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MONDAY MORNING UPDATE
FROM THE SPECKLED TROUT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
HACKBERRY ROD AND GUN

BIG DUCK SEASON STARTED THIS PAST WEEKEND WITH A “BANG”

Everything seemed to come together for this opening of big duck season here in Cameron Parish. Known for its many species of ducks migrating down from the north each year this opening wasn’t any different. Limits were taken this weekend for our guests from all over the United States. Cold weather, over cast skis, a little rain on Sunday and excited hunters seemed to be deadly for the ducks. Don’t miss this opportunity to come and experience a gentleman's duck hunt here at the lodge. Call the “DUCKETTS” toll free at 888.762.3391 and check availability for your hunt. Here are a few pictures for the weekend for you to see. Click here to see the rest.

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Ben and his momma Mandy with the Louisiana Wildlife & fisheries decided to come to the lodge Saturday morning to do a fish survey. We found Ben in the back of the truck with his Spider man boots and some ducks.


IT’S BLAST AND CAST TIME HERE AT THE LODGE

While here at the lodge you might want to book a fishing trip after your morning duck hunt. We call it a blast and cast and you won’t be disappointed. Mostly through the month on November and until the weather permits through December the fishing remains very good. Here are a few catching pictures from opening weekend and last week. You can see them all by clicking here

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SPECIAL DUCK HUNTING DATES SET ASIDE FOR FAMILIES AND YOUNGSTERS

Every year we set aside some duck hunting dates at a reduced rate around the holidays and first of the year hoping that our hunters will bring their families and kids. Most schools are closed during some of these times and we urge you bring the youngsters over during this time and experience the outdoors here is southwest Louisiana. Believe me it will be a time they will never forget.

The dates are: December 22nd & 23rd as well as January 12th,13th, 14th, 15th,19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. As most of you know these dates fill up very quick every year so don't wait and get shut out. Call toll free now at 888.762.3391 and check availability. Normally this trip for 2 HUNTERS would be $850.00 for the hunt the trip includes dinner and lodging before your hunt, buffet breakfast the next day and lunch when you return from the hunt. We are offering this trip for two (2) hunters for $600.00.


HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW TO OPEN JANUARY 2, 2015

The 60th annual Houston boat , sport and travel show is set to open and run for 10 days in the NRG Center formally Reliant Center. We will be exhibiting in booth 859 right next to Fishing Tackle Unlimited. Captains Jim Purdue and Mike Bares along with yours truly will be manning the booth for the entire 10 days talking fishing and hunting.

We again will be offering our famous show special trips that book up very quick prior to our open season during the first part of March. Come by the booth and talk fishing with us.


THE ONLY LIVE DOCK CAMERA ON THE GULF COAST

Click on the LIVE DOCK CAM graphic and take a look at our catch every day. The best time to log on is around noon until about 2 O’clock. You can see in live and living color the catch of the day.


ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO STAY HERE IN CAMERON PARISH DURING DUCK SEASON ??

OR

DO YOU WANT TO BRING YOUR OWN BOAT AND FISH THE FAMOUS LAKE CALCASIEU FOR BIG FALL SPECKLED TROUT ????

Check out the condos on the water with your private boat lift.

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THIS WEEKS YUMMY RECIPE

Last night Marsha made last weeks recipe (Crescent Roll Cheesecake) and boy was it good. It was very simple and I ate more than my share. I think we got that recipe from our friend Martha Austin who is of the Boerne Austin’s. Thanks Martha because I’m now sporting a couple more extra lb.’s.

Oyster season opened on our lake this week so I thought I would share one of Guy Stansel’s recipe for the tasty disambiguations.

GUY’S OYSTERS AND MUSHROOMS ON THE PIT

  • Large mushroom caps, steamed
  • Enough Oysters to fill the caps
  • Pineapple chunks,  one per Oyster

Clean mushrooms. Stuff oysters into mushroom caps. Use a toothpick to stick one pineapple chunk on top of each oyster. Place on pit over medium fire and cook 20 to 30 minutes.

Good luck and enjoy


My Thought – Great minds discuss ideas, Average minds discuss events, Small minds discuss people.

Have a GREAT week and remember “Ya shoulda been here Yesterday”

Poohdreaux

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