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Purchased a new hummingbird 788 and after a few trips its starts locking up with the displays normally at the top showing up at the bottom of the screen. Turn the unit off and back on and works fine for a while then the same problem. Checked the ground and power, all seem OK.

September 14, 2011 at 10:16pm

This ones for the guys in the blue and white bay boat that failed to make the curve past the mud hole at Joseph Harbor on Saturday. Those guys in the three gator tail rigs that pulled you off that mud flat had no obligation to help you, the bay boat was actually leaning to the side dry docked in MUD.Once out in deep water the guys in the bay boat dropped the pull ropes over side gave these guys the Ole''finger see ya' and took off, not even a thank you. I'm sure if they ever see ya in trouble again they wont be so inclined to help you out.

May 30, 2011 at 10:51am
A comment titled: Season delay in response to a report titled: Delayed migration of ducks ?

This is not a win for some, the last weeks of the second split are usally horrible, at best. There are birds in good numbers showing up now. This is also fustarting for a lot of hunters who have to select vacation times months in advance of the season opener. My thoughts.

October 16, 2014 at 3:11pm
A comment titled: Depress in response to a report titled: New Xpress Boat

Stay out of Crowley.

April 16, 2013 at 3:36pm
A comment titled: PI woodies in response to a report titled: Pecan Island Woodies

Had a friend kill one last year, being new to duck hunting, when he got back to the camp he wanted to know what the hell it was! Needless to say he still cant live it down. Have been seeing more and more down there.

December 04, 2012 at 1:00pm
A comment titled: Boat in response to a report titled: thougths

I would install a jack plate instead, gives extra boat length and better motor positioning. Helps porpoising and will get you extra top end. Put one on our Xpress bay, was like night and day.

March 21, 2012 at 3:37pm
A comment titled: Anchor options in response to a report titled: Used power pole?

Purchased the 'Stick-It' bracket and rod after seeing it advertised in the Sportsman Mag. Installed it with a plate bolted to the jack plate, works great. Thinking about getting another for the front.

March 07, 2012 at 3:01pm
A comment titled: Hunting Dogs in response to a report titled: Deer dogs

We need to tread carefully on this, a large majority of my deer hunting was done with dogs although I still hunt now. Read the above post and there are a lot of good points, watch out what you wish for your hunting practice's may be next on the chopping block. As for killing a a mans dogs, that can only end very bad.

February 25, 2012 at 10:01am
A comment titled: Common Courtesy in response to a report titled: HENDERSON BOATERS / FISHER PERSONS

Agree and disagree on a lot of this, but if your sitting in one of the main canals or fishing one of the bigger lakes in Henderson your a idiot if you get mad at passing traffic. I fish the lake in a small rig and I know where your coming from, but hey would you get on I-10 and drive 30 mph? No, you would find a back road that fit your means. So fish where your gone to feel comfortable.

July 09, 2011 at 2:13pm
A comment titled: Breeders in response to a report titled: Problems with breeder

If your gone to throw out names like this you need to be more specific on who your calling out. There is more than one breeder with that name, the other one will not be happy!

July 08, 2011 at 11:50am
A comment titled: Lake level in response to a report titled: NEW LAKE RECORD

A friend used a four wheeler and his gps to mark a bunch of areas in blue lake area the last time the lake was this low. When the water was back up it was kind of crazy to see the boat passing over the tracks underwater from all the atv traffic.

July 08, 2011 at 11:40am
A comment titled: Tractor tires in response to a report titled: Where to buy tractor tires?

If your like most, your probably overloading the front end loader when having tire trouble, your problem may be just to add water to the rear tires to help counter the load. We have the same tractor set up and run the back tires with about half a tire of water. If its the terrain your running you may need to look for the style tire that is run on skid steer loaders, they are solid rubber,and look like swiss cheese from the side to help out on the stiffness.

July 07, 2011 at 3:34pm
A comment titled: Primer Bulb in response to a report titled: Primer bulb location w water separator

X2 on Empty SheLl's post

June 30, 2011 at 2:02pm
A comment titled: Boat lanes in response to a report titled: BOAT LANES

Good luck with getting the lanes re-cut, look how long it took just to replace lane markers.

June 22, 2011 at 1:44pm
A comment titled: Mud Rig in response to a report titled: Need Mudboat Advice

Are you set on a mud boat, after running surface drives there is no way you would get me back in a mud boat. Maintenance, easy operation, and ability to use for other interest top the list.

June 20, 2011 at 10:09am
A comment titled: Anchor Rope in response to a report titled: Anchor rope

We use one of those 'H' shaped extension cord holders from Wal-mart or Lowes. Works well and simple.

June 13, 2011 at 11:33am
A comment titled: Speeometer problem in response to a report titled: Speedometer problems

I normally use a small drill bit by hand to clean out, using a piece of wire and such can just make the problem worse by packing it in.

May 30, 2011 at 10:55am
A comment titled: Express dealers in response to a report titled: xpress boat

These guys are right about H&M. Have bought boats at the dealers mentioned on your post, last express(X22Bay) came from Mississippi Marine in Brookhaven. 1-888-833-7404, great experience. Drove there from the Lafayette area, my next one will likely be from them.

March 26, 2011 at 10:41am
A comment titled: hyro truf in response to a report titled: Boat Floor Liner

This stuff is the ticket, got in a 18/46 Gator Tail and this stuff will not let you slip or slide with redfish slim or marsh mud all over the floor. One boat at the camp has had it for three years and stays parked outside and the stuff is still in great shape. The 3M self stick is the way to go!

October 05, 2009 at 5:11pm
A comment titled: Dog hunting in response to a report titled: DEER DOGS

As a past dog hunter I enjoyed it but don't use them any more due to the club we are in now, but in saying that, people get mad with the dogs and want them banned, the question is what's next! The Bow clubs want them banned, so once PETA or whoever gets that what's next on the hit list. Will it be broad heads, then Scoped rifles, who knows where it will end or if it will! The dog hunters must try to respect the still and private land hunters(you can't run 10 hounds on 20 acre's)A little common sense and respect could go a long way on both sides. Just my 2 cents.

August 29, 2009 at 9:44am
A comment titled: Flooring in response to a report titled: boat floor linings

Wouldn't put a liner because of weight(serious, I was talked out of it by a friend who owns a liner dealership), Hydro turf is the way to go, one boat at the camp has had in there for three years and it still looks great, put it in my own this spring. Get it with the peel and stick backing and its easy to put in. Have seen the floor of the boat coated with redfish slim and can still walk around with out busten your tail.

August 23, 2009 at 6:53am
A comment titled: Camo paint in response to a report titled: Camo Boat Paint

CAMODESIGNS, just north of Lafayette off of I-49. (337)277-9122, painted my 18' and two other friends 17' Gator Tail Boats came out great.

August 23, 2009 at 6:42am
Boutte, LA
$2000.00

2014-18/54 B&B fab center console. 35 GTR with electric reverse(39 hrs) McClain Alumium trailer. Hydro turf throughout, 898 Hummingbird GPS/depth finder, new 80# Minnkota Maxxum trolling motor, 3bank onboard charger, 10' power pole blade, 50 qt yeti with seat cushion, 9 gal fuel tank. Garage/ carport keep. Asking $22,500 337-945-seven eight four seven

June 22 at 3:53pm