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Guides share tips for summertime Lafitte redfish

Thursday it took one stop for guide Dominick Ochello to put his clients on all the Lafitte redfish they could stand.

“We caught 27,” Ochello said. “They were schooled up.”

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July 31 at 3:28 pm
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Zuschlag named DU Ambassador to Conservation

Richard Zuschlag received the inaugural state chairman’s Ambassador to Conservation award during the state convention in Lafayette, according to a release from Ducks Unlimited.

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July 31 at 9:37 am
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How to fish for Spanish mackerel at Louisiana’s nearshore rigs

“Not the trailer bearings again!” Artie groaned as we rumbled onto the shoulder amidst a cloud of smoke.

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July 31 at 6:00 am
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Zachary angler claims STAR East lead with almost 8-pound speck

Tony Bruce is just 40 days away from picking up a brand new 18-foot NauticStar bay boat in the CCA-Louisiana STAR tournament after landing an almost 8-pound speckled trout last Friday during the Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo out of Venice. 

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July 30 at 3:51 pm
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'Jigging for Jean' benefit rodeo set for Aug. 15

A fishing rodeo benefitting the wife of long-time Terrebonne Parish guide Capt. Bill Lake is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 at Jug’s Seafood.

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July 30 at 9:15 am
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Amberjack season to reopen Aug. 1

Recreational fishing for greater amberjack will resume at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, with the minimum size continuing to be 30 inches fork length, according to a press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 

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July 30 at 6:00 am
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Johnson Bayou rigs holding nice speckled trout

The original plan Tuesday morning was to head down to the Calcasieu Ship Channel with Capt. Nick Poe for a story about catching speckled trout on the ledges in deeper water during the dog days of summer.

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July 29 at 1:03 pm
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Smothered crab, redfish sauce piquante recipes

Bayou Lafourche runs the entire north-to-south length of Lafourche Parish. If you are from Lafourche, you are either from up-the-bayou or down-the-bayou.

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July 29 at 6:00 am
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Two cited for allegedly stealing alligator eggs worth $10,460 in Grand Chenier

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men for taking 523 alligator eggs in Grand Chenier without a valid egg collection permit, according to a news release.

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July 28 at 3:56 pm
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LDWF cites 18 for alleged illegal shrimp harvesting since April

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in St. Mary, Terrebonne and LaFourche parishes have made nine cases and seized more than 6,500 pounds of shrimp since April, according to a press release.

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July 28 at 1:00 pm
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Simrad’s new Halo radar solves problems

Some things about radar that used to be considered common knowledge are no longer valid — and some, of course, never were.

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July 28 at 6:00 am
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Two Louisiana men sentenced for killing black bear, multiple deer in Avoyelles Parish

Two Louisiana men were sentenced in the Avoyelles 12th Judicial District Court last month in connection with incidents on the Grand Lake Rod and Gun Club back in October of 2013, according to a press release.

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July 27 at 2:23 pm
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Final leaderboard for the 2015 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

Final results for the 2015 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo are as follows:

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July 27 at 1:00 pm
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Complete results for the 2015 Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo

Here are final results from the 17th annual Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo held this past weekend out of Venice Marina.

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July 27 at 10:50 am
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Three Texas men accused of illegal oyster harvesting

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested three Texas men Friday for alleged oyster harvesting violations in Terrebonne Parish.

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July 27 at 8:42 am
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Using macaroni to chum up mangrove snapper

The absolutely transparent water churned with fish.

It was like a giant aquarium.

The slightly-built, heavily suntanned 50-year-old man threw another handful of macaroni into the seething mass of Bermuda chubs and mangrove snappers. 

Macaroni?

You betcha — macaroni.

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July 27 at 6:00 am
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