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Big speckled trout arrive at Grand Isle

After hearing that plenty of big trout were being caught on live shrimp at the end of the rocks in Caminada Pass in Grand Isle, our group bought 150 live shrimp and headed out.Read More...
May 23, 2013 at 3:30 pm
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Make mine live

For most power boats, the use of live bait is such a given that livewells almost always come as standard equipment. Many don’t think that taking live bait along in a kayak is a viable option.

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May 20, 2013 at 9:00 am
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The Florida Keys vs. Louisiana’s coast

Recently I went on a 10-day fishing excursion for my honeymoon to a place where an island is known as a key and the ocean view will take your breath away. A few friends told me this is the only fishery that can compare to coastal Louisiana.Read More...
May 17, 2013 at 2:39 pm
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STAR kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

The 2013 STAR begins May 25, with more than $500,000 in prizes up for grabs. This year's saltwater fishing tournament spans the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts.Read More...
May 17, 2013 at 9:39 am
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Downtown Baton Rouge Catfishin

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The Mississippi River is the most fertile body of water in the United States, and just to prove it we went catfishing on the river near downtown Baton Rouge.

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May 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm
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Sportsman TV goes tuna fishing

On a fairly calm day in mid-May, Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney, Bowie Outfitters’ David Reynerson and Capt. Trey Pique of VooDoo Sportfishing Charters in Venice landed four tuna averaging 80 pounds each.Read More...
May 16, 2013 at 4:29 pm
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Record number of monster fish entered into Toledo Bend big-bass program

If you’re one of the many thousands of anglers who each year catches a trophy bass at Toledo Bend, you have a few options.Read More...
May 16, 2013 at 2:03 pm
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7-pound trout snatched from South Pass jetties

When Capt. Allen Moreau set the hook Tuesday, he knew he had a good fish. It turned out to be a 7-pound speckled trout.Read More...
May 16, 2013 at 11:11 am
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House backs high-school bass fishing

The House Education Committee unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that could lead to the establishment of competitive bass-fishing tournaments for Louisiana’s high schools.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 3:49 pm
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Stanley Top Toad

A leading artificial lure manufacturer’s newest pride and joy jumped like a real frog to the forefront of bass fishing circles in and around Louisiana very quickly in early 2013.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Tips for boating speckled trout

Capt. Anthony Randazzo subduing a hooked trout is all a matter of technique.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Proper fishing tackling for speckled trout

Capt. Anthony Randazzo fishes most of his trout artificials on a 7-foot, 2-inch medium Shimano Crucial graphite rod with an extra-fast tip.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Louisiana Top Ten Speckled Trout (to July, 2012)

*Source: Louisiana Outdoor Writers AssociationRead More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Empire fishing options abound when winds are light or out of the east

During two of the last three fishing seasons, the Empire area has been the launch pad for a delightful little trip to hell.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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No boat? No problem at Grand Isle

Chris Macaluso is a very good speckled-trout fisherman, but that probably wouldn’t be the case if his dad hadn’t toted him along to Grand Isle during at least one summer weekend a year.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Don’t mess yourself up when fishing points

Capt. Danny Wray would probably close up shop and become a golfer if all the points on the backside of Grand Isle were to suddenly disappear.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Don’t ignore Grand Isle’s beach when conditions are nice

When nature loses her puff down around Grand Isle during late April and early May, Capt. Vernon Ledoux knows that the big trout come out to play.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Houma Nation still going strong

Capt. Chad Billiot is a member of the United Houma Nation, a Native American tribe that counts more than 10,000 Americans among its members, according to the most-recent census.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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