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Does anyone recognize this fella? Got his pic on my trail cam in iberville parish, just south of I-10 inside the Atchafalaya basin in Ramah on private property. Anyone able to help me identify him will receive a reward!

Thanks for any help. Date and time is correct except the hour is 1 hour early, I didn?t spring forward! Thanks again!

July 31 at 7:00pm

Hey guys, I was just wondering if anyone has had any luck lately at saline/larto. I'm planning a trip next week and was just wondering what I should expect. Thanks in advance!

April 22, 2013 at 3:05pm

Hey guys, I just leased some property around Columbia MS. Prior to this year I have hunted in the Atchafalaya Basin my whole life. So I was looking for some advice on what I should plant on my food plots on my lease in Columbia. What grows best in the sandy soils? When is the best time to plant? Thanks in Advance
P.S. When is the peak rut around this area? Thanks

July 25, 2012 at 5:47am

Has anyone here used the game camera that send the pics to your cell phone automatically? If so, what kind did/do you use? And what are the pros/cons? Thanks in Advance

June 22, 2012 at 2:02pm

I took a few days off of work last week to do my favorite hunting of all... Frogging... I missed opening night, but had a good trip Friday night with 105 and another good trip Monday night with 100!! Nothing beats a good froggin trip!!

June 11, 2012 at 4:49am

Does anyone know of any cabins/camp rentals in the belle river/Stephensville area that may be available for this coming weekend? Any info would be greatly appreciated!

May 30, 2012 at 9:40am

I am down here working in Lafitte. Since i am working nights I was thinking about making a fishing trip 1 day next week. Can anyone suggest a good guide around the Lafitte area to take me out to catch some reds and specs!?!?
Thanks in advance!!

April 22, 2012 at 12:01am

Hello Fellow Sportsman,
I recently purchase a skiff powered by a 35hp gator tail. Given that the skiff is 19'7', it is fairly slow on the water (25mph). That is with only myself in the boat. I was wondering if anyone can tell me what I can do to get a little more power without going into the motor. I have been told to change the exhaust and the air filter. Does anyone have any reccomendations of which ones to go with and where should I get them. I was also told to get a bigger prop. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

April 20, 2012 at 8:33pm

Hello fellow sportsman,
I am working down here in Lafitte. It is killing me to be working while the fishing is on fire across the state! However because I am working nights, I do have time to fish during the day, just dont know where to go, not to mention I didnt drag my boat from home. (I live in Breaux Bridge). So I was wondering if anyone in the area would be willing to take a fellow sportsman along with you to catch a few reds and/or specs. I do have my own gear, and would gladly split fuel and other expenses. Let me know if anyone is looking for a fishing partner! Feel free to post or email me.Thanks!

P.S. You dont have to worry about me fishing your spots, because I fish much closer to home rather than traveling 3 hrs. Thanks again!

April 18, 2012 at 8:12pm

Could anyone give me directions or an address to Woodson's Landing. I wouild like to take a trip out there in the next couple days, but don't remember how to get there. Thanks in Advance!!

March 09, 2011 at 1:24pm

Are there any coon hunters out there, that have dogs that will not run deer??? I have a lease in Ramah that has PLENTY of coons and I would like to kill a few, (actually I would like to kill a bunch of em)... If you have dogs that wont run deer and want to make a hunt or two let me know... I ill be available to go during the week or weekend starting Monday the 28th.
Thanks!!

February 24, 2011 at 10:57am

WHO DAT!?!?!?!?
TWO DAT!!!!!!!!!!

December 27, 2010 at 11:03pm

After spending all day riding around in the airboat, we decided to refuel and go all night in pursuit of a few frogs! Well, we found em!!! Total count: 156

July 06, 2010 at 8:50am

After a successful opening night, we had to go after the frogs the second night of the season!!! We had 2 good nights, but it was time for a break !!

June 21, 2010 at 12:20am

Sorry, I am a little late on the post, but here are the frogs that we caught opening night!

