Capt. Joe Dimarco Sr. says even the slightest variations in lure color can sometimes make the difference in getting a bite. Read the story to see how he uses sun-faded lures to his advantage out of Buras.
Four oystermen pleaded guilty last week to harvesting oysters from a private lease without permission in 32nd Judicial District Court in Terrebonne Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Down on the coast, it’s prime time for speckled trout. Whether it’s over reefs, in tidal bayous, or dead-end canals, you can’t go wrong casting a weighted Clouser or shrimp pattern set about 30 inches below a VOSI, the flyrodders’ popping cork.
Most waterfowl hunters and fishermen are vaguely aware that Highway 82, which runs the length of Cameron and Vermilion parishes, follows lines of live oak trees, while much of the surrounding countryside is wide open marsh.