| Outdoor Board|| IST 10/23 - hunt66 on 10/23/14 at 5:16 am|
Same spot and setup as yesterday - 52 degrees
Saw a doe yesterday but no shot. Had some animals moving in bottom but too dark when they came out.
Good luck and be safe!...
| Outdoor Board|| Springfield Trapdoor 45-70 model 1884 - hunt66 on 10/20/14 at 8:15 pm|
I have one that has been in the family for generations - old trapdoor in great condition. I remember watching dad and his friends shoot it when I was young but it has not been fired in years. Thinking about shooting it during primitive weapon season - would be cool to take a deer with a gun that my...
| Outdoor Board|| Adding Maps using Google Earth on iPhone - hunt66 on 10/20/14 at 2:18 pm|
Question for the tech savvy OB'ers - we created a map of all of our stands roads and trails and uploaded them using My Maps on Google Earth on our iPhones. We did this a few years ago and it has been working great up to this year. When I was bow hunting I noticed they were no longer showing up - n...
| Outdoor Board|| Hunting Lease - Price Per Acre, St. Francisville area - hunt66 on 10/17/14 at 10:10 pm|
Anyone know what the going price per acre to lease land is? I have heard anywhere from $20/acre to $30/acre. ...
| Outdoor Board|| IST 10/5 - hunt66 on 10/5/14 at 5:50 am|
West Feleciana Parish
Edge of oak flat and Pine slope transition
52 degrees and no wind to speak of
Wasp 3 blade 100 grain
Saw some nice bucks yesterday am but no shot presented. Hoping for a different outcome this morning. Good luck to all!...
| Outdoor Board|| Bow Season Starts Wednesday! (Bump for Safety Reminder) - hunt66 on 9/28/14 at 3:26 pm|
I wont be in the woods Wednesday because of work but hope to be Thursday and then over weekend for sure!
Looking forward to some IST's brothers! Who is going Wednesday?
Update: Reminder - Please check all ladders and stands before climbing - tighten straps on stands and ladd...
| Outdoor Board|| Fourchon this weekend - Barges off beach or Islands north of Timbalier? - hunt66 on 6/19/14 at 12:50 pm|
What say the OB? I have been getting mixed reports about both areas. Current plan is to get to the barges early and fish till about 8:00 am or so when the tide slacks then head behind the island and fish some rigs or old island areas.
Good luck to all going this weekend :cheers:...
| Outdoor Board|| Aging Dog Question - hunt66 on 6/3/14 at 9:05 am|
I have a 16 yo female Red Healer that has little or no control over bladder. Both back legs are stained from frequent urination. Vet said I needed to bring her in for evaluation before they can prescribe something to relieve incontinence and strengthen the bladder. What is the OB's experience wit...
| Outdoor Board|| Lake Sam Rayburn Question - hunt66 on 5/18/14 at 11:09 am|
Heading there for a family reunion in two weeks. We are staying at Rayburn Country and I am bringing my boat this year. 22 ft Skeeter center console and have never been in that lake. Any advise is appreciated. Do you guys know if there are open water areas for skiing and pulling tubes? Several niec...
| Outdoor Board|| Tree removal Service, St. Francisville Area - hunt66 on 2/11/14 at 3:31 pm|
We have a very large Water Oak that needs to come down in the St, Francisville Area. It is a threat to several of the camps and just a matter of time before it falls. Any good recommendations for qualified tree removal companies in that area? Will likely need to be climbed and brought down in sec...
| Outdoor Board|| Sure miss my grandparents.. - hunt66 on 10/29/13 at 5:19 am|
Lost my last grandmother this year. She loved this time of year - Halloween deer chili, and hunting season meant I was going to bring her some deer sausage etc. Miss all of the talks and time spent visiting with all of them. I am 48 and my advice to all who still have grandparents, don't take them...
| Outdoor Board|| Special Youth Season for Deer on Private lands this weekend.... - hunt66 on 10/22/13 at 10:31 am|
Area 6 - anyone going? Plannig to take my son for the last time. He is 17 so this wil be his last year to participate in the youth hunt. he is 6'2" and pretty much on his own but we still enjoy hunting in the same stand together for this one weekend. Always good to talk about all the memories et...
| Food and Drink Board|| Fresh Pumpkin for pie - anyone ever try freezing for future use? - hunt66 on 10/21/13 at 8:47 am|
I have been making pumpkin pies for years using fresh pumpkin and the difference is incredable when compared to canned pumpkin IMO. Only drawback is availability of the pie pumpkins late in the season. Anyone have experience preparing the pumpkin and freezing for future use? I typically quarter th...
| Outdoor Board|| Going to Grand isle this weekend - any recent reports? - hunt66 on 10/7/13 at 8:30 am|
Taking the family to Grand Isle this weekend. Plan to hit some of the marsh areas behind the island and near Caminada Pass. Any suggestions for some redfish? Figure specs will be hit or miss so really just looking to get them on some reds....
| Outdoor Board|| Weekend Results - how did everyone do? - hunt66 on 10/6/13 at 3:17 pm|
Bowhunted in St. Francisville near Bayou Sara - no deer but shot this 140# sow yesterday then shot a 75# sow this morning (no pic for this morning kill due to downpour). How did y'all do?
| Outdoor Board|| Found German Shepard in St Francisville Area - updated with pic - hunt66 on 8/4/13 at 4:46 pm|
Went to hunting camp to do some work this afternoon and there was a nice looking German Shepard sitting on porch. Very friendly. Had collar but no tag. Recently been trimmed - short hair. Great conditi...
| Outdoor Board|| Dang it is hot today, but..... - hunt66 on 8/3/13 at 4:11 pm|
We are one day closer to opening day for bow season! Heading to woods tomorrow to check camera and tighten all lock-ons and do some camp work and scouting. How are y'lls preparations coming?...
| Outdoor Board|| In Grand Isle - need help - hunt66 on 7/19/13 at 8:53 pm|
Down for weekend. Buddy with me pulling his 24' boat had a spindle go out on one of his axles (tandem axle) -sorry if terminology is not correct. Have not seen it but had same thing happen to me in Alexandria one night heading to Toledo Bend- had to remove tire and strap axle up and limp in - don't...
| Outdoor Board|| Fourchon or GI for the weekend? - hunt66 on 7/18/13 at 8:08 am|
Staying in Grand isle this weekend. Have had some luck around there but have had most success on barges at Fourchon this summer. Any reports this week for either of these areas? If we stay in the GI area will likely either fish the rocks in front on the east end or in front of Elmers Island (wind...
| Outdoor Board|| Bull Reds in Pass - Incoming vs outgoing tide - hunt66 on 7/17/13 at 3:44 pm|
Heard they are showing up in the passes lately. headig to GI this weekend and have not really targeted these so going to give it a try. Is the bite better on a incoming or outgoing tide - as a general rule if there is such a thing with fish.