June 21, 2010 at 12:03am

I have a question about crawfisherman fishing on private land.
First off, let me say, I am not against crawfisherman, I used to crawfish, and I have friends that still do. However I lease land in the basin that gets fished pretty heavily. Now, I am not against a man trying to make an honest dollar, but respect my stuff and my land. We have had stands and feeders come up missing during high water when the fisherman are in our woods crawfishing. It's hard not to accuse someone when their trap is in the tree next to the 1 that my stand WAS in! And not to mention a few of these crawfisherman have no respect for the land, they throw their bait boxes and trash all over the woods. Its more about respect than money, but I would feel a lot better if someone came and asked if they could fish the land and offer a little money.
Now I know the law used to be, if it was navigable, you could crawfish.However, hasnt that law changed? Or can anybody come on our land and fish as long as the woods are flooded?

April 17, 2010 at 10:53pm

Well, it took a little convincing and arm twisting... But after pestering a buddy all day, I finally convinced him to take the airboat out in search of a few frogs! I just had no idea we would find this many!!! One of my best frogging trips ever, back at the landing before 11... Thanks Micah... I'm glad i was able to talk you into it!!!

March 10, 2010 at 10:53am

2 cases of shotgun shells: $150
4 cases of iced down beer: $100
5 day out of state license: $30
Spending the weekend with a few buddies shooting doves and consuming more than our share of adult beverages: Priceless!!!

September 14, 2009 at 10:44am

Me and a buddy had a pretty good weekend! What was supposed to be a spec trip turned into an inland redfish trip after we made it about 5 miles out! But we found the reds and had a great time!

August 31, 2009 at 2:51pm

Got invited to go on an opening night frogging trip! I just couldn't pass it up! After getting torn up by mosquitoes for about 3 hrs we cranked up the airboats and began our mission. Despite the high water we did pretty good, we ended up with 26 in about 1 1/2 hrs, but had a bunch dive before we could get to them. Between 3 boats we ended up with almost 150, not bad with the river being so high! But the interesting part of our trip cameMonday morning when we started cleaning the frogs. As I skinned 1 I could feel something in his belly, so I felt it and gave it a peculiar look. Micah says, " it's a crawfish". I said " I don't think so, cut the stomach open!" So he did, and this is what we found... It's a bat!!!! WTF!?!?!... Anybody ever see this before?

June 02, 2009 at 9:02am
A comment titled: Re: abchandler511@yahoo.com in response to a report titled: abchandler511@yahoo.com

So tell us the story!! You cant just leave us like that!!! Very nice deer... Congrats!!!

January 03, 2016 at 8:14am
A comment titled: Really?!?! in response to a report titled: Sorry. Not a bikini post.

It was just a joke... And I dont need to google bikini pics... My gf looks just fine in one... Now go back to google!!

June 25, 2014 at 4:40pm
A comment titled: Bikini Post/Ethanol in response to a report titled: Sorry. Not a bikini post.

Can you just post a bikini pic anyway!?!?!
Even though the pic would have absolutely nothing to do with the question at hand... Lets just see how many views you get!!!

June 25, 2014 at 11:54am
A comment titled: Frog vs Bat in response to a report titled: Frog vs rat

I've never seen a rat.. But I caught one several years ago that had a bat in him... Still not sure how that happened!!

March 31, 2014 at 4:39pm
A comment titled: Answer in response to a report titled: Jawbone aging videos

What exact month does a deer's teethe change from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2?
Well since there are so many variables in this equation, there is no right or wrong answer...
and just because you 'documented' some arguable information, doesn't mean that your theory is correct.
Keep in mind that even trained biologists that age deer by their jawbone have less than 80% efficiency. And beacause I haven't heard you mention your degree in biology, I doubt that you are as accurate as these biologists, which makes your theory even less believable.
With all due respect sir, I have seen you post useful information, but if you were as knowledgable as you think you are in the deer world, I doubt you would be sitting behind your computer right now.
And i'll give you a chance to prove your point. Since 2 1/2 yr old spikes are so plentiful, and as many deer as you have on your place, why don't you take 2 of them out of the herd this year... Just to prove your point.

