My name is Ike
Ryan, and I am the webmaster here at www.dularge.com. I started
this website in August, 2001, partly to document my fishing
experiences, partly to learn how to make a website, and partly to
share my love for Bayou Dularge with friends, family, and like minded
folks. This website is dedicated to Cliff and Norma Harrington.
Over the past
five years, a growing community of fishermen, hunters, and plain good
people have come to Dularge.com to share fishing reports, to make new
friends, and occasionally to pass a good time. Dularge.com has grown by
word of mouth to the point where we have over 500 registered users and
get about 700 unique visits per day. I am continuously impressed
with the fellowship that is shared on the website, and caliber of human
beings who populate the membership of Dularge.com. For me,
Dularge.com is an example of things the internet does best: the exchange of information, social networking, and
entertainment. Recognizing that Dularge.com has outgrown its
original footprint, I am retooling the format to become less about me and more about Dularge in general.
This site has
always been and always will be a not-for-profit community operation.
We do not accept advertising or any emoluments for product
endorsement. If you read my endorsement of a fishing
product, it is because I use the product and like it enough to
recommend it. If I write nice things about a guide, it is because I consider him
an excellent operator. This site's forum is open to any sportsman,
including any fishing guide who wishes to participate. I will
never edit a post for mentioning "brand x" or "Capt. Z". The only
rule is that the forum be kept somewhat "on topic" and that posters
remember that this site is not only read by adults but by youngsters as well.
Finally, please remember that
this community lives or dies based on the free exchange
of information. Please take the time to share your experiences
the rest of the community as opposed to lurking.
I hope you enjoy reading Dularge.com as much as I have enjoyed watching it grow.
Ike "El Capitan" Ryan