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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Double Mahi in the rain!
  • Sunday's catch
  • Opening day 2013
With the opening weekend of the infamous Federal snapper season over I figured it was time for a fishing report. Seas have been less than favorable which seems like a repeat of last year in early June as well as the snapper playing jokes on us and making us wait 10 minutes to get a bite instead of 10 seconds. We were scheduled for an overnighter tonight but decided to cancel due to the wind. ....  Read More
June 04, 2013 at 10:18am
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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Paul's Yellowfin from Tuesday
  • Chris's topwater tuna
  • Monday's result with our biggest one coming on a popper...gotta love that!
Well it has been a while since my last report but that is due to the excellent fishing we have been experiencing! It seems as of lately everything including the thunderstorms have come together down in Venice. At least when you can avoid the storms it has been glass calm which is more than I can say about June. Thank god for xm weather!! The rip is formed up nice with plenty of bait and Mahi....  Read More
July 14, 2012 at 12:47pm
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  • Amberjack at the floaters!
  • A nice double!
  • A little tuna magic with another one joining his friends!
A few more pictures including 1 of 2 Amberjack caught and released in 3000 feet of water while chunking for tuna! We still have open dates for snapper season so like us on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mule-T...C/127085911209 to keep up with the fishing or check us out at www.muleteamcharters.com to get info on booking your next trip!
June 07, 2012 at 11:24am
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  • Tuna, snapper and Scamps!!
  • Arkansas bounty!
  • 92lber from Monday!
We have been on the water 8 out of the last 10 days with all good results! The weather has not been acting like summer time but the tuna and snapper have been up their normal activities. As long as we could make the run and have had a little time to fish decent numbers of yellowfin have not been a problem. Our Yellowfin numbers have ranged from 1 fish to leaving them biting at number 10 and....  Read More
June 07, 2012 at 1:01am
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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Almost to the gaff!
  • Reid's Tuna!
  • The new home of the Mule Team located at mile marker 2 on Hwy 23 across from Bluefin boat storage!
Well the fishing in Venice is strong as well as the amount of activity at the dock. Capt. Jim and I fished Saturday putting some tuna, Ajs, and grouper in the box with a couple of guys from central Flordia! We will be back at it this week hopefully with similar results. I just wanted to take a second to share some pictures of Saturday’s trip and of the new Mule Team headquarters which we have....  Read More
May 28, 2012 at 3:11pm
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  • My girl's 1st trip on the boat!!
  • At the lodge in Venice raiding Grampa's garden!!
Well I finally got my three year old daughter out on the water to see how she would react!! All in all I couldn't be happier how things turned out today! We got a late start and went to pick up the Reno skiff by the lodge around 4pm. I was nervous about how my daughter was going to handle the boat ride but after we crossed the river into Black bay I stopped and she turned around and told me....  Read More
May 06, 2012 at 2:20am
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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Iowa boys with a board full of tuna!!
  • Tagged Yellowfin from Friday!!
  • Mardi Gras fun trip!!
Well it seems like the word is out that the lump is back and the proof has been lying on the docks of Venice marina everyday! The truth is no matter which side of the river and whether you decide to target wahoo or tuna the fishing right now is about as good as I have seen it in years. If you are waiting for things to get right don't wait too long because you might miss out. Even the Makos have....  Read More
February 24, 2012 at 12:25am
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  • A big Wahoo coming over the gunnel!
  • Double Wahoo!!
  • Friday catch with the boys from Texas!
Here are couple of nice Wahoo from Friday with a great group of guys from Texas!! It was a pretty day to be on the water up until about 3:30 p.m. when all hell broke loose! We knew the weather was coming thanks to Capt. Lee and were lucky enough to make it to the pass before things kicked up to a sustained 40+ knots even making the river a bit rough. However, even a nasty ride up the river....  Read More
February 14, 2012 at 1:05pm
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  • My buddy Nick with one hell of a wahoo harvest!!
Been hitting Delacroix trying put something on ice due to lack of interest on the offshore front with limited success!! We kill em one day just to be disappointed the next. No worries cause the offshore fishing has picked up as expected with no shortage of wahoo hitting the dock! If your going to to try and put a few trout on ice you just gotta give it a shot. I have to say I can't remember....  Read More
January 29, 2012 at 3:13am
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  • 6 nice yellowfin from Wednesday with Mule Team Charters!
  • Mike Neafus and crew from Thursday's grouper trip with a nice limit of AJs and some bonus blackfin!
We managed to fish Wednesday thru Friday last week with good results! Mike Neafus and crew from Indiana were along for the ride on the first two days and wanted to bring back a little of everything and they did. Wednesday we decided to start with the yellowfin which turned out to be a good call. Live bait was hard to come by but we did manage about a half dozen. Shortly after bait number one....  Read More
October 19, 2011 at 11:28am
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  • Jimmy with his first Yellowfin!
