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I recently discovered my SD cards were stolen from my deer cams' they left the cameras but stole the SD cards. They had to go through a lot of troublebecause you can only get to this place by boat.

I am so angry.... Nothing much that a filthy thief.

I couldn't wait to get out there to see what i had pics of on my cameras, after 5 weeks of waiting to get back out there and saw good tracks all around the cameras.... UUGGHHH!!

Has anyone come up with a way to catch these thieving pieces of sh!t???? God forgive me, but I want to hurt them soooo badly!

SEMPER FI !!!

January 07 at 10:06am

What can someone tell me about the Honey island Swamp area? Fishing, hunting...

Is there good deer hunting there?

January 07 at 8:14am

I'm hunting on a very small area, along a high and dry 'spoil Bank' alonside Houma Nav Canal, surrounded by marsh/swamp. There are some deer travelling thorugh, but all 100% NOCTURNAL.

I tried ried rice bran, corn & molossas last year, all eaten, but tons of trail cam pics of RACOONS, a few deer but all the deer were NOCTURNAL (Midnight - 5 AM)

What can I do to get deer to come in to feed after daylight?

This is a small/narrow spoil bank that they only seem to travel through the marsh on at night...very frustrating!!!

October 12, 2016 at 6:23pm

I am new to deer hunting and I have a very small tract of marsh to hunt on near Houma. I do not expect many deer in the aera, so I am tying to use different types food attractants to get them to come near my ladder stand. I am having major coon problems with the corn I have put out.

1. Does pure molasses work well as an attractant?
2. Is it legal to use?
3. What is the best way to use it in the woods to attract marsh deer?
4. Best molasses feeder designs?
5. Does molasses attract many other animals also (coons,possum...) like corn does?

'Thank you' to anyone who replies with sincere advise.
God bless all you hunters out there--be safe.

LH

December 27, 2015 at 6:55pm

I am looking for a Slug Barrel for a 12 Ga. Benelli M1 Super-90 Shotgun.

If anyone has one they are willing to sell, PLEASE let me know.

larry_boy68@yahoo.com

October 11, 2015 at 1:04am

Looking for pics & ideas for cypress brake / swamp duck blinds, making blinds that look like cypress stumps, etc...

Please send any pics you may have of your or other persons cypress swamp blinds.

I am considering using large plastic drainage culverts ~5-ft high & covering them with cypress drift wood, small cypress logs, etc...

Any ideas or pics welcomed.

April 19, 2015 at 10:35am

I heard about folks using square hay bales in the marsh to create new marsh areas (small islands).

Does anyone out there have any experience with this? If so, how did you pin down the bales to prevent them from floating away? How did you get the marsh grass, rozo cane or other vegetation to successfully 'grow' onto the hay bales?

Thanks,
HM

March 27, 2015 at 10:10pm

How is the duck hunting South of Dulac this year? Anyone willing to provide a report?

November 29, 2014 at 10:14am

I would like to encourage everyone to STOP WATCHING Duck Dynasty due to the A&E Network's preposterous attack against & suspension of Phil Robertson from the show for speaking what he and many other believe to be the indisputable Word of God pertaining to homosexuality. Even if you are pro-gay, you should be offended by the violation of Phil's FREEDOM of SPEECH. In today's perverted world, you are only attacked if you disagree with the homosexual agenda in America. Phil would have been given an honor from the network if he had made pro-gay comments instead. It's a saaaaad day in America. Praise God Almighty.

December 19, 2013 at 8:55am

We lost a Louisiana Duck Hunting/Calling Legend, a major contributor to our sport and an icon to hunters across the USA and abroad. He will surely be missed by all who share the passion for our beloved sport of duck hunting/calling.

God Bless Eli Haydel, and confort his family in their time of loss.

November 26, 2013 at 12:39pm

I am interested in the advise of experienced airboat owners/operators.

I am in the market for an airboat, but I am struggling to make a decision between a large/powerful version or a smaller mini-airboat. I like to compact and fuel-efficient mini's, but I am concerned that I will regret not having the power later on.

What is the best size-power airboat for the South Louisiana brackish marsh?

Any comments/suggestions is appreciated.

