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Has anyone had luck on crabbing the Manchac side of Lake Maurepas lately?

Preciate yer input.........

August 28, 2014 at 11:51am

The Black Lake Gar tournament was this past weekend. Don't know who won a 1000 dollar check from what I heard to be 1st place. BUT,,, I have seen a couple piles of dead gar on the side of Hwy. 22. Gar had not been cleaned, but tossed / dumped on the side of the road by some trashy people. Most were plenty large enough to get some meat from.

Can't quite grasp why some people waste fish like that.

August 05, 2014 at 7:28pm

Ya'll seen this or heard of this yet ?
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Your State Legislature has given final approval to two anti-gun bills -- House Bill 717 and Senate Bill 135.

These bills would establish a “mental health” reporting scheme designed to strip more law-abiding residents of Louisiana of their gun rights WITHOUT DUE PROCESS!

Worse, your Governor, Bobby Jindal indicated that he supports this anti-gun scheme.

HB-717 and SB-135 are a slap across the face of Louisiana voters like you, who just got done passing Amendment 2 to protect your gun rights in the State Constitution.

If Governor Jindal doesn't veto these bills soon they will become law.

Now, it is up to you to help convince Governor Jindal to abandon his anti-gun position and VETO these bills.

Please Contact Governor Bobby Jindal at (225) 342-7015.

Or, send him an email by clicking here.

Insist he VETO HB-717 and SB-135 immediately.

URGE him to reverse his anti-gun position and OPPOSE anti-gun schemes like HB-717 and SB-135.

Remind him that voters just approved Amendment 2 to strengthen state protections for the right to keep and bear arms, and this scheme flies in its face.

June 18, 2013 at 12:54pm

Has anyone else heard of a lot of shark activity in Lake Maurepas as of late?
My friend fishes commercially , currently fishing several trot lines. Lately he has been catching plenty of catfish,, but only heads remain.

I read that the shark fishing is closed until July 1st. Is there a breeding season that dictates the closing? Is the Lake Maurepas an estuary for young toothed critters such as bull sharks?

June 17, 2013 at 1:11pm

Found a Pistol in St. Helena Parish. Checked the serial number, it's not reported to be stolen or lost according to Livingston and St. Helena Parish Sherrifs offices.

If you lost one, Describe it accurately , If it matches, I can help get it back to the rightful owner.

March 04, 2013 at 1:45pm

Found a Pistol in St. Helena Parish. Checked the serial number, it's not reported to be stolen or lost according to Livingston and St. Helena Parish Sherrifs offices.

If you lost one, Describe it accurately , If it matches, I can help get it back to the rightful owner.

March 04, 2013 at 1:41pm

I know it’s difficult for you guys to stay on top of all the scammers posting on this site.
I have noticed since you have added the 'Flag as Scam' alert link to the bottom of the individual ads, the evident scam ads do not stay up as long.

Thanks to those members too who take the time to flag these scams as it helps unclutter the site as well as assist in keeping someone from getting taken by those scammers.

October 09, 2012 at 7:28am

I got a good deal here on two HDS 5 units, non gen 2's.

My question is, with the LSS-1 I have, and using one skimmer, can I utilize both HDS 5 units at the same time, one for down scan and the other for side scan?

Would that only require another cable from the LSS to the 2ed HDS unit?

Thanks,R

July 12, 2012 at 10:26am

Yesterday while sitting on my dock enjoying a lunch with my sister, there was one of them high dollar 35ft, twin engine open exhaust tunnel hulls making its way upriver , and really gunning on it. As the boat passed, the exhaust note ,altho sweet to my ears, rattled the inner chest like thunder. As I was checking out some eye candy on the back of the boat, I noticed the water on the other bank explode. At first I thought it was a gator after one the semi-tame ducks I have been feeding.But then I noticed it was a big Asain carp, as it came out of the water twice more after I saw the inital eruption of the water. The thing leapt twice, each time clearing the water by a few inches, but more than enough for me to make out that big round blunt head and a silver/metallic color to it. It looked to be 30-40 pounds, the thing was big and long. It reminded me of a Porpose the way it was leaping out of the water.
I found a dead one after the Bonne Carrie Spillway was opened last year.It was 30ish pounds.I reported it to wildlife and fisheries, who said they were being found all along the rivers down here now.

