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Redfish action better on the west side at Cypremort Point

Redfish and speckled trout action has been dependent on the wind and being able to find clean water out of Cypremort Point, according to a local guide.

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May 05 at 3:35 pm
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On the go — Fishing tips for Calcasieu Lake trout

Sammie Faulk is a man on the go. He is chairman of the Cameron Parish Tourist Commission, a consultant for the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau, and vice-chairman of the board that governs the 180-mile Creole Nature Trail, All American Road and National Scenic Byway.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Leeville Tag — Tips for catching more Leeville reds

“Local Angler Recognized as Top Tagger,” the banner in the Era Leader, Washington Parish’s weekly newpaper, read.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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No ‘maybe’ in May — Best bets for speckled trout, reds in St. Bernard Parish

Henry David Thoreau once said, “Everyone should believe in something; I believe I’ll go fishing.” 

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Super-sized Specks — Best locations to catch trophy trout

They haunt our dreams and are the constant subjects of many Internet legends and hoaxes.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Fishing Lake Pontchartrain bridges for big-time trout

If you plan on fishing Lake Pontchartrain in pursuit of speckled trout this month, check out tonight’s episode of Sportsman TV for fishing tips and lure suggestions that will help you put more fish in the box.

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April 30 at 11:14 am
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Keep drifting to find quality speckled trout in Delacroix

Shrimp still haven’t arrived in the Delacroix area, but Capt. Randall Shaw is putting his customers on speckled trout by aggressively working the fish and repeatedly drifting over areas that produce keepers.

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April 29 at 9:21 am
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Fishing rods

All Star ASNano

Made to endure the intense demands of tournament action, All Star built this lineup of technique-specific rods with Nano Resin technology, which offers two distinct design options: lessening material for a lighter rod while maintaining break strength or keeping the same amount of material and significantly increasing break strength.

Going with Option 2 yields one of the strongest and most-durable rods on the market.

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April 27 at 4:30 pm
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New Orleans native reels in monster Texas trout

Air Force Capt. Chris Bush, a native of New Orleans, is a man on a mission — a mission to catch giant trout.  

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April 23 at 10:14 am
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'Stick and move' for Dularge speckled trout this week

With the advice he doled out Monday afternoon, Capt. Marty LaCoste sounded more like a veteran corner man for Rocky Balboa than a charter guide pursuing speckled trout.

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April 21 at 5:29 pm
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An exclusive club: Louisiana's Top 10 speckled trout

Last year, only one angler managed to crack into the record books for the state’s Top 10 speckled trout.

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April 17 at 10:55 am
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Artificial reef that will ultimately replace the Pickets currently in design phase

Design work has begun on Phase 1 of the artificial reef that will ultimately replace the Pickets, with the hope that construction of the 8- to 12-acre site will be completed later this summer, officials said.

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April 16 at 4:19 pm
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Recent winds have muddied the waters near Lafitte, guide says

Windy conditions have muddied the waters near Lafitte, but the redfish and black drum bite remains steady, a fishing guide said.

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April 15 at 11:05 am
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Why pogies for speckled trout fishing?

Steve Shook is known for two things: using live pogies to catch big speckled trout and fishing the rocks of East Timbalier Island.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Ups and downs for the Shooks

Steve Shook has lived his fishing life in the fast lane: expensive boats, glitzy destinations, cheering crowds, famous friends, big money — over $1 million in earnings in 1998 alone.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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St. Bernard/Upper Plaquemines

This area of the state has developed the reputation for providing the closest thing that exists to a 12-month-a-year speckled trout fishery.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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