Inshore Fishing

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Beach umbrella onboard provides quick, easy, affordable source of shade

Fishing poles aren’t the only thing in Capt. Joe DiMarco’s rod box on his 24-foot Nautic Star — he’s got his very own “Buras shade tree,” as well.

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Night games ó How to catch Delacroix trout after the dark

We left the dock at 7 p.m.

Yes I said p.m., not a.m.

Everything else in Delacroix was dead quiet. All the sports had gone home and were digesting their supper.

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September 01 at 7:00 am
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Bang-up Barataria ó How to stay on specks during the September doldrums

Do you remember how we used to try to fix things by hitting them? We’d smack the side of the old TV to straighten out the picture or hit the radio when it wouldn’t pick up a signal.

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September 01 at 7:00 am
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Six arrested for oyster violations in St. Bernard Parish

Enforcement agents arrested six men from two different vessels Friday for alleged oyster violations in St. Bernard Parish, according to a news release.

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August 31 at 2:52 pm
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Trout bite still going strong out of Cocodrie

Despite warmer-than-usual temperatures in August, the speckled trout bite out of Cocodrie is still going strong, according to a fishing guide.

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August 31 at 12:57 pm
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Speckled trout back at Breton Island

The unusually high level of the Mississippi River was the bane of many a trout fisherman in Southeast Louisiana this summer, including anglers who found Breton Island awash in a sea of freshwater pumped in by persistent westerly winds.

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August 26 at 1:00 pm
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Beach bite back on at Grand Isle

A welcomed north wind is expected this week with the passage of an early cool front — perfect conditions to target speckled trout and redfish along the beach at Grand Isle.

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August 25 at 1:26 pm
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Buras bull red beatdown

Gary Abernethy has been lucky enough to fish in a variety of pretty special places, including Montana, the Bahamas and the Florida Keys.†

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August 24 at 10:34 am
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Tips for better fish mounts

Just from the bite you can tell it’s a good one — far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders.†

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August 21 at 5:00 pm
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Wassup?

A poster on a fishing forum wrote that he was quitting kayak fishing because it was “becoming too mainstream.” He was kidding of course, but he made his point.

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August 18 at 9:00 am
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Tips for fly-fishing

August is the last full month of “SweatFest 2015,” the one festival no one likes to celebrate. It also brings some tough conditions for fly fishing, with a few exceptions.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Grilled redfish with garlic cream sauce

Editor's Note: This recipe is from Christine Flores

My husband and I fish as often as we can, and throwing a redfish fillet or two on the grill using my son Joshua’s awesome garlic cream sauce is a perfect way to end the day.†

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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How to rig up for deep Dularge redfish

We connected our cracked crabs to Carolina-rigged 5/0 kahle hooks. The rig allows you to get the bait on the bottom, while the hook’s curvature snags in the corners of redfishs’ mouths nine out of 10 times, Capt. Bill Lake said.†

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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The No. 1 redfish bait

Capt. Bill Lake said the No. 1 food source for redfish of fish is crabs.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Finding the right redfishing spot

The average weekend or vacationing angler, for the most part, doesn’t have time to find the number of spots Lake has to in order to keep his customers in fish.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Learn to read the current to catch more deep redfish

On our trip with Capt. Bill Lake, we had time to set up and receive instruction while we waited for the tide to actually slow down a little.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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