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I'm looking to stock a few Rio Grande Cichlids in my 1/2 acre pond. I know alot of guys used to catch them in and around NOLA fly fishing. If anyone might be making a trip soon and wouldn't mind parting with some, please contact me.

August 13, 2014 at 9:33am

Not bad for a 3year old.

April 19, 2012 at 12:57pm

I'm looking for a place to buy shiners around Port Allen or Central. I'm fishing a private pond in the morning and would like to fish it with shiners if I can find any.

February 12, 2010 at 10:17pm

Any word on signs of ducks in the spillway around Pierre Part/ Pigeon area? What about the Delta?

November 18, 2009 at 2:42pm

Do yourself, a favor and STAY AWAY FROM BY U CARTS. My cart spent 1 1/2 months at this shop, when I was told it would be done in a week. They put additional parts on my cart that I didn't authorise, then when asked to remove the parts, they wanted to charge me more labor. Their communication sucks, and they seem to have misplaced every calendar in their shop.

January 27, 2009 at 4:09pm
A comment titled: Youth Hunt in response to a report titled: Sherburne WMA youth lottery hunt

Anyone know when we should find out if we were picked or not?

October 13, 2010 at 8:37am
A comment titled: Cliff in response to a report titled: Bassmaster Elite Series

I just texted Cliff a few minutes ago. He seems to be staying positive. It's still anybody's game at this point. No one really ran away with it on the first day. And things can change alot with a couple good bites in California. His words "I'm gonna try like hell tomorrow"

March 11, 2010 at 8:09pm
A comment titled: Crawfish in response to a report titled: Crawfishing in the Atchafalaya Basin

As for water depth, it really varies alot. Generally you want to crawfish in a depth that will allow you to manuever through the woods without too much trouble, but I've cought crawfish in 1' of water and I've caught crawfish in 10' of water. As for bait, It really depends on the time of year, remember crawfish are cold blooded and will eat alot more when the water is warm. fishing with a tough bait when the water is cold will work but the bait will rot before the crawfish eat it, when it rots it sometimes floats, and the crawfish loose interest in the bait and begin to look for ways out of your trap. The same thing happens when the water is warm, if you use something soft like shad, the crawfish will eat all of the bait and begin looking for ways out. My suggestion would be to use pogies, they seam to have just the right texture to work in most conditions. Also consider using some type of manufactured crawfish bait. This stuff is sold at all places that sell crawfish bait and is made by a number of different manufacturers Purina being one that comes to mind. Use this along with the pogies and you should do good.

As for navigating the swamps, they are made up of a network of sloughs and ridges that generally run north to south. Just keep track of which slough are ridge you're on and you should be fine. However, if you're still a little unsure, get a good map of the area or a GPS.

February 23, 2010 at 3:05pm
A comment titled: Cold Water in response to a report titled: Crawfishing in the Atchafalaya Basin

Your best bet right now is to find some fairly clear water to crawfish in. At this time of the year, the water temperature plays a big role in catching crawfish. The clearer the water the more sunlight penetrates it thus warming the water. Just don't get into the black water because there is no oxygen in that water and the crawfish will die if your traps are not long enough to stick out of the water. I would suggest launching in Belle River and running down the 16 inch canal. Anywhere between the second set of pilings and the 30 inch canal should have some good water. You may not catch alot of crawfish right now but you can bet that they'll bite in that area before they bite in the white water.

February 23, 2010 at 8:20am
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