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More 'speck-tacular' tips from Grand Isle's big trout specialist

Tommy Vidrine was back hard at it in Grand Isle yesterday and this morning, hauling in more 4- to 5-pound lunker trout like most folks catch 14-inch schoolies.†

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June 20 at 2:06 pm
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: fishing down the river in Plaquemines Parish

In this excerpt from†Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Nash Roberts IV with Fishhunter Guide Service shares his thoughts on rods, reels and the line he uses to catch big speckled trout.†

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June 19 at 4:15 pm
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: catching big specks on Sabine Lake

In this excerpt from†Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Jerry Norris with The Original Sabine Lake Guide Service discusses how he rigs up to catch big specks in Louisiana's least-known saltwater fishing hole.†

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June 19 at 3:36 pm
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BR angler reels in 8-pound-plus speckled trout

Dr. Vance Misuraca looks into lots of mouths at his orthodontist practice in Baton Rouge, but the big yellow mouth he caught Saturday morning was extra-special ó and it didnít even need braces.

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June 17 at 4:23 pm
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Three big specks shake up CCA STAR leaderboard

Three big speckled trout, including an 8-plus-pounder, jostled the names on the CCA STAR Tournament’s leaderboard over the Father’s Day weekend.

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June 17 at 2:46 pm
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Strong winds preventing offshore trout fishing out of Dularge

A steady southeast wind has pretty much shut down the opportunity to head offshore for speckled trout out of Dularge, according to a fishing guide.

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June 17 at 9:35 am
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Vidrine shares more tips for trophy speckled trout

Tommy Vidrine not only catches lots of speckled trout around Grand Isle, he catches lots of really big speckled trout there.

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June 16 at 4:51 pm
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Never give up for fishing success

How many times have you hit the water, excited about the opportunities to pad the freezer with some specks, only to find the fishing brutally tough?

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June 16 at 6:30 am
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: tips for everyone to catch more specks

In this excerpt from†Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. John Aucoin with Hawkeye Fishing Charters shares several tips and tactics he uses to catch specks in and around Terrebonne and Timbalier Bays.†

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June 16 at 5:25 am
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How Stevie got in his groove

A relative youngster at 34, Stevie Nick wasn’t always interested in redfish. As a kid, the Lacombe resident started fishing for speckled trout in the Biloxi Marsh in St. Bernard Parish.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Red hot rocks

Glenn Sanchez — owner, operator, chief cook and bottle-washer at Breton Sound Marina (504-676-1252) — said this is his favorite time to fish the long rocks at the end of the MRGO.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Get rid of the slime

Slime on the outside of fish is expected, but it’s just nasty when fillets are coated with slime on the cleaning table.

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June 15 at 6:30 am
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2014 STAR tournament names red snapper division winner

With the shortest federal recreational season in history already wrapped up, it didn’t take long to name a winner for this year’s STAR red snapper division, according to the Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana.

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June 11 at 9:48 pm
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Speckled trout action coming around on Big Lake

Despite the well-documented sub-par speckled trout fishing at Big Lake this spring, action has started picking up in the last few weeks, according to a guide.

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June 11 at 6:55 pm
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Slurry of ice and saltwater keeps catch colder, straighter and easier to clean

In the course of a typical year, Capt. Mike Gallo with Angling Adventures of Louisiana in Slidell estimates he cleans upwards of 3- to 4,000 speckled trout.

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June 11 at 6:00 pm
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Hackney lives it up - down on Grand Isle

The Sportsman TV crew headed down to Grand Isle for a little rest and relaxation, and lots of fun fishing and crabbing in tonight’s brand new episode scheduled to air at 6:30 on Cox Sports Television.

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June 11 at 1:10 pm
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