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New reef will make fishing 'sweeter' in Vermilion Bay

Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana will begin construction on a brand new 8-acre reef Friday about one mile off the shoreline from Cypremort Point State Park.Read More...
July 11, 2013 at 1:45 pm
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Fast and furious

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July 11, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Lake Charles angler catches previously tagged 10-pounder in Toledo Bend

Admittedly, Brian LeBaron was not intent on catching largemouths on Friday, July 5.Read More...
July 10, 2013 at 8:30 am
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Delacroix heats up as water temperature cools

Recent rains and a persistent, light easterly wind could mean good news for anglers looking for speckled trout in Black Bay this weekend, according to Ron “Capt. Ahab” Broadus.Read More...
July 09, 2013 at 7:12 pm
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Ville Platte angler snares 10.71-pound Toledo Bend largemouth

Toledo Bend Lake has already produced a walloping number of double-digit bass this spring and summer, and it just keeps on happening - this time on Saturday, June 29.Read More...
July 08, 2013 at 12:00 pm
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STAR names red snapper division winner

With the closure of the federal season on June 29, the STAR Tournament recently announced the red snapper division’s winner, according to Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana.
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July 08, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Storm unleashes Arashi lure series

The new triple-threat series of Arashi lures from Storm are ideal for a multitude of water, structure and fishing applications.
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July 06, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Young angler sets rodeo record at Cypremort Point

It didn’t take long for records to start falling at Iberia Rod and Gun Club’s 60th Annual Fourth of July Saltwater Fishing Rodeo at Cypremort Point.Read More...
July 05, 2013 at 4:50 pm
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Fourth CCA STAR redfish caught in Lake Ponchartrain

The fourth STAR tagged redfish was recently caught on Lake Ponchartrain, according to Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana.Read More...
July 05, 2013 at 12:00 pm
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LDWF issues clarification on inshore shrimp closing

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries clarified their initial closing notice on the inshore shrimp season issued on Wednesday, specifying that the Terrebonne Basin from the eastern shore of Bayou Lafourche westward to the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel at Eugene Island closed Thursday at 6 a.m.Read More...
July 05, 2013 at 7:00 am
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The Not So Endangered Red Snapper

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The crew of Sportsman TV had to clear some room in their freezer after a recent roundup of reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico.

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July 04, 2013 at 6:00 pm
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Trespassers warned to stay off damaged St. Tammany Fishing Pier

St. Tammany Parish Government officials released a stern warning on Wednesday to anyone who attempts to fish from the damaged St. Tammany Fishing Pier located on E. Howze Beach Road just south of Slidell.Read More...
July 04, 2013 at 5:55 pm
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Spring inshore shrimp season set to close in state inside waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently announced the closure of the 2013 spring inshore shrimp season in state inside waters from the Atchafalaya River westward to the Texas state line.Read More...
July 03, 2013 at 4:45 pm
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CCA's Specks and Spots tourney set for July 13 at Cypremort Point

The Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana is hosting a Specks and Spots Tournament from Quintana Landing in Cypremort Point on Saturday, July 13.
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July 03, 2013 at 9:02 am
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Cocodrie Wonderland — Fish for exotic species around this offshore oasis

Our boat was drifting on a cobalt-blue sea about 220 over a limestone-capped, coralline-encrusted “mountain.” We were out to catch what our skipper, Tommy Pellegrin, called “Cocodrie exotics” — a term he uses to describe the big variety of reef fish he catches from natural bottoms.Read More...
July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Island Elite — How to catch specks for the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

There are fishing rodeos all across south Louisiana, but there is only one International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.Read More...
July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Poptology — Tips for fishing popping corks for Delacroix trout

Momma didn’t raise no fool: I’ve always been a quick study. And Hopedale/Delacroix fishing guide Capt. Ted DeAgano has always been a teacher.Read More...
July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Chain Gang

Sometimes you just have to drop whatever you’re doing and go fishing. Call in sick, take a vacation day, cancel the dentist appointment, postpone that emergency appendectomy (well, OK, maybe not that), but do (almost) whatever it takes to break loose and enjoy some aqua-therapy.Read More...
July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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