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Blessed again with my 2nd 9pt this year. I can only access the back side of my property by boat so I don’t got often. Decided to try it this morning and by 7 I head something walking in the water and saw this guy. I hadn’t hunted this part of my property in many years but it paid off!

November 14, 2018 at 2:11pm

Took off work for opening of primitive so me and the wife could go hunt. Told her to be in her stand for 6 and I headed out to my spot. Got a text at 6:20 that a doe just jumped the ditch next to her but was still to early to shoot. At 7:17 I heard the crack and boom of the 45-70. I started laughing bc I could just picture the kick of the gun. I texted asking if she was ok and I got a yes. I texted a few more times w no reply. Then I got a picture of a buck dead in the ditch! I was so pumped bc this was her 1st deer! I wanted to go meet her but she said she was fine do I told her to get back in the stand Incase she saw something else. In the mist of texting her and my dad who was not far saying he had two by him I hear a step in the water. I look up and see dark horns which I thought was a 11 I have been hunting for years. I almost throw my phone in the water to grab my gun. I had a 1foot window where he was going to come out in. As soon as his neck was in the window I dropped him in his tracks. Biggest buck for me down in the palmetto swamps. We ended the morning at 7:40 with my wife’s 7 pt and my 9 pt. Best hunting trip of my life and I will not forget it! I am so proud of my beautiful wife on her 1st deer!!

October 14, 2018 at 9:18pm

Anybody made it out to crawfish yet? if so how was it.

March 19, 2016 at 2:58pm

Can anyone post some pictures of what south farms look like? I want to go crawfish it this year and just want to know what to expect when I get there. also can I pull a trailer behind my 4wheeler and would a pirogue do any good there or is it shallow enough to walk it all?

March 02, 2016 at 7:18am

Where do I buy a recreational crawfish gear license at?

February 21, 2016 at 5:49am

All i hear is to hunt bedding areas and trails leading from them. It seems simple enough if you hunt in the north but not so much down here. I hunt a section of swamp land with 2 ridges in it. How am i supposed to find trails or bedding areas in nothing but water and palmettos? I have a food plot which i know where they come in and leave at but once they hit the swamp no more trail. I have rub lines that are used every year but have yet to find a bedding area following them back. What do yall do to find the deer??

November 17, 2014 at 7:24am

When will the LDWF decide to make a lottery for bear tags in south louisana!!??? I have seen a very high incress in bears on my property in the last few years. Last year alone we had 7 different bears on our property. I am sure the poulation is high enough for them to open a season. Im not complaing about them running off deer bc the deer are not bothered by them. Feeders are a big problem and i hear of people wanting to kill them bc they constantly knock over feeders. What can we do to get them to open a lottery for them???

October 05, 2014 at 8:36am

I have a 4 year old i am wanting to take for youth season. is it legal for me to mount the gun to my shoulder while he aims and pulls the trigger?

September 26, 2014 at 8:22am

I have had 3 game cameras stolen off of my property this year. I need a broken camera for a set up to try and catch whoever is doing this. If anyone has a broken camera they haven't thrown away yet and wouldn't mind giving it to me please text me at 337-322-7873. Thanks

December 27, 2013 at 10:00am

vermillion parish used to be area 3 and i see we r in area 10 this season. and we r back to certian sex days now? whats going on and y the changes and since when

August 30, 2013 at 8:03am

thanks for everyone who gave me advice on my deer bedding in swamps post. it gave me the confidence i needed to hunt my stand in the swamp and wait the deer out. i killed this 125lb 8pt sunday at 8:45 in the am. was a young 1 1/2- 2 r old deer but my biggest so far. i still welcome any advice for swamp hunting to help me out.

October 30, 2011 at 8:51pm

Im wondering if deer bed in the same place every day or in the same area. i hunt in a palmetto swamp and they seem to bed under palmettos that have a little dry ground around them. i have high ridges but they don't seem to be sleeping there. jumped 2 does and a buck today after the hunt just walking and souting around. if any of u other swampers have any imput or advice i'd love to hear it. maybe it can help me w/ some stand placements.

October 23, 2011 at 7:32pm

is it best to hunt when the moon is underfoot or overhead? i'm going to try and use the lunar table for the 1st time this yr.

October 10, 2011 at 10:07pm

has anyone heard anything about hogs not being safe to eat right now b/c of some kind of disease they have? my wife supposedly heard this on the news and i'm not seeing anything on it so i'm just wondering.

August 21, 2011 at 6:31pm

i'm wanted to put out some bamboo poles for catfishing and was wondering where would i tie my string on the pole. do i tie my string on the tip of the pole or will it break off if i get a nice fishi on. or would i tie to the base of my pole and just let the string hang off the tip?

August 14, 2011 at 8:43am

the arm that turns my motor is stuck. i unscrewed my cable connection to it and my cable will come in and out when i turn my wheel. but when i screw it back on it doesn't move. what could i do to fix this or how can i get that arm unstuck. need to go fishi tomorrow in the pm

July 17, 2011 at 10:53pm

i'm wanting to make a night trip and wondering if anyone has been trying. if so how has it been? what type of structure is producing in what depht of water

July 16, 2011 at 2:16pm

If anyone has to many uncleaned salt water fish they want to get off there hands let me know. Just give me a call when you're headed back from a trip and i'll come pick them up. i'm in youngsville so if you live around and don't want to clean ur fish i'll be glad to take them off ur hands. Blake Joe 337-322-7873

June 03, 2011 at 11:18am

i'm thinking about getting a gillnet to catch some gar and catfish. anyone ever use one? i need some tips on what size to get and how to set it.