Thanks,
Larry

March 18, 2012 at 7:29am

I would like to hear from some experienced hunters out there:

Do you separate the different species in your decoy spreads, or do you mix them all together? I typiclly have a high degree of separation between the species in my spread, but I have done well with mixed/blended spreads before also.

What has your experience proven to be most effective? Thanks for responding!

Cut'em,
Hit_Man

November 22, 2011 at 6:32am

Has anyone been out to the Atchafalaya Bay, 4-League Bay, Lost Lake, Point au Fer Island areas to survey the damage to the marsh from the Tropcial Storm a few weeks back?

I'm wondering how much the saltwater affected the marsh for the upcoming duck season... The storm seemed to pass right over the area over a 2+ day period...

Thanks,
Hitman

September 18, 2011 at 4:05am

Has anyone out there used a 'cell phone booster,' at a remote camp location, for instance? There isn't cell phone service where my camp is located. I was told that a 'cell phone booster system' would work well... ANY POINTERS???

Thanks,
HitMan

February 26, 2011 at 8:16am

Marine Sanitation Unit
I am looking for a USCG & LA State approved Marine Sanitation Unit for a small barge camp. A limited use system is fine, as long as it is USCG approved too. I have been through the ringer trying to find something reasonably priced that will meet both state & USCG regs.

What are the chances of me being inspected by the USCG on a small barge/camp anyway???

Has anyone used the 'Lectra Scan' Type I unit?
How well does it work? Any issues?

I was told that LA State does not recognize the Type I systems... Is this true???

Is a type II the only type system that the STATE recognizes (other than a holding tank)???

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

February 12, 2011 at 10:38am

I am looking for a USCG & LA State approved Marine Sanitation Unit for a small barge camp. A limited use system is fine, as long as it is USCG approved too. I have been through the ringer trying to find something reasonably priced that will meet both state & USCG regs.

What are the chances of me being inspected by the USCG on a small barge/camp anyway???

Has anyone used the 'Lectra Scan' Type I unit?
How well does it work? Any issues?

I was told that LA State does not recognize the Type I systems... Is this true???

Is a type II the only type system that the STATE recognizes (other than a holding tank)???

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

February 09, 2011 at 12:14pm

Has anyone out there ever used a 4-wheel 'Terra-jet' ATV in the marsh??? How does it perform???

Has anyone used a 6-wheel 'ARGO' ATV in the marsh??? How does it perform???

I am looking for a dependable ATV (with wheels--not tracks)that is good in the marshes of South LA.

ANY RECOMMENDATIONS???

Thanks,
Hitman

January 19, 2011 at 5:03pm

Has anyone out there ever used a 4-wheel 'Terra-jet' ATV in the marsh??? How does it perform???

Has anyone used a 6-wheel 'ARGO' ATV in the marsh??? How does it perform???

I am looking for a dependable ATV (with wheels--not tracks)that is good in the marshes of South LA.

Thanks,
Hitman

January 19, 2011 at 5:02pm

I would appreciate any pics, descriptions, etc of any floating blinds that you guys have built, seen, used. I'm trying to come up with a design that is stable, and not too expensive to build. Ideas on how best to secure them in place (spuds, cable, ropes, etc) would be great info too.

Any pros & cons from personal experience would be greatly appreciated (I never hunted from a 'floating blind'--not including boat blinds).

I'd like something mobile to move around a lease & hunt big water, but something other than a boat blind.

THANKS,
HitMan

December 23, 2010 at 9:43am

Does anyone know which companies provide hunting lease liability insurance policies for south La & is reasonably priced?

Thanks,
Hitman

December 12, 2010 at 5:08am
A comment titled: Re: Point Au Fer Island duck hunting in response to a report titled: Point Au Fer Island duck hunting

What side of the island are you on... Mosquito Bayou or Alligator Bayou?

Friends of mine on the island said it was great this past season... How was yours?

HM

March 16 at 1:21pm

Yep, I thought of that back up camera idea, but if they go at night to steal the cameras then I know they'll see the flash from the hidden camea it takes their picture…

A HD night vision camera that doesn't use a flash would be great as a hidden camera… I'll have to research it and see what's available.

