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Inshore Fishing in Vermilion Bay in South Central Louisiana
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Caught these reds in V.Bat this morn. on cut mullet,water was milky.
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • South Louisiana fishing charters with Captain Clark Trosclair.
  • Redfish, bullred and speckled trout charters with Captain Clark Trosclair.
  • Dulac, Louisiana fishing charters with Captain Clark Trosclair.
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The company that I usually deal with for the Houma Oilman's Rodeo decided that they were not going to participate this year. So I teamed up with Topwater Charters for Friday and Saturday. Friday we caught speckled trout and bullreds. Saturday we caught speckled trout, redfish, and drum. We used live minnows, live shrimp and crabs for bait.
10 hours ago
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Offshore Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
O.K. there's something I've been thinking about regarding the Federal Snapper Commercial(Charter) vs. Recreational season length. If I'm understanding my recreational boat will get 10 days while the charter boats will get 45 days.....????? So we all know the story when you factor in working during the week and weather I might get 1-2 trips, and that's if me and my crew get's lucky enough....  Read More
May 13 at 9:45pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Dulac, Louisiana speckled trout charters with Sea Creature Fishing Charters.
  • Redfish and bullred charters with Sea Creature Fishing Charters.
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More photos from the rodeo.
10 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Caught about 1000hrs near Bridgeside Cabins and Marina. My friend Jake was able to snag it as it was
5/23/2015

Caught a monster bull late morning off the shore, near the Bridge-side Marina.

Line: 80lb braid

Bait: 7-8 inch live mullet
11 hours ago
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Captain Paul - GPS Info in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
Rewarding Uncle
Captain Paul, I am a native of Louisiana currently living in Texas. I have a Texas registered 28' boat with twin 300 Verados joystick steering. Want to tow the boat to Venice to take my uncle fishing offhsore for tuna (Thunder Horse, Diana, Hoover coordinates if you have them). I am repaying my uncle for teaching me to fish and taking me whenever I wanted to go. I am familiar....  Read More
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Response by Captain Paul
14 hours ago
Hoover ~ Diana is south of Galveston Texas
~ Captain Paul's response to: ~ Gentle Rain ~

Unless you are going east ward in the gulf from Venice, you would be using South West Pass. It is the main pass to the Mississippi River. Use caution as you will encounter sea going vessels coming and leaving the area. give then a clear berth and you should not be anchored when they pass.

As for the easy part; there are two marinas in Venice that should be able to accommodate your boat and trip. There is even over night stays in cabins, etc.

Check out these:

CYPRESS COVE MARINA 226 CYPRESS COVE, VENICE, LA (504) 534-9289

VENICE MARINA INC 237 SPORTS MARINA, VENICE, LA (504) 534-9357

Thunder Horse is located at or about 28°11.452’ N. Latitude ~ 88° 29.735’W. Longitude. It is in south west corner of Leased Block 778 of the Mississippi Canyon Area.

I am sure what you mean by the Hoover ~ Diana platforms, but the Hoover Diana fields are located in the Gulf of Mexico, 160 miles (258km) south of Galveston. Diana covers several lease blocks, but is largely contained within East Breaks (EB) blocks 945 and 989 (also covering EB 946 and EB 988). Hoover is located in the Alaminos Canyon blocks 25 and 26.

It would be very difficult to travel from Venice La to this area.

Although you did not specifically ask for these platforms, I thought that you may be interested in some of the platforms in the Venice general area.

BULL WINKLE

Shell Platform GC-65 A “BULLWINKLE, ” is located in Green Canyon Leased Block 65 and is at or about 27° 53.068’ N. Latitude ~ 90° 54.155’ W. Longitude. That puts it about 114 Miles at a bearing of 232° magnetic from the entrance of the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River.

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BRUTUS

Although you did not specifically ask for it, the Shell platform BRUTUS

Is located in GREEN CANYON Block # 158 and is at or about 27° 47.742’ N. Latitude ~ 90° 38.824’ W. Longitude

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And, in the same general area

GENESIS

Genesis Spar is located in Green Canyon Leased Block 205 and is at or about 27° 46.761’ N. Latitude ~ 90° 31.093’ W. Longitude

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MARS

~ ”Mars” (Shell-MC-807-A) Located in Leased Block 807 in the Mississippi Canyon, I believe is at or about 28°10.171’ N. lat ~ 89° 13.373’ W. long, it is in over 2800 feet of water. It is about 52 miles from SW pass @ 166° magnetic AND about 57.16 miles at a bearing of 186° Magnetic from Lands End at South Pass. Mars is about 45.5 miles EAST of Thunder Horse at a bearing of 269° (mag).

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THUNDER HORSE

Thunder Horse is located at or about 28°11.452’ N. Latitude ~ 88° 29.735’W. Longitude. It is in south west corner of Leased Block 778 of the Mississippi Canyon Area.

