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Once again snapper season has come and gone but not without giving the trophies of the gulf. On board was Bill Johnson, Sue Johnson, Travis Brashear, Jeanette Johnson, Craig Steltz and Lindsey Steltz. Dodging a few storms we left the marina at 11 am and headed for the west delta area where we found lots of fish ready to take our baits. Great friends, great trip.

July 18, 2012 at 4:47pm

My livewell is about 24 inches across and is a perfect circle. I am unable to keep bait alive. I do not have a recirculation pump but before installing one was hoping some of u could help me with this problem. Thanks

May 09, 2012 at 7:37pm

Did an overnight trip for yellowfin and we were not disappointed.

August 27, 2011 at 12:18pm

Real nice not having to run 60 miles to catch fish and as a bonus being able to catch and keep red snapper. Left out from fourchon early sat morning with a small chop in the gulf waters. Made a couple of stops to catch live bait and went in search of AJs. 6 or more boats at the first rig we pulled up to, didnt look like much action was going on so we headed a lil west to a rig all to ourselves. Dropped live bait and the AJs were hungry. Didnt take long before others saw us catching fish and suddenly we were wrestling for a little room to fish. With AJs in the boat we left in search of red snapper and found them hungry along with grouper and almacos.Great day on the water.

October 12, 2010 at 6:18am

More pics from friday.

July 11, 2010 at 2:13pm

What a great day it was friday to be on the water. Despite the recent storms the gulf was calm and we made the long run from cocodrie to outside the closed boundary line. The water was beautiful and the fish were hungry. On board was Bill Johnson, Richard Tracy, Mark Uzetta, Craig Steltz, Travis and myself. I hope to be able to make one more trip before snapper season closes. The fishing has been great even with all the chaos of the BP oil spill.

July 11, 2010 at 9:29am


June 14, 2010 at 8:57pm

more pics

May 13, 2010 at 4:45pm

Great trip saturday with friends. Headed south and began hitting rigs between 10 and 15 miles out. The fish were hungry and cooperative. Worked our way west then back to the launch. Enjoy the pics.

May 13, 2010 at 4:37pm

Finally back in the water after a few months of bad weather and the boat being in the shop getting repowered. Sunday waves were not the best but we managed to get out in the 3 ft seas and catch some nice fish. 4 ajs and 2 grouper. Down side was that we lost more tackle than caught fish but all in all it was a good day on the water.

March 02, 2010 at 8:50am

Had a great time fishing with my buddies from Outcast Marine during the Tarpon Rodeo. Fished thursday and friday and although we had good catches both days i decided to sit saturday out on land just taking in the sites, walking the beach in the rain and relaxing. Grand Isle has a lot more to offer than just great fishing. Will be looking forward to next year.

July 27, 2009 at 10:46pm

Took a chance on the weather thursday to get back offshore and was not dissappointed. The seas were not bad and with six of us on board we headed out from bridgeside marina. Out catch for the day was amberjacks, grouper, beeliners, and lemon fish. Caught some really nice red snapper, shame the season is closed. Ended the day with a nice box of fish. They will surely taste good on the grill this weekend. Looking forward to the weather calming down so we can make trips more often.

April 24, 2009 at 4:36pm

Left out of bridgeside marina sunday morning with the gps and radar in full use. The fog was thick and showed no signs of letting up. Left caminada pass and made our first stop at about 50 miles. Could hardly see anything but we managed to troll for a while and after no luck we decided to move another 10 miles. Again no luck trolling so we decided to try some other species and found the action non stop. The fog let up a little but for only an hour or so and began to settle back in so we headed home. The weather was not beautiful but the fish sure were.

January 26, 2009 at 8:45pm

The weather man had given a bad report for friday but after almost two months since our last trip nothing was going to keep us from the open gulf. Left venice marina in the fog and reached the gulf to find smooth seas all day. The wahoo were not to be found so we landed some AJs, an 80lb yellowfin, and a couple blackfin.

January 10, 2009 at 10:49pm

Looking for information on water conditions and fish being caught in the Ewing bank area and South timbalier. Thanks for any info you can provide.

September 25, 2008 at 9:07am

Wednesday morning Bill Johnson and I ventured to port sulphur for the first time since katrina. Tide was moving very well in the morning hours and we landed 35- 2 to 3 lb trout until the water stopped moving then the bite was off and we headed home. Hope to head in that direction again on sat for another round of good fishing.

April 25, 2008 at 11:30am

The fish are starting to turn on in the lake. Even with the winds we were able to catch 36 really nice trout in just a few hrs in the afternoon. 1.5-3.5 lbs.

April 04, 2008 at 7:10pm

Had a great trip over the weekend and the weather finally cooperated for a change. In the box was 9 AJs and 1 32lb grouper. Best trip we have had in quite some time. Looking for the weather to change as we enter the spring allowing for more days like today.

March 11, 2008 at 6:39am

Beautiful weekend on the water. Headed out of bridgeside marina on sunday straight to the lump to find the action slow. 1-tuna lost and 1- boated along with some beliners. Left there for some rig fishing and found lots of amberjack and grouper. Can't wait for next weekend.

February 10, 2008 at 1:21pm
A comment titled: reels in response to a report titled: new spinningreel/rod

I use the Penn 850 and 950 with 80-100 lb braid mounted on a shimano jigging rod and have had no problems reeling in Ajs, blackfin tuna, red snapper and grouper.

March 16, 2013 at 10:50am
A comment titled: grouper in response to a report titled: Off Shore Potluck

closed season on that grouper

March 21, 2011 at 8:12pm
A comment titled: 2 in response to a report titled: RED SNAPPER, AJ,AND MANGROVES


June 15, 2010 at 12:55pm
A comment titled: Thumbsupfishing in response to a report titled: Opening Snapper

Need suggestions on where to launch to go offshore fishing.

June 03, 2010 at 7:34am
A comment titled: Boat launch in response to a report titled: Boat ramp construction?

I have done many boat launches. If you are unable to dam off the area and drain the water then you must pour a concrete slab on dry land, no less than 6 inches thick with rebar every foot running in both directions and tied together. Allow to dry and use a piece of heavy equipment to push into the water. Allow the rebar to extend through the form on the top end of the slab so so you can tie that piece to the next one you pour on dry land.

September 23, 2009 at 9:17pm
A comment titled: Thumbsupfishing in response to a report titled: Offshore Fishing

I would certainly take you up on the offer to go fishing and help with the expenses.

September 01, 2009 at 9:53pm
A comment titled: thumbsupfishing in response to a report titled: Braving the fog

Jackass cant catch fish, perhaps you gave away something else.

January 27, 2009 at 5:00pm
A comment titled: thumbsupfishing in response to a report titled: aj

20 miles

January 12, 2009 at 7:22pm
A comment titled: Offshore equipment in response to a report titled: Offshore fishing advice needed

There are lots of rods and reels that would work for you, we prefer the penn 850 or 950 spinning reels. With a medium to heavy rod they will haul in a lot of big fish. We have used them for mangroves and reds as well as cobia and ajs up to 60 lbs. Good luck

April 17, 2008 at 6:44pm
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