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I have a hunt in the morning on Mandalay NWR . Does anyone know for sure if the flood gates are open at Cannons boat landing or should I prepare to come from the Firestation Landing in Houma . I had heard that the gates were closed a few weeks ago . Thanks , any help appreciated.

December 16, 2011 at 5:57am

Anyone know what it took to win the Andolsek tournament in Bayou Black this weekend?I was just curious.Heard they had over a hundred boats.

March 30, 2009 at 6:05pm

Just wondering if anyone has any experiance with getting your hunting retriever fixed.Spayed/Neutered.Any pros or cons.I have heard that it calms them down some but how does it affect there drive or overall mentality.I am thinking of having my 2 year old female fixed as I never have any plans on breeding her ,but dont want to screw up.All replies appreciated.

October 09, 2008 at 10:13pm

Hello everyone.I am having a problem with my 23hp Briggs on my go devil,and was hoping some of you may be able to help me out.My engine is only three years old and has never given me any trouble.Towards the end of last season it strted acting up on me.The motor will run great on the trailer.When i put the boat in the water and start my run it runs perfect,but after about 10 minutes or so it starts to slowly lose power almost to the point of stalling out.If it does stall it starts right back up takes off very quickly but almost imediately loses power.I am dumbfounded as to what it could be,because like I said I ran it on the trailer for about thirty minutes this morning and no problem at all.Went put her in the water and just like clockwork after about 5 minutes started acting crazy.So apparently it only does this after it warms up a little and when it is under a load in the water.I know of at least two other people right now that are having the same problem.The season is quickly approaching so I really need to work this out.Any replies will be greatly appreciated.Thanks,Denny

July 05, 2008 at 2:55pm

Just a question maybe some of you guy's can help with.Is it legal to have two loaded guns in the blind?For instance one with duck loads and one with goose loads on the side,just in case.I say no way because it seems almost the same as hunting without a plug.My brother says he believes it is legal.I cant seem to find anything in the regulations pamphlet on it.Maybe someone knows the answer????Good Luck Everyone

September 18, 2007 at 7:02pm

Scouted P.A.C. this a.m. and was disapointed.One group of three teal was all I saw,and I covered some area.Will head for the wax tommorrow my buddy was there last weekend and saw enough to make it interesting.Good Luck everyone.

September 14, 2007 at 6:20pm

I am looking for some some help guys and gals.This is my first season to hunt without a lab in many years and it is killing me.I need to get a new pup badly.I was hoping some of you hunters may have up coming litters or know someone who does.Please let me know.I am looking for a high quality pup with a good pedigree and preferably both sire and dam being proven hunting retrievers.I bought my last pup about 12 years ago for 350.00 and she was off of gator pioints dirt road sport , a very good dog who provided me with years of hard work and companionship.I saw someone advertising in the classifieds from y-farms.com.Has anyone heard of them?They have a litter about to be born that they are taking deposits on ,but they are asking 750.00 a pup.This seems a bit steep to me ,but I havnt bought a pup in 12 years.What do you guys think?Any help or comments in finding my new best friend will be appreciated.

November 14, 2006 at 7:12pm

Looking for some opinions on the best "fast grass" to buy.I am currently rigging up a boat blind and would like to know what others are using.Do the ducks work in ok to boat blinds?Do you recomend mixing in some other native bushes with the store bought blind grass?There are several types on the market Academy has one called blind grass for around $45.00 for four 4 x 5 sheets,is this stuff any good?

October 16, 2006 at 6:24pm

Just wondering how common mixed breed ducks are.How many of you have killed one,and what type was it?I have heard of a few over the years but never taken one myself.A friend of mine killed a mallard/pintail mix last season ,it was beautiful having characteristics from both species.

October 15, 2006 at 4:39am

I was just wondering if anyone has any insight on how they came up with the east and west zone season dates .For the life of me I cant come up with any logical explanation as to why the southern half of the state opens first.Ducks migrate from north to south right?So they have to pass through the northern part of the state first right?So lets open the southern part of the state first?Now i have enjoyed a great deal of good hunting in early November over the years,so i am not really complaining,I'm just questioning the logic.The east (north La.) zone gets to hunt later into Jan. when the majority of the ducks are in south La.,But we(west zone soth La.) get to hunt the early part of Nov. when the majority of the ducks are in north La.?Maybe thats why the northern half of the USA opens way before the southern half because ducks migrate from north to south.I dont know,i just dont understand the logic of the L.D.W.F.