Thanks for the reply, happy hunting

January 07 at 11:24am
A comment titled: Re: wax lake landing in response to a report titled: wax lake landing

Mr. Landshark,

Sir, I enjoyed reading your post. I am very thankful that you've had your waders returned to you. I want to make special applause for your personal character and your dedication to teaching your son how not only to be a young man you helps others in need (even when it somewhat inconvenient & conflicts with your immediate plans), but also in showing him how live as a man that honors others, himself & honors God in his actions & integrity.

Great job being a great father. I am lifting up a special prayer that our awesome God who provides all things, showers blessings on you for all of your future outdoor endeavors with you son.

Well done sir.

Be Blessed!

November 10, 2015 at 1:00am
A comment titled: Re: Cypress swamp duck blinds in response to a report titled: Cypress swamp duck blinds

'I'll make them an offer they can't refuse'...

bang bang bang

April 19, 2015 at 6:17pm
A comment titled: Charity work in response to a report titled: Benefit Duck Hunt in Delacroix/Reggio Area

Great idea.

I tried to get in touch with the 'Wounded Warrior' program to bring some wounded veterans hunting, but I haven't had anyone return the emails. I need to try to contact them again.

Safe hunting,
HitMan

December 19, 2014 at 5:02pm
A comment titled: Dulac in response to a report titled: DULAC Duck Hunting

I hunted Harry Bourg Corp for years. Left it after Katrina, Rita & Gustav devastated the area--no feed, no birds.

I picked up a small piece of land just North of HB Corp property, but haven't hunted yet. Wanted to know how folks are doing in the area...

Best of luck. Keep posting...

December 02, 2014 at 7:16pm
A comment titled: Disinfect in response to a report titled: For those of you that have camps in the marsh

I like to set off a 'bug bomb' in the camp and let it set overnight without ventilating it, prior to the cleaning the camp, in order to kill all the critters (wasps, hornets, spiders, etc...) that set up shop in the camp during the off season. Then, I use pine sol / water to mop the floors, then I wipe down everything with the bleach hand wipes. I wash all the sheets & pillow cases prior to season, but we sleep in sleeping bags, etc...

This has worked well for me in the houseboat.

December 01, 2014 at 3:13pm
A comment titled: HB Corp in response to a report titled: Waterfowl Houma Area

Mostly West

November 13, 2014 at 9:53am
A comment titled: Houma duck hunting in response to a report titled: Waterfowl Houma Area

Harry Bourg Corp. land in Dulac. 10-minute boat ride from T-Irv's Landing in Dulac.

Call the Harry Bourg Corp office in Houma to see when they're open to sell permits 985-851-6310. Go to their office, buy a duck hunting permit (approx $400-450 per person). Mark your duck blind location on their property map and that's the spot you're allowed to hunt. Pay for extra permits for additional spots.

Good Luck

November 12, 2014 at 9:32pm
A comment titled: dularge hunt club in response to a report titled: Dularge Hunting Club?

check your email...

December 27, 2013 at 3:41pm

WOW...I didn't expect your response, but everyone has their say...that's why it's called a 'forum.' I thought it would be pretty clear that I am a Christian. I certainly knows a thing or two about the Bible (but I don't use it as a hammer). I am an American (45-yrs strong), and as a retired U.S. Marine & patriot, I'm pretty knowledgeable about my freedoms too--I fought for them.

BTW--Here' a message I sent to all my family & friends first thing this morning. now I'm sending it to you my friend: 'Merry Christmas. Unto this day the Savior (Jesus) was born. When He appeared, the soul felt its worth. Praise be to Him for all that He is & all that he's done.'

BTW--What message have you sent lately, besides this spiteful one?

December 25, 2013 at 8:28am
A comment titled: A good deed turned bitter sweet in response to a report titled: Let's here some banded birds stories

Years back, my school teacher wife encouraged me to take the janitor from her school duck hunting at my NEW hunting club blind. At the beginning of our hunt, we dropped a drake mallard in the grass and I volunteered to go get it. While retreiving the bird, another drake mallard kept circling right over the blind. I yelled out 'shoot' and he killed the greenhead. As I walked up the the bird's tail feathers barely sticking up out of the soft marsh, I had an eerie feeling come over me. When I pulled the bird from the muck, it was 'DOUBLE BANDED w/ a $100 REWARD' to go with it. I was tempted to swap the birds on the way back to the blind, but I gave him the credit he was due & he proudly has it mounted in his home.