Not a good sign of things to come. This was a few miles below the French Settlement Bridge.

June 25, 2012 at 7:43am

This is interesting :

A Utah hunter is recovering from a birdshot wound in his buttocks caused when his dog stepped on his shotgun on Sunday, The Desert News reports.

The unnamed man from Brigham City was duck hunting with a buddy at the Great Salt Lake. He laid his 12-gauge shotgun on a boat's bow when he got out of the craft, according to the paper. His dog jumped on the bow, causing the weapon to discharge a burst of fire that punctured the man's posterior.

The hapless hunter was setting up decoys in the water when the mishap occurred, TV station KTVX says.

Doctors at a nearby hospital dislodged 27 pellets from the 46-year-old man's buttocks, according to the Associated Press.

Box Elder County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Potter told the AP that the man stood about 10 feet from his hound when he got hit and said he wasn't seriously injured perhaps because he wore waders. He didn't know what breed of dog shot its master, The Desert News said.

December 01, 2011 at 2:56pm

Found this below French Settlement yesterday. Approx. 3 feet and close to 20-25 lbs. Called LA. wildlife and fisheries, reported the thing and location. Don't know if it died in the river system or was tossed into the river. Either way, it's a depressing sight to see,,, knew it was a matter of time after the spillway dumped them into Lake P.

September 27, 2011 at 6:58am

My only experience with side imaging units was on an old Bottomline unit years ago.

I have a question or two,,, Can the new Lowrance (HDS) or Hummingbird(1179) with the side imaging pick up logs on the bottom with enough definition to tell it's a log ? I pull sinker cypress logs on the side and would really like to use a new unit mainly for that.
Second question, would someone with such units be willing to down load a picture that shows bottom structure such as logs and send me the picture ?

Apreacite ya much, R

August 08, 2011 at 10:39am

A few years back, KVD was pushing a line of plastic worms that were streachy , in the ad he'd streach one 10-15 inches, and it would go back to it's original shape and size.

I have used them up north for smallies and largemouths, with great success.

Are those still made ? I don't remember the name of the lure or the company,,, but have not found them in Cabelas or BPS any longer.

Thanks, R

July 01, 2011 at 7:29am

STORY NUMBER ONE

Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago . Capone wasn't famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder.
Capone had a lawyer nicknamed 'Easy Eddie.' He was Capone's lawyer for a good reason.. Eddie was very good! In fact, Eddie's skill at legal maneuvering kept Big Al out of jail for a long time..
To show his appreciation, Capone paid him very well. Not only was the money big, but Eddie got special dividends, as well. For instance, he and his family occupied a fenced-in mansion with live-in help and all of the conveniences of the day. The estate was so large that it filled an entire Chicago City block.
Eddie lived the high life of the Chicago mob and gave little consideration to the atrocity that went on around him.
Eddie did have one soft spot, however. He had a son that he loved dearly. Eddie saw to it that his young son had clothes, cars, and a good education. Nothing was withheld. Price was no object.
And, despite his involvement with organized crime, Eddie even tried to teach him right from wrong. Eddie wanted his son to be a better man than he was.
Yet, with all his wealth and influence, there were two things he couldn't give his son; he couldn't pass on a good name or a good example.
One day, Easy Eddie reached a difficult decision. Easy Eddie wanted to rectify wrongs he had done.
He decided he would go to the authorities and tell the truth about Al 'Scarface' Capone, clean up his tarnished name, and offer his son some semblance of integrity. To do this, he would have to testify against The Mob, and he knew that the cost would be great. So, he testified.

Within the year, Easy Eddie's life ended in a blaze of gunfire on a lonely Chicago Street . But in his eyes, he had given his son the greatest gift he had to offer, at the greatest price he could ever pay. Police removed from his pockets a rosary, a crucifix, a religious medallion, and a poem clipped from a magazine.

The poem read:

' The clock of life is wound but once, and no man has the power to tell just when the hands will stop, at late or early hour. Now is the only time you own Live, love, toil with a will. Place no faith in time. For the clock may soon be still.'

