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The LA SCI Chapter is hosting an online fundraising auction, take a look at some exciting hunts being offered and an opportunity to get a bargain trip when we return to enjoying travel once more! https://www.onlinehuntingauctions.com/auction.aspx?as=64632

April 30 at 12:09pm

The LA SCI Chapter is hosting an online fundraising auction, take a look at some exciting hunts being offered and an opportunity to get a bargain trip when we return to enjoying travel once more!!! https://www.onlinehuntingauctions.com/auction.aspx?as=64632

April 27 at 12:28pm

The LA SCI Chapter is hosting an online fundraising auction, take a look at some exciting hunts being offered and an opportunity to get a bargain trip when we return to enjoying travel once more! https://www.onlinehuntingauctions.com/auction.aspx?as=64632

April 27 at 12:16pm

Come pass a good time catching the ugliest fish in the swamp!!!

Choupic Rodeo!!!

Jacks Bar in Houma, LA...on Barrow St.

July 18th

Prizes, food, and music!!

June 14, 2015 at 9:48pm

Come pass a good time and take a chance to win a few bucks. Ever fished for a Choupic on purpose? If not here's your chance!!! rn rn$20 gets you in at our annual Choupic Rodeo held at Southdown Bar and Grill in Houma, LA July 27th!!

July 13, 2013 at 10:34pm

TIME RUNNING OUT!!!

How would you like to have a brand new 21' Contender for $25? Well here is your chance, 'A Childs Wish' is a children's charity which grants wishes to Louisiana children with life threatening illness. They are raffling off a 21' Contender, tickets are 25$ each and can be purchased on the website www.achildswish.org or by calling 504-367-WISH. An actual ticket will be mailed to you after purchasing online or by phone.

Only 4000 tickets will be sold, winner need not be present and the drawing will be held On the last day of the boat show Sunday, March 10th!!

TAKE A CHANCE TODAY!!!!

December 17, 2012 at 12:14pm

Figured I'd share a few photos; Just returned from a hunting Safari in the Limpopo region of South Africa with Cruiser Safaris....trip of a lifetime, 3 animals will be in the SCI record book. Spent 7 days hunting and a couple of days looking at other stuff, including a national park with elephants and such.

September 18, 2012 at 10:54am

Just put the finishing touches on a european mount....first one I've done.....I plan on doing an African trip in the future, will probably do the same with most of those to cut cost.... not too bad for 1st timer heh?

May 25, 2009 at 12:01pm

Check out this link.....
Biological proof that a cougar once was here and took a crap!!

http://www.bio.txstate.edu/~cgreen/Cougar_SENaturalist.pdf

July 24, 2008 at 4:57pm

Just returned from Quebec today, I took this bear on Monday.
It was about 200lbs, it sure looked alot bigger on the ground pawing a tree. The other guy from the states I was hunting with, from upstate New york, took a bear about the same size after the bear repeatedly tried to enter the ground box blind he was hunting. At one point in time he and the guide were actually pushing the window closed because the bear was trying to open it with his paw. Another guy in our group took nice bear about 350 lbs. This is the first time I have ever hunted big game on the ground in close proximity and it sure is exiting.

June 23, 2005 at 9:57pm
A comment titled: Shrimp in response to a report titled: Weird shrimp

That's a river shrimp...they make it to bayous on occasion but they are usually a freshwater species. I think they start in estuaries but migrate up the Mississippi River to spawn. We used to catch a few trawling near Cocodri years ago. I've seen similar river prawns in freshwater rivers in the tropics.

June 07, 2013 at 8:42am
A comment titled: WINNERS in response to a report titled: Win a 21' Contender and help a child in need

Directly from the Charity's website.

Our raffle of the Contender Fishing Boat was a HUGE success, and it’s time to congratulate our winners and again thank our sponsors!

•The winner of the fishing boat, motor, and trailer was R. DeCastillo.

•The second prize winner of the Yeti Ice Cooler was Rashmi Mendoza.

•The third prize winner of the rods and reels was Ted Pennison

A HUGE THANKS TO EVERYONE who purchased a ticket and helped this great organization raise some needed much funds.

March 13, 2013 at 10:43pm
A comment titled: Tax Deduction in response to a report titled: Win a 21' Contender and help a child in need

These raffle tickets are considered a deduction for your tax return....spend some of this years refund to purchase a ticket or two and deduct the donation next year!

February 20, 2013 at 10:25pm
A comment titled: Thank You!! in response to a report titled: If you value your guns

Just did mine...will spread this around for sure....especially to my friends in Cal. and New York!!!

February 14, 2013 at 6:38pm
A comment titled: Butler in response to a report titled: deer limit

Hey Sam, I also hunt in Butler...same here...spikes, does, couple of small bucks..Took vacation to hunt the rut, things warmed up, ful moon etc...Oh well we'll have bigger monsters next year!

February 05, 2013 at 8:46pm
A comment titled: On the news... in response to a report titled: Win a 21' Contender and help a child in need

The original founder and acting president of A Child's Wish did an interview with WGNO this morning...great job letting people know who they are and what wonderful things they do! Please help them in this fundraiser by taking a chance on this very nice 21' Contender!!

January 13, 2013 at 10:02am
A comment titled: Response to Gary in response to a report titled: Win a 21' Contender and help a child in need

Gary I am sorry the link wasn't working....I tried earlier and it went straight to Paypal...but I'm just helping out and not so tech savy....I'l have my wife talk to some people in the org tomorrow...

