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Hey yall, I got a friend coming in town (NEW ORLEANS, sorry) and he wants to find some perch or some bass or something near the city. Ive lived here my whole life and only fished saltwater, I know I know.

Any places close to the city,
with and without a boat?
We also have pirogues.

thanks for the help, it is much appreciated.

Will

June 29 at 3:36pm

Hello everyone,
I am looking for any recommendations for some trailer repairs, other than skipper B in Westwego (nothing wrong with them, they are busy and I'm looking for options). I do not have the tools or the know how to repair my trailer so I could really use some help here. I am RN with little mechanical skills, but I can save your life if you need me to????
Any referrals are welcome, thanks!
I need some bearing seals replaced, a couple new rollers installed, a new bow rest installed, a new winch strap installed as well, and I am considering placing my trailer lights on poles elevated out of the water. there may be some other repairs needed as well that I have not located yet. I trailer my boat every weekend and Id like to know the trailer I'm pulling is not gonna end up on the side of the road.
thanks!!!
Will

March 25, 2017 at 9:43am

I am looking at possibly purchasing a 1969 Boston Whaler in 'mint condition'. I'm trying to find specs on the boat but I am having trouble. Does anyone know if there is any wood in that hull? Ive been told that it is only fiberglass but I was also told that about my last hydrasport and what do you know, wood was in the transom and ROTTEN.
thanks so much!
Will

February 24, 2016 at 11:28am

Got a question,
I recently sold my motor off of my hydrasport hull. I would like to have the hull inspected prior to purchasing a new motor for the hull. Any suggestions?
thank you....

July 11, 2015 at 8:44am

First of all, happy new year to everyone. Hope 2015 is the best year ever. So i recently had back surgery and im out for 6-8 weeks, and as a fishing and hunting addict
all i can do is think about it all, i i live for yalls reports! I read EVERY ONE.
(I Think not hunting is worse than pain from recovery!)
QUESTION- im trying to improve my duck calls, i hunt in the marshes of SE LA, no timber, wide open. Im looking for a new duck call, im ok on the call but not great. Heard double reeds are easier to blow? Any suggestions? Looking for a gadwall call as well. Gettin ready for next season!!
Good hunting!!!

January 01, 2015 at 9:04am

A friend of mine bestowed upon me an 80 lb thrust saltwater minn kota trolling motor which he believes the shaft has frozen up. I figured i would take it and see if i could get it fixed. Does anyone know of a good trolling motor repairman?
thanks!
Will

October 08, 2014 at 1:03pm

Does LA allow trailer lights which are removeable or are we required to permanently fix them to our trailer? im tired of repairing my lights all the time!
thanks yall.....

May 22, 2014 at 1:47pm

Anyone have a good experience with boat covers? I need one but everyone i have bought is junk! Suggestions?
Thanks and tight lines

March 09, 2014 at 10:54am

i feel like i buy a new pair of hip boots every duck season. anybody out there bought decent hip boots lately? i mean i am buying the cheaper ones but i will splurge if i can get a pair that will last me for a few years. any suggestions? the magellans i bought are awful and i will not buy another pair of their boots, EVER. junk.
thanks for the help and i hope this weather brings some more ducks to my area, cuz if not, we are in for a crappy end of the season.....
thanks!
any pointers on how to make my hip boots last longer?

January 06, 2014 at 9:04am

i shot this duck a couple of weeks ago near myrtle grove. what u think? gadwall mixed with a seagull? hahaha or a snow goose

December 20, 2013 at 7:59am

my wife is screaming at me to make my Christmas list and im curious as to opinions on reasonably prIced ice chests (under $70). i do ALOT of inshore fishing and hard duck hunting AND some offshore. i was wondering if anyone has any recommendations on ice chests that they love. the last couple i have bought lately really sucked big time.....
and i cant afford the $300+ icechests..... not many people can nowadays.
thanks!

November 24, 2013 at 10:34am

i am an avid inshore fisherman but recently bought an 18' hydrasport deep v with a 135 merc on the back. (quite an upgrade from my 25 hp merc!)i am looking for any close rigs where i may go to catch some mangrove and red snapper.... any help would be GREATLY APPRECIATED, tight lines......

June 13, 2013 at 5:07pm

i am heading to the sportsman show this weekend and i am looking for a new spinning rod/reel combo. im looking for one i can use from snapper fishing to casting a popper to smaller tuna....what would you recommend? im a rookie to offshore fishing, i fish mostly inshore. also, what kind of line would you run on that reel?
thanks
Will Staiger

March 13, 2013 at 4:14pm

Good morning, i am taking my first trip offshore out of venice this fri-sun... im looking to hook up with some tuna, dolphin, snapper, and cobia. Any pointers? how far out is the rip line? Thanks for all your help and have a great week on the water.

July 05, 2011 at 8:18am

I have part 1 of my bachelor party coming up july 8-10 and we are going offshore...looking for tuna, dolphin, cobia, and snapper ( i hope snapper should be no problem), any ideas, any coordinates?? hopefully the winds will cooperate...i think thats the biggest worry....thanks for all your help! Bachelor party part 2 will not involve fishing, hehe, well not in a boat anyway!