STORY NUMBER TWO

World War II produced many heroes. One such man was Lieutenant Commander Butch O'Hare.
He was a fighter pilot assigned to the aircraft carrier Lexington in the South Pacific One day his entire squadron was sent on a mission. After he was airborne, he looked at his fuel gauge and realized that someone had forgotten to top off his fuel tank.
He would not have enough fuel to complete his mission and get back to his ship.
His flight leader told him to return to the carrier. Reluctantly, he dropped out of formation and headed back to the fleet.
As he was returning to the mother ship, he saw something that turned his blood cold; a squadron of Japanese aircraft was speeding its way toward the American fleet.
The American fighters were gone on a sortie, and the fleet was all but defenseless. He couldn't reach his squadron and bring them back in time to save the fleet. Nor could he warn the fleet of the approaching danger.There was only one thing to do. He must somehow divert them from the fleet.

Laying aside all thoughts of personal safety, he dove into the formation of Japanese planes. Wing-mounted 50 caliber's blazed as he charged in, attacking one surprised enemy plane and then another. Butch wove in and out of the now broken formation and fired at as many planes as possible until all his ammunition was finally spent.
Undaunted, he continued the assault. He dove at the planes, trying to clip a wing or tail in hopes of damaging as many enemy planes as possble, rendering them unfit to fly.
Finally, the exasperated Japanese squadron took off in another direction.
Deeply relieved, Butch O'Hare and his tattered fighter limped back to the carrier.
Upon arrival, he reported in and related the event surrounding his return. The film from the gun-camera mounted on his plane told the tale. It showed the extent of Butch's daring attempt to protect his fleet. He had, in fact, destroyed five enemy aircraft. This took place on February 20, 1942 , and for that action Butch became the Navy's first Ace of W.W.II, and the first Naval Aviator to win the Medal of Honor.
A year later Butch was killed in aerial combat at the age of 29. His home town would not allow the memory of this WW II hero to fade, and today, O'Hare Airport in Chicago is named in tribute to the courage of this great man..

So, the next time you find yourself at O'Hare International, give some thought to visiting Butch's memorial displaying his statue and his Medal of Honor. It's located between Terminals 1 and 2.

SO WHAT DO THESE TWO STORIES HAVE TO DO WITH EACH OTHER?

Butch O'Hare was 'Easy Eddie's' son.

(Pretty cool, eh!) R

June 23, 2011 at 3:05pm

To all our members and fellow Louisianans who happen to be in the path of the looming flood waters, my thoughts and prayers go out to you folks. This will be a tough weekend for many in the wake of this looming crisis.
Myself, I have never had to leave any belongings and property behind and have to wait out the storm elsewhere. I have ridden out several hurricanes and a couple river flooding events and was blessed to not have lost much.

Given the talk of opening the Morganza Spillway, this event will be different for many I am afraid.

May God bless you and yours. Stay strong.
R

May 13, 2011 at 3:43pm

This thing is a beast, an all alumimun block,supercharged,MPI,GM motor. Hearing good feedback on the performance of the motor so far..Waiting to see how that Lower unit will hold up under a load at speed when loading/unloading torque while reentering water in rough seas....
You should hear the thing run,,, pretty awesome.

http://www.seven-marine.com/motors/

April 29, 2011 at 7:06am

Looks like I will be heading to Boudreaux on the 30th of this month.I have never been on that lake before. Can you get to Boudreaux from Lake Decade or Falgout Marina?

I'd be coming in from BR to Houma area. What would be the best/easiest place to launch from?

I have a friend coming along who has fished there many times, but not since Katrina.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

R

April 19, 2011 at 9:38am

I lived in New Mexico for a spell. Nice place.One of the places I lived at in Abq. New Mexico, Was 5 acre tract that was long and narrow. In the back I had a hay barn and horse stalls. Plenty chickens,ducks, etc...on an old apple/cherry orchard.

My house was up front on the property, and my adjacent neighbor's home was 1000 feet back in the rear of the property with his house approx. 20 feet off the fence line.