  • Brian Rome and crew!
  • Don Allen and crew with their catch and memories of the blue marlin that got away!
While it has been a hot one for the last couple of weeks the gulf has been flat calm just about everyday. The tuna have shown up everywhere but the trick like usual is being in the right spot when they come up from the depths and most of all having the right bait. Nothing new here except for the tons of baby yellowfin and the numbers of marlin roaming around! Friday Lil’ Joe from Pensacola....  Read More
August 23, 2011 at 6:12pm
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  • Family Fun!
  • Lucky 7 yellowfin!
  • Groupers with a side of yellowfin!
Well the last couple of weeks we have kept busy eluding thunderstorms and chasing the yellowfin around the gulf. Results have been good to say the least with tuna coming to the cleaning table every trip out along with a mess of grouper…who doesn’t love that! Last Monday was a little slow with Ray Germany and his son and daughter ending up with 2 nice yellers coming home with us. Luckily it....  Read More
August 04, 2011 at 5:06pm
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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Grouper anyone?
  • A great day of snapper fishing!
  • The Yellowfin tuna bite in Venice is hot!
All I can say is you can’t ask for much better fishing down here in Venice, LA….Jim and I just finished up 3 days of trips and it was incredible to say the least! The weather was a bit sporty on Friday so we decided to stay close and try to make the best of things for Greg Adams and crew. They fish with us every year for the Alabama Deep Sea rodeo and like to concentrate on trophy rig fish....  Read More
July 18, 2011 at 5:13pm
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  • Nice double!
  • Crossing the finish line!
  • Coming to the gaff!
More pictures from Monday's trip...visit us at www.muleteamcharters.com and like our facebook page to keep up with the fishing in Venice, LA!
July 13, 2011 at 4:27pm
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  • Pennsylvania yellowfin with Mr. AL and crew!
After taking a break for a while with all of the dirty water pushing out of Mississippi river the tuna are back in full force! Capt. Jim and I were back on the boat on Monday with a group of guys from Pennsylvania. These guys said they had been down here before but this time they chose to stay in the French Quarter…needless to say this made for a late departure. We left Venice Marina at 8am....  Read More
July 13, 2011 at 10:33am
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  • Little man with his first offshore fish....a nice 25 pound Red Snapper!!
  • Box topper...a nice 80 pound Yellowfin!
  • Little man started him and dad finished him!
Here are some pictures from Sunday 6/26 with Danny Taverner and crew. We put a little of everything in the box! Venice grand slam...bottom fishing, deep dropping, and bluewater. Final tally: 12 red snapper to 25 lbs, 2 scamp grouper, 3 yellowedge grouper, 2 bearded brotolas, 2 ufos, 6 triggerfish, and an 80 lb yellowfin. Check out Danny's son with his first offshore fish...a nice 25 pound Red....  Read More
July 01, 2011 at 6:06pm
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  • Father's Day Yellowfin!
  • Another Father's Day Tuna!
  • Saturday's Meat Haul!
Well our last two out of three trips have been in search of bottom dwellers. The tuna have been playing hide and go seek lately. However, Capt. Jim had a group of guys from Dallas for Father’s day that would not be deterred. They took the gamble in 4 footers and it paid off with a few nice yellowfin in the box! They managed to put 2 fish in the boat pulling the hook on another and breaking....  Read More
June 22, 2011 at 5:25pm
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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Snappers!!
Well the tuna fishing has been slow to say the least but we have been doing our best to satisfy our customers!! If You have a trip with us feel free to postpone it to a later date if tuna is on the menu! The last week has been tough down in Venice when it comes to the elusive yellowfin tuna!!! However, the snapper have been more than willing to fill the void with some up to 20 pounds hitting....  Read More
June 17, 2011 at 3:01am
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  • A nice Mix!
  • Big Warsaw grouper!
A little bit of everything was the theme of the day for Saturday! We left out of Fourchon for the Swollfest fishing rodeo and started the day off with a pretty hot tuna bite in the canyon with a double on the first pass but only managed to put a 50 pound yellowfin in the boat. The action kept up till we headed in search of some rig fish around lunchtime going 3 for 6 on yellows from 40 to 60....  Read More
June 13, 2011 at 3:04pm
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Offshore Fishing in Venice in Southeast Louisiana
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  • Nice double!
  • Another nice yellowfin!
  • Big one of the day!
We fished this past Saturday with Brian Naccari and crew. All I can say is what a great group of guys! Venice marina was so busy that it reminded me of how it was 10 or so years ago! I'm glad to see that so many people are down here fishing again! However, with the crowds and scarcity of live bait offshore we knew it was gonna be a tough day of fishing. After a long run to the tuna grounds....  Read More
June 06, 2011 at 12:26pm

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