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I wanted to head to Elmer's island this weekend to check out the surf fishing down there. I have never been before but I've heard a bunch of great reports of people doing very well down there. Anyone have any tips or helpful directions on where people are catching fish and what baits they were using?

June 18 at 10:59am

Want to get a few hog stands set up on the property. I was wondering what the best time of the year to hunt hogs was?

February 05 at 2:49pm

We have some property out in the east and we are trying to get some hog stands set up for after deer season. I've been reading up on the different feeder lights you can buy for hunting them at night. Any suggestions on which ones to buy? All of them have mixed reviews online so I figured id ask for some input. Our feeders are Moultrie feeders but I've read that most can be mounted on whatever feeder you have.

January 08 at 1:44pm

Me and my buddies just recently bought our first boat, and i was wondering if you guys could give us a few pointers at some easy beginner spots we can try and fish for some redfish and trout? Any help is greatly appreciated.

June 25, 2015 at 10:03pm

I'm looking for any information regarding deer hunting in big branch. If you have any information on areas to hunt or any helpful tips they are greatly appreciated.

June 20, 2011 at 4:40pm
A comment titled: Re: Bayou Bienvenue Fishing in response to a report titled: Bayou Bienvenue Fishing

No problem! I also passed by there on my way back to the marina last weekend and saw about 4-5 boats stacked up right as you turn in the canal going towards violet. They must have come up on a school or somethin cause they were anchored right dead smack in the middle of the canal id say less than 100 yds in.

October 12 at 10:45am
A comment titled: Re: Bayou Bienvenue Fishing in response to a report titled: Bayou Bienvenue Fishing

I fished in those exact spots this last weekend and only caught 3 puppy drum and a sheep head. There were a ton of boats there with us and they weren't catching anything either. I will say though that the lock was closed and there wasn't much water movement which probably had a lot to do with the poor fishing. Also, about 3 weeks ago 2 of my buddies went outside this lock and caught 50 white trout and a limit of red fish. I think this cool front that is passing through now and the storm that just passed should help us with better fishing these next few weeks. Good Luck!

October 11 at 1:23pm
A comment titled: Re: Lake Pontchartrain Manatees in response to a report titled: Lake Pontchartrain Manatees

I saw a video on Facebook last week of one swimming in the spillway. I'm not sure if you are aware of the video but if not it may be worth it to give it a look.

August 03 at 2:39pm
A comment titled: Re: Fishing Etiquette in response to a report titled: Fishing Etiquette

I was fishing once out by the rigs in lake borgne. We pulled up to the rig and noticed that there was another boat there catching fish. We politely pulled up to the total opposite side of the rig from him and began fishing. A few minutes go by and we see another boat heading right for the rig. I chuckled to my buddy i was fishing with and said 'you ready for a show?' I could just tell by the way this guy was driving that he was about to pull right up on side of the other guy fishing. Sure enough, he pulls up within 20 feet of the other guy and starts casting towards his boat. So close that he almost hit the other boat with his hook. The guy that was there first let it go for a few minutes until the guy almost casted on to his boat. When he said something to the guy about how rude he was being, the other guy blew his lid and threatened to swim over and fight him on his boat. We sat back amazed how stupid this guy was acting after HE invaded someones space and was being a complete jacka**. After the wife of the guy told him he was being ridiculous he decided to leave. The guy that was there originally kept fishing and caught his limit with a smile. Its crazy how rude and inconsiderate people can be.

July 27 at 3:51pm
A comment titled: Re: Grand isle surf in response to a report titled: Grand isle surf

I have a buddy that fishes down there pretty regularly. He said its been inconsistent this whole summer. Some days they do great and the next day they catch 1-2 fish. I asked him this same question the other day and he said just look for good weather and hope to get on a bite. Keep moving until you get on some fish.

July 17 at 1:30pm
A comment titled: Re: Elmers Island Fishing in response to a report titled: Elmers Island Fishing

I looked on Wildlife & Fisheries website and yes you are correct you can't drive on the beach any more. You are still allowed to fish there you just have to walk. Apparently they made a parking area at the beginning of the beach where you can park and walk.

June 19 at 10:41am
A comment titled: Re: Elmers Island Fishing in response to a report titled: Elmers Island Fishing

Do you have any suggestions on general areas to try? I looked up the map on wildlife & Fisheries website but the area is pretty big I wouldn't know where to start.

June 18 at 1:28pm
A comment titled: Re: Elmers Island Fishing in response to a report titled: Elmers Island Fishing

Thanks for the input. Maybe ill go down there just to see what its like and get a feel for the area and like you said just wait till the beach turns on.

June 18 at 11:47am
A comment titled: Re: Hog bait in response to a report titled: Hog bait

I went and bought a bunch of corn and put it in 5 gallon buckets along with some beer sugar and kool aid packets to add some sweet smell. I let it sit for a week or so and they ate almost 100lbs of it within 2 days. As far as mixing diesel I’ve heard it works but I wouldn’t wanna eat a hog after it ate some diesel soaked corn but that’s just my personal preference. Good luck!

February 28 at 8:55pm
A comment titled: Re: Hog Feeder Lights in response to a report titled: Hog Feeder Lights

Thank you! Anything helps! We didn't wanna burn a bunch of money trying to figure out the best solution. Figured id get some advice from others who have found a good one.

January 09 at 2:16pm
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