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I have a 2007 Honda rancher, that runs fine, but when I stop and let it idle, it kills and back fires when I try to start it again.
I ran a tank of mid grade ethanol free gas through it and it ran great,when I filled it up again I put regular ethanol gas in it and the problems started.
Could it be the grade of gas or is there something else that could be causing the problem. The bike is fuel injected, could it be injector?

December 06, 2013 at 10:14am

Feb. 8, 2013 -- The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) adopted notices of intent for the 2013-15 hunting seasons and the 2013-14 Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) General Rules and Regulations at their Feb. 7 meeting.

The notices of intent include proposed hunting season dates and changes from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for the upcoming fall hunting seasons and provide for a public comment period.

Some of the proposed changes include:

•Alterations in deer areas and seasons to include a new Area 4, Area 9 and Area 10, plus re-aligned Areas 1, 6 and 7.
•Standardized crawfish limits on all Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) allowing up to 100 lbs/person/day.
•Feral hog, experimental trapping, from May 1 to Aug. 31, by permit only on Boeuf, Clear Creek, Jackson-Bienville, Manchac, Pearl River, Red River, Sherburne, Thistlethwaite, Three Rivers and West Bay WMAs; permits to be available at regional LDWF field offices.
•Elbow Slough WMA: proposed lottery-only hunts for Mourning Dove on opening weekend of 1st split.
•Pearl River WMA: proposed return to deer season framework and length utilized pre-Hurricane Katrina.
•Maurepas Swamp WMA: proposed reduction in deer hunting days from 42 days to 28 days to be consistent with proposed New Area 9 season.
•Salvador/Timken WMA: proposed Experimental Night-time Activity Season; plus deer hunting to be allowed after 12 noon.
•Thistlethwaite WMA: proposed 10-year Experimental Quality Deer Management Season to include ending current experimental season and adopting new experimental season with altered season structure.
•Kisatchie National Forest: proposed addition of a Youth Deer Hunt and still hunting only for all deer hunting.
•Primitive Gear: proposed addition of single shot, breech loading shotguns, 10-gauge or smaller, having an exposed hammer, loaded with buckshot or rifled slug.
To view the full notices of intent and all proposed hunting season dates and regulations changes for the upcoming hunting season and a presentation on recommended deer season changes for 2013-15, with area maps, please visit

Public comment will be accepted at LWFC monthly meetings from March through May and/or can be submitted in writing by mail to: Steve Smith, LDWF Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898-9000, or via email to until 4:30 p.m., May 2, 2013.

notice that most of the areas in these proposals will be losing hunting days,
Wildlife and fisheries are goona cause more people to start hunting in other states.
The deer on most WMA's die of old age, because of the short hunting season, now they want to cut more days from some WMA's.

I just looked at the proposed Either sex days for the 2013-14 season, the either sex days are just about every weekend, so why even bother with either sex days. Just leave the tagging system in place. I have all of my tags and all of my sons tags, we didn't fill any of them this year, not because there were no deer, but because they stayed on their night time patterns. I had hundreds of pictures at night mostly of Does.

February 09, 2013 at 11:16pm

NOTICE: Ben’s Creek W.M.A. Lease Will Not Be Renewed
The property that comprises Ben’s Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will no longer be part of the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries’ WMA program as of June 30, 2012. Beginning July 1,2012, Weyerhaeuser Corporation will once again manage the property.

Guess the state is to broke to keep the WMAs going.

August 26, 2012 at 4:16am

Took my son and some friends fishing last week, we were catching a few trout when my son's reel started peeling out line, I thought he hooked a big red, but after 20 or 25mins we saw what he hooked into. He had a nice Jack Cravell on 17lb test.

August 12, 2012 at 7:25pm

Guys my grandfather gave me some old Penn Reels, most work and a few don't. I would like to see about getting them cleaned up and working again. Is there anyone on the northshore that works on reels?

July 10, 2012 at 11:43pm

Can anyone tell me if the handles on a outboard control box can be switched from laft hand to right hand? I have a yamaha 115 that i want to put on another boat, the boat it is on now has the controls on the left side of the center console and the boat it is going on has the holes all ready cut on the right side.

June 15, 2012 at 5:13am

Loaded the Honda down the day before thanksgiving in tennesee.

November 28, 2010 at 12:13am

To those who post a add then sell their item, please go back and remove your ad or at least mark it as sold.
It is such a waste of time for everyone looking at the ads then to find out the item has been sold.

