On Saturday, we went out of Grand Isle with Capt. Ryan Dicharry with Reel Addiction Charters aboard the 33 Freeman, Midnight Rider. We got out to a late start as many drinks were consumed Friday night.
We never really got on any YF tuna, but the AJs were thick. We ended up with 6 AJ and one decent BF tuna.
Well not really a holocaust but I have to compete with 'slam', 'murder' and 'smackdown'! It was a beautiful weekend. Fished all around Pelto mostly on oyster reefs. Caught them on topwaters and chicken on a chain jig heads. I'm not going to get more specific on my location, so don't ask!
This is not a report to bash the weatherman/weather service/weather computer, but an honest discussion on why is he consistently wrong. For instance, he predicted 3-4 foot waves for the coast yesterday, but today his prediction is for 1-2s with 5-10 knot winds.
On what does he base these forecasts and why can't he get it right? Again, just trying to get a straightforward discussion on the.... Read More
I am planning on storing my boat in a facility with no power. I typically go down to my camp (boat access only) and return to the landing after fishing and running my trolling motor batteries down.
When I return to the shed, I want to recharge my TM batteries while the boat sits for a week or two. Will a solar panel provide enough power to recharge the TM batteries over the course of a week.... Read More
At the bottom of the latest \'oil Spill Trajectory\' map, the following message appears:
\'﻿The offshore forecast has been temporarily stopped due to small amounts of oil offshore, the absence of recent observations confirming significant amounts of oil in offshore areas, and the large separation between the loop current complex and the oil slick..... Read More
How often can we expect LDWF to post updates to the closure areas? Last one I see is June 9, 2 days ago. The reason I ask is that NO oil has been reported in Dulac/Cocodrie area and none is 'projected' to oil that area, yet fishing remains closed in Pelto. If this situation is true, why can't our government react in a real-time manner--i.e. get out of the way of unspoiled areas?