June 09, 2011 at 10:17am
A comment titled: Re: Freshwater Fishing Near City in response to a report titled: Freshwater Fishing Near City

Thanks for the help! Hopefully i get out there soon
Will

July 10 at 12:47pm
A comment titled: Re: Freshwater Fishing Near City in response to a report titled: Freshwater Fishing Near City

New orleans, sorry for leaving out the most important part, lol

June 29 at 5:44pm
A comment titled: Re: Hull Inspection in response to a report titled: Hull Inspection

wow, I just saw this reply. I am sorry I didn't respond but no, I didn't find anyone to inspect but we decided to take the cap off the transom and BAM! rotten all the way through. I am not sure how the old motor didn't fall off! the people who sold me this knew and rigged it to where it looked perfect, until I decided to do a little digging. Glad I did but I bought a rotten boat.
now I am looking at Boston Whalers......as I had to start all over again

February 24, 2016 at 7:08pm
A comment titled: Re: Hull Inspection in response to a report titled: Hull Inspection

1991 1750cc hydrasport
No water came out of holes at all
I appreciate the help

July 11, 2015 at 9:49pm
A comment titled: Thanks in response to a report titled: Duck Calls

Thanks for the help guys... Looks like im adding one more call, either dc picker or triple threat

January 05, 2015 at 3:10pm
A comment titled: Congrats in response to a report titled: New Year

Congratulations!
Happy new year

January 01, 2015 at 9:43am
A comment titled: Wow in response to a report titled: Jeshua's First Deer is a 9 Point from Terrebonne

Beautiful deer, hard to top when thats your first! Congrats lil man, good to have another young hunter gettin addicted.....

January 01, 2015 at 9:41am
A comment titled: Sausage in response to a report titled: Meat Grinder and Sausage Stuffer

I get my seasoning from deep south, love the green onion. I add some extra green onions, 50/50 deer to pork. To me, if you put too much pork, it tastes less like deer sausage and more like pork sausage. Just dont overcook it. Deeelicious.
Happy new year.....

January 01, 2015 at 9:37am
A comment titled: Pic in response to a report titled: Mallards in AR.

Very nice pic, if i had killled those ducks, that pic would be on my wall, for sure
HAPPY New Year!

January 01, 2015 at 9:15am
A comment titled: Love it in response to a report titled: Boy how things change over the years

Gotta love those gas prices! Nice fish....
I saw ethanol free for $2.49 the other day, wish i could get on the water.....

January 01, 2015 at 9:08am
A comment titled: Wow in response to a report titled: Warning

all i can say is wow, people do go from one end of the spectrum to the other from as nice as they can be to just flat a&&hole.glad i distance myself from the latter. As this country goes, the rich get richer.... Soon they will own all the land, better not get off that state highway, tires off the shoulder? TRESPASSING! give him a ticket!!! ... LOL
I agree there are poachers, but MOST PEOPLE, its an honest mistake. Ive made it, and talked to the landowner. Very nice guy, he just asked me to be more careful shook my hand and we parted ways. Everyone deserves second chances, hunting is fun, for everyone. if we, as hunters, beat each other down then people stop hunting, we lose our hunters, we lose hunting....... we lose hunting, i dont know wat i would do. Let the police do something like try to reduce violent crime, or break-ins, not accidental trespassing...... Happy New Year!

January 01, 2015 at 8:52am
A comment titled: SHIRT! in response to a report titled: MS Youth Deer Hunt

CONGRATS ON THE DEER, NOW ITS TIME TO CHECK YOUR SONS HEAD WITH THAT BAMA SHIRT ON......
BLAH!

November 17, 2014 at 3:10pm
A comment titled: WOW in response to a report titled: Priceless Hunt

BEAST! CONGRATS!

November 17, 2014 at 2:30pm
A comment titled: wow in response to a report titled: 12 year old Bossier City youth kills monster buck

what a beast! gonna be hard to top that one but now you got something to work for lil man!
CONGRATS!!!

November 17, 2014 at 2:15pm
A comment titled: ...... in response to a report titled: trolling motor repair

thanks everyone for the help. I live in algiers, so it sounds like mr ben in chalmette is the way to go.
Thanks again!

October 30, 2014 at 7:24am
A comment titled: LEDs in response to a report titled: LA trailer laws

thanks guys, what a big help, although my optronics leds are going out already, maybe i just got a bad batch. the lights i have had a 5 yr warranty but next time ill try to find a lifetime warranty....
thanks again

May 26, 2014 at 11:36am
A comment titled: leds in response to a report titled: LA trailer laws

i have leds on there already but they are installed traditionally and in one year half of the bulbs/leds are burned out. of course this model does not have any lifetime warranty. do yall have any brand name suggestions for a quality, waterproof, lifetime warrantied LED light?

May 24, 2014 at 7:40am
A comment titled: boat cover in response to a report titled: Boat cover

thanks guys!

March 13, 2014 at 1:06pm
A comment titled: boat cover in response to a report titled: Boat cover

do you have any contact info for these guys? i have not been able to locate any info on them.
thanks!

March 12, 2014 at 12:47pm
A comment titled: E-10 in response to a report titled: E-10 gas

how do you know when your water separator needs to be changed? my boat has a 42 gal tank. i try to use ethanol free gas as much as possible. i use my boat approx 1 every week or so....full or half full?

March 12, 2014 at 12:42pm
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