October 28, 2010 at 12:04pm

Has anyone ever heard of I was looking at a few boats on the site, but the prices seem to be to good to be true. Just looking to see if anyone else has the same thoughts I do on this site .

August 14, 2010 at 2:34pm

Why can't I post pictures to classifieds? The pictures are 'jpeg' the message I keep getting is wrong format.

June 10, 2010 at 8:05pm

There were some deer hunters trying to catch their dogs in lacombe around Little Dixie Ranch rd on Saturday. If any of you guys read this send me a e-mail. Also just to let you know the dogs were running a nice 8pt. I watched the deer run around the yard behind me and then through my yard and into the horse pasture.

December 28, 2009 at 7:41pm

Check out the link for the video, looks like a whole lot of fun.

December 16, 2009 at 11:14am

Went to Tennessee over Thanksgiving, My cousin killed his first mountable buck. A nice 11pt chasing a doe in the middle of a cow pasture. His brother in law killed a 5pt with a hooked rack.

December 01, 2009 at 6:36pm

Annual Louisiana Second Amendment
Weekend Sales Tax Holiday (LAC 61:I.4425)
In accordance with the emergency provisions of R.S.
49:953(B) of the Administrative Procedure Act, which
allows the Department of Revenue to use emergency
procedures to establish rules, and R.S. 47:1511, which
allows the department to make reasonable rules and
regulations, the Secretary hereby finds that imminent peril to
the public welfare exists and accordingly adopts the
following Emergency Rule. This Emergency Rule shall be
effective September 1, 2009, and shall remain in effect until
the expiration of the maximum period allowed under the
Administrative Procedure Act or the adoption of the final
Rule, whichever comes first.
This Emergency Rule is necessary to allow the secretary
to provide needed information to Louisiana taxpayers
anticipating the Annual Louisiana Second Amendment
Weekend Sales Tax Holiday. This sales tax holiday is set for
the first consecutive Friday through Sunday of September as
enacted by Act 453 of the 2009 Regular Session of the
Legislature. Act 453 known as the Annual Louisiana Second
Amendment Weekend Holiday Act became effective on July
9, 2009.

September 02, 2009 at 12:50pm

I have a 2001 Yamaha 115. I added a fuel water filter and when I went to start the motor after pumping the ball, the battery died. I put a new battery in the boat and the motor still won't start. When I turn the key all I hear is a click. The battery has a full charge and all the connections are tight. I checked the fuses and all were good. Any ideas on what could be wrong?

June 29, 2009 at 6:48pm

First one of the year.

December 08, 2008 at 9:01pm

Any body hunt Big Branch? I just moved to Lacombe and was wondering about hunting in there. Is the hunting any good??

August 16, 2008 at 9:25pm

I am looking at a rangefinder, I want one for bow and gun hunting. Which is the better one out there for both bow and gun hunting? I looked at the Bushnell Scout with ARC also the Nikon with TB (true Balistics)
What other range finders have the technology to show the true yardage if shooting up or down hill?

Someone has to know something about these things.

August 12, 2008 at 4:31pm

Subject: Hillary on Gun Control
> > > > Hillary Clinton, the lead Presidential Democratic Party candidate
> > > > is for banning all guns in America. She is considered by those who
> > > > have dealt with her as a little more than just a little self-
> > > > righteous.
> > > >
> > > > At a recent rural elementary school meeting in north Florida she
> > > > asked the kids audience for total quiet. Then, in the silence, she
> > > > started to slowly clap her hands, once every few seconds. Holding
> > > > the audience in total silence, she said into the microphone, 'Every
> > > > time I clap my hands, a child in America dies from gun violence.'
> > > >
> > > > A young voice with a proud southern accent (probably Little Johnny)
> > > > from the front of the crowd pierced the quiet! 'Well, stop clappin,
> > > > ya stupid b**ch!

February 12, 2008 at 8:30pm

It must be close to the end of deer season because thy crying has started. This board all ways gets like this at the end of the season, let the crying and complaining begin!!

January 16, 2008 at 8:32pm
A comment titled: Congratulations in response to a report titled: BABY GIRLS FIRST KILL

I thought I reconised that skinning rack.
Congratulations to your daughter Kenny

October 29, 2014 at 5:33am
A comment titled: Lincense in response to a report titled: LA recreational fishermen's butts hurt

So because your to cheap to kick up the money to buy a lifetime lincense, you want those of us who had the brain power to understand that if I pay the $500.00 bucks now and for the next 20, 30 ,40 years I am not going to have to deal with increases, going every year to get a new lincese and what ever else.
But now that the state has raised the lincese fees on saltwater licenses, you want to get butt hurt?
Louisiana has about the cheapest license fees in the country, ppl want to complain about the condition of fish and game, but don't want to pay for improvements.
I don't like the fact that the extra money is only going to study one type of fisheries and that GCCA is going to be getting that money.

