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Freshwater Fishing in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
Got a question: Anyone on here have any experience foraging for chanterelle mushrooms? I've been told that there are quite a few in SE Louisiana, particularly around the rivers draining into Pontchartrain. (They're medium sized, run from yellow to orange, and have a faint fruity smell. Here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chanterelle)

I've done the oyster mushrooms, which, by....  Read More
March 28 at 5:18pm
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Freshwater Fishing in Southeast Louisiana
I'm on the hunt for a place near BR to catch a few catfish and potentially run some trotlines, and a neighbor of mine mentioned the intracoastal. Have any of y'all done any fishing in the stretch of the ICW around Port Allen. If so, did you do any good? Not looking for any tie-off points or anything. Just looking for a place close enough to home and work that I could slip off early in the....  Read More
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March 28, 2013 at 1:03pm
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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
Hunted Big Branch this morning and got shut down. I shot three times and brought home one hen grey. Very few birds in the area. Talked to the game warden on the way out, and he said he hadn't checked anyone with more than two birds. Depressing.

The highlight of the hunt was hearing some guy scream 'shut up' from all the way across the marsh at an overzealous caller. He shut up. Ha.
December 01, 2012 at 11:51am
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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
I was hoping to hunt Big Branch this weekend but am worried the northerly winds we've had this week might have drained it. We've had light (~10 mph) north winds most of this week, and they are projected to blow into next week. What do you seasoned north shore hunters anticipate this weekend? Mudflats or navigable waterways?
Thanks in advance.
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November 15, 2012 at 9:15am
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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting in South Central Louisiana
Super cool clip shot on Avery Island in 1939:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpk1wxBp9GE&feature=g-upl
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November 08, 2012 at 7:39pm

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