August 18, 2013 at 4:31pm
A comment titled: Simple answer in response to a report titled: Jawbone aging videos

I didnt't personally attack anyone.
But if you can't read between the lines, the answer is... A deer is 1 1/2 in his second hunting season... by the following hunting season, he is 2 1/2... The season after that he is 3 1/2...
To make it even simpler, if he was born last month, most hunters would consider him 1/2 yo when they see him in dec of this year... If they see the same deer next year (2014-2015 season) he would be 1 1/2... and so on and so forth...
You would have been much better off arguing the age of a deer by looking at his jawbone, rather than asking when exactly does he go from 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 years old.

August 18, 2013 at 3:02pm
A comment titled: Hunt r in response to a report titled: Jawbone aging videos

Here is a little help for you. Since you change the subject when you are wrong, instead of just admitting your mistakes...
Whitetail deer gestation period= 190-210 days
190-210 days= 6.3-7 months
Got that?? Do we all agree on that??
Ok, good... Now can we all agree that most of the breeding in LA takes place in the months of Dec and Jan?? Ok good...
Now if a doe is bred in dec, that doe would give birth in July... Right?? Ok, good...
Now can we all agree that the majority of deer in LA are killed in the months of nov, dec, jan?? (I don't have proof of this, but i'm using my context clues on this 1)
So if you have a deer born in July and it is killed in Dec of that same year, that deer would be 5 months old... Can we agree to round 5 months to 1/2 yr old?? ok good...
Now lets say that deer doesnt get killed in his first year of life, but gets killed the following Dec... Can we round that to 1 1/2 yr old?? ok, do you see the pattern here??
To sum it up, for the most part, when a deer is killed, it is basically in that 1/2 year period... If you are aging deer on their exact 2 year birthday, you are probably hunting out of season...
Now before you start your foolishness, I am aware that some breeding is done later than Jan, therefore you may have deer born in aug, or in some cases even Sept... Which may contribute to that deer only having spikes in his second year of life (1 1/2)... But rarely do you see spikes on a (2 1/2 yo) buck.
Hope this helps!!!
I'll pass on the book also, I think i'll stick to the facts!!
P.S. You hunt in the middle of some of the best genetics in the state of LA. If you are killing 2 1/2 yo spikes, either you or the biologist missed a day in class when they taught you how to age deer by looking at the jawbone!

August 18, 2013 at 2:32pm
A comment titled: Rabbit in response to a report titled: Crawfishin HELP

Yea, I hear ya rabbit... I'm sure i'll find out in a few hours that I don't know what i'm talking about!!

April 05, 2013 at 12:03am
A comment titled: Crafishing in response to a report titled: Crawfishin HELP

I wouldn't consider myself an expert, but i do a little crawfishing on my days off. For starters, I mostly use pogeys, you can cut them in half or leave them whole. However pogey doesnt have a very firm meat, so when the crawfish get a hold of them, they dont last very long. You may want to throw a piece of shad in with the pogey to keep the crawfish in the trap. Now as for setting the trap, it needs to be on bottom, with a slight lean, with the flews facing down current. Not sure what other advice you are looking for. If you have any other questions, just ask. Good luck!

April 04, 2013 at 9:44pm
A comment titled: Lab in response to a report titled: Dog Help

I'm no expert, but it almost sounds like someone has been antagonizing your dog when you arent around... Or something along those lines. Good luck!!

February 02, 2013 at 2:12pm
A comment titled: Hiyena in response to a report titled: Coyote

That dude looks like part (sp)? Hiyena!!!

January 30, 2013 at 1:14pm
A comment titled: Zwickey in response to a report titled: Deer picture

Zwickey, he might have caught you on stand!! hahaha.... Only kidding!! Cool pic though, I have never seen that!!

January 21, 2013 at 8:21pm
A comment titled: Wow!! in response to a report titled: Two Wisconsin bucks

Wow!!!! Thats just sick!!!! Was this high fence? Either way, thats a lot of bone!!!

December 05, 2012 at 9:54am
A comment titled: I agree in response to a report titled: Scam

I agree!! That is ridiculous!!! That same ad has been posted probably 200 times since yesterday!!