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URSA

~ Ursa is at or about 28° 09.242’ N. Latitude ~ 89° 06.213’ W. Longitude. It is located in Leased block 810 of the Mississippi Canyon Area, about 7.4 miles east of the MARS platform.

Looking North and North west from these two platforms you should find MEDUSA.

MEDUSA

The Murphy Exploration Company’s Medusa Spar platform is in the northern part of Leased Block 582 of the Miss. Canyon. It is ABOUT 34.7 MILES at a bearing of 182° Magnetic from the South West Pass channel GONG Buoy Green # 1. It is about 21.4 miles at a bearing of 318° (mag) from the Mars Platform and about 35 miles at a bearing of 182° (Mag) from the entrance to SOUTHWEST PASS of the Mississippi River.

The MEDUSA platform is at or abouthe MEDUSA platform is at or about 28°23.559’ N. Latitude ~ 89°27.210’ W. Longitude

The only other major platform north of the Mars platform is LENA.

LENA

Lena located in Block 280 of the Mississippi Canyon area. The LEAN platform is at or about 28° 39.775’ N. Latitude ~ 89°09.467’ W. Longitude. It is about 34 miles NNE (07° Mag) from the Mars platform.

Unless otherwise specified, all positions are stated as H,DDD,MM.mmm and were determined using WGS 84 DATUM; All Headings/bearings/courses are in Magnetic Degrees and STATUTE miles.

Captain Paul
May 17 at 9:23am
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Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
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Waterfowl and Duck Hunting in Southeast Louisiana
You now cant run a mud boat in Plaquemines Parish unless you are on your private land and/or you have written permission from who you are leasing from. If you have to pass through public land or someone elses property to get there your are doing so illegally.
May 20 at 6:49am
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Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
Anyone have any good reports for onland/surf fishing? Went two weeks ago did good off pier,, any tips much appreciated
Thanks
17 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Day two of the 2015 Houma Oilmans had the winds kicked up as usual!! With ten boats running we all headed out in hopes to repeat the previous day's smackdown. Unfortunately our first stop didn't produce. We made a short move and found shrimp jumping out the water with the specks in hot pursuit. Double rigged Matrix Shad went to work and the K2 started to look good. With a good mess in the....  Read More
18 hours ago
Bob Gourgues, Between the BanksProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Leeville / Golden Meadow in Southeast Louisiana
Hello Again Cyber Anglers,

The Speckled Trout bite continued this week out of Boudreaux’s Waterfront Motel in Leeville. Monday and Friday morning were a little rough with the 10-15 Southeast wind, and a stalling front, but even mother nature could not stop the big Trout as they are now pigging out. Limits are easily obtained as long as you exercise patience.

This week the new moon....  Read More
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19 hours ago
mike the tigreProfile Photo
General in Southeast Louisiana
How many trout are you aloud to catch in one day? Does it change if you give your fish away? What happens if you and 3 others fish catch 100 trout and you give yours to the others now do they have too many in their possion?
May 17 at 3:38pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
Looking for a inshore charter 5-24-15 or 5-25-15 3 maybe 4 people.
19 hours ago
WHODAT SWAMPMONSTAProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Southeast Louisiana
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i was in the surf at elmers island and threw out a double rig and hooked up on what ended up being a 40' bullred. i was getting spooled and had less than 10yrds left on my reel and couldnt stop it, so i start moving out to get some line back and then the bull heads towards caminada, but theres a boat anchored and fortunately he pulls his anchor and I'm now swimming to keep my head up. this....  Read More
May 21 at 9:08pm
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Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
Anybody have any suggestions on driving my F150 on Elmers island. I know a 4WD would be ideal but I only have 2WD. I wont be going through any water or soft spots but wanted to see others feedback who drive there often. Thanks for helping me not to get stuck
May 20 at 3:19pm
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Deer Hunting in Louisiana
Any Idea when would be good time to start plantng plots in Spillway @Ramah area and has the water went down enuff yet to get to those areas
20 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
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  • Red Alert Lures Louisiana Triple Threat<br />
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April 22 at 6:02pm
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Offshore Fishing in Empire / Buras in Southeast Louisiana
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  • I fished what I wanted it just wasn't quite big enough.
  • Beautiful Red Snapper!
We stayed at Joshua's marina in Buras and I was very impressed. Excellent rooms and service. It was very calm this weekend so we were able to go offshore. Caught a variety of fish but most were too small to keep. It was a perfect weekend.
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August 04, 2014 at 1:56pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Good times out on the water today. First spot had 110 trout willing to come aboard then nothing. Made one move and picked up the last 15 for our 125 speck limit. Everyone on the boat was getting doubles back to back and couldn't believe how fast the fish were coming in. Double rigged matrix shad pulled every one of the fish on the boat.
For your day catching fish give me a call.
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May 20 at 4:56pm
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Fishing in Louisiana
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