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When did it become ok to run right pass a floating camp? I have boats constantly run 25 feet from my camp wide open in Bayou Black. My kids are trying to fish perch while I'm working. Boat after boat pass like its nothing. Very disappointing.

August 23, 2014 at 10:49pm

I am thinking very hard about starting a guide service out of Morgan City. I will be doing bow fishing, frogging, fresh & saltwater fishing and duck hunting. I have 18yrs of experience operating boats of various sizes for a living in the oil field. I do not have a U.S.C.G. license. I would love to speak with a couple of you guys that have the personal experience,insurance etc.

August 27, 2013 at 7:33pm

Please help spread the word. The Atchafalaya Chapter of Delta Waterfowl is having our annual Froggin Tournament tonight. You can sign up early at Charlie's Pawn Shop in Morgan City. We will have additional sign up stations at Doiron's & Berwick Boat Landing from 6 to 8pm today. It is only $40 for the entry fee & you can have as many team members as you can fit in one boat. The weigh in will be tomorrow at Doiron's from Noon till 1pm.If you have any questions feel free to call Mike Hepler 985-518-7544 or Charlie Solar 985-518-6813

August 23, 2013 at 10:19am

If you are not thinking about it yet you are not a duck hunter...............

June 20, 2013 at 11:24pm

I don't keep bass very often. I do fish all the local tourn around Morgan City. I'd rather see someone keep 5 knot heads under 14' than see a picture of a ice chest full of 3 pounders. Also I'd really like to see the mature spawning females caught in tourn not taken from the basin/marsh & let go somewhere else.

October 16, 2012 at 10:08pm

My 6yr old & I are looking through pictures of last year at our duck camp. We wanted to share our memories with you. Seth has been in a duck blind since 2. Last year he maned up to the 410 & and joined in on the fun.

August 21, 2012 at 9:32pm

Seth & Blake came home with 9 bluewings Saturday morning. These boys did a great job shooting. They would have had a limit easy but .410 steel shot is junk! They dusted birds at 20yrds to watch them fly off! Well I guess the coons got to eat too.

November 06, 2011 at 9:39pm

I visited the delta today. I feel I must inform fellow hunters that our world has changed. I started hunting the delta 18 years ago & feel like I know it just as good as anyone. The flood this year has changed the delta forever. I've been hunting with my ProDrive down there for 6 years. I will be buying a pirouge & chest waders TOMORROW. We will be hunting like the old days once again. As far as I'm concerned the hole darn thing is a restricted area now.

August 15, 2011 at 9:39pm

My father n law Jesse LeBlanc Caught this 8lb Monster somewhere south of Gibson. They also had a dozen other trout over 5lbs. I believe this one is headed to the taxidermist. This fish measured over 30'

April 20, 2011 at 10:54pm

Big Sacalait like Speed Craws. Ask my lil boy Seth.

April 16, 2011 at 6:18pm

Wish we still had a spring teal season. Just came from the lease and it is stupid with teal. I Wish they would still show up here in Sept like they do in April. Might have to make a hunt in the morning with the Nikon.

April 16, 2011 at 5:50pm

Froggin Tournament
The Morgan City chapter of Delta Waterfowl is having its 3rd Annual Froggin Tournament on June 3rd.

Registration will take place from 5pm till 8pm at Doiron's in Stephensville & The Public Boat Landing in Berwick.

You can launch at either landing but must leave & return by boat to these landings. If you have questions call Mike Hepler 985-518-7544 or email at

April 06, 2011 at 10:56am

Update got my mount back and you can see the colors a little better.