October 02, 2006 at 6:01pm
PAC

Hunted P.A.C. this morning and only shot 1 teal.It was the only one that gave us a shot.Saw about three or four other groups of teal but none came close enough.Had a group of about fifteen coming and then someone shot and they high tailed it in the other direction .Very little shooting in the area this morning.One cool thing that happened was that we had a male pintail come in and light in the decoys.He didnt have all his colors yet but it sure was nice to see him swimming around in the decoys.Later

September 23, 2006 at 10:27pm

Thinking of inventing a robo pouldoo, or possibly a robo galinule.Would anyone be interested.I could probably also build a robo spoonbill to bring in the wary smileys.

September 21, 2006 at 6:26pm

Just trying to create some good duck talk and story telling.I personally have only killed two banded birds both of which were Wood Ducks.The funny thing is that in the area i hunt we kill very few wood ducks.I have probably killed less than twenty in my lifetime.I have been in the blind when banded teal were killed i think about four times,and just last year a banded specklebelly.Always exciting.A question i have though is has anyone ever killed a banded grey duck.I just know that over the years we have killed hundreds and never seen a banded Gadwall which is my favorite duck.Counting down the days !junebug

August 15, 2006 at 6:36pm

Man am i the only one who has noticed a huge increase in the Mexican Whistling ducks around south Louisiana.I used to hear about one now and then but over the last three years or so i have noticed a huge increase in Terrebonne Parish.Have their migration patterns shifted this way or something.I can sit out every evening right before dark and watch them pass over my house.On another note went check out the lease down Dularge this weekend and didnt see any teal.They will be here soon though.Cant wait.

August 07, 2006 at 7:27pm

We are currently looking at picking up a duck lease in the marsh surrounding mud lake and bordering lake mechant down Dularge.Any info on how we ca expect the hunting to be would be appreciated.Do any of you hunt or have hunted this area.Used to hunt down cocodrie and low water after the big fronts was always a big problem but the amount of ducks down there would i think surprise most people.What brings the ducks to the salt water?Pressure,Feed,?I have seen them rafted up in lake pelto before even heard of huge concentrations of birds out around the last island areas Why?Just curious what you guys think and if any one has any info on the Mechant mud lake area.Thanks

July 16, 2006 at 9:50am

Hey i am looking for info on duck hunting in Lake Theriot.I understand it is a private club now and dont know who to contact about possibly joining.Also has any one hunted there.How was the hunting?What types of ducks do you normally take?

July 11, 2006 at 6:10pm
A comment titled: Re: Plenty Green in de Local Marsh in response to a report titled: Plenty Green in de Local Marsh

Your post are very hard to read, almost painful.

January 16 at 8:23am
A comment titled: Re: Bayou black in response to a report titled: Bayou black

I am hearing good reports from the crawford canal especially in the ponds and also towards the back of the antill canal.

June 08, 2016 at 10:52am
A comment titled: MOJO RULE's in response to a report titled: Vudu knockoffs

The durability of the Mojo's is why I buy them . I find that they both equally catch fish but the life span of the mojo's is awesome . If they were a dolloar more I would still buy the mojo and NO I am not a salesman LOL .

November 25, 2013 at 4:36pm
A comment titled: $10,000.00 LOL in response to a report titled: The biggest rack I've ever seen!

Nice buck for sure . Great habitat and trophy management pays off . No high fences and sure it's a island but we all know deer are great swimmers . Nobody paying 10K to hunt Giles island unless you doing it for an extended period of time . Check the rates on their web site .

March 21, 2013 at 8:23pm
A comment titled: Not Much in response to a report titled: Shooting coots from a moving boat

If it is a first offense they will get a small fine and a good warning . A young guy I work with was ticketed for the same thing last year and I cant remember exactly but I do remeber the fine being minimal . Kids just dont think sometime man .

December 14, 2011 at 6:32am
A comment titled: Man Oh Man in response to a report titled: duck ID

To bad he didnt give it to you . They are very tasty !

December 07, 2011 at 2:34pm
A comment titled: Ashamed in response to a report titled: MONSTERS AGAIN ON THE FROG

As much as it hurts me to say it . Alot of you folks just dont get it ! You are the exact reason that they portray us as a bunch of dumb uneducated swamp people on television the internet etc . when you reason the way you do . If you get on the net and search a few other web sites you will clearly see that your release to the grease philosophy is purely a south Louisiana thing .Come on folks , why do you think you have to go to Texas ,Cali , Florida , Alabama , Arkansas , Georgia , Mississippi , or any other state besides Louisiana when we probably have the most habitat to catch a true trophy large mouth bass ?? . The proof is in the pudding. Put your thinking cap on guys and take your head out of your rear end !