December 01, 2013 at 4:00pm
A comment titled: One bird in the hand is better than two... in response to a report titled: Good Duck Hunting

Wow,

Have 'thousands' of birds & killing limits, BUT hoping for better. All of this, while the aerial surveys showing worst numbers in decades for most areas.

Remember friend: 'A bird in the hand, is better than two in the bush'... COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS!!!

November 16, 2013 at 7:59am
A comment titled: Coot in response to a report titled: Trying to locate Coot

Check your email account... good luck...

Larry H.

October 28, 2013 at 11:20pm

18 years ago, hunting over a spread of mixed decoys Harry Bourg Land in Dulac, one of the old-style flambau drake mallards started violently jerking its way across the pond all on its own! My father & I got a kick out of it. We had often observed redfish in our decoys, but never had a fish latch on to a decoy. The decoy traveled about 50 yards, then it was released by 'whatever' had it. We had to assume a redfish somehow got tangled up with the decoy's line. Pretty cool to watch though.

January 22, 2013 at 5:59pm
A comment titled: Ring around sun/moon in response to a report titled: Ring around the sun

The ring was also around the moon very clearly last night. It is officially due to the moon crossing over Jupiter (i think that's the correct planet). It happens fairly rare. my daughter's science teacher called us last night to go outside and look at it--pretty cool teacher.

January 22, 2013 at 5:52pm
A comment titled: wait list from hell in response to a report titled: Apache Land

They have a waiting list. Maybe your grandkids will be able to hunt on their land somedyay, after they inherit your spot on the waitig list...

December 23, 2012 at 7:47pm
A comment titled: Thief in response to a report titled: Thief On Bayou Decade

Hey Duckdough,

I know someone who had this happen to him, after his kid stole something from a neighboring camp:

A picture of the stolen item with a matchbox full of matches on top of the picture with one burnt match on top of the matchbox was placed where he'd be sure to see it. It was a clear message that they were messing with the WRONG guy! Don't worry about your camp being burned down; make him worry about his camp. Play hardball...the hardest!

I'm sure you'd never burn anyone's camp down, nor would I, but it's the message of intolerance and independence that is the key here...

Good luck,
Hit Man

February 12, 2012 at 11:23am
A comment titled: Decoy strategy in response to a report titled: DECOY SPREADS

I also like the cross wind setup, but I agree it is exciting to see them come straight for you w/ feet dangling...

In my area, I have mostly hunted mornings and hunted during & right after cold fronts (new birds), due to a lack of feed and nothing to keep the birds in the area. With that, I usually hunt a NW-NE wind directions. I usually try to find a spot where I can set up my blind on the ENE side, so that I can get the cross wind I am looking for and also keep the sun at my back on the morning hunts. I do set up 2 main piles of dekes offset from each other (w/ some upwind & some downwind) with a few hens near the blind (to match the hen calls I use). I also look for alternate evening locations and set up on the opposite side (sun at my back). I find that the sun at my back has improved my success more than the wind at my back.

Really appreciate the omments guys. Good luck out there.

Hit Man

November 27, 2011 at 9:49am
A comment titled: Calling??? in response to a report titled: Smoked them today!!!!!

Hey capt. Great hunt. Shounds like they just wanted to be there. Did you try any calling at all, or just let'em land on their own? Just curious.

HitMan

November 21, 2011 at 3:03am
Boutte, LA
$2000.00

Houseboat Mooring for Yearly Lease in Dulac, La. on Bayou Rambio: $650 / year

Actual camp lease site measures 100-ft wide (along Bayou Rambio) x 120-ft deep (marsh)

***Pilings driven along shoreline to create slip for houseboat/boat with inside dimensions of 17-ft wide x 24-ft long (see photo)

10-minute boat ride from T-Irv's boat launch in Dulac, La.

Excellent Redfish & Trout Fishing in all directions & Duck Hunting as well. Private Duck Blind Leases & Fishing Permits available with Harry Bourg Corporation on their private property right next door.

Larry

985-790-3490

March 17 at 5:23pm