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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
There are two drag lines making a canal in the Pen on the west side where it enters Bayou DuPont. They take dirt and put it in the Pen making a canal along the west bank with new rocks. My question is why not put this mud behind the rocks that they just put into place. Why put it out in the Pen. Now this is the kicker they did this over a year ago and came back and put this mud back in the canal.... Read More
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  • 7 year old with her first deer
Sunday after church and a great meal my 7year old granddaughter took me on a fishing trip. Her dad and her fish almost every day in the subdivision they live. First cast was a two pound bass and it was on at the many stops she took me to. Only problem when we ran into a school of monster red ears bedding. They were all over the bank in 8inches of water and would not hit worms or any lure we.... Read More
April 22 at 10:13am
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Every year we open the shrimp season middle of May and I always hear this cry plenty of shrimp but small. This year why not wait a few weeks and let them grow. With this cold water sure the shrimp are very small.
April 08 at 10:00pm
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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
Was able to upgrade a pulley on my Talon Thursday at Ben's shop did not take long and he was able to do it on the boat. If you have a Talon you may want to give him a call and get this up grade.
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April 11 at 9:32pm
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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
As a young guy we use to fish all over with a 12flat boat on top the car. The problem was parking your car without a major break in. This time of year I love to fish the hidden lakes around Ruddock but never feel safe when I am the only boat at the landing. The landing off hwy 90 have always had break in problems. Could the state put in surveillance cameras to catch these crooks. I have been.... Read More
March 29 at 10:00am
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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
Seems like every day there is a post about a fisherman having someone move in on him. I DVR the Bassmaster Classic and watched it last night. The guy leading the classic had to tell a boat not to get into his fishing area. Now this guy must have got up in the am and spend a ton on gas to watch and he is blocking the guy he wants to watch. When the pro ask him to move he gets smart and tells him.... Read More
March 21 at 8:28am
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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
With all the outboard motor gang going 4stroke why is Mercury still pushing the 2stroke. Seems like it is a good motor but why go against the flow. Keep hearing that in a few years there will be only 4 stroke. Mercury must know somehting.
March 18 at 11:54am
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  • my big trout 40years ago
Let's see another day of wind and cold so time to post. Shooting hogs from the air and raising the bass limits 3times ok. No grass in the worlds best fishing spot from KVD. Now the best one more reefs for us fisherman. Several years ago state spent about a million dollars putting a reef by Bason's in the Sulfur mines. Has anyone ever seen a post of fish being caught over this reef. The Sulfur.... Read More
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March 07 at 9:13am
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  • stick baits
Last week we caught some big spec's and bass and they had nothing in their stomach. They have been trying to survive the cold and when it starts to warm they are looking for a big meal. Until the shrimp and shad show up these big trout love to feed on big mullet. This is when I get out my bass stick baits and hold on for some great action. Love top water but for some reason the trout like a.... Read More
March 04 at 7:33am
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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
Big time Bass fishing looks like it is over. Just turned on the TV ESPN2 at 7am and the classic is on. This is a week late and tape at 7am. Watch how these top pro's use the foot control for fishing fast and keeping away from rocks. Not one uses a hand control yet I keep hear people say the hand control is better. Money talks.
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March 02 at 7:20am
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  • Bass reds and trout in Lafitte
Texas Roach alias Keith and I made a quick trip Monday afternoon. Perfect weather and best water conditions this year it was on. One men limit of bass and reds and 20 trout bigger than the reds. Always remember the guy on the radio no big trout in Lafitte ok. Needed a shallow draft boat as the fish were very shallow
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February 26 at 12:18pm
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  • Lafitte Reds
I have posted many times give me good weather and you can catch fish with no problem. Left the dock at 2pm and caught these with the fishing king of Lafitte Keith alies Texas Roach. We could see the Lafiite road from where we were fishing.
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February 17 at 6:45pm
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  • granddaughter's big buck
My grand daughter is a sure shoot with her gun. She got this one the last day in the last hour. She also was a star winner in the fishing rodeo 2years ago. She put her time in the woods to get this big boy we are so proud of her.
February 16 at 8:29am
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  • My fishing buddy
If you want that record bass hook up the boat and head to Toledo Bend this week. My son lived on the lake when he coached football at Many HS. Believe me the first time it warms up like this week is going to drive the big gals crazy. Red Raddle traps will be sold by the ton at Toledo Tackle. I remember fishing the 1215 area and you could see baas jumping trying to throw the raddle trap with.... Read More
February 15 at 8:23am
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Now we can add the river problems to our trout fishing. Looks like it is coming up a foot a day for next few weeks. This will also kill the spillway for bass but should be great news for crawfish.
February 12 at 8:00pm
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  • mixing water
If you fish then you know that mixing water is a great place to fish.
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February 13 at 5:59pm
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  • Top fish to catch hands down
I have made several post about how good the fishing is in Florida when someone post other wise. I have caught more trout over 7 pounds in Florida then in Louisiana and I only fish there several weeks a year. This is after the gill nets as Florida has no gill nets and no inside shrimping. Just saw where the FLW had a Bass tour. near Disney and the top fisherman had 5 bass for almost 35pounds you.... Read More
February 07 at 9:17am
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Just checked out the two big money bass rodeos this week one in Florida and one in Texas. Can't believe the little money these guys make when they come in the money. Also I have posted many times how hard bass fishing is other than the spring spawn. The leader in Texas only able to catch one fish today and lost his top spot. The Florida top guy dropped from 35pounds first day to 15 today one.... Read More
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February 08 at 7:04pm
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Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
More light snow in BR time to watch more movies and sportsman shows this is getting old.
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February 06 at 11:23am

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