FAQ Frequently Asked Questions jerrylabella.com

Frequently Asked Questions

1How do I navigate this site?

The navigation menu is found at the top of each page. If you don’t see it the resolution needs to be adjusted for your browser- hold Ctrl key and roll your mouse wheel slowly til it shows. Some of the navigation menus drop down to select what you want to view. Other navigation menus are direct links to the page. Alternate navigation menu can be found here: click

2Can I use the articles, pictures, videos on my website?

All articles and pictures are available for use on other websites at no charge in most cases, provided they are linked back to this site. However, donations are appreciated and welcomed through Paypal click the link below:

When using articles, please use different titles & meta tags so that search engines don't drop conflicting same topic articles in their search engines. Just change a word or two in the title and meta tags. Additionally, please contact us through the Contact Us page (not the webmaster link found at the bottom of the pages) requesting the use of the material if you have not previously done so, and link back to http://jerrylabella.com. Articles and/or pictures for use in magazines, periodicals, journals, etc. must pay the going rates to the author and must Contact Us requesting such.

3Does it cost anything to use the articles and/or pictures in publications?

While articles & pictures in most cases are free to be used on other websites, articles and pictures to be published in a pay-for publication will have to pay the author their going rates. However, non-profit publications need to contact us for approval and clearance to use them. Contact Us

4Who is Jerry LaBella?

Jerry LaBella is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, for over 55 years. He's fished the waters of Louisiana at an early age, learning places and methods from his father. In the early 80's, Jerry LaBella submitted his first fishing article to Harold Wells Gulf Coast Fisherman magazine and it was accepted. As a member Louisiana Outdoors Writers' Association, he has since written for various other fishing publications. His fishing articles appear across the worldwide web on many other fishing & hunting relates sites. Besides being a freelance outdoor writer and photographer, Jerry LaBella is also a certified master ASA automotive technician,holding certifications in all fields of automotive mechanical repair. At present he makes his residence in Kenner, Louisiana. More info about Jerry LaBella can be found at: Captain's Log/Reports doorway page & Home page within the appropriate paragraphs mentioning his name.

5What is this site about?

Plain and simple: fishing and related articles or items. Saltwater Fishing ARTICLES by Outdoor Writer Jerry LaBella is a website featuring all items dealing with the term "articles." One definition of the word "article" is "item" or "piece." Thus, it doesn't exclusively mean written type documents (articles) ONLY. It can relate to ANY item or piece dealing or relating to saltwater fishing, etc.

6Where can I find the complete navigation site map?
The site map is located here: Site Map. It can also be found listed in the top navigation menu bar and navigational links throughout the website.
7How can I advertise my products or services on this site & what is the cost?

This site gets nearly a million or more hits each month .Various advertising is available for your product(s), services or website: .Free guide and link listings are also available upon request. See FAQ: How can I get listed on the fishing & hunting guides pages? and International Fishing & Hunting Guides or Louisiana Fishing & Hunting Guides or  How can I get listed on the fishing & hunting links pages.

8What are the site stats & ranking for this site?

Over a million hits almost every month. Click to check stats. This site is in the top ten for almost every main subject link term listed in the navigational menu and ranks #1 in almost every major search engine across the web for search term "saltwater fishing article," or "international saltwater fishing reports." and many other searches.

9How can I get listed on the fishing & hunting links pages?

You first must link us (Title: Saltwater Fishing Articles by Outdoor Writer Jerry LaBella, Web Address: http://www.jerrylabella.com, Description: Saltwater fishing articles, pictures, reports, videos, maps, & more!) and then contact us through the Contact Us page with the location of our link on your site. We can place a link on our Text Links categories but we will need the website name, address, & a brief description of the site or services.

10How can I get listed on the fishing & hunting guides pages?

Listings on the International Fishing & Hunting Guides & Louisiana Fishing & Hunting Guides pages are free, however, there are certain criteria for better listings as outlined on these pages entitled " Attention... Fishing & Hunting Guides." Those regularly posting reports to our Fishing & Hunting Reports page have a better listing as outlined in the terms found on the aforementioned guides pages. In any case, we cannot place your listing without you contacting us through the Contact Us page with the website name, address, & a brief description of the site or services.

11What payment types are accepted on this site?

This site uses PayPal for all paid transactions. PayPal is the #1 secured web payment service on the world wide web, used just like your credit cards. Purchasing products does not require you to be a Paypal member to use your credit card. Just chose the option for credit card in the checkout. Or you can join Paypal for more benefits: click . We accept check payments but the check must clear bank before product is sent. Contact Us for arrangements.

12Where do I find the fishing maps & related products?