December 01, 2012 at 9:24am
A comment titled: Coyotes in response to a report titled: Dog problem

WOW!!! That pic is impressive (in a bad way)!!! Are they taking a toll on your deer and rabbit populations??
I have never tried it, but I heard that if you cut up a sponge into pieces about 1'x1' or a little bigger, soak them in bacon grease and throw them out, the coyotes will eat them and they can't digest the sponge. They will eventually die. I have heard this from several people who all claim that it works... Have you tried hunting them? Where is this property at?

November 21, 2012 at 7:11am
A comment titled: CC in response to a report titled: Deer Breeding Question

Guys I think there are a lot of valid points in this thread. I also believe some people are arguing points that will never be figured out. My point is, I would be willing to bet that anyone could get any 2 biologists to study their land and both biologisits will come up with 2 different answers. I think as long as everyone uses their own knowledge and a little common sense, they can manage their own land... For example, if I am trying to manage a 2000 acre lease, who's to say exactly how many deer (bucks and does) are on the property? And what 2 biologists are going to give you the exact same 2 numbers of carrying capacity? As long as you kill deer and they are have a good bit of fat in them when you kill them, I would think you are within the limits of your land. If your buck to doe ratio seems close and your mature bucks have good horns, I would say you have nothing to worry about. When you start seeing an abundance of does without yearlings, and your bud horns seem to be shrinking, it is time to start shooting more meat in the freezer.
I have enjoyed reading this thread, and seeing others' beliefs. But a little common sense can go a long way!!

November 15, 2012 at 1:53pm
A comment titled: Deer in response to a report titled: livingston parish

Nice buck... Is there something wrong with his left eye?? It doesnt reflect in any of the 3 pics!!

November 14, 2012 at 4:42pm
A comment titled: Does in response to a report titled: Deer Breeding Question

Ricky, your logic doesn't make much sense to me... If you are worried about 1 doe's food consumption on your land, you have wayyy to many, and you should shoot every doe you see... Now, on the other hand, I do understand huntr's point about the mother and yearlings being split up towards the end of the season. But any experienced hunter should be able to tell the difference in a 60-70 yearling and a 120 lb mature doe. However, if this is your reasoning for not shooting a doe after the rut, I understand, but if you don't shoot does because they may or may not be pregnant, or because they have taken their toll on your land for the year alredy, that just doesnt make much sense to me... Besides, the spring and summer are the most important times of the year for bucks antler growth as well as does that are pregnant. So, I guess sometimes we just must agree to disagree!! But that's ok... Good luck this year guys!

November 13, 2012 at 7:07am
A comment titled: Does in response to a report titled: Deer Breeding Question

Ricky, did you think that mature bucks would breed more than that? If I remember correctly, what i read was somewhere around that #. But I would think 8 would be a high # of does to breed... But I do agree with you, I would be trying to repopulate the community!! For nature's sake of course!!
Why do you disagree on my logic?? Can we agree that most does that don't get killed are impregnated every year? (I said most, I know 100% don't get bred)
If we agree on that, what is the difference if you kill her on nov 20 as opposed to jan 15? Or if your rut is Dec 25-Jan5, What is the difference if you shoot her on Dec 24th? Wasn't she going to get bred the next week? I'm not trying to start an argument, it just seems to me like, you are killing a doe and her offspring no matter when you kill her.

November 12, 2012 at 3:56pm
A comment titled: Pregnant does in response to a report titled: Deer Breeding Question

I just read hunt r's response, and I know better than to argue with huntr, but I am so tired of hearing people say that you shouldn't shoot a doe after rut because you are killing the doe as well as 1-2 babies... People, let's use logic!!! The doe that you shot right before the rut was most likely going to have gotten bred, so in essence you just killed 2-3 deer, right?? Or who knows (unless you watched the doe get bred) if the doe you shot after the rut was even pregnant... So my outlook on this is, become familiar with your land and deer population, kill the does you think you need to to achieve what you are wanting to achieve from a management perspective, and don't worry about what month or day it is... Because in all actuality, no matter what, you are killing the doe and the 1 or 2 yearling that she would have next year!! Hope this makes sense!!

November 12, 2012 at 12:11pm
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