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Technical in Louisiana
looking at purchasing another offshore boat the two boats I want to look at both have Mercury 150 optimax motors can anyone give real input on these motors reliability good bad etc never own a mercury befor one has 2003 480hrs and other 2006 400hrs thanks
May 02 at 7:30pm
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Inshore Fishing in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
Anyone know who the Charter that has Boat City USA on their boat? They were fishing the tressels on saturday morning.
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7 hours ago
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Kayak Fishing in Southeast Louisiana
Can anyone give me any information on Ascend FS128T Sit-On-Top Angler Kayak? I'm looking into trying out kayak fishing this summer, and this seems to be the best bang for the buck. Any other suggestions or advice before purchasing a yak?
Yesterday at 7:24pm
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Tournaments Fishing in Louisiana
3rd Annual St. Dominic Fishing Rodeo. Its a two day tournament, June 19th and 20th, fish anywhere weigh in will be at St Dominic school yard, located behind the church at 775 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. on the 6/20/15.Registered fisherman will recieve a dri-shirt, turvis cup, door prizes and entrance to after party. We will have catering by Deanies Seafood, WLF biologists on sight to age....  Read More
2 hours ago
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Tournaments Fishing in Toledo Bend in Central Louisiana
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A unique Tournament Format for Bass Fishing.
Entry Fee:$50
Date:May1 thru September 7, 2015 'All Summer Long'
Categories: Ten Pound Plus Category and Tagged Category

Ten Pound Plus: Any Largemouth Bass caught by a 'registered participant' over 10 pounds will win CASH!!!!!
Largest Bass....................................$5000,
2nd Largest....  Read More
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August 10, 2014 at 8:19am
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Fishing in Southeast Louisiana
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What does the Save Louisiana Coalition have to say about the article on the sediment diversions? Are they for it or against it. I know they are against large scale diversions but these are a sediment diversions that i think would really benefit the region. Its as natural as can be compared to the natural flooding that took place before the levees. Just looking for opinions and opinions of the....  Read More
April 15 at 10:23am
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Captain Paul - GPS Info in Leeville / Golden Meadow in Southeast Louisiana
Capt. Paul: I am just now getting to know my Garmin 541s and learn about navigation, attempting to manually load some waypoints you had in the last edition of La. Sportsman. The unit is set for WGS 84 and the waypoints you provided were in that format, but the unit does not allow the decimal between the minutes and thousandths of minutes. Exposing my lack of knowledge, but does this matter....  Read More
3 hours ago
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Fishing in Louisiana
We developped some precision trolling techniques many years ago, and have since put these techniques to good use in OH, NC, NY, MI, and CO on musky, walleye, trout, bass, crappie, and pickerel. The basic ideas is that you run a spread of lures 10-30 ft deep in clear, open water behind a boat moving 1-3 mph. Once you learn the speeds, lures, and depths in a lake or reservoir, it can be a very....  Read More
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May 02 at 3:54pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Brad Denson and his buddy Dan were back on the Bluewave this morning. We've been on a good run and today was no different. The wind was up which made it a little more difficult but the guys were armed with double rigged matrix in Shrimp a Creole and Green Hornet. We stopped at a reef and for the first 20 minutes we caught a few white trout and a throwback speck. While I was debating to run I....  Read More
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5 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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It was great having Rick Woolsey from California and his Dad Dick back onboard the Bluewave today. The guys have been fishing with me for eight years, and it's always a pleasure. The goal was to catch trout, and the goal was achieved!! We loaded the K2 throwing double rigged Matrix Shad lures rigged on 1/4 oz Golden eye jig heads. Green Hornet, Avocado, Ultraviolet, and Lemon-head all....  Read More
5 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Delacroix Island in Southeast Louisiana
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Wish I could tell you the fish were hot as usual but not one boat that I talked to had more than one fish, many of them struck out. Lucky we were able to get Jenn the first Red of her life maybe next week will be better.
7 hours ago
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Fishing in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
Does anyone know the Charter that fishes Lake Pontchartrain that advertises Boat City USA on their boat. Very colorful boat. TIA!
7 hours ago
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Deer Hunting in Ouachita River in Northeast Louisiana
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In the summer of '13 I found a wildflower that deer were eating up. As I was trying to find what it was I decided to mix up a wildlife foodplot blend for all wildlife summer or winter with perennial weeds(wildflowers). They are looking good.Planted another, larger plot.
7 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Holly Beach in Southwest Louisiana
Has anyone ever had any luck fishing Holly Beach for sharks? I have the set up to be able to get my baits several hundred yards off the beach, but I want to know if I'm going to be wasting my time. Any suggestions on bait, location, time of the year, or any other pertinent information would be much appreciated!
April 29 at 12:50pm
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Inshore Fishing in Empire / Buras in Southeast Louisiana
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Made a trip early Saturday morning to Buras/Empire with the wife and kids. Got a cabin at Joshuas, not bad for $100 a night. Fished around Bay adams picking up a few trout and a bull red. Made a move into Bastian Bay and found the tide falling good and tons of bait fish. Took a while to locate them, but finally did and the trout were nice. Live shrimp was the ticket. Ended with 31 trout and a....  Read More
Yesterday at 5:19pm
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Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
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nice weekend on the isle
11 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Shell Beach / Hopedale / Reggio in Southeast Louisiana
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Left out of Breton sound marina yesterday and headed down the MRGO. On our third stop we hit paydirt. We were near the west cut on the MRGO. Dropped the anchor and stuffed the box with 2 lb trout. The hot color was shrimp cocktail vortex shad & 1/8oz jighead, although kamikaze and magneto worked well also. By 10 the trout bite slowed and the bull reds moved in. We threw back 3 bull reds, all....  Read More
13 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
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Finally a Break in the weather! Went to grand isle fishing with my good friend Bruce Corley and my son Nick Foster, first stop was by the rocks and immediately started catching some nice trout. We made the decision to leave the trout biting because we knew the sow trout would be on the beach. I love when the plan comes to together, made right decision. Started fishing the beach at 7:00Am and....  Read More
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15 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
We went down to the marsh camp on Friday afternoon with the intention to tag some reds. We were met with very low water and could not get into the ponds.

Saturday started slow. We picked up a few specks here and there at the islands but not much happened until the water started moving. I got a call from a buddy that he was into them hot and heavy. We trolled up next to him, dropped....  Read More
13 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
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This is the one month out of the year where the illusive speckled trout simply commits suicide with a Matrix Shad. This is one of the easiest times of year across south Louisiana so if you are wanting to book a trip now is the time and if you ware wanting to try it own your own then make sure to use your sick days and pick up some....  Read More
12 hours ago

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