If you call 504-367-9474 some good folks will take you info and mail you some tickets!!

January 05, 2013 at 8:34pm
A comment titled: Houma Boat Show in response to a report titled: Win a 21' Contender and help a child in need

The boat will be at the Houma Boat Show all weekend, tickets will be sold on sight.....get it while they last!!

January 04, 2013 at 8:48pm
A comment titled: completely legit in response to a report titled: Win a 21' Contender and help a child in need

Hey tuffhuntin, I assure you this is legit, thats why I placed the contact information right in the post. This charity has been around for over 30 years. They are completely operated on a volunteer basis, meaning no one gets paid for their services. All the benifits go to making a child's wish possible. Only children living in Louisiana or receiving long-term medical treatment in Louisiana are eligible for consideration. If you have any other concerns, please email me and I can put you in touch with some people who would be very happy to tell you more about what this great organization does for children in Luisiana.

December 27, 2012 at 7:12pm
A comment titled: zebra in response to a report titled: African Safari

Honestly, they were the toughest of all animals to hunt....we tried for four days, they are extremely spooky, and I had them in the scope many times before it was the right circumstances to pull trigger. AS far as the meat, it all gets consumed, I hadn't tried any zebra when I was there but would have, I did eat allot of other venison from multiple game.

September 18, 2012 at 10:24pm
A comment titled: zebra in response to a report titled: African Safari

Thats a burchels or plains zebra, very neat pattern. I did not hunt any birds but saw tons of franklin, dove, and gunea fowl, Next trip I'll only bring one rifle and pack a shotgun....plenty of birds!

September 18, 2012 at 11:37am
A comment titled: More Pics in response to a report titled: African Safari

More pictures, same hunt

September 18, 2012 at 11:07am
A comment titled: gunsmith in response to a report titled: Looking for a gunsmith

Ed-Dularge used to do good work in Labadeville. I used to have tha same gun and changed ejectors, extractors, etc....its a POS...I'LL never own another one

September 02, 2012 at 2:50pm
A comment titled: Old Johnrude in response to a report titled: Need a good evinrude mechanic

Ive owned a couple of these old engines, I think its solenoid shift, start there....gear sets or at least dogs wear often...don't spend allot of money on it...it will be neverending battle. Go to a marine hardware store, buy 60 ft of 1/2 nylon rope, attach engine to one end and a brightly painted 8' bouy to other with a quick snap.....dump entire rig overboad at favorite fishing hole.

February 15, 2011 at 10:06am
A comment titled: Prints in response to a report titled: European mount

James Kendrick.....I like them too...

I hung up my euro mount and then on the opposing wall put up a few duck prints which had yet to make it up there since last DU banquet..... So I now have one wall with way too many prints and my ole lady isn't happy with my decorating.....I sip on a nice makers and tell her it could be worse...she shut up because she knows just how tacky I'm capable of!! I have actually loaned a bunch of prints to friends and family after they got divorced.....if you are a bachelor, your home should be a representation of YOUR tastes!!

May 27, 2009 at 1:29am
A comment titled: Nice knife affordable in response to a report titled: Best all around deer hunting knife

http://www.crkt.com/prohuntr.html
Made by CRKT, nice knive, and I love the gut hook....

I beleive it set me back about $60...I bought mine while working in AK

May 27, 2009 at 12:39am
A comment titled: Antler bases in response to a report titled: European mount


I noticed that too...I didn't use bleach however....I beleive it happened when I did a peroxide soak afterwords. I taped off the bases but some soaked through..... Any suggestions for next time.. Some one told me you can use peroxide solution from hair care supply store and just brush it on instead of soaking.

May 25, 2009 at 8:54pm
A comment titled: Lube? in response to a report titled: Motor HELP!!!

Are you sure its gear lube...
if its black and sludgy...could be a build up of 2 stroke oil mixed with exhaust.....I had a tohatsu that would do this...used to mix my oil a little heavy....

Does the tranny oil look milky?...if its clean you may not have a leak

March 16, 2009 at 10:51am
A comment titled: your choice in response to a report titled: shoot or dont shoot

Deer probably 2 1/2 yr old maybe trhee..... rack should be better... possibly bad genetics.... your rifle/bow the ultimate management tool... big body small rack..I'd say.. tamales, sausage, hamburger

October 15, 2008 at 11:12pm
A comment titled: Look in the mirror first!!! in response to a report titled: Trophy Hunting

Some people get it .. some don't....
Deer management is ultimately up to the individual. Do you want to shoot any deer.. or quality deer? That is your choice, YOU have to pull the trigger. If you don't then that deer lives another day. Does it really matter what weapon is used and when? Lets quit the arguing and just try to enjoy this sport?
If you guys want to complain.. check out west...WA state.. you have to choose a single weapon, and which side the state you are gonna hunt, and a one week season on rifle.

We are extremely lucky to live in a place where hunting rights are liberal...management..well that's your choice

July 24, 2008 at 4:32pm
Boutte, LA
$2000.00

The Louisiana Chapter Safari Club International is hosting an online Fundraiser Opportunities to bid on select hunting trips can be found here: https://www.onlinehuntingauctions.com/auction.aspx?as=64632

April 27 at 12:21pm