2nd 8 point down.... Now the season is closing tomorrow with the deer in Full Rut... Still don't think our season needs to be changed in the Northern Part of the Morganza Spillway????

January 30, 2013 at 8:01am

We hunt in the spillway and we still haven't seen any rut activity.... We pulled the cards on cameras yesterday and we still have pictures of bucks feeding together..... We just saw the first scraping activity about 3 weeks ago... I don't think our deer will be rutting till February and March!! It sucks not being about to hunt the rut like everyone else!!!!!

January 24, 2013 at 7:40am

Guys in the Southern part of Area 6, don't get excited...... I know our season starts way too early..... This was something proposed by David Moreland several years ago and was shot down... How do you guys feel about this??

The Petition
Below is the issue in question, proposed by Mr. David Moreland who's worked very hard the last 3 years to persuade the LDWF Commission to adopt the proper change without success: Concern for deer season dates for the Upper Basin in Area 6 which includes the parishes of Pointe Coupee, Avoyelles, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, St. Martin and Assumption. The breeding range for deer in this area is mid December to mid March with the peak months being January and February and*the average breeding date is January 15th.St. Landry Parish has an average breeding date of January 9th(more December breeding than the other parishes due to restocking), but with this late of a rut could be included with these. The lower Area 6 Parishes of Iberia, St. Mary, Terrebonne, Jefferson and Plaquemines that border the coast have much more December breeding than these others and should not be included with the upper Basin parishes. With an average breeding date of January 15th,the average fawning date is August 15th.This means that when the bow season opens on October 1st, fawns in the upper Basin are 1 ½ months or less old. Harvest a doe nursing young fawns and the fawns will starve. This is not a good image for hunting or wildlife management. Perhaps it does not hurt the deer population as a whole, but it shows little concern from an animal welfare standpoint. Hunters in Area 6 in the upper Basin gun hunt deer 40+ days before the breeding begins; removing bucks from the population this far in advance of the breeding season is not good management and can create problems with over-population. In Area 2, the breeding range is mid October to mid January, with the peak months being November and December. Fawns are born in May and June and on October 1st are 4 to 5 months old, a much different situation than in the upper Basin of Area 6. When the gun season opens in Area 2 the rut (breeding season) is beginning and hunters get to hunt the entire breeding season. The gun season in the Upper Basin of Area 6 opens in November, a time when deer activity is low and hunter success during November and early December is poor. Upper Basin Area 6 hunters only get to gun hunt the first month of breeding activity and miss out entirely on the rest of the rut, which can be some excellent hunting. Many clubs and landowners are putting a lot of work into their deer management program and should have a season that provides them with the best hunting opportunity available. The Commission and Department need to take a serious look at establishing a more suitable deer season for this upper Basin of Area 6 which provides these deer hunters with a season that is more in line with the breeding activity of the deer, just like the Area 2 hunters have. If the Area 2 hunters were given a season like the upper Basin Area 6 hunters have now, their season would end November 30th and they would not get to hunt their second breeding peak in December.

I suggest a bow season that begins November 1st and ends February 28th and a gun season that has a short 9 day season in November at Thanksgiving and then opens December 18th and runs through February 14th. This can be done either by the creation of a new deer area, or the development of this season structure for the DMAP and LADT cooperators in these parishes. It could also be done on an experimental basis to determine deer harvest success as well as hunter satisfaction. For the past two years I have suggested that the season structure for the upper Basin Area 6 parishes be changed and brought in line with the breeding season of the deer. The Area 2 season structure is excellent and provides gun hunting during the entire breeding season.* In fact, when the gun season ends in January some bucks have already lost their antlers. These hunters get to hunt both the primary rut in November and the secondary rut in December. The gun hunters in this portion of Area 6 in the upper Basin get to start hunting the primary rut in January and then the season ends. On Monday I heard two different stories from hunters in West Baton Rouge and Iberville parishes about seeing bucks chasing does on Sunday (January 31), the last day of the gun season. I work with clubs and landowners in this portion of Area 6 and all of my in-laws hunt in this portion of Area 6. I am fortunate that I get to hunt in that part of Area 1 that has a primary rut in December and the secondary rut in January. For the last three seasons the best deer I have seen and/or harvested was during the last week of the season in January. The secondary rut is an exciting time to hunt because most of the does were bred during the primary rut and the competition among the bucks for the does during the secondary rut is high and buck movement is great. These hunters in this portion of Area 6 do not get to experience this at all. I would hope that you would give serious consideration to this request this year during the season setting process and establish a better season for these hunters in the upper Basin of Area 6. Thanks for all your hard work, I am fully aware of how difficult it is to satisfy everyone. David Moreland Baton Rouge, Louisiana

December 23, 2012 at 8:12am

This is a game camera picture...... Hogs will hurt deer hunting in more ways than one!! We many pictures of multiple hogs in Morganza Spillway 3 miles north of I-10... One picture you can count 18 hogs in the picture and the only thing on the ground was a mineral block trying to get deer pictures, not hogs... It's pretty bad in our area!!