The main fishing map page is here: Louisiana Fishing Maps. From this page you can find all related maps and map products. All questions dealing with maps must be directed to Tom Dunne the MapMan: 985 781 7906. You'll find a drop-down menu listing all related links under "Fishing Map Quick Menu Select" as well as in the main navigation menu under "Fishing Maps". All related fishing & hunting map pages have this same drop-down menu to navigated where you want to go on map subjects and products. Sample maps can be found using this link: Louisiana Fishing Maps Index (locate the area of maps on the state image then use the drop-down menu above it entitled "select map" to go to those maps). Louisiana Fishing Maps page is top ranked in Google search engine.

13Can I print & use the displayed maps on this site?

Yes, but these maps are not for navigational use or to be sold or distributed. Read stipulations in the blue-shaded box near top section of page at: Louisiana Fishing Maps.

14Where do I find the Bingos & antique lures?

Contact: Bob Blanchard.

15 What products are sold on this site?

Fishing & hunting related products are available and different items are added from time to time. You can view the main products menu listings here: On-line Bargains Index (or under Products in the top navigation menu). If you have a fishing or hunting related product that you would like us to sell, Contact Us and se FAQ #7 "How can I advertise my products or services on this site & what is the cost?"

16Who is the webmaster for this site?

Jerry LaBella is the webmaster, builder, & maintainer of this top-ranked site. All website-related questions should be forwarded to him through the Contact Us page.

17How is my e-mail address entered into your data base?

E-mails are collected and automatically added to our e-mail data base for the purpose of keeping interested visitors updated on the latest changes, additions, products & articles. Any forms filled out within the site, ordering any product, or any posts made to our reports/forums board may collect your e-mail address. We never sell or give out e-mail address to anyone.

18How do I remove my e-mail address from your data base?

E-mails are collected and automatically added to our e-mail data base for the purpose of keeping interested visitors update on the latest changes, additions, products & articles. Any forms filled out within the site, ordering any product, or any posts to our reports/forums board may collect your e-mail address. We never sell or give out e-mail addresses to anyone. However, if you choose not to be e-mailed, simply e-mail us requesting removal. In some cases after we have removed your e-mail address and you still get an e-mail letter from us, it is most probably due to us reloading a backup e-mail database into our system due to a program failure or you did not provide us with the EXACT e-mail address you wanted removed. We at all cost try to remove any e-mail address that does not want to be contacted by us.

19How can I be informed of the latest articles & updates of this site?

E-mails are collected and automatically added to our e-mail data base for the purpose of keeping interested visitors update on the latest changes, additions, products & articles. Any forms filled out within the site, ordering any product, or any posts to our reports/forums board may collect your e-mail address. If you wish to be conclusively added to our e-mail database (newsletter), register here: click.

20How are paid advertisers/subscribers benefited ?

Paid subscribers/advertisers get more recognition and better position ranking than the free advertisers or free listings. They may show up in all pages or ahead of others in the listing for that page.

21What is the Louisiana Outdoor Writers' Association?

The LOWA, Louisiana Outdoor Writers' Association, is a non-profit organization comprised of outdoor communicators including newspaper and magazine writers, columnists, editors, photographers, cartoonists, radio and television broadcast journalists, book authors, lecturers, and public relations specialists. More info on this organization can be found at: "Louisiana Outdoor Writers' Association." Qualified persons can apply as a member by going here: Louisiana Outdoor Writer's Association Application & Qualification Rules.

22Can I post my fishing, hunting reports, news releases, classified ads on this site?

All visitors are welcomed to post their fishing and/or hunting related reports, videos, questions, comments, news releases, free classified ads and to the reports/forums board page accordingly. You do have to register to post, click to register. No gambling, drugs, porn, or spam/comment posts allowed. This site receives over a million hits monthly and the reports/forums board page is one of the top visited page on the site. This is an excellent avenue for professional fishing & hunting guides to post their reports and services and possibly get new customers. New subtopics and/or topics are welcomed to the reports/forums board by contacting us with the specifics and where you want it to be placed. All submissions are subject to editing and removal if the language or comments are racial, lewd, or vile in nature or do not meet the posting criteria. For specific requests, use the Contact Us page.

23What is the webmaster link used for at the bottom of the pages?

For issues relating to the site or questions contact Jerry LaBella; use the Contact Us form. Do not contact us for information or questions on maps or map products as these question must go to Tom Dunne the MapMan 985-781-7906 or email: click

24What is the loss and/or return policy on products?

No returns unless product is defective or we sent you something you did not specifically order. In the event you want to return an item in exchange for another item (i.e.: ordered the wrong item), you must call us 504-228-3861 or contact us via the Contact Us page for approval describing what you want. Item(s) must be in new, unopened condition, and we reserve the right not to exchange certain items that we have dropped shipped due to the manufacturer's and/or provider's policy. In the event we approve of you returning the item(s) and it meets the criteria aforesaid, we will issue a credit less the shipping and handling fees upon reception.

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