Up near the middle of the place ,I had simply rebuilt an pre-existing small outbuilding, got it back up to usable standards. The adjoining neighbor raised cane about me 'building' the outbuilding, of which my reply was it was already there and I merely fixed it back up.Neighbor said I was too close to the existing property line. And he did not have a thing nearby on his property,, just being a pain in the butt, because my property used to be his grandparents, and it got bought by an 'outsider'... their payback was to be mean I guess...His grandfather had built the durn thing in the first place.

anyway, he got the building inspector out, code enforcement out, tried to cause trouble due to my horses and animals.... this was still a rual area, and farm animals were allowed per local codes. I was always in compliance..

This went on for 3 months about the outbuilding. Old grumpy neighbor had just caused another scene one day, when one of my buddy's pulled up in his truck with about 40 head of hog in the gooseneck, just coming back from auction. His truck was puking oil from a busted gasket. He needed to leave the hogs at my place for a while,,, no issue,, my place was well fenced and plenty place to free range the hogs. So we turned them loose in the back and let em' enjoy..

My grumpy neighbor came outside when I was back at the pole barn getting some hay. He came to the fence and shockingly politely asked about the hogs.I told him the truth in saying that they had just been delivered... LOL ! As expected I touched another nerve, he went off like a gun,,,next day back came the code enforcement about livestock... again, I was in compliance since hogs were allowed... The code guy had sorta sided with me, saying this guy was always complaining about somebody somewhere all the time...

Later,,I thought very short and not too hard,,over a cold cervasa,,,, grabbed up a few survey stakes I had,,, tied me some red flaggen to them, me,beer,hammer and stakes walked back to the back property right across the fence from his house,, with them outside. I took tape measure, and laid out 20 feet from the fence, using the side of his house as an alignment, I drove the first stake into the ground. I then left and went into the pole barn,, sure enough, the whole group came out and was looking over the fence at that stake. I got busy doing other stuff,, and 2-3 hours later,,, I walked back there,,, using the other end of his house this time, I drove another stake in the ground, again 20 feet from the fence, and approx. 60 feet down the line from the 1st stake in the ground... and went back up to the front and watched once more. Just like bats after dark,,, here come the neighbors to the fence again. Late that afternoon I went back and drove the two last stakes, taking my time and seeing them peek outta the curtains watching me.. I ended up with 4 stakles in a 60 x 60 area. I then laid in wait. Took every bit of till the next day, and my neighbor kindly called out to me when I got close enough to see/hear him.

I walked on over, said howya doing, etc... all was very pleasant. He asked of the stakes, as to what I was fixin' to build now.... I say thinking about build a holding pen for all them hogs running aorund.Was thinking possibly about raising some hogs back here... He bought fainted..turned red as a fire plug, but surprisingly kept his cool. He asked why there, why not somewhere else on my land... I then told him that ever since I had moved there,he and his family had been rude to me,tried to cause problems with code enforcements, abusive to my animals and just plain disrespectful to me all the way around. Because of that I could care less of what they thought or felt in my decisons as to how and what I would do with my land. The guy practically begged me to move my 'Hog Pen' (stakes) to the other side of my property or futher down by someone else's house... My reply was why would you want me to treat the other neighbors bad, the ones that like me and are willing to get along with me, and share in helping each other out ? ?
He was basically caught in the middle and had little to nothing to reply back,,, as He realized he was now wishing ill things towards his long time neighbors...and they would probaly hear about it too... dang the luck !

I left the stakes up another day or so. Then went back and pulled them up. The guy and his wife came out to see what was going on again. We talked a bit, nicely,,, I then said I had second thoughts, and was not going to raise hogs,matter of fact was going to have them hogs picked up in a day or so.

