Louisiana Sportsman
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Deer Hunting in Larose in Southeast Louisiana


i have a 250 acre lease that has been in our family for 40 years. we butt up against two other lease with no problems with these clubs. on the other side, we butt up against public land. i set up a 2 man stand for me and my 6 year old son before hunting season, well on my property. after hunting 2 weekends ago, i rode my 4 wheeler down a cut that we made down the property line that butts up against the public land. the cut was made about 12 years ago, but you can clearly tell that its a division. it was done with an industrial size bulldozer. while riding, i found a permanent blind on the public land with a 30 yard shooting lane with a food plot planted on my cut tree line dividing my lease from public land. i then realize that his shooting lane is pointing directly at my new ladder stand for me and my son. its about 50-70 yards but its a straight shot. he is also pointing straight in the direction we hunt ducks which is another 200 yards. this area has heavy growth, and i dont think either one of us knew the other is there. however, he knows that he is shooting onto my lease. i will not make a stink about the permanent blind as i like my camp the way it is..ie not burnt. but i now can not use my stand, as i fear myself or son getting shot. is it illegal for him to be shooting onto my property? any shot made in 180 degree direction will be a shot onto my property. what should i do?
December 09, 2012 at 1:30pm
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Posted December 09, 2012 at 2:36pm

I know this is way off topic and unrelated to the OP but if you do not mind me asking, where did you graduate? My curiosity is a result of one of your comments to one of my posts a while back. Again sorry for being irrelevant to your post.

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Posted December 09, 2012 at 5:10pm

Honestly i would leave a note on his stand with your phone number and have him call you. Thats not being an ass about it at all in my opinion. You are concerned for your son's safety as you should be. He may not know that he is encroaching on your property.

i actually have the SAME exact thing going on at my family property so i will be interested to hear this outcome.
Guy put a boxstand literally 15 feet from one of my fields. He can make the argument that he is hunting the opposite direction, but i know deer do not cross there because it is a flooded pipeline. They use my field to cross. Something will happen soon. Unlike you, i have no camp to worry about haha

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Posted December 09, 2012 at 6:56pm
little to close

I have had the same problems in the past, seems like everyboby loves the property line. Seeing how its public property I would put a couple POSTED signs up on the property line, and I'd leave him a note that he is shooting directly at your stand and the slough you duck hunt. Nothing wrong with being concerned for your safety and the safety of your family.

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Posted December 09, 2012 at 7:29pm

It is illegal to have permanent stands on public land report it to local sheriff dept or ldwf enforcement

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