June 29, 2014 at 3:33am
A comment titled: Fishing Guide in response to a report titled: Need a good kid friendly fishing guide

In and Out Charters or Get U Some charters both out of slidell.

June 02, 2014 at 7:54pm
A comment titled: From wild life and fisheries site in response to a report titled: Boat Registration Question

Boat (eff. 8/2009); Outboard Motors (eff. 5/2011)
A title DOES NOT replace registration but is in addition to a registration.
A title provides ownership, and is required to secure ownership interest when a boat or outboard motor is financed.
The following completed documents are required to obtain a title:
1) Title application form
2) Bill of Sale or invoice (or Tax Certification Form R1331)
3) Original (MSO) Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin (new boat)
The following fees apply:
1) Title Only - $26
2) Title with 1 Lien - $36 – $10 for each additional lien (secure & release at time of application)
4) Duplicate Title $23
If titled, the title MUST be surrendered at the time of registration and a new title issued. If title is held by a lien-holder, it must be surrendered and a new title issued.
Titles issued for boats already registered are required to pay a duplicate registration fee of $8 to get a corrected registration certificate. An affidavit for duplicate registration is not required for this purpose.
Boats must be registered to operate in state waters. See boat registration application form #55 for instructions.
Notarized documentation demonstrating chain of ownership to the applicant must be submitted with all applications.

October 26, 2013 at 8:17pm
A comment titled: Headachs in response to a report titled: Thermocell Headaches ?

I have gotten head aches from them too, but mostly when I use them in a box stand.

October 26, 2013 at 3:11pm
A comment titled: Boat titles in response to a report titled: Boat Registration Question

From what I understand, is that if the boat was registered in louisiana, you didn't need a title on it, but if it is new or coming from another state you have to get a title for the boat.
But it has been a few years since i put a boat in my name.
It wouldnt suprise me if the state wants every boat to have a title, so they can make money off of issuing the titles.

Wildlife and fiseries web site should be able to tell you exactly what you need,

October 26, 2013 at 3:09pm
A comment titled: fishing in response to a report titled: Kayak help please :)

try hwy 11 on the New Orleans side, it is a short paddle into the lake and there is a couple of places to park your truck off the road and a boat launch if you want live bait.

October 26, 2013 at 3:05pm
A comment titled: Canoe in response to a report titled: My 'Canoe Build' Finished Planking

Nice work, it looks to pretty to put in the water.

February 17, 2013 at 4:54pm
A comment titled: i'll tell ya what it is in response to a report titled: What's This?

it is a reaux ga reaux, it is a mystical cajun sprit, that likes to get in pictures and freak people out.

February 17, 2013 at 4:47pm
A comment titled: pictures in response to a report titled: Proposed changes

I think we should send all of our trail cam pics to S.Smith at wild life and fisheries. If we fill his mail box with pictures and complaints about the changes, they just might listen for once.

February 09, 2013 at 11:23pm
A comment titled: Changes in response to a report titled: Hunting season changes in the wind

Have any of you read the proposed changes on Wild life and fisheries web site? The changes are for ONLY a few areas, which is bull in my opinion. Make the rules apply state wide if they want either sex days again. It seems to me that everytime they change the rules those of us hunting in the southern part of the state get the shaft.
I hunt in area 1 and out of 28 members in the club one Doe was killed this past season, I have 60 to 70 pictures a night on my trail cam, 90% of them Does.
I am guessing the state is doing what they do best and changing the rules to make a group of their friends happy, they want to blame poor deer reporting on the change, which they are either saying we are outlaws or to dumb to report our kills. Did wild life and fisheries look at this year as being a bad season? I have heard from people all over the area and they say the samething, it has been a bad season. the deer stayed on their night time patterns, there was no real cold weather and all kinds of other factors that made an off season.

February 09, 2013 at 4:03am
A comment titled: gadget in response to a report titled: New Deadly Tactic

Well if you need someone to help test your gadget, I am willing to help you out. We have some of the scariest deer in Louisiana on our lease.