It was nearly a year of me living there, all the time dealing with a sour neighbor, them plotting against me on almost everything I did to the property. And in 4 days, it was over. Hachet was buried, fences were 'mended', skies turned blue....Hogs and a leaky broke down old ford truck cured an over the fence relationship that othewise may have never been given the chance.
And believe it or not, we later became fairly close,We helped each other out with field chores and such. Later that same year I took one of his nephew's Mule Deer hunting with me and got him on a 32' wide 5x6 buck,,, bigger than I had,,, ratz...He later found out over a couple beers that I had played him like a fiddle,, a well worn fiddle at that. He challenged my truthfulnees with him during the squabble,,, of which I explained to him that I never lied to him, only he believed what he let himself believe, but I did say the stakes in the ground was a dirty trick, of which he happily agreed with me on. He thought it was funny as all git out, my way of persuading him to become a better neighbor.
R

April 12, 2011 at 3:05pm

Ever have a 'memorable' encounter with an Owl before? ?

Here's mine :

A few months ago, about midnight,a little Barred Owl swooped down, directly into my windshield of my truck, right under a street light like they normally do. I saw him coming and tried to stop, I was only going 25ish on a road to my place.....He whacked the top side of the front glass, then hit the ground in somones front yard,,, this is waaay out in the sticks. I back up, get my flashlight, the little guy is hopping away, one wing damaged. I corner him in a bush in the folks front yard, put my light down and grab him,, all the time him popping and snapping his beak trying to scare me.... As I bent over and grabbed him, he flailed around, with one taloned foot sunk in my inner left thigh, then other foot got me in the right wrist,,, talon deep. I'm holding him with my right hand, trying to get his buried talons away from my 'junk'... the little guy kept swapping foot holds on me from wrist, to arm, to stomach, to other arm,, all the time him trying to bite me and me trying to keep from yelling out in pain thus attracting attention to me,,in this mans front yard out there the sticks, as I dang sure did not want to git shot, deep in owl talons and not being able to defend against owl or shooter... Jezz it was a battle with that little feller, He was having his way with me and I was only trying to help him,,,,and trying not to hurt him any worse than he already was. I ended up getting him into a overshirt, gather up my flashlight and put him in a box when I got him home,I then took him to LSU small animal clinic. I went in there and put the box on the counter and told them I had an owl in the box with a slightly damaged wing tip, not too bad. Them seeing the wounds and blood on my arms and chest, asked if they were from the owl, which there were. Purdy lil' gurl asked me if I could take him out of the box so she could see his damaged wing, I tell her, not on yer life, me and him done too much battle already,He had got the best of me more than once, an' she could open the box after I left. They called me days later and say he was recovering, would be fixed up and released back in the wild after recovery.

What a night! Love LSU Vet School folks for what they do.!

Lesson learned : Welding Gloves !
R

April 01, 2011 at 1:29pm

Ever get stuck by a catfish's fin ?

Hurts like the dickens huh? Wanna' hear a great method of gettin' rid of the pain,,,, short of NOT gettin' stuck in tha' 1st place ? ?

PINE OIL - the kind used in housekeeping and cleaning. It's a very stout solution, unlike Pine Sol brand solution, which is greatly diluted.
I think it must take three complete Pine trees to make a bottle ov' that Turpintine stuff,it's so strong,,LOL

It takes away the pain in a few minutes and sometimes even sooner.
I keep some in my boat while fishing . You can find small bottles of the stuff in most AG type grocery stores in the cleaning area.

I recently was stuck bad enough I had to get pliers to first cut off the barb to relieve the fishes weight off my hand, then pull out the barb. While skinning a smaller catfish, the hanging hook pulled through his bottom lip, the fish flew with much force into my hand, the side fin impaling my thumb right in the knuckle joint about 1/2 deep into it. I was almost sick just knowing how bad this one waz gonna hurt..
Pulled the fin, went in and washed off the wound good, tried to stop the bleeding to no avail. I soaked a paper towel with the Pine Oil, and got the bleeding to stop, then soaked the sponge portion of a bandaid with more Pine Oil,,, taped the bandaid on the wound. By that time alone, the pain was going away fast. One beer latter, I was skinning the other 12-15 fish, with little to no pain. 2 hours later no symptoms at all. My thumb never even was sore to bend or use.

Ya'll may know this already, but figgered it worth sharing. Them cats can hurt ya purdy good at times....

