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Looking for opinions on an anchor for a 22' bay boat. I have one for sand but need one to hold in mud. Need it to hold even when water is a lil choppy. Thanks.

May 08, 2014 at 5:33am

Anybody know if the Rodeo is still on for April 11-12th? I am not hearing anything or seeing anything on the sportsman.

April 01, 2014 at 6:20pm

Guys, looking to have my son's shotgun camo dipped for Christmas. Any opinions and references finding some one reputable for this would be greatly appreciated.

November 21, 2013 at 10:23am

Anybody have any experience rebuilding the power trim unit on there outboard? I have a 60 Yamaha that needs repair and looking to rebuild myself.

August 06, 2013 at 10:23am

Guys, I am wanting to make a Mangrove snapper trip in a week or so. I'm looking for suggestions on chumming, baits, etc. Whatever info. or ideas you may have.

And, is there a public launch on the East end of Grand Isle near the state park?

July 25, 2013 at 6:43pm

Looking for opinions on a GPS for my bay boat. Don't want to spend a fortune on it. So any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

June 07, 2013 at 10:46am

Anyone know of any taxidermists in the Houma/Thibadaux area. I know about Swamplands and Bills but checking to see if there are any others.

September 01, 2011 at 4:30pm

Looking for an aluminum welder in the Houma area. I need some work done on my boat to rig-up a set of 10 x 6 skimmers. Please email me if you are a welder or know of one that I can contact. Thanks in advance.

March 25, 2011 at 4:12pm

I lost a licence plate Tuesday March 8th for a trailer on or near Par. Rd. 527 right off of E. Lafayette St. If any of you sportsman out there in Winnfield finds it or found it, please email me. Thank you.

March 10, 2011 at 4:01pm

Went to Caney Lake for the first time this past weekend on a camping trip. Did a little bank fishing with the kids for chicapin. Will porbably be going back late April. Can anyone give me some pointers on catching big chicapin there. What bait, how deep, any info would be appreciated.

March 09, 2011 at 12:13pm

Looking to go bass fishing in the morning. Haven't been in many years. looking for info on some good tackle to use this time of year. maybe going to the bayou black or flat lake area. Thanks.

February 18, 2011 at 4:57pm

Just flew over the Wax. The place was full. You guys should have a good second split opener. Good luck and stay safe. Can't wait to get in!!!

December 15, 2010 at 12:09pm

I am getting a 4 beep code on my 2002 225hp EFI Mercury. The motor would beep 4 times then stop for a few minutes then repeat. I have what seemed to be good water pressure(changed pump this spring), the outside oil tank was half full and the one under the cover is full to the top. I cahnged the fuel/water sep this spring, checked the fuel filter under the cover and all seems good. Later, I was on top and the motor fell off step as if it overheated and cut ignition to half the engine. The motor seems to run fine up to 2000prms but when trying to get on step the alarm goes off (constant) and half the cylinders seem to cut off and I have to put to motor in neutral for the alarm to go off again, then idles fine. Can anyone help??? Thanks in advance!!!

Also, How can I ask the boat doctor on this site?

October 25, 2010 at 5:29am

Took my son on his first Snapper fishing trip. Brought some friends and family along. We had a blast as the fish were crazy!!! Limited in no time and was able to cull for size.

October 20, 2010 at 10:34am

I was told to stay away from the HPDI outboards due to fuel system problems. Any comments from you HPDI owners as to the reliability of these engines? Thanks.

August 28, 2010 at 9:14am

Made a trip to Lake Barre Friday. Limited out with 4. Caught them on LSU Bayou Chubs and free line minnow. Great Day, but HOT!!!

August 08, 2010 at 9:51pm

Anybody catching in Lake Barre' ? Looking at going in the AM. Not quite sure where yet. Thanks.

August 05, 2010 at 3:22pm

Can anyone tell me if Last Island and Racoon Island is open yet? I looked on the LDWF website but could not tell.

Maybe the site could post the maps again. Thanks in advance.

August 04, 2010 at 12:04pm

Anyone out there have a Remington 887 shoutgun? If so, how do you like it?

July 07, 2010 at 2:33pm

Guys, I'm looking for a good recoil pad. I have a 13yr old that I am wanting to buy a double barrel for to get into sporting clays. Can anyone give me some ideas on some recoil pads? Thanks in advance.

July 04, 2010 at 5:50am
A comment titled: Re: number problems in response to a report titled: number problems

gi fisher, can you share the map site with us? I would like to use it myself. Thanks.

April 01, 2015 at 9:59pm
A comment titled: Re: Still unbelievable in response to a report titled: Still unbelievable

The way I see it is if your property sunk and flooded over with tidal water, as long as I don't get out of my boat I'm not on your land.

This is not pointed at anyone specific, just calling bull on this whole tidal water trespassing crap.

March 14, 2015 at 2:09pm
A comment titled: Picketts in response to a report titled: Farewell Picketts

Guys, go to this website for info.

Also, the structures will be removed due to liability. About 6 yrs ago, the company I worked for owned EI 53 which was a hot trout spot. The company tried to work out a deal to removal all equipment, leave the structure, add the necessary lighting for safety and the coast guard maintain from there. The Gov\'t said no because it did not want the responsibility in the event of an accident. So remove the structure is what we had to do! Yet another hot spot gone! At least something is being put in their place here. Cause other areas get nothing!

July 30, 2014 at 1:23pm
A comment titled: Sweet in response to a report titled: The lake is Hot

Great catch, can't wait to get out myself.

