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Two Chalmette men arrested for alleged oyster, drug violations in St. Bernard Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested two men Wednesday in St. Bernard Parish for alleged oyster harvesting and drug violations, according to a press release.

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February 27 at 4:07 pm
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Father and son cited for allegedly harvesting polluted oysters

Acting on a complaint, agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a father and son for alleged oyster violations near Pointe-aux-Chenes on Feb. 20, according to a press release.

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February 25 at 3:00 pm
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Wade-fishing for big specks on Big Lake

Hefty speckled trout are no strangers to Capt. Adam Jaynes. On Feb. 8, the Orange, Texas, resident took several on Calcasieu Lake.

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February 18 at 10:34 am
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February is for fishing and rigging

One of the many blessings of Louisiana fishing is that there are no closed seasons. Great fishing is available any month of the year, but February is ranked by many anglers as 12 out of 12.

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February 18 at 9:00 am
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Bomber Saltwater Grade Mullet

Give Theophile Bourgeois a new artificial lure with so much upside to it and he’s as happy as speckled trout and redfish chasing tasty mullet.

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February 15 at 9:00 am
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How to clean, freeze sheepshead

The key to filleting them is using a sturdy-bladed boning knife and cutting over and around the thick rib bones by going into the fish from the top rather than from behind the gills. With an electric knife, it’s easiest to start from the tail and fillet forward.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Top trout tactics

Glenn Schurr’s tactics have put you in the vicinity of where they are biting, but now what? Speckled trout can concentrate in very small spots and there is a lot of water out there, even if Shurr’s strategy has put you in the ballpark.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Standard Mapping E-cards help find speckled trout

Glenn Schurr said the key to putting trout in the boat is pretty simple.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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How Standard Mapping Services E-cards happened

The story of how a New Orleans street cop became the Jedi Knight of fishing navigation maps is an American success story that could only have happened in Louisiana.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Oak River Troll

Fortunately, Capt. Ron “Ahab” Broadus’ hospital stay was short, and once out he provided some extra input into fishing this fish-filled winter paradise.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Try the drop-shot rig for more springtime speckled trout

When he wants to get the drop on speckled trout, more often than not Capt. Mike Gallo goes with one of his old favorites — the drop-shot rig.

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February 11 at 9:16 pm
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How to "sea-duce" a predator

The rivers and lakes of Alaska offer the best fly fishing in North America. Its waters teem with steelhead, arctic char, grayling, dolly varden, trophy rainbow and lake trout, and five species of salmon, including the mighty king salmon.

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February 09 at 9:00 pm
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LDWF cites Galliano man for black drum, redfish violations

A 34-year-old Galliano man was cited Saturday for allegedly possessing 26 undersized black drum on the Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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February 02 at 4:15 pm
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Battledore meat haul — Best fishing tips for sheepshead

The sheepshead ceviche was going even faster than the 4-point fajitas at Doc’s post-Endymion bash. 

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Tough trout mapped out — How to use digital maps to catch more specks

Have no doubt, February is a tough time for speckled trout fishermen. 

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Beginners guide to Oak River — Fishing tips for redfish, speckled trout and bass at this Delacroix winter hotspot

In the days before levees channeled the Big Muddy, Oak River was a natural funnel for the mighty Mississippi. For centuries it was a conduit for fresh, muddy water, and silt and sediment gradually built up significant ridges that line Oak River to this day.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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