I imagine it works just as well on Saltwater Hardhead Cats,,, but I ain't planning on being no Guinea pig for that lil' test....
R

March 30, 2011 at 12:40pm
A comment titled: Re: SCAMS in response to a report titled: SCAMS

Tony,,,,,, But we really, really want a brand new toy at a ridiculous low price. It just ain't rite to git us all worked up over those too good to be true cheap prices...... :(

they are everywhere.......and people fall for them. Good money lost from hopeful people by getting scammed. Ain't rite....rb

April 12, 2015 at 11:04pm
A comment titled: Re: Ant Poison in response to a report titled: Ant Poison

Hey Pic,
Use dishwashing detergent and water. Suffocates the little biters. Ants and wasps breathe thru their exoskeleton bodies. No lungs. Water rolls off their bodies, the ingredients of liquid detergent,(I use Blue Dawn only,,,) breaks the surface tension of the water on their hard shell bodies. Clogs up the breathing pores in their bodies. It will kill em’ quickly on the spot.

Same for wasps and them dog gone carpenter bees.

For ants, I use well water in a bucket, add blue dawn till the water is nice and blue, then hit the bucket contents with spray nozzle to mix and make bubbles. Kick the top off the ant hill, pizz em’ off good and rile them up,, splash bubbly water onto the top and then slowly pour the contents down into the nest, so it soaks down deep. I use a couple gallons on a nest. No more ants.

For the wasps and carpenter bees, I have a handheld sprayer, (Old Milwaukee brand), holds bout a quart, with an air Schrader valve on it. I use water, several ounces of blue dawn and some pine oil, not pinesol, pure pine oil I get from local IGA store. Hit the filled sprayer with 200 psi of air and I have drilled the nozzle out where it will shoot a tight stream out to 20 feet when pressured up good. Get a good hit on the carpenter bee, they’ll fly straight up out of sight….. SCORE !
The sprayer will hold pressure for days too.

The mixture does not harm anything I have gotten overspray on, non toxic, does not kill grass and you don’t have to worry bout a pet or a kid getting into potential troubles.
RB

March 27, 2015 at 8:55am
A comment titled: Re: 22lr ammo in response to a report titled: 22lr ammo

I gave up on local store bought .22 ammo long ago on the first run against our rights. I use bulkammo.com, the best value is the Amscor ammo. nice and clean, an cheaper than most.

March 25, 2015 at 12:47pm
A comment titled: Re: boat mechanic in response to a report titled: boat mechanic

Simon has done work on my stuff too, and also contact Bryon Harris french settlement.

February 03, 2015 at 10:09pm
A comment titled: elk hunt in response to a report titled: information for elk hunting??

I have hunted New Mexico,Idaho,Colorado and Arizona for elk. Get on line and search for guiding services and be prepared for some expensive meat... well worth it for Pops tho. I wish mine was still around to hunt with.

Colorado will be the cheapest most reliable route . My opinion. Public hunts are still available over the counter there I believe, but you have to do your homework thoroughly and not being native to the state and able to scout areas will prove very unproductive more often than not.

Colorado has a larger population, but New Mexico has the largest bulls per head count historically. Search on New Mexico's Gila Wilderness. In the wilderness public areas. It's one rugged sob. But the payoffs are sometimes well worth the efforts. Guided trip costs are high. Do your homework well. There are a lot of fly by night shadey outfits everywhere.
Good decision to ask first. Good luck.

December 23, 2014 at 6:38pm
A comment titled: great news !!! in response to a report titled: Lost Dog - Help Needed!

What a Christmas present to you and her!

my heart bleeds for lost dogs and the ones seen on the side of the road dead. I loved and had the utmost respect for my two black black labs I recently had to put down due to old age and kidney disease, father and son. Will always bring tears as now.
I read this post last night and was bothered knowing the pup had lost her owner.. all a dog has in life to cherish is a loving owner and their food bowel.

Great news for this time of year as well as good news period. So much negativity these days.

for all: Merry Christmas !

Buy your dog a collar with your contact info on it. Could be the best thing you could ever do for them.