September 25, 2012 at 1:41pm

I just bought a new shotgun for home protection and the first thing that I did was pull the plug and load it with 6.... I make frequent trips to my hunting lease and wanted to carry it when I go out in the woods...we have plenty of pigs. Can I carry 6 in it when there is no open deer season??

July 24, 2012 at 3:37pm

Working on a platform in the Gulf of Mexico in the Green Canyon area..... for the past 4 to 5 days, beautiful water, plenty of Tuna jumping, plenty of bait fish.... Seen several Marlin around the platform.... if you aren't out here, your missing out!! Big Tuna Are Here!!!!

May 10, 2012 at 10:50am

Has anyone tried to can deer meat?? I started doing this about 3 years ago and absolutely love it!! I have about 25 pints, 15 1/2 pints put up for use this year!! If you feel like cooking, you don't need to defrost it…. You simply pull the lid off the jar and pour it in your pot!! You can even eat it right out the jar… ReadyToEatMeals!! God Forbid, but if we get a storm this year, I can survive for a month with what I have preserved!!

January 24, 2011 at 12:21pm
A comment titled: Re: Daughters first buck in response to a report titled: Daughters first buck

Awesome Story... Best thing is you got to share her moment with the whole family!! I love seeing families in the woods!!!!

November 02, 2016 at 7:17am
A comment titled: Re: Nice surprise on game cam in response to a report titled: Nice surprise on game cam

I was about to tell you that you think it's a nice surprise till you start loosing and having to replace feeders and equipment.... They will get at the free food... If they could vote, they would be Hillary supporters!!!!

November 02, 2016 at 7:14am
A comment titled: Re: New Hog Trap in response to a report titled: New Hog Trap

I do wish you all the luck in the world, but I built my doors almost the exact same way thinking they would push through.... I never had any luck with that and have trapped over 50 hogs or more since I started... I would suggest having a trigger inside the trap that they would trip rather than relying on the rooter door. I use 2 pegs welded to the bottom of my traps and a cable holding the door open... you can drive them in the ground also and put a bar behind it... A pig will root when eating and if you put corn under the bar, they will trip it... Then, after you have them in the trap... I have yet to have any that I can say went through the closed door... I do have pictures of them opening the door and letting others out, but none went in after the door was closed.... I use cameras that send me pics of the trap and it also stores all pictures one a card.

October 09, 2016 at 9:48am
A comment titled: Re: Stolen ATV: 2013 Honda Fourtrax in response to a report titled: Stolen ATV: 2013 Honda Fourtrax

Feel your pain my brother... Mine was stolen from Ramah last month... do you know of any others stolen around your area?? I know that there were 2 stolen around my area.

September 03, 2016 at 6:31am

So Sorry to hear... I too have been hit recently and had a Honda Rancher 420 stole from our camp in Ramah.... I would love to see these low life's get busted, but really hope I don't catch one!!! Good Luck with getting them!!!!

August 04, 2016 at 6:32am
A comment titled: Re: Covert Black Ops Camera in response to a report titled: Covert Black Ops Camera

Thanks... I've been having them for about 3 or 4 years... I LOVE these cameras when they are working, but there have been issues in the past with them... I have a 2016 camera and a 2015 upgraded to be 2016 compliant... After being on the phone with them I might have a problem with a SIMS card... it might be in the locked position on one of my cameras, I'll have to check it when I can get to it... My other camera sent me 2 pictures last night, but several times last week, I walked in front the camera every day I put corn out and I never got any of those pictures... It's a hit or miss with it and I can't figure why or if I'm the only one having the issue... Trying to get input from others that use the cameras... When working, I'd highly recommend them.. but they are not 100% yet!

May 12, 2016 at 5:57am
A comment titled: Re: Duck identification in response to a report titled: Duck identification

HUH.... If that's a duck, I'm part of a great duck lease!!!!

December 17, 2015 at 7:48am
A comment titled: Re: Carlie\'s first buck in response to a report titled: Carlie's first buck

Good job little lady.... You gunna have a rough time topping that one!! Congrats!!!!!