May 03, 2014 at 1:17pm
A comment titled: Skimming in response to a report titled: shrimpin

Depends on the size boat you have to put the nets on. If you can find used equipment, much cheaper than getting built unless doing it yourself. I bought used and got a good deal from what it cost to have the same built.

May 03, 2014 at 1:11pm
A comment titled: Lifetime in response to a report titled: increased saltwaier license fee

Lifetime license is the answer. Spend the money, well worth it!

April 09, 2014 at 12:32pm
A comment titled: SAD in response to a report titled: Red Snapper Update - Gulf Council

Sad to see this. There are more snapper out here than we can catch. The feds claim there are no fish but then force the companies to remove more habitat. Kinda strange the way they figure their data.

April 09, 2014 at 10:50am
A comment titled: Marsh disappearing in response to a report titled: Wetland restoration a joke

Nitrous Kyle, I don't think it is the production from offshore drilling he is beating up on. I too work offshore but I too, believe that that the constant dredging of drilling locations and pipeline canals had a very negative effect on our marshes. This allowed more access of salt water deep into our estuaries. That in conjunction with the leveeing off of the rivers was a horrible combination which has lead to the destruction of our coast. So yes, the oil companies did play a major role.

August 06, 2013 at 10:21am
A comment titled: Rig Removal in response to a report titled: Shipshoal 26 (The Pickets)

Some of you may be familiar with EI 51...was a trout haven...I worked for the company that had to remove it...The company tried to donate it as an artifical reef, but you have to have a 30ft depth navigational clearance...We were going to install navigational lights and asked that the USCG maintain them, but no governmental agency would take responsibility for it...I now work for the company that owns SS 26 and they would run into the same issues...the companies are being forced to destroy these ecosystems...Sad but true!

May 04, 2013 at 5:28pm
A comment titled: Ecosystem in response to a report titled: Overfishing speckled trout

I believe the past that after 75 years of study it was agreed that at some point we would see a decline in aquatic populations due to habitat loss...I belive it refered to as the COLLAPSE of the ECOSYSTEM...personally I don't believe the bp spill has a whole lot to do with it...

March 07, 2013 at 4:09pm
A comment titled: Wellhead? in response to a report titled: FEDs killing red snapper by 1000s

KeaKar, just to let you know, when a platfrom is lft as an artificial reef, there is no longer any wellheads on the platfrom. All well have been P&A'd which mean the well has been cemented and removed. As far as the production equipment, it has to be cleaned or removed from the structure then it can be used as a reef. Just wanted to clarify this for those who may not be familiar with the operations offshore so that we don't think that using these old structures would cause an environmental concern.

February 11, 2013 at 12:06pm
A comment titled: size and limit in response to a report titled: Spillway Bass Limits

Seems to me that the LDWF would use the same idea here as with redfish. If they are going to lower the creel limit to 7, then they should have a size limit. If a person is fishing for fillets, and he catches his limit of seven and continues to fish, he may tend to replace the smaller dead fish with a larger fish. Gonna lose alot of little ones over this!!!

As for those who plan on going out and catch one limit after the other just to fill the freezer, well they are doing that anyway and nothing but a game warden and a fine can stop that.

February 11, 2013 at 11:49am
A comment titled: Pitholes in response to a report titled: About to sign on a boat

My dad has a 16ft tracker hull. It has plenty of holes corroding throught the transom. He used it in saltwater and fresh. The aluminum is very thin. Might be the saltwater, but I can't say that for sure. May not be much help, but thats all I can tell you.

March 24, 2012 at 6:32pm
A comment titled: Constitution in response to a report titled: NRA official: Obama wants to outlaw guns in 2nd term

Well, its also in the Constitution that the gov't can not force you to purchase a service but you Will buy healthcare or pay the gov't a penalty. If you pay any attention to Obama, you will notice that he only uses the word Constitution when he needs it. But when he wants to shove something down your throat, he steps on the Constitution and says that it is stopping him from transforming America.

Pay close attention and 'listen' to him to his words, don't just hear him talk!

February 13, 2012 at 3:57pm
A comment titled: Well... in response to a report titled: A mudbuddy with a mercury lower unit hooped up , here we go pawpaw

Pipeliner, the reverse on an outboard is not good in the mud. Sooo...thats my point.

And, a prop is designed to push through the water, not pull. Another reason why the prodrive FPR is so successful.

February 12, 2012 at 8:44am
A comment titled: Prodrive in response to a report titled: A mudbuddy with a mercury lower unit hooped up , here we go pawpaw

If the lower unit don't spin around, then the reverse will just good enough to back it off the trailer just like Gatortail!!!

Oh, you will also be able to fill your boat with mud and water too!!!

February 11, 2012 at 3:30pm
A comment titled: Caney in response to a report titled: best time caney lake

Mosquito, is Feb. a good month for Chiquapin? If so, could you give me some pointers. May be heading there in Feb myself. Thanks.

January 17, 2012 at 4:14pm
A comment titled: Wax in response to a report titled: Wax ducks

Its not someone else's blind. If it on PUBLIC land, its everyones blind. Good hunt Castnblast!

December 30, 2011 at 12:10pm
A comment titled: WHAT??? in response to a report titled: Shooting coots from a moving boat

17yrs old, with firends, guns loaded, moving boat, coots a flyin...not the intent...come'oooon man!!!

December 19, 2011 at 9:31am
A comment titled: Sad... in response to a report titled: benny cenac and the company canal?

It sad that some one can break the law, hurt themself and blame some one else. No matter where it happened. But still, it was built with public funds, it should be public property. The canal only. If outcry from the public is whats needed, then here is your chance!

I'm just tired of these landowners being able to trap fish and wildlife that belong the the public.

November 06, 2011 at 12:15pm
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