April 22, 2011 at 7:31am

I know there is a lot of catfishing in the vermillion river. i'm wondering if yall catch just blue and channel catfish or if there are flatheads also. i never caught or ate a flathead and i'm wanting to catch some. if yall do catch flatheads how do yall catch them??

April 18, 2011 at 8:08pm
A comment titled: Re: Double bucks in response to a report titled: Double bucks

So after looking through my game pics from the last 4 yrs this buck I killed was the 11 from previous yrs. guessing his age at 5 1/2 I figure he just started to go down hill this yr and was only a 9 pt. Glad to have finally got him. This is a picture of him in early September before he lost weight from the rut. And my wife’s deer ended up being a 8pt bc I hung my ring on a sticker at the base of his horns so one up for her.

October 24, 2018 at 9:05pm
A comment titled: Re: How to crawfish the basin in response to a report titled: How to crawfish the basin

Where do I purchase a rec crawfish license? Anywhere that I get a fishing license?

February 19, 2016 at 6:45pm
A comment titled: Re: How to crawfish the basin in response to a report titled: How to crawfish the basin

Do you need the license to fish the little tripod nets anywhere or is that covered with a fishing license? I know I need the license for the wire nets.

February 18, 2016 at 4:36pm

Amen brother. I agree we need someone who will listen to us rather then what there studies say for some areas. The 1st split so for has been horrible. But like you say come end of jan to feb my ponds will be full of ducks when I can do nothing but watch them. They had a meeting and survey for what? So that they can still make the dates from what Chad wanted bc he usually kills ducks in his area early, BS.

November 28, 2015 at 6:57pm
A comment titled: swamp in response to a report titled: SWAMP HELP!

good advice thanks man.

November 17, 2014 at 4:48pm
A comment titled: bear in response to a report titled: BEARS

well 225quackaddict there are constant problems with the bears digging in trash and in peoples yards and messing up property. in st mary parish it is a problem. and people that hunt big game in africa, that makes u so upset, give the meat to the people there. it's actually a good thing b/c the villagers have food to eat. just b/c someone kills something and doesnt eat it does not make them not a sportsman/woman. hunting is a SPORT. i hunt and kill things that i don't really care to eat but i give it to people who are not fortunate enough to hunt but love the meat. we spend money on conservation efforts so we can continue to hunt and kill, regardless if we eat it r donate it. just bc u don't agree w something doesn't make everyone else a non sportsman/woman

October 17, 2014 at 5:39am
A comment titled: hogs in response to a report titled: looking for a wild gog

when are you wanting this and about how big??

October 05, 2014 at 8:41am
A comment titled: zone in response to a report titled: deer areas

i do understand that the zones are according to the rut, which i agree with. but the doe and buck days i do not get. if you can shoot 3 of each regradless then dont have sex days. its hard enough at times to catch your deer coming through your area. i know for some people they rely on deer meat to sustain them through the year and it is just going to be that much harder for them to get it now.

August 31, 2013 at 8:11am
A comment titled: swamps in response to a report titled: deer bedding in swamps

man thanks for the help. that's what i hoped to hear. so i should keep my stand in the swamp and put another one a little deeper in to get the bigger deer.

October 24, 2011 at 8:45pm
A comment titled: thanks in response to a report titled: catfishing

thank you man. do you tend to put them by downed trees or structure or just where ever? cut bait or live?

August 14, 2011 at 10:56am
A comment titled: night fishing in response to a report titled: henderson fish from 7-13 and 7-14

do you ever night fish henderson? what were you fishing when you caught these, tree tops, old rail road pileings, or cement pileings? thinking of goin tonight or sunday night and want to know what to target.

July 16, 2011 at 2:12pm
A comment titled: bran in response to a report titled: rice bran

if u find brand it won't be a good idea to put it in a feeder. moisture will make it harden up an clog ur feeder. i get mine from the rice mill in abbeville

October 13, 2009 at 10:15pm
A comment titled: nice in response to a report titled: First Decent Buck Pic of The Season

that's not a bad buck, hopefully he'll step out during the day. where do u hunt at?

October 13, 2009 at 10:05pm
A comment titled: area in response to a report titled: How old do you think this guy is?

where do u hunt at?

October 13, 2009 at 6:04am
A comment titled: area in response to a report titled: How old do you think this guy is?

where do u hunt at?

October 13, 2009 at 6:04am
A comment titled: z in response to a report titled: CLEAR CREEK WMA

lol yea i just keep him around to do all the work and scout the deer. he can't harm them so he's good to have around.

October 30, 2008 at 12:30pm
A comment titled: nice in response to a report titled: 1st good buck caught on camera

nice looking rack man. hopefully you'll see him during the season, that's going to be the challenge.

September 03, 2008 at 1:49pm
A comment titled: Glad to help u out w/ that in response to a report titled: 1st Hog With bow

good thing you have a great buddy that lets you hunt on his productive property!!! we'll get one of those eights r that nine this yr, maybe there is sumthing even bigger.

August 31, 2008 at 7:12pm
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