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Desiccant keeps hooks rust free

We all know water is the enemy of all metal. And while we protect a lot of our equipment, we anglers often just toss our lures back in storage containers and forget them until the next trip.

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August 19, 2014 at 6:30 am
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Potential world-record gator harvested Saturday morning in Alabama

Everything’s bigger in Texas - except alligators, apparently.

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August 18, 2014 at 4:38 pm
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DeRidder hunter convicted of poaching trophy 18-pointer on Tensas River NWR

Earlier this month, Christopher J. Courville, 39, of DeRidder, pled guilty to charges resulting from arrowing a big 18-point buck during illegal hours on the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in January.

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August 18, 2014 at 1:58 pm
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Ascension Parish man arrested in connection with July 26 hit-and-run boating accident

A 32-year-old Ascension Parish man was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run ski boat accident on the Amite River Diversion Canal.

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August 18, 2014 at 11:31 am
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Choose the right fishing line

Today’s fishing is crowded with choices to be made. Where to fish and what to do when we get there are definitely on that list.

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August 18, 2014 at 7:30 am
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Female paddle boarder wins Ride the Bull V

Kalley LeRoy added a little extra ‘extreme’ to the Ride the Bull V Extreme Kayak Tournament Saturday out of Bridge Side Marina on Grand Isle.

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August 17, 2014 at 5:56 pm
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Grand Isle's new kayak launch completed

Workers were dumping limestone Thursday afternoon and putting the finishing touches on Grand Isle’s new kayak launch, which officials hoped would be up and running by this weekend.

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August 15, 2014 at 11:46 am
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Recreational anglers, charter captains urged to attend Monday's Gulf Council meeting in Baton Rouge

Although sector separation would essentially split the recreational quota between private anglers and charter captains, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is encouraging both groups to attend the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting Monday evening in Baton Rouge.

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August 14, 2014 at 11:41 pm
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Best August trout bait

Shrimp are kings of summertime trout fishing — everyone knows that.

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August 14, 2014 at 5:36 pm
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Speckled trout bite this fall could be extra-special, guide says

The dog days of August already have Capt. Mike Gallo looking forward to the cooler, crisper days to come later this fall.

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August 14, 2014 at 5:18 pm
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Brother-sister duo win 2013 Louisiana Youth Hunters of the Year

Pineville is home to the 2013 male and female Youth Hunters of the Year, and they both live under the same roof.

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August 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm
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Dead doe found stuck in pear tree

A ‘partridge in a pear tree’ will again be a familiar Christmas refrain in about four months, but what Joshua Breshears found in the pear tree right outside his back door early Sunday morning in Walker still has him shaking his head.

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August 13, 2014 at 2:09 pm
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AJ season to close commercially and recreationally on Aug. 25

NOAA Fisheries announced today both the commercial and recreational harvest of greater amberjack will close at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25.

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August 13, 2014 at 9:35 am
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Terrebonne Parish pitching several versions of billion-dollar sediment project

Terrebonne Parish is ready to pitch a billion-dollar sediment pipeline†concept for inclusion in the state’s coastal restoration plans.

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August 12, 2014 at 3:34 pm
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Organizers expecting 700 kayakers Saturday for 'Ride the Bull V' on Grand Isle

At the very first Ride the Bull tournament at Grand Isle in 2009, Capt. Danny Wray remembers wondering if anyone at all would bother to attend.

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August 12, 2014 at 1:54 pm
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Yakupzack appointed to Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission

A Lake Charles attorney has been appointed to the at-large seat on the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission vacated by the resignation of Will Drost in June.

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August 11, 2014 at 5:50 pm
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