December 17, 2015 at 7:47am
A comment titled: Re: Need and ID On This Thing? in response to a report titled: Need and ID On This Thing?

Bobcat.... We shot 2 and seen more this year... for what every reason, they are plentiful this year!

December 17, 2015 at 7:44am
A comment titled: Re: There goes the neighborhood in response to a report titled: There goes the neighborhood

Yep.... If you see that many, you got many more... They are not easily rid of.... If you set a trap and catch a few of that sounder and the others see them in the trap, you may never catch them!! You might a couple of the younger ones, but the older ones will probably never be caught!! Get a trap... shot every single one you can and quit feeding corn!!

November 23, 2015 at 3:50pm
A comment titled: Re: ??? in response to a report titled: ???

No... Not without a picture!!!

November 15, 2015 at 9:51am
A comment titled: Re: Hog Hunting in response to a report titled: Hog Hunting

Man... Choot all you can!!! I'm not one to waste, but if you let a sow walk, in 6 months you'll have another 4 to 6 or more on the ground!!! The only way to half way control the population is sling lead at everything you see and if you can't harvest it, you are still helping with the population!!! Please choot all you can.... We've had a few hogs on our land around 2011, now there is so many you can't count!!!!!!

October 26, 2015 at 9:17am
A comment titled: Re: First bow buck in response to a report titled: First bow buck

Awesome Job... Great Buck!!!!! Congrats

October 23, 2015 at 6:48am
A comment titled: Re: Hog Hunting in response to a report titled: Hog Hunting

I hunt property that border South Farm to the North West side.... Man do they have some pigs!!! They are already starting to show nocturnal trends. I've shot at 2 sounders in the last 2 weeks and trapped 8 over the last month... This isn't even putting a dent in what they have out there.... I have 3 cameras and there is pig activity every night on all cameras.... It's time to get the helicopter back out and bust as many as they can!!! It's unreal!!

October 15, 2015 at 7:03am
A comment titled: Re: This is how to do it!! in response to a report titled: This is how to do it!!

This was just corn.... I do from time to time if I have trouble getting them in the trap use beer soaked corn...let if ferment for a while... but for right now, I’m just using corn!!!

September 17, 2015 at 5:42am
A comment titled: Re: cellular game cameras in response to a report titled: cellular game cameras

Make sure you get the 2015 version... with that one, you log into AT&T and get a plan and it works with the camera... if you buy one of the older ones, you will fight every month with at the end of the month, your phone card will not auto renew and you'll just stop getting pictures... it will revert back to .50 cents a test till your $9.99 or $19.99 will run out of money..... with the new cameras, you buy a data plan it you get like 1 gig for $25 that lasts 3 months and you can send many, many pictures with it!!

July 28, 2015 at 9:07am
A comment titled: Re: cellular game cameras in response to a report titled: cellular game cameras

I got the Covert Black OPS 2015 camera.... They are having issues with AT&T and neither is taking responsibility for the issues.... The problem is that not all the texts / emails gets through... I have my cameras sending to both my phone and email and I get about 85% of the texts and over 90% of the emails.. but overall, I love the camera. I work offshore for 2 weeks and I can keep up with what's going on at my lease and when I get him, don't have to go into an area to get my pictures. Overall, it's a great camera, I just wish the problems will be fixed!!

July 28, 2015 at 7:06am
A comment titled: Re: Bear in response to a report titled: Bear

Ha... I think that it's more that he's dronk!! I have 4 (5)gallon buckets of corn soaking in beer so that I could bait my pig traps.... I have a feeling that he was in those buckets and got a belly full and dronk!!!

July 24, 2015 at 1:22pm
A comment titled: Re: Redfish/worms in response to a report titled: Redfish/worms

Here is something from LSU..... I've cooked and ate them before... Natural part of the cycle.... I used to have a complex about them till I figured all these other people that won't eat them give me fish and they are normally already cleaned!!!!

July 24, 2015 at 11:33am
A comment titled: Re: how to make a good cajun roux in response to a report titled: how to make a good cajun roux

Ma Cher.... It's easy!!!

Put one part oil (Vegetable, Corn, Canola, ect...) and All Purpose Flour in a heavy pot (Holds the heat)... Put the oil in first and heat then add the flour and sir or whisk in.... I use a large wooden spoon as not to damage my black iron pot, it's easier with a flat utensil... Continuously stir.. you can go a minute or two rest, but just don't let it sit... Then it depends on how much roux you need... to cook for 4 or 5 people, I'll do about 3/4 cup of oil and flour and I might not use it all.

June 28, 2015 at 6:58am
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