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Guide expects Dularge speckled trout bite to kick in after current cool snap

After today’s chilly, blustery weather, the forecast calls for sunny skies and consistent highs in the 60s all the way through the middle of next week.

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January 23 at 1:57 pm
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Bowfishing guide cited for alleged commercial fishing violations, LDWF says

A Gretna man was cited for alleged charter guide fishing violations in Plaquemines Parish.

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January 22 at 11:17 am
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Belle Chasse man busted for alleged red snapper violations in Plaquemines Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Belle Chasse man for alleged red snapper violations in Plaquemines Parish on Jan. 17.

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January 21 at 2:45 pm
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Redfish piled up in Lost Lake, Four League Bay

Now is the perfect time to target redfish in the lakes and canals south of Dularge - but knowing where to go and picking the right conditions are a huge advantage in locating a school of reds. 

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January 21 at 9:22 am
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1,000-pound-plus bluefin tuna landed in North Carolina

Bluefin tuna fishing around Morehead City, N.C. is shaping up to be one of the best in years, and last Tuesday, it may have hit its peak.

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January 20 at 3:44 pm
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Tail spinner makes plastic worm irresistible

There are spinner baits and there are plastics. And then there are spinner plastics.

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January 20 at 2:15 pm
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Make your own rod sleeves

Anyone with a boat rod locker knows the frustration of digging out rods: It’s almost guaranteed line from half of the rods will be wrapped around the other half of the rods.

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January 20 at 6:30 am
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Baskets save time when bite is on

Time is of the essence when a school of speckled trout is turned on, and one fishing guide has an easy way to maximize every possible cast and keep more fish coming over the gunnels.

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January 19 at 6:30 am
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Kayak tournaments 2015

Kayak fisherman throughout Louisiana know how good our fishing is. So good in fact that the word continues to spread.

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January 18 at 9:00 am
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Spoons get bass biting in the cold

With cold water dictating a lot of what bass fishermen do in January, there’s one lure that can be counted on for plenty of bites: a jigging spoon.

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January 17 at 6:30 am
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Bobber stoppers serve double duty

I was working a craw worm away from the bank for the thousandth time. The only thing different was that my line jumped, and I felt a bit of weight on the terminal end.

I reeled down and set the hook hard, confident I’d be fighting my first bass of the day.

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January 15 at 9:25 pm
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Off-duty game warden busts fishermen in Terrebonne Parish

An off-duty game warden fishing near Bayou Chauvin Sunday busted three men accused of possessing more than their daily limit of redfish.

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January 15 at 9:12 am
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The 7¾-inch Kut Tail Worm

Alabama pro bass angler Randy Howell got what he wanted and more in 2014.

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January 15 at 9:00 am
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Every brush pile is not the same

Each year, Mr. Y sweetens his pier like a professional gardener. He strategically sinks around it brush treated with fish attractants, thins the brush out to limit snags, and leaves pockets within the vegetation to dunk his minnows and jigs.

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January 15 at 8:40 am
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Know when to go to the Wall

Currently, the Corps is busy building a road/bridge over the Bayou Bienvenue Locks, which makes it necessary for them to close the locks on weekdays.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Tippets

It’s rainbeaux trout time in Louisiana. Each winter, East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes stock selected ponds with this coldwater species. Those ponds include Perkins, Forest Park, Zachary Community and Lamar-Dixon. This year, Lafayette parish has joined in, stocking Girard Park. 

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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Angler talks about Poverty Point 14-pounder

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For most fisherman, dealing with a backlash can be a frustrating, time consuming ordeal that often results in a bird’s nest of line being surgically removed from your reel- all while your buddies are hauling in a steady stream of fish over the gunnels.

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January 13 at 8:24 pm
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Hitting the road: Fishing for wintertime speckled trout on Highway 1

As Tommy Vidrine’s Chevy pickup crested the bridge over Caminada Pass heading west from Grand Isle, the lights of Port Fourchon shimmered in the distance.

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January 13 at 3:52 pm
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