3 tags for the gator season
Nice deer in response to a report titled: Father/Sons harvest 2009/10
Hunting camp in Grassy Lake WMA
Had lots of fun this weekend out on the lake. What ya'll think? 8ft.3in. too bad there is NO money in it.
Its ashame we have to hunt in other states to kill nice deer. I wish this state would go aleast 4pt. or better.
The WLF wants less hunters in these areas. If your seeing spotted fawns in season means there is too many other deer taken,by this, leaving young deer. If this area needed more deer taken then WLF would give us better days to hunt. Don't you see it? It's a way to control hunters. I will be looking into a couple of other WMA that give me better days, rather then spending my time fighting to get something changed with the WLF. Sooner or later I & others will be hunting in other states.
no camo, it will peel.....Go green & stick with manual, less moving parts & you can hold somthing in that free hand.
I agree with you turkeyhunter 100%.....Why 6 deer tags? I've also heard of people killing more. SAD, GREED ??? I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS. Lets use our heads before pulling the trigger.
About 3yrs. ago I decided to take up a small part of deer management in my own hands. I asked myself why does anyone need 6 deer? If everyone would get on the same page with,maybe, 4pt. are better in the area they hunt & wait on something worth dragging out & skinning, its got to get better. I KNOW what your thinking, if I let it go, the next person will kill it.... I look at it like this, at least I gave him a better chance to see another year. I know its asking a lot, but after doing this a couple of times,it starts to grow on you. I hunt grassy lake WMA only & its not that hard to kill a deer,if so your doing something wrong. I rule 1 buck & 2 does...3 deer limit per year & maybe some hunters will stop & think before shooting 30lb deer.
About a month ago I was going to my camp in Avoyelles Parish and I noticed that same blue heron, that I had been seeing, was sitting on that same log. Well, that day a truck was behind me the entire ride to the camp. This person had two young boys in the truck holding their guns between their legs. Guess what happened next? I saw the truck stop & heard the shot go boom. I didn't think anything of it at the time. On my ride back from the camp I saw my big blue heron had been shot dead on his log. Now, what did this grown up teach these two young hunters by shooting this ILLEGAL bird? I am asking, please, let's be responsible hunters and set good examples for our future hunters so that we can appreciate and enjoy the nature we all are lucky to have.
Congrats dude. Thats some hard hunting in there. I'll take luck before skill. Seems like deer are in places you never would think or hunt. Hope everyone had a good & safe season.
I was a range rider years back & never checked-in anything like that. The rule was 17" main beam or 15" inside.
Beat me to that comment ALLAN.
Yea, which WMA, so I don't hunt there. Looks like you killed the only one because WMA's I hunt I've never seen a nice deer that size EVEN AT NIGHT. Once the first couple of days get started off I guess the big ones go to other lands. I hunt so deep that if I did kill a deer, I never get him out. Horns like that takes food. Very nice deer.
Good luck...water everywhere....still too high, I can't get to my area yet.
Squirreltooth is correct. Water is high everywhere, flagging everywhere & people everywhere. I wasted my time. I heard about more law enforcement will be out there due to lots of calls made by the public. Too many people is reason deer are moving to private land & thats reason enough for me to move. Grassy is getting worst every year. Good luck
SAD BUT TRUE''''''''''about the orange.
I like the pic here. This reminds me of the 70's back when my dad took me & now I,m taking him. Oh yea, that looks like an old Browning A-5. I've got one from my dad I refuse to let go...it's for my son. HOPE WE HAVE A GOOD YEAR.
I'm guessing 5 1/2yrs. looking at sag in belly & rough looking hide. NICE deer, keep feeding him & he will stay.
Yep, the 2 liter coke bottles work. If you go this route, you will notice, its tough getting the corn in each bottle,but thats how it works coming out little by little.
Hey ya'll, A BAD DAY IN THE BLIND IS MUCH BETTER THAN A GOOD DAY AT WORK...LOL...
Ok, here goes, and its a lot of work, but worth it...
2-3 lbs gator meat (I used the leg meat)
1 sm. can tomato paste
1 15 oz. stewed tomatoes
2 yellow onions
1 bell pepper
3 garlic cloves
4 stalks celery
2 chicken bouillion cubes
fresh or 1 can mushrooms
2 bay leaves
1/2 cup Green onions chopped
3/4 cup oil 3/4 cup flour for roux
salt/pepper....no, no, here's a secret shhh! Paul Prudhome's Poultry seasoning, a little Tony's, and black pepper, oh how I love to cook with black pepper.Make a small roux, not too dark. Pour into magnalite or dutch oven with about 3 cups water...meantime, season gator and fry down in a black iron skillet add one of the onions and bell pepper and fry down....total about 20 min. Pour into the magnalite with roux. Now wipe clean the black skillet and fry down tomato paste with about 4 tbs. cooking oil, then add it and a can of stewed tomatoes or rotel to the magnalite. Then add your bouillion cubes, bay leaves, garlic, 1/2 of the celery and remaining onions to the magnalite. After its cooked about 1 1/2 hour, throw in the remaining celery and mushrooms and cook about another 20 minutes or until tender, throw in the green onions. Good with potato salad or garlicy green beans, and of course, rice...let me know how yours came out...Oh, pop open a beer before you get started.Chef Joni
Not too bad in a black pot. They just don't pluck easy. Any green wing in the bunch? We call'm butter balls...
Anybody can kill when your inside a fence & on top of a truck load of corn,but on public land its a challenge. Good deer.
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A bad day at camp is much better than a good day at work.