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Made a 8 hour round trip from work in TX up to the hunting camp this past Sunday just for one hunt. It was my first hunt of the season and it turned out to be a good one. I was looking for a nice 8pt that I let walk 2 or 3 times last year in hopes of seeing him this year. Action started around 7:30am with does and fawns. Around 8:20am I was watching a small button buck playing under my stand when I looked up and saw him standing about 120yds down the lane. Buck fever kicked in as I put the crosshairs on him and knew it was the one I was looking for. Went to pull the trigger... 'Click'... misfire. At this point I was shaking so bad I probably couldn't hit the broad side of a barn with a 12guage. I re-loaded, pulled the trigger and waited 45 mins (not feeling too confident). Got down to find no blood. Walked 20 yds into the woods and about tripped on him. He got hung up in a vine and didn't get far.

Taken with a Mossberg 4x4 .300 win mag. He had 12pts, a kicker off his G2 and split browtine. 17' inside spread. Weighed 180lbs. Guessing around 4 and a half years old.

Also had a buddy down the road shoot his first buck and brought it to the camp to clean. It was a great day for the both of us. His first buck and my biggest to date.

November 07, 2014 at 10:54am

Took a trip out of the rigolets this weekend and did not get a bite the whole day. We werent the only ones either. The weather got nice so there was plenty of boats on the water and I didnt see a fish get reeled in all day. Talking to people on the water and at the launch, no body caught a thing. We tried everything from the train bridge to gohagens canal, the first rig into lake borgne. Even went back up the canals and ponds in the marsh. Nothing... even the honey holes were empty. I dont know if it was the cold snap or what. Did any one else have any luck over there? Any advice on where the fish might be?


February 03, 2014 at 12:53pm

We had a great long holidays of hunting this past week just north of Natchitoches, LA. With 4 does and 2 bucks on the table our freezers will be full for a while. My girlfriends sister Laura took down a big 9pt down with her .270 on Nov 27 that weighed in at 193lbs. So far it had been a great weekend of hunting but we decided to make one last hunt on sunday morning and it was hot around 60 degrees. We had seen this deer that we named 'Ole Janky Head' on the cameras all season but he would only show his face at night. At 7:45 he came to the feeder following a doe. Sidney, my girlfriends dad, took the shot with his 300 win mag and dropped him in his tracks. This was his FIRST DEER in 13 years! He has been letting deer walk all these years in hopes of finding a great buck and finally ended the drought. The buck was estimated to be 5 and 1/2 years old, weighed in at 230lbs and sported a non-typical rack with 18+ points. A truly unique deer and a great experience! Happy Hunting!

December 04, 2013 at 12:51pm

This past weekend I noticed multiple deer limping like they had a hurt leg. After some research I found that blue tongue disease can also cause foot issues for the deer. Does anyone have some information on this? What is the the mortality rate for blue tongue disease? does every deer infected deer die from it or can they eventually heal? I'm wondering if putting them out of their misery would be better than letting them fight it out and risk death. If that is the case can you eat the meat from these deer? I'm mostly worried about the effect it will have on our population. Thanks for the help guys.

December 19, 2012 at 4:01pm

I went hunting up in north louisana this past weekend near Natchitoches, LA. Over the course of the weekend I saw about 15 bucks and 2 does which is unusual because it was supposed to be towards the end of the rut. Earlier that week I got a fortune cookie that said 'This coming friday will be an exciting day for you'. On friday decemeber 14 I got in the stand at about 6am and it was a cold morning. I sat there for about two hours and all I saw was a couple coons running across the food plots. At about 8:10 I had a small 4 pt walk out and began eating near the feeder. Then a small 6 pt came out as well. Just after that I saw them both look back into the woods. I heard rustling so I looked and all I could see was the big rack through the brush. I immediatley started breathing heavy and had to calm myself down. He walked up to the food plot but wouldn't come out the woods so I decided I would let him walk since I couldnt really grasp how big he was. Right after he had walked back into the woods the two little bucks started sparring. As soon as he heard them playing he came running straight out into the food plot at about 40 yds. I already had my gun up taking pics thru the scope of the little ones. I saw how big he was and dropped my phone and shot at 8:39am. I was overcome with excitement and could barely breathe. After about 20 mins I got out the stand to look for him and I found him about 70 yds from the food plot laying down by a tree. He weighed about 175lbs and will probabaly score about a 120. He will be on my wall in 2 months! Best hunt of my life! I knew the fortune would come true. Happy Hunting!

