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May 23 at 10:42am
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Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
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After a limit of bull reds on crab, we were soaking mullet hoping to put more gafftops in the box when this guy showed up and gave us some excitement.

My first Crevalle Jack, 22 lbs, 41 inches long. We filleted him, and his meat was really very good, somewhere between redfish and tuna: great on the grill.
27 minutes ago
mike the tigreProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Lake Borgne / Chef Menteur
Selling Small Trawl Boards All NEW for 16 to 20 ft trawl $90 or best offer mike 893 2770
May 21 at 2:44pm
MathGeekProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
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2 hours ago
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Site Sponsor rygu96
General in Larose in Southeast Louisiana
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Reward offered for any information about two Camps behind beson off Bayou Blue that were broken into. Items taken were a Honda Generator, Briggs and Stratton 8kw Generator, fishing lines, fishing tackle, power tools, black container with power tools, cast net, belt sander, and misc. I included a picture of my generator plus my camp. Please share with as many people as possible. Let's catch this....  Read More
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21 hours ago

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Site Sponsor Bourgeois Charters
Inshore Fishing in Empire / Buras in Southeast Louisiana
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The Chandeluer Islands are still producing nice sized trout and redfish using top water baits, and tight line plastic jigs. The thrill of a crashing 25' speck on a top water bait, is one of the ultimate angling scenario's available to South Louisiana fishermen. Only 30 minutes from Lafitte and you can be wade fishing in big trout waters!!

Come let Bourgeois Fishing Charters open the....  Read More
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5 hours ago
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Offshore Fishing in Southeast Louisiana
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I am planning to go to the Chandeleur Islands in a couple of weeks. My boat draws 6 feet of water. I am coming from Lafitte. Is Bayou la Loutre a good route around the MRGO closure for me or should I take a different route ?
May 05 at 12:03pm
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Freshwater Fishing in Morgan City in South Central Louisiana
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Went make a run to the basin this morning and caught a mess of river cats on fresh shrimp
4 hours ago
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Captain Paul - GPS Info in South Central Louisiana
Looking to purchase my first fish finder / GPS combo. Any opinions(just that) on which features work well(DI, SI, etc.,). Not looking for many bells and whistles, just the basics for now to find fish and marking waypoints. Unit will be mounted on a 16ft bass used for inshore sw and fw fishing. Any opinions are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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Response by Captain Paul
5 hours ago
What GPS unit?
~ Captain Paul's response to: ~ CBynum ~

I strongly suggest that you determine what maps the various units you are considering. Many individual go with a unit that has supplemental mapping that serves their needs. Check out the types of charts and mapping to see if they meet your requirements.

Most current units can deliver accuracy to within 9 meters when using the WAAS feature, so be sure that the unit you are considering has that capability.

Another feature is the weatherproofing of the unit. Standard is now an IPX 7 (water proof up to a submersion in 3 feet of water for one half hour.

In the weather we have in Louisiana it is almost a necessity.

The other consideration is the user friendly of the operating screens and if it can accept electronic downloads.

Generally the cost goes up considerably with the size of the screen and if it a touch screen.

Do your home work before making your purchase and you should many years of use out of the system.

Captain Paul
May 23 at 11:34am
Swampjunkey91Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Delacroix Island in Southeast Louisiana
Anybody know where they have some big gar at in the marsh, trying to make a day bowfishing trip and maybe try to catch some trout and reds on the rod and reel while I'm out there!
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9 hours ago

pamfox38Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
we have a 25 foot trawl and we keep getting a lot of grass. What am I doing wrong
7 hours ago
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Site Sponsor Bourgeois Charters
Inshore Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
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The redfish are on in the marsh right now. Our Team of Captains have been catching nice stingers of redfish on ½ oz. gold spoons, spinner-baits with #4 gold blades, with black and chartreuse minnow trailer. It’s that time to look for birds, and large schools of bait !!!
Come let Bourgeois Fishing Charters open the door to your adventure of a lifetime! Contact us at 504-341-5614 or me,....  Read More
6 hours ago
fireboyProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Southeast Louisiana
Does anyone know of someone or place that can install a Dephfinder for a reasonable amount in New Orleans metro area?
7 hours ago
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Tournaments Fishing in Louisiana
We are having an open tournament this sunday may 29th at bayside launch and tackle on Lake verret. It's a team or single $50 a boat, non members will be a 80% payback. Time is 5:45 to 2:45. For more information contact Dustin at (225)247-2082
10 hours ago

