Saturday I decided to head out to deep water (blue water way to far out right now) and try our luck at finding some rig donkeys. Needless to say we were very successful. Just to top it off, on the way in we hit a shrimp boat pushing in about 350' of water and were able to top off the fish box with 6 large blackfin. What a trip!
Battled the wind and the waves to get to Last Island to find no fish and my fill of inconsiderate anglers. My first trip of the year and already a bad taste in my mouth. I might be overstepping my boudaries here but, people come on. I grew up on the water and i believe there is a 'code' to be followed. If you can hear me yelling at you in 20mph winds; you are too darn close. Trolling motor or.... Read More
need some help. boat ran fine last weekend, this weekend wont turn over. Coincidentally pulled battery for other use right before this problem and then hooked it back up. Anyway checked voltage (looked good), swapped battery from twin (which was starting) and still no luck. When i turn the key i get very fast ticking and the flywheel turns really slow and my smart gauges go blank. In my.... Read More
initially i heard the season was to be closed around mid Aug. Some captains are posting it is scheduled to close July 24th. can anyone confirm or deny? i haven't seen any official statement from LDWF.
guys, need a little help. i'm pretty new to offshore fishing but bought a bigger boat this year and trying my best. went out last weekend and murdered the red snapper, which is not very hard right now; my question is about AJ's. Never caught one but i've heard the best way is on live hardtails at most rigs in 150ft+. here lies the problem. i tried off and on all day and couldn't catch the.... Read More
Does anyone know if the La WLF is responsible for opening and closing the federal fishing areas? I'm just curious why more and more state waters are opening but the federal closings still stretch so far to the west. I'm just so anxious to go snapper fishing but just can't convince myself to run 50+ miles to the west southwest.