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Inshore Fishing in Southeast Louisiana



Pointe a la Hache

I wasn't really amazed to see my picture of Beshels on p. 26 of the November Sportsman. However, there was no additional information. Here is the rest of the story. There are no utilities. Power poles are being replaced going south. Water the same. Nowhere to stay, very few will rebuild. We heard that Beshel (hear say) does not want to rebuild but may lease to someone who does.Has anyone talked to Neal that can confirm? We found it easier to go in at 5 am through Belle Chase.There was a 350' break in the marsh levee that is now sealed. Backdown is usable. Two weeks ago 46 trout were caught in the marina.Anything left in the marina is gone. There was a 14,000 barrel spill at Bass which is being cleaned up. Don't get uptight Andy, I'll have another report in 10 days or so on the marsh and fish. I know ya'll have been under a tremendous pressure. The good news is that the specks haven't.
October 30, 2005 at 2:42pm
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Posted November 03, 2005 at 5:26pm

had a friend point this out, has anyone noticed the alligator on top of bechels?

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Posted November 06, 2005 at 3:43pm

Hate to disappoint ya'll but that gator is just bent metal.Got an update today that Don Beshel will bring in a trailer, clean the tanks, and try to get going again.

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Posted November 06, 2005 at 3:47pm

I'm afraid that isn't an alligator; just a twisted piece of aluminum.

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Posted November 22, 2005 at 7:26pm

been there twice and there is no twisted aluminum on the roof

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Posted November 22, 2005 at 7:29pm

also spoke w/ don on sat. he already has a front end loader there and is in the process of cleaning up and getting ready for oyster season. back down is 6 bucks and be very careful picked up two nails last trip

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