On Friday we Went to Tickfaw and Blood Rivers and up Lizard creek a ways . Saw 2 other boats. They had caught nothing . I did hang a choupique on Lizard creek. 3 Hours 2 men fishing hard . Jigs for Sacalait and everything we had for Bass . Did not catch a thing. Got rid of old gas before the trip and refilled with non ethanol and double dosed with Marine Sta-bil so I guess it was not a.... Read More
THIS MORNING I WENT TO ONE OF MY BOXES FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR. THERE WAS A RAT NEST IN THERE AS BIG AS 2 BASKETBALLS. I WENT BACK AT 2 THIS AFTERNOON WITH A SHORT HANDLE SCOOP SHOVEL AND A BROOM AND A GLOCK 21 CALIBER 45 ACP. WELL THE RAT WOULDNT RUN FROM ME AND I TOOK CARE OF THAT. I CLEANED AND SWEPT OUT THE BOX. QUESTION IS WHAT IF ANYTHING CAN BE PUT IN THERE TO PREVENT ANOTHER RAT.... Read More
THE FOLLOWING IS AN EASY ETHANOL TEST . IT DOESNT GIVE YOU A PERCENTAGE OF ETHANOL ONLY A TEST FOR PRESENCE OF ETHANOL BECAUSE IT WILL EASILY BLEND WITH THE WATER. LET SOLUTION SIT A FEW HOURS . IT ISNT A CHEMICAL INSTANT TEST .
The following test can be performed to determine the presence of ethanol in gasoline.
On a test tube or olive bottle, make a permanent line about two inches.... Read More
Killed a 9 inch beard half inch spurs gobbler at 0930 this morning in Tangipahoa Parish just after it stopped raining. I have been onto quite a few turkeys this year in Mississippi and Louisiana and they either hung up out of range or were jakes. Had one in Mississippi yesterday morning very close but I could not see him. He gobbled and was very close to me . I clucked one time and gave him.... Read More
I started reading the February issue of The Louisiana Sportsman Saturday afternoon . I was surprised to see the new writer and column . Lt. Colonel Keith LaCaze( Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Retired) wrote and excellent article and I am sure will continue to do so. Being a former Deputy and a Retired Louisiana State Trooper , I look forward to his input and outlook on the whole outdoor.... Read More
BONITABOY MADE A POST ABOUT COYOTES. WAY DOWN THE COMMENTS SOMEONE ASKED FOR TIPS TO MAKE YOUR COYOTE HUNTING BETTER. I AM ALL EARS. I AM NO PREDATOR HUNTER BUT IM TIRED OF COYOTES EATING TURKEY EGGS AND BABY TURKEYS AND EATING DEER OF ALL AGE GROUPS. IF ANYONE KNOWS SOMETHING THAT WOULD ASSIST WOULD BE COYOTE HUNTERS PLEASE MAKE A COMMENT OR A POST. MERRY CHRISTMAS
Anyone know hog trappers in Tangipahoa/ St Helena Washington Parish Area to trap some hogs for a landowner friend near Kentwood? He is afraid of using dogs because dogs will go onto neighbors land and that is why he wants to trap them.
Any body know anything I should do with Aluminum boat and 90 Hp 4 stroke Yamaha for use in salt water. I run the motor with the hose hooked up til thermostats open and wash it down inside and out and wash the galvanized trailer down also . Anything else that i need to do ?
I called up a pack of coyotes( between 5 and 6 of them ) this morning in Mississippi --they were moving slow noses in the air trying to find the 'turkey hen' they heard . Trust me a 3 inch #5 hevi shot in a rem choke super full at 40 yds will lay one down for good . Also on the way into the woods on a logging rd my hunting partner found 2 busted open turkey eggs laying in the road aout 70.... Read More
DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE FORAGE SOYBEAN SEED CAN BE BOUGHT ? I KNOW WHERE TO GET REGULAR SOYBEAN SEED , BUT CANT FIND FORAGE SEED ANY CLOSER THAN NEW ROADS OR BRANDON MISSISSIPPI . I HAVE WHITETAIL CLOVER ALREADY IN HALF OF MY PLOT AND WANT TO SPRAY TO KILL OFF THE OATS AND NATIVE GRASS AND PLANT FORAGE BEANS . I WANT TO GET IT DONE PRIOR TO MAY 1.
SAW 14 again today same flock--saw another hen and heard one leave the tree i never saw-- heard approx 6 gobblers roosted in a jungle too thick to go in--tried to call em out to no avail-but ill be working on em again sunday
2 more days of looking for sign here in louisiana and Saturday morning it opens in Mississippi . From then until May 1 in Mississippi I will be awful busy and hard to find between Miss and La seasons . Its hard to be almost 60 and have so much hunting to do and trying to keep up with my young hunting buddies but I am a determined old man and I feel blessed to be retired so that I can hunt .... Read More
THE SEVERE COLD IS GONE FOR NOW. IT IS TIME FOR SOME WALKS LOOKING FOR SIGN AND EARLY MORNINGS LISTENING FOR GOBBLES . I ALREADY HAVE SOME LOCATED MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA AND ILL BE OUT LOCATING SOME MORE . YOU CAN NEVER HAVE TO MANY LOCATED . SOME WILL MOVE SOME WILL SHUT UP SOME WILL BE KILLED BY OTHER HUNTERS . NEVER BET THE FARM ON ONE OR 2 PLACES WITH SIGN OR SOME GOBBLING ACTIVITY.
Which Cam is the best for the money spent . which cam eats up batteries quickly. which cam is easiest for a non technical old retired Trooper to operate . I am not atempting to start arguements just trying to get some answers before buying a cam . also any gadgets i need to buy with it ??
In Mississippi this morning , my partner and I limited out ( 10 each ) on Bass on senko worms in an hour and 20 minutes . None were huge . All were fun . We were fishing in a stock pond on a beef cattle farm ( approx 2 acres in size )
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