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Does anyone know of a lodging facility below Venice close to the public lands?
Would be nice to bunk up around the Head of Passes of the night and be there in the early AM.

November 08, 2017 at 9:30am

Does anyone know of a lodging facility below Venice near the Head of Passes? Would be nice to be able to bunk up close to the hunting grounds

November 08, 2017 at 9:26am

If in the area of Breton Island during bad weather ...anyone is welcome to seek safety with us. We are in the Breton harbor.

September 03, 2017 at 11:21am
A comment titled: Re: Lodging below Venice in response to a report titled: Lodging below Venice

Received info that a lodge will be positioned in Pass a Loutre. More info by calling 504 615 8280

November 09, 2017 at 8:26am
A comment titled: Re: Lodging below Venice in response to a report titled: Lodging below Venice

Received info that there will be a lodge positioned in Pass a Loutre. For more info call 504 615 8280

November 09, 2017 at 8:20am
A comment titled: Sdickhead in response to a report titled: Ringling Bros & Barnum and Bailey HIRING!

Why don't u blame George Bush?

March 23, 2014 at 2:56pm
A comment titled: Operation Debacle in response to a report titled: Questions for Jim LaCour of LDWF

Batman, I wouldn't hold out any hope for getting your questions answered. But I do share your interest in hearing answers. Good questions. I do know the cost of a turbine helicopter is approx $1500 per hour rather than the $ 550 per hour they stated. Makes me wonder about all their other statements. Why did they give one weeks notice for this aerial shooting? How long has this been the plan?

March 20, 2014 at 10:25pm
A comment titled: Isucrazy 300 in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

The nail has been hit on the head AGAIN!!!!

March 13, 2014 at 10:22pm
A comment titled: Bluediamondent in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

The marsh is not being destroyed by hogs. Only by man and natural disasters. You are terribly misinformed.

March 13, 2014 at 10:13pm
A comment titled: It's Free in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Nitelife, I was on my job in North Dakota when the article was on the coffee table. Sorry don't have it as I never expected the subject to come up. I did take a pic since I thought it was a very inventive method of improving growth of new crops at low cost. Many farmers up here are employing this very effective method of tilling and the positive environmental results . Incidentially, pheasants in ND are a non native species but nobody is making an effort to eradicate them. They realize the economic value just as we should wake up about wild pigs.
Now as to the cost of killing pigs from a chopper, seems like the cost is going up to maybe $3000-$4000 per pig since the report of only 22 killed on two WMAs. The choppers belong to the Feds and they are NOT free. They are TAXPAYER funded. Don't know about you but my fed taxes are far more than my state taxes and now with our National debt 17 trillion+, can we really afford to spend $50000 + for 22 pigs? One sow that survives can replenish that in one year.
Where will this madness deficit spending stop? Many a poor hungry family would at least enjoy that being spent on them.

March 13, 2014 at 10:06pm
A comment titled: Rooting is Beneficial in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Slickhead, surprised you didn't know what's happening in that rooting photo.The farmers up north can't afford the high cost of diesel so they are now deploying sounders ( about a 20 hog family) to till the soil. The hogs are more efficient than machinery and cost a lot less. They even poop the seeds and you can eat a few now and then. So what's wrong with rooting on the WMA?

March 12, 2014 at 11:04pm
A comment titled: What He Say? in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Chu Rouge, I guess we are all non native invasive species at one time or another? Other than duck hunting at least wild hogs have provided sport and in many cases the primary food for the table hundreds of years in the WMA below hwy 90.

March 11, 2014 at 3:30pm
A comment titled: Invasive Species?.. in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

The LAWL&F says the earliest history on hogs is early 1500's.
Were any records kept before that? Maybe a few years earlier in 1492 by Columbus? My point is..maybe they were here before discovery of America? Ask the American Indians if we are an invasive species?

March 11, 2014 at 10:50am
A comment titled: Looks like what? in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Slickhead,
Ok, just thought with your vast knowledge of hogs and everything else you would be able to tell why anybody would do that to the soil and what was responsible ?

March 10, 2014 at 11:27pm
A comment titled: Simple Question in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Slickhead, Does that look like hog rooting to you...Yes or No?
Seems like you know so much about it you should be able to answer the question.

March 10, 2014 at 10:42am
A comment titled: Rooting?? in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Slickhead...HOG Rooting...Right????
Have you ever seen it before???

March 09, 2014 at 10:13pm
A comment titled: Typical Pond in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Mud Boats

March 09, 2014 at 12:29am
A comment titled: Better Photo in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Typical Pond in the PRWMA

March 08, 2014 at 11:49pm
A comment titled: No Free Lunch in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Any way you kook at it the taxpayer is paying high dollar for something a sportsman hunter can do.

March 08, 2014 at 11:36pm
A comment titled: Whats Destroying the marsh? in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Hogs root up the corner grass for the grubs underneath. They cannot digest soil. Therefore no soil disappears. They aerate the soil like the DU projects up north to promote new healthy growth. Look on Google earth...very detail and show me one example where hogs are destroying the marsh in the PRWMA. Now look at the photo below and really see what's tearing up the marsh.

March 08, 2014 at 11:30pm
A comment titled: Usless slaughter from the air in response to a report titled: LDWF SLAUGHTER FROM THE AIR

Please read my e mail to the LAWL&F and send your comment to their office and senator AG Crowe.............................................Ladies & gentlemen,
This e mail is to object and demand termination of the plan to conduct aerial feral hog control utilizing helicopters on the Pearl River WMA during the week of March 10.
The invalid reasoning that the wild hog population is excessive and causes habitat destruction is absurd!
My residence is very near the PRWMA and I've been a frequent visitor to this property for the last 44 years.
The feral hogs have been there for hundreds of years and have not caused 'habitat destruction' as you allege.
In fact, their rooting aerates the soil and the marsh restores itself better than before during the next growing season.
Any harvesting of feral hogs should be at the pleasure of the many sportsman hunters that enjoy this property and have paid for licenses to do so..
In farmland areas they can be destructive to crops but they do nothing to degrade or destroy the marshes..I don't know of any hunter of the PRWMA that would welcome your helicopter slaughter of fair game....
Aerial shooting from helicopters is an unnecessary waste of taxpayers money and an abuse of the public trust. Additionally the dead hogs are left to rot and the wounded left to die a slow agonizing death.
The feral hogs have always been fine table fair and a challenging hunt for our many sportsman and should remain so without any interference from LDWF personnel.
If the hog hunter harvest on the WMA was not successful enough....extend the season. This is a clear case where government should not be the solution.
Supercub

March 06, 2014 at 10:17am
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