December 17, 2012 at 11:54am
A comment titled: Re: 3/26/16 Great trout bite in response to a report titled: 3/26/16 Great trout bite

Atta boys! Cajun boys back at it again!!!!

March 28, 2016 at 4:52am
A comment titled: Re: Breaking the Rules in Dularge in response to a report titled: Breaking the Rules in Dularge

Cool story bro........ Care to elaborate on what rules you broke or you just want to brag? Hahaha

February 19, 2016 at 6:56am
A comment titled: Re: Deer Hunt of a Lifetime! in response to a report titled: Deer Hunt of a Lifetime!

Atta boy Marty! Nice buck!

January 04, 2016 at 8:44pm
A comment titled: Re: Cajun Industries Do The Du 3-22-15 in response to a report titled: Cajun Industries Do The Du 3-22-15

Are those the new costas??? hahaha

Thanks again Marty. Great Trip!

March 25, 2015 at 5:02pm
A comment titled: Re: waterowl ID in response to a report titled: waterowl ID

BWT/Spoonie Hybrid. One of these was shot at grosse savanne this past weekend. Check out their FB if you want to compare. Was that you??? Haha

January 20, 2015 at 7:14am
A comment titled: Head shot in response to a report titled: Red Dirt Buck

I don't know if its because it was a head shot but his left base looks like its closer to his nose than the right? Strange to me that that's an Great buck. Congrats!

November 03, 2014 at 8:31am
A comment titled: Alexanders in response to a report titled: Check this label out.

$13.99/lb?! Yea thats alexanders for you. The place aint cheap, but they have a damn good lunch spread. Going there today for lunch. Their sushi is KILLER too.

April 09, 2014 at 11:36am
A comment titled: Not near the camp in response to a report titled: No Fish

I would love to make that hike but my camp location puts me in a difficult situation for that. I might just 'bite the bullet' and drive the boat down and launch there one morning. It would be new territory for me tho.

February 03, 2014 at 3:15pm
A comment titled: NICE!!! in response to a report titled: Specks and snipe!!

Congrats on the hunt and more power to you for braving the conditions. Looks like it paid off. I am wondering what you do with the snipe tho??? the only thing I've ever done with snipe is curse them as they fly by because I always think they are teal at first... curious...

January 31, 2014 at 1:27pm
A comment titled: HA! in response to a report titled: World's Largest Squirrel

Please keep us updated on this mythical creature. I would love to see the look on the taxidermists face when this thing shows up to be mounted!!!

January 14, 2014 at 10:09am
A comment titled: #??? in response to a report titled: Blind for day lease

A number might help...

November 13, 2013 at 9:13am
A comment titled: deer in response to a report titled: Help with age of this deer?

I think 3 1/2. You can tell by the sag in his belly and the neck size. Good deer this season. Great deer next season. Let him walk.

October 23, 2013 at 10:36am
A comment titled: Makes me happy in response to a report titled: 1st Pics of the new season.

Makes me happy some one besides me is itching to get back in the woods as bad as I am. I went to sit in the stand sunday morning just to enjoy the woods and get a quick fix to hold me over till october. Saw a doe and 2 bucks, one was a good looking 7 pt for next season. Needless to say I'm looking forward to this season

August 13, 2013 at 1:05pm
A comment titled: James Aubin in response to a report titled: Taxidermist

James Aubin (225-245-4948) in central has good prices and is fairly quick. This is a bobcat he did for me 2 years ago. also just dropped of an 8 pt for a shoulder mount that i will have back in 2 months.

January 08, 2013 at 4:13pm
A comment titled: NICE! in response to a report titled: Arcadia 12 point

Thats a beautiful buck man. Congratulations.

December 19, 2012 at 8:18am
A comment titled: ??? in response to a report titled: Bacon Anyone

Watch where you're pointing that gun sport....

December 18, 2012 at 4:36pm
A comment titled: yes in response to a report titled: Spike

yes of course it would get bigger. Either way congratulation to your son.

December 18, 2012 at 3:50pm
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