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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Tommy Cathy and Bubba from Monroe fished with today. With the windy conditions forecasted I picked up some live shrimp as insurance. First stop Tommy found one nice trout on a shrimp creole Matrix Shad. We had a few bumps but no takers, nothing on shrimp. Second stop we caught three fish on the double rigs quickly, then nothing. I pulled out a live shrimp and the cork went down! I got the....  Read More
15 hours ago
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
Hello all! I will be taking my wife and 4yo little girl down to Cocodrie for the Memorial Day weekend. I am not new to Louisiana marsh fishing, but I will be brand new to Cocodrie. I chose this destination over some of my normal 'redfish' spots because I would like to put my little girl on a decent spec bite. I have been studying maps and have a grasp on the area as a whole. We will be in a....  Read More
May 24 at 2:39pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Kenny Weston and his buddy Gary came in from Texas to catch some trout. We woke up to some high winds so I pointed the Bluewave south with the intention to hide as best we could. The plan worked well as the guys started catching within minutes of stopping. The trout were mainly males 12-14 inches with a few 16 inch females mixed it. We moved around a bit catching at most locations which is....  Read More
23 hours ago
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Site Sponsor sweetwater marina
Inshore Fishing in Delacroix Island in Southeast Louisiana
We launched quit a few boats today at Sweetwater Marina on Delacroix Island. We had some anglers scouting for the Redfish Tournament out of Hopedale or Shellbeach this weekend and they seemed to do pretty well. Trout were biting too with some folks doing really well. Overall most seemed to catch a decent amount of fish today, some caught more and some caught less, but that's fishing. If you....  Read More
Yesterday at 5:57pm
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Offshore Fishing in Fourchon / Grand Isle in Southeast Louisiana
I am looking to spool a spin cast with braid to throw poppers offshore. I am not sure what brand to use or what pound test. Any recommendations?
Yesterday at 12:04pm

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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
I have a garmin 740S and would like more detail on my map. Garmin told me that this chip has more detail but could not show me. Anyone have this chip please call me or email me. VUS013R - Mobile-Lake Charles | Garmin
My map does not sho Gulf Canals in Salvador and Texaco canals in Lafitte. Before I purchase would like to see what I am getting not cheap.
Yesterday at 3:01pm
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Fishing in Louisiana
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New DockSide TV episode fishing across the Panhandle again. A lot of big trout and big storms in this episode. DockSide TV introduces the New Matrix Mullet from www.Matrixshad.com Check it out.
Yesterday at 3:19pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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The fishing was slow for us last weekend, so I decided to try soaking a cracked crab on light tackle. Listened to some Cajun music, drank a couple cold ones in the shade, and pulled up this big boy on a 6ft rod with 15lb test. After a fun fight, he was released to fight another day! Length was from my chest to ankles!
Yesterday at 1:08pm
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Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
Looking to try cocodrie area for the first time can anybody give me some info on best launch and where I can get live shrimp?
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Yesterday at 9:35am
Ole Heavy ChevyProfile Photo
Fishing in Louisiana
OK fellas, sold my boat and guess what, I'm boat shopping again...

I had a 19' flat bottom Carolina Skiff. Was a great boat, but was tired of getting beat up every time I had to cross a bay/lake. I liked that it floated in 6' of water though BC I fish Delacroix a lot and like to get skinny for the bass/reds.

I really love the way the hyper-lift Xpress boats are laid out.....  Read More
May 19 at 7:01am


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