January 14, 2013 at 2:40am
A comment titled: Maurepas Swamp Diversion Project in response to a report titled: 11,145 acres added to Maurepas Swamp WMA

I hunted the southern end of that swamp till it became a WMA, then hunted the same swamp around Garyville till we lost the lease to the state.
There has been a fresh water diversion project planned to run trough the swamp between Garyville and Hwy 641 since hurricane Katrina, the project kept getting put on hold because of levee work in other areas or the core needed the money else where. They couldn't decide if the diversion canal was going to run along hwy 641 on what was all ready state land, then they wanted to run it through the grayville drainage canal. The last I heard was they were looking at running the diversion canal along hwy 641 again.
It really dosen't matter where they run the canal, but they do need to get the project done. That swamp is dying and dying fast, the salt water from the lake is killing the trees and plants.
I doubt a fresh water diversion will cause any flooding because at times of high water they can close the diversion or control the amout of water flowing through it. Now if something isn't done we will see flooding in some places like st.john parish get worse.

January 12, 2013 at 9:53pm
A comment titled: Dock Side in response to a report titled: HELP PLEASE

It is about 20 to 30 min. depending on the size boat you have. I would just launch at Rigolies Marina. It is a shorter run.

August 12, 2012 at 7:00pm
A comment titled: jerks in response to a report titled: Too many Fishing Charters

there are jerks on both sides, guides and recs alike. Game wardens are different, they should show some respect and the ones who don't we should be reporting. I have had to deal with both, had 2 game wardens all most run over my trawl a few years ago, then the jerks wanted me to just stop, net in the water pulling against a falling tide and he wants me to kill my motor. Then after checking everything in the boat he all most runs my net over again.
The good we got stopped in Pearl river wma last year, there was a guy who didn't have his wma permit with us. After explaining that we were hunting privet land that morning and we just figured everyone had all the required stuff to be on the wma,he gave my friend a ticket, but was very nice and didn't have an attitude like the last ones I had to deal with.

July 10, 2012 at 11:14pm
A comment titled: septic tank in response to a report titled: 55 gallon drum septic tank

option #2 is about half way up the plastic drum drill 1/4' holes all the wat around the drum, drill lots of holes, dig the hole deep and alot wider than the drum. Pour about 6' of gravel in the bottom of the hole, set your drum in the center and fill the rest of the hole with gravel.
You can use either a bulk head fitting or a toilet flange to connect the piping from you pen to the top of the drum.
If you use the flange make sure to either bolt it or screw it to the drum.

I have see it done both ways, I did mine like the first post, with the field bed pipe and gravel. I had between 4 and 18 rabbit dogs in mine for years.

February 21, 2011 at 2:27pm
A comment titled: drum in response to a report titled: 55 gallon drum septic tank

you will need a plastic 55 gal. drum, 2 bulk head fittings, some gravel, and the PVC pipe with holes in it.

There are 2 ways you can make it, the first is to dig a deep hole and trench where you want it, cut a hole in the side of the drum close to the top, install the bulk head fitting, connect the PVC drain pipe and lay it in the trench. line the bottom of the trench with a layer of gravel then cover the pipe with more gravel. Lay some plastic sheeting over the gravel and cover with dirt.
Install the second bulk head fitting in the top of the drum( you can also use a toilet flange here) connect your drain line from you pen to the bulk head fitting.

February 21, 2011 at 2:18pm
A comment titled: super winch in response to a report titled: superwinch

I have a viper winch on my bike and have not had any problems with it, got it for about half the cost of a warren. My friend has a super winch, I don't think he has had any problems with it.

January 07, 2011 at 9:10pm
A comment titled: water heater in response to a report titled: FEMA TRAILER HOT WATER HEATER THERMOSTAT

there should be a thermostat under the element cover, but like someone else said it may be a heating element going out.
the thermostat should be under the highest cover.

January 07, 2011 at 8:54pm
A comment titled: heater in response to a report titled: Heaters/Hand Warmers

I use a coffee can and a roll of toilet paper with rubbing alcohol in the can. buy the John Wayne toilet paper, stuff it in the can, pour enefough alcohol in the can to just cover the paper. light. I keep a small block of wood in my stand to put it out, just cover the can for a little bit and the fire will go out, place the lid back on the can, top off alcohol the next time you use it.

December 19, 2010 at 4:13am
Boutte, LA

I have a Big Dog double ladder stand ,it is in good shape . I no longer need the stand.
Willing to trade for a working feeder or other hunting gear

September 14 at 8:59pm