January 01, 2011 at 1:10pm

The Morgan City chapter of Delta Waterfowl is having its 2nd Annual Froggin Tournament tonight. Registration will take place from 5pm till 8pm at Doiron's in Stephensville. If you have questions call Mike Hepler 985-518-7544 or Charlie Solar 985-518-6813

August 20, 2010 at 10:38am

We are looking for committee members for our Morgan City Chapter of Delta Waterfowl. We are in the process of planning our 2nd Annual Froggin Tournament & Banquet. If you are interested contact Mike Hepler @ 985-518-7544 0r

June 30, 2010 at 12:40pm

Last year I purchased a new Browning Gold 10ga. the fire pin will not strike the primmer hard enough to fire the shell sometimes. I can stick the same shell back in the gun and shoot it. I've shot several brands of shells and they all do the same thing. I called Browning they were no help what so ever. They said the gun was not lubricated. Trust me the gun is very clean and properly lubed. The gun was purchased from Lafayette Shooters. I don't know if they have a gun smith service or if there is someone around here that can fix it. I'm kind of mad about paying someone to fix a brand new $1500 gun. It will be the last new Browning I buy. I wish Berreta made a 10.

June 08, 2010 at 3:18pm

The sacalait are making a run with the falling water. Grassy Lake provided this fish fry.

April 28, 2010 at 12:58pm

I found a trained yellow lab in the Belle River area Friday morning. Call to claim (985)-518-7544

October 19, 2009 at 12:23pm

All in all had a great season. I did not miss a weekend. I can count on one hand the hunts I didn't limit. We killed birds when we put out the effort and didn't when we didn't. Nick Rock with the banded speck.

February 12, 2008 at 11:40am

I was out there last week for 2 days and didn't see anything to fire me up. I burned 12 gallons of gas in my Prodrive. I've been talking to people east & west of us and they all say they have got birds so, whats up no one on here talking about it.

November 07, 2007 at 11:10am
A comment titled: Re: Hunting State Claimed Water Bodies in response to a report titled: Hunting State Claimed Water Bodies

I can tell you this much from dealing with it before. The land companies have lawyers that deal with this issue for a living and you probably don't. If you come across the wrong lease holder/ landowner you will loose pal.

August 24, 2015 at 9:17pm
A comment titled: Re: Coastal Zones dates in response to a report titled: Coastal Zones dates

I'm with you LA Marsh Guide Service. I pushed many hunters to take that survey and for what? AND What would it hurt to split those youth days? One before & one after the season.

August 06, 2015 at 7:03pm
A comment titled: Re: Coastal Zones dates in response to a report titled: Coastal Zones dates

I hunt about 40 days a year in the Coastal Zone, I think we basically lost 4 weeks of the season. 2 weeks in the beginning that no one needs to be hunting & the last 2 weeks of January that my people look forward to. I got 4 phone calls this afternoon from unhappy hunters. The season dates sound about as good as Obama's Iran deal to me.

August 06, 2015 at 6:55pm
A comment titled: Ducks in response to a report titled: DU Projects in LA

We as a whole 'South Louisiana' dose not have the habitat to attract & sustain large amounts of wintering waterfowl anymore period. If you look at the area you hunt you will see it has drastically changed over the last 10 to 15 years. Invasive aquatics, erosion, saltwater intrusion, pressure & other factors have altered our duck paradise. I no longer support any waterfowl associated organization but, if I see with my own eyes any of them take interest in reestablishing Louisiana as a fraction of what it was I'll be the 1st to put my last dollar towards it.

September 15, 2014 at 9:28pm
A comment titled: No worries in response to a report titled: duck hunting facts?

The Chinese will soon be taking over this country and all the short stopping debate will finally end. THE NUMBER OF DUCKS THAT MIGRATE TO LOUISIANA IS A FRACTION OF YEARS PAST AT BEST PERIOD... There is no debate there. We have no control over it either. Migration paths have been altered. There is one big fact that everyone overlooks. The duck habitat of South Louisiana sucks compared to years passed. MORE PRESSURE THAN EVER, LESS HABITAT & BETTER FOOD SOURCES NORTH OF US = Anybody? Anybody?

PS. if you have decoys for sale or duck leases to give up please text me.

