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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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BULLS BAY 2200

If you enjoy fishing coastal waters and are looking for a boat that can do it well without depleting your bank account, the Bulls Bay 2200 is the perfect solution.

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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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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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Nail down fishing activity with feeding tables

Have you ever been on the water, trying to figure out why the heck the fish just aren’t cooperating — and then all of a sudden things just go crazy and you can’t keep your lure from being swallowed?

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February 08 at 9:20 pm
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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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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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Guide expects Dularge speckled trout bite to kick in after current cool snap

After today’s chilly, blustery weather, the forecast calls for sunny skies and consistent highs in the 60s all the way through the middle of next week.

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January 23 at 1:57 pm
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Redfish piled up in Lost Lake, Four League Bay

Now is the perfect time to target redfish in the lakes and canals south of Dularge - but knowing where to go and picking the right conditions are a huge advantage in locating a school of reds. 

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January 21 at 9:22 am
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Baskets save time when bite is on

Time is of the essence when a school of speckled trout is turned on, and one fishing guide has an easy way to maximize every possible cast and keep more fish coming over the gunnels.

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January 19 at 6:30 am
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Kayak tournaments 2015

Kayak fisherman throughout Louisiana know how good our fishing is. So good in fact that the word continues to spread.

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January 18 at 9:00 am
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Hitting the road: Fishing for wintertime speckled trout on Highway 1

As Tommy Vidrine’s Chevy pickup crested the bridge over Caminada Pass heading west from Grand Isle, the lights of Port Fourchon shimmered in the distance.

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January 13 at 3:52 pm
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