June 12, 2011 at 7:44pm
A comment titled: wow in response to a report titled: MONSTERS AGAIN ON THE FROG

I just think its rather bizzare and selfish that his explanation for keeping them is because he has expenses a boat note etc. and until his boat is paid for he is on a catch and kill as many as he possibly can mission because he has expenses . All I can say is wow , what sound reasoning . If you are keeping them because you want to eat some fish and it is legal , cool go right ahead . But man you sound like you are doing it because you are ticked off that you chose to buy a boat. Save these pics to show your kids bro , because you keep pullin em out like that , you will ruin that hole and only have the pics , stories , and memories to share . Nice average size catch for sure , kinda funny they dont have any small ones there only 3.5 plus .

June 12, 2011 at 9:02am
A comment titled: Dang in response to a report titled: Toledo Bend is SLOW but worth it

30 foot . Thats deep bro . There aint many spots 30 feet deep in pirates cove. Thats deep for water in the low to mid 50's. Nice.

March 08, 2010 at 9:35pm
A comment titled: Carrot stix in response to a report titled: Bayou Marine Center Tournament

Nice fish. Awesome! Watch out for those carrot stix, they will break your heart. Very light and sensitive. Man they just break way to easy for me .

March 08, 2010 at 9:31pm
A comment titled: Jerks in response to a report titled: Just Me or do some of ya'll feel this way

Everyone I have encountered have been pure JERKS!!! State and Federal.I never had anything to worry about and most times had a kid with me.Feds dumped all of my decoys out ,two sacks,emptied shell buckets,checked everything they possibly could and when they found nothing promptly left without saying thank you,have a nice day , nothing.Just left me and my ten year old with our stuff scattered all over the levee.I also had a couple state boys stop me while in my bass boat fishing a big tournament one day.One of them got into my boat checked everything imagineable.Treated like a criminal.Finally they made me actually go into my live well and remove my five fish and put them into a dip net so they could count them.You could easily just look into the live well and count them.They were just trying to hassle me and take up my precious time.

November 23, 2009 at 6:31pm
A comment titled: Nice in response to a report titled: First bass for this 10 yr. old

Cogratulations!!

April 28, 2009 at 7:45pm
A comment titled: Norman in response to a report titled: Bass genetics theory. Interesting

Norman is trying to get people with deep pockets to hand money over to him.It is all about genetics.Texas,Louisiana,and other states have implemented the share a lunker programs for the sole purpose of genetics.By the way,i am an auto mechanic.Please disregard manufacturers instructions to check and change your oil in your vehicles!Todays vehicles do not need oil,and will run forever!

April 16, 2009 at 7:24am
A comment titled: Nice in response to a report titled: bass

7 1/2 easy. Very nice.

March 31, 2009 at 7:32pm
A comment titled: Females in response to a report titled: Big Bass

Thats two real good looking girls there.I almost didnt even see the fish...Nice fish !

March 25, 2009 at 9:16pm
A comment titled: Deadeye in response to a report titled: Toledo bend

Show your filets.What a stupid JACKA$$!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 24, 2009 at 7:50pm
A comment titled: da_outdoorsman in response to a report titled: Getting a lil sick of it.

da_outdoorsman, my 11 year old just read a couple of your post and said you're a retard.

March 24, 2009 at 3:34pm
A comment titled: Understood in response to a report titled: white lake hunt

I understand your point Duck Inticer point well made.I now agree with you completely based on your comments on white lake and public hunting experiance.I dont have any openings Sexy.

December 04, 2008 at 9:53am
A comment titled: Hunters in response to a report titled: white lake hunt

Your right LSU better hunters can call geese/ducks and also realize the importance of rearanging decoys and brushing blinds ,and are usually better shots.Thats why I still think more experianced hunters who make educated decisions will do better on an area that is completely loaded with birds VS.just being in the hot blind of the day.I see plenty of people all the time coming in from various public hunting ares with very little success when some people have sucess virtualy every time out .Speaking from my own personal experiance I now have much better sucess than I used to when they probably had many more ducks in the areas I hunted,but i used to have no clue as to how to hunt ducks and took time and many bad days to learn.Not just luck or lucky location I guarantee you that.Although I guess every once in a while you might just be in the right place at the right time.

December 03, 2008 at 6:56pm
A comment titled: Hunters in response to a report titled: white lake hunt

I think it has more to do with some hunters being better duck hunters than others more so than the blind.That whole area is loaded with birds and the blinds are all set up for the same wind direction if I remember correctly.Good job yellow mouth!Sunday morning in Hayes area we managed 7 specks,4 pintail,and 1 greenhead.Pintails were thick.

December 02, 2008 at 6:37pm
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