February 25, 2014 at 8:54pm
A comment titled: Coastal Dates in response to a report titled: Duck Season Dates

I would like to see these dates for the 2014-2015 'Coastal Zone'

Youth Day November 1st

1st Split Nov 8th - Nov 16th (9 days)

2nd Split Nov 28th - Dec 7th (10 days)
opened the Friday after Thanksgiving.

3rd Split Dec 20th - Jan 29th (41 days)

Youth Day Feb 7th

I like to say 1st that my group had a great season this year but it make no sense that all states north of us are hunting to the end of January & we cannot.

It also makes no sense to have youth days 2 days in a row the week before the season. The second day is a wasted one in my opinion.

I would like some feed back from Mr Reynolds. -Thank you Mike Hepler

February 12, 2014 at 9:33am
A comment titled: My Grey/Pintail Hybrid in response to a report titled: Grey Duck / Pintail

This is a confirmed Grey/Pintail Hybrid I killed about 5 seasons ago.

November 30, 2013 at 8:01am
A comment titled: 2 Sides in response to a report titled: Private Canals with NO Postings?

There are 2 sides to this debate & I have compassion for both. There is a guy that pays a bunch of money to have those rights & the guy that believes anywhere his boat floats he can be there. I've been on both sides of this fence. It will never be settled till the Russian's or Chinese take over the land once called America.

September 03, 2013 at 9:14pm
A comment titled: Reply in response to a report titled: gatortail or prodrive???

Get the Gaytor Tail. I wish everybody would buy them. I'd never have to worry about anybody being in my spots anymore. If you are young, like to push boats & get muddy the Gaytor Tail is right for you.

October 23, 2012 at 7:31pm
A comment titled: what in response to a report titled: Hybrid Squirrel?

that is cool never saw that before!

October 16, 2012 at 10:12pm
A comment titled: teal in response to a report titled: Seth's Duck Season


August 21, 2012 at 10:34pm
A comment titled: pics in response to a report titled: Seth's Duck Season


August 21, 2012 at 10:03pm
A comment titled: pics in response to a report titled: Seth's Duck Season


August 21, 2012 at 9:56pm
A comment titled: pics in response to a report titled: Seth's Duck Season


August 21, 2012 at 9:53pm
A comment titled: additional pics in response to a report titled: Seth's Duck Season


August 21, 2012 at 9:49pm
A comment titled: Seth Hepler's 1st 2 ducks in response to a report titled: teal season

My son 5yr old Seth Hepler killed his 1st 2 ducks with one shot from his 410 opening morning of teal season last year. A memory daddy will never forget.

August 21, 2012 at 9:20pm
A comment titled: none in response to a report titled: Youth Day Hunt

I bet you know already J Man!

November 08, 2011 at 10:47pm
A comment titled: The boy in the picture in response to a report titled: Youth Day Hunt

This is the boy in the picture

November 07, 2011 at 9:18pm
A comment titled: My son in response to a report titled: Youth Day Hunt

My boy is almost 6. He shot a few teal with his .410 for teal season. He took a bad lick & didn't want to shoot anymore. I didn't force him for youth day he said he was ready again. I will make a few suggestions though.

1.)Use hearing protection: They are usally more worried about the loud bang than the recoil.

2.)Your full Attention: You've shot enough ducks in your life. 100% focus on your kid with both hands free.

3.)Heavy clothing: No t-shirts. A nice thick jacket helps.

My boy has been hunting with me since he was 1yr. Bring the bb gun & when he's ready to go you leave. It worked for me. Now I can't get him out the blind even after we have our limits.

The .410 we have comes with a 22 barrel that you can enterchange. I suggest starting with the 22.

November 07, 2011 at 8:59pm
A comment titled: Morgan City in response to a report titled: ARRIVING BIRDS

Things look above average south of Morgan City. We need some cold fronts to put the icing on top the cake.

October 11, 2011 at 10:34pm
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