December 23, 2014 at 5:44pm
A comment titled: joking, in response to a report titled: 8lb. Spec Hackberry, LA

Beard, that was a joke,, I imagine the man is 6ft or so myself,,,

I have no doubt that's the real deal. Pig of trout. congrats.
Rb

November 20, 2014 at 9:14am
A comment titled: hey,,, Wait.. in response to a report titled: 8lb. Spec Hackberry, LA

That's photo shopped.. !!!!! Look how little the guy iz....... :)

Nice fish there bud ! congrats!
Rb

November 19, 2014 at 5:11pm
A comment titled: picture of a happy boy.... in response to a report titled: Fishing Help Please

I believe there's a lot of transplants to livingston parish that bear the burden of some bad apples before us. I am native myself, but have found that everywhere I have lived before, admirable ethics as in your last reply stated, proves there are responsible folks around us. Thanks and best wishes on ya'lls quest. Bunch of helpful folks here..

November 03, 2014 at 6:35pm
A comment titled: quite a grunter in response to a report titled: Unknown Fish - Lake Fausse

Slice his head open tween his eyes and you'll find the 'Rocks' in his head they use to grind together making calls.

October 10, 2014 at 5:31pm
A comment titled: Wishing Peaceful Waters in response to a report titled: RIP

My You Rest in Peace John. Thanks for all your contributions to the board over the years. RB

October 10, 2014 at 5:29pm
A comment titled: yep ! in response to a report titled: Virus

One of my supervisors came down with a nasty one for 2 days.

October 07, 2014 at 1:02pm
A comment titled: Where you at? in response to a report titled: Boat with excavator

There is usually one down river from Freds in Port Vincent.

Don't know where you are needing it at tho....

October 07, 2014 at 12:53pm
A comment titled: easy. in response to a report titled: What is this

that's a BP shrimp, :)

---- commonly called a prawn

September 25, 2014 at 5:40pm
A comment titled: figgers... in response to a report titled: Is crabbing worthwhile in Lake Maurepas

I need a few more than 2...

I read bonnet carre had crabs a while back.me and an old friend tryin to fetch up enough for a small boil without traveling too close to the coast.

August 28, 2014 at 8:53pm
A comment titled: sore foot.......... in response to a report titled: lower unit

I'm a Merc guy, Don't know how the shift mechanism is set up on a OMC. Merc's shift shafts rotate. I helped a guy with a Tohatsu with a shifting problem down in houma last week. His stopped shifting. The Tohatsu shifts with an up/down engagement of the shift linkage to the lower unit. This guys' shift rod coupler had lost a pin, which limited the range of motion of the linkage. It bound up some what as well, like you describe. Once I re- realigned his coupling to the lower shift shaft and found a suitable nail laying in the parking lot to replace the pin with, he was back on the water again.

August 28, 2014 at 11:43am
A comment titled: yep,, in response to a report titled: Gar Tournament aftermath

An' I seen pictures of his smokehouse.......smoked garfish...I'm jealous :)

August 08, 2014 at 7:58am
A comment titled: bad apples in response to a report titled: Gar Tournament aftermath

There's always a few people that shed bad light on others in such cases. A few years back I saw a bunch of dead gar floating on the back end of black lake, days after the tourney was over.

The tourney is a good thing overall. When true sportsmen are responsible, and take what they consume, or donate to others, those types of actions are positive representations of 'sportsmen'....
Killing gar for a chance to win money then dumping the whole fish afterwards, should be considered Wanton Waste.

Dunno',,,, some peoples' offspring have varying opinions. I have mine...

August 07, 2014 at 9:08am
A comment titled: There in the amite river too in response to a report titled: Asian Carp

I reported a dead 25-30 lb Asian carp to La wildlife after the flood gates were opened a few years ago. I see them all the time. they make excellent cut bait, but you better use pliers to get the pieces off the hook when you are done. tough skinned fugly fishes...

August 05, 2014 at 7:20pm
A comment titled: Epics in response to a report titled: Epic Boats

I stopped over in Port Allen to look at one a few weeks ago. Seemed to be overall a nicely built boat with quality components. I have not heard any negative things about then until this post. But then again, I am not in the market either, or I would do as the OP has done, inquire here about them.

Good to share with others.

The dealer did say that the Epics are made at the old VIP boat factory.

June 24, 2014 at 9:12am
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