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Help needed. I have been told that if you are catching red snapper there should be amberjack there too. Is this true? If so, how do you get them to bite? Does it take live bait? I typically fish the West Delta 70 block south area. Is this deep enough for amberjack?
Well hunting season is over and I am pulling the boat out for some fishing. I have been fishing offshore last couple of years but only fished rigs for whatever was biting. I want to try my hand at tuna and wahoo. How far out of Grand Isle can you find either one? What is the best trolling speed and baits to try? Has the lump turned on this year? Reading about the tuna at the lump and wahoo trolling on this site and magazine hooked me. Maybe my fishing will be better than my deer hunting efforts. Kinda hard to fillet them deer with a electric knife. lol
I bought some 44 Mag. Buffalo Bore ammunition for my pistol and planned to used them this hunting season. I went to the range today and could not get the empty case out of the barrel after each shot without using a screwdriver. Any ideas on what I can do to stop this from happening? I really wanted to use these rounds for deer hunting. It is the 270gr sp ammo from Cabela's.
How many handgun hunters do we have in Louisiana? I saw some reports last year that were tough on handgun hunters. I agree the gun used (9mm auto I believe) is not the best choice but archery hunting used to have the same stigma. I have attached the tools of my choice and some results. Handgun hunting gives me the same excitement as bowhunting. Besides pulling the pistol up on a rope is a consideralbly lighter than the rifle and bow I have.
I will post pictures when this site is repaired.
I would not recommend a red dot sight. I had one on two guns and had the same problem twice. Late in the evening or early morning you can't see the deer behing the red dot. Your attention is focused on the dot and you cannot see the deer. Thats my two cents. The red dots are great at the range and any other time time hunting. I chose to use iron sights for my gun I use in thick woods and a 2.5x-7x for areas with longer ranger possibilties.
Good luck the 45-70 is a hammer.
I would love for these changes to stick. I was offshore one day and had to tell my friend's son to throw back a redfish. It broke my heart. The little boy fought that bull red on a little speck rod for 30 minutes or so. He was sweating and out of breath. He was upset. It is long overdue for states to stand up to the feds.
Mike, You stated you did not understand why this thread did not have 100 post. I think it is because it is the same problem of conservative amircans are quiet by nature and it will take something drastic to wake up the sleeping gaint of conservative america.
This past season was my first with a summit 180 and it was great. It is comfortable, quiet, and light. I had been using a Ol man for the past ten years and wanted a stand that faced the tree to rest my gun on. If I had to have one negative comment it would be that the ol' man is just a tad bit easier to set up on a tree than the 180. The 180 climbs extremely quiet too. There is a place in Ponchatoula that is closing that has the 180 at reduced prices but I do not know how much. The name is Thompson's.
I am shooting the Buffalo Bore ammo in my TC contender 10 inch bull barrel. I shot a box of the plain Winchester 240 grain soft points with no problem. I plan to call Thompson Center and/or Buffalo Bore tomorrow.
The Bayou Pawn shop in Hammond Louisiana has a 44 mag. Encore pistol in their show case. This would be a great starter for a beginning handgunner. The only reason I am not interested is my contender barrles will not fit the Encore.