| Outdoor Board|| How strong was the sugarass this weekend? - Polar Pop on 9/15/14 at 12:57 pm|
How many yahoos did you run into while you were chasing the teal?
I was on a pond by myself but Im hearing reports of very high sugarass percentage in NWLA already. ...
| Money Talk|| Tax options re: Personal vehicle used for business - Polar Pop on 9/8/14 at 12:54 pm|
My wife is a NP and drives daily to each clinic around the city to see patients. She is direct employed (W2) by one doctor under the doctor's LLC.
Does she have any options as far as claiming these business miles traveled during the day and/or gas usage when tax time comes around?
She just s...
| Outdoor Board|| Treeshaka or nah? - Polar Pop on 9/3/14 at 11:33 am|
Harvested this mythical beast this morning. 4 lines set yesterday - 2 lines still up, 1 line down with no gator and no bait and this line was about 50ft away from it.
Measured out right at 9ft with a chunk of tail missing.
Line was wrapped twice around a cypress and the gator was just layin...
| Outdoor Board|| Lake Ouachita fishing tips? - Polar Pop on 8/14/14 at 1:44 pm|
Headed to Lake Ouachita near the end of September for a long weekend. I know the lake is deep, clear and known for stripers.
I will be fishing in the daytime and at night, preferably targeting black bass, but Im up for catching anything.
Just looking for any general tips for the lake, time ...
| Outdoor Board|| Alligator Hunting Tips - Polar Pop on 8/4/14 at 11:11 am|
FIL got drawn to gator hunt Caddo Lake next month.
Does anyone have any tips on capturing these mythical beasts?
| Outdoor Board|| Best inshore location/guide? - Polar Pop on 7/29/14 at 9:59 pm|
Got the wedding anniversary coming up and would like to take an inshore trip targeting reds and trout.
Venice? Grand Isle?
What is THE best location in Louisiana, is the fishing decent time of year and in the following months.
GTFO with Delacroix because my mind is still fragile from t...
| Outdoor Board|| Tell me about Navionics - Polar Pop on 7/22/14 at 10:09 am|
FIL just bought a Lowrance Elite 4 HDI w/ chartplotter, downscan and all that good shite.
It will be used in freshwater (Toledo, Caddo, Red River, etc) and possibly a little marsh action down the road.
Is Navionics worth it? They have a cheaper Navionics "Gold", but Im not sure if it is even...
| Food and Drink Board|| Cutting cokes/soft drinks? - Polar Pop on 7/14/14 at 6:45 pm|
Obviously by my username, I am one of the poors you see at the drink fountain in your local Circle K filling up one of those oversized styrofoam cups every morning.
I drink a minimum of one 44oz cup of Diet Mt Dew per day.....Time to stop.
I am about to drop a small fortune on dental work du...
| Outdoor Board|| Painting vs. Polishing aluminum boat - Polar Pop on 7/10/14 at 11:22 am|
I have this aluminum boat that I will slowly be bringing back to life. It will mainly be used for fishing and possibly a little duck hunting.
It definately needs a fresh coat of paint, but I really dont want to deal with dings and scratches in the paint down the road. It would be easy to just t...
| Outdoor Board|| Tuesday Food and Beverage Discussion - Polar Pop on 6/24/14 at 6:22 pm|
Deadliest Catch ...
| Outdoor Board|| SS Pop - Ongoing Aluminum Boat Refurb thread - Polar Pop on 6/22/14 at 12:30 pm|
1982 15ft Duracraft / 1982 15HP electric start Evinrude.
*If anyone has ideas/suggestions, please let me know. I will update this thread as I move forward with the boat.
My FIL gave me this rig a few weeks ago, he bought it brand new in 1982 to run hoop nets from. Zero leaks and motor runs f...
| Outdoor Board|| New Wilderness Systems Air Pro Max - Yak Seat - Polar Pop on 6/18/14 at 10:45 am|
This looks like a winner for the guys with Ride 115/135 kayaks.
Air Pro Phase 3 Max seat
| Outdoor Board|| Good boat batteries? - Polar Pop on 6/15/14 at 7:53 pm|
I am out of the loop on battery quality as far as boats go..
I am looking for:
1 Deep Cycle - Trolling Motor
1 Canking Battery - 15hp engine, FF, Nav Lights
Any suggestions? ...
| Outdoor Board|| Boat Wiring Question - Polar Pop on 5/22/14 at 8:39 am|
* Trolling motor
* Fish Finder
* Front Nav Light
- Cranking Battery
* Rear Nav Light
* Bilge (Alligator Clips)
Is it okay for me to run the TM and electronics off of the deep cycle together, direct to battery?
Should I run the front nav light ...
| O-T Lounge|| Identity theft victims? - Polar Pop on 5/15/14 at 11:08 am|
Wife just got a call from Ally Bank Loss Prevention department.
Apparently on the 13th, someone tried to open an account with her information. The lady on the phone said that it looked odd when it came across her desk yesterday (not sure what threw a red flag).
My wife called the local PD ...
| Outdoor Board|| Wife wants a boat to tube behind - Polar Pop on 5/3/14 at 2:36 pm|
How fricked am I here? Wife wants a pleasure boat for bullshiteting around and wasting gas pulling tubes and stuff.
This is just a topic of interest for the for the future and not something I am buying tomorrow, so I have time to fight.
I love my kayak and have zero interest in getting a boat...
| Food and Drink Board|| Boudin between Shreveport and St. Bernard? - Polar Pop on 5/2/14 at 1:46 pm|
Heading down to St. Bernard (Delacroix) at the end of this month and looking to pick up some good boudin.
I can only get mediocre boudin around Shreveport and would like to grab some on the way down to eat over the weekend, and some to bring back.
Any recommendations? ...
| O-T Lounge|| Buick Enclave vs. Chevy Tahoe - Polar Pop on 4/25/14 at 9:42 am|
Wife is up for a new ride and is showing interest in the Buick Enclave and the Tahoe but has some concerns.
She currently drives an '05 Z71 Tahoe, and loves the cargo space, the height that it sits but does not like how it guzzles gas.
I do not care for the new-gen Tahoes, so I would be loo...
| Outdoor Board|| Wednesday Cooking and Drinking Thread - Polar Pop on 4/9/14 at 6:35 pm|
Freebirds burrito and pot brownie.
Freebirds > Chipotle ...
| Outdoor Board|| Weightless vs. weighted soft plastics? - Polar Pop on 4/9/14 at 10:54 am|
I have always fished soft plastics weightless (senko, fluke, craw, lizard, etc).
My question is - when do you add weight aside from using a punching technique?
I have a few different sized bullet weights, but I never use them.
Is it that weight is needed for more control in windy conditi...