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Final day to comment on potential Mississippi bull red harvest plan

Today is the final day for the public to comment on a controversial plan that would allow Mississippi for-hire vessels to harvest 30,000 pounds of bull reds in federal waters.

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April 23 at 2:12 pm
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April winds influencing trout bite out of Dularge

Speckled trout are biting out of Dularge, but when the wind is blowing it’s been tough to find a consistent pattern. 

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April 23 at 7:09 am
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Despite recent rains and dirty water, Big Lake specks still biting

Last week’s strong rains have dumped plenty of freshwater into Big Lake, but it really hasn’t slowed down the speckled trout bite so far, according to an area fishing guide.

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April 20 at 9:50 pm
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Freshen up

The primary target species of most coastal Louisiana kayak anglers are speckled trout and redfish. However, many areas that primarily harbor these saltwater species are seeing decreased salinities and an influx of largemouth bass.

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April 17 at 8:00 am
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Bull redfish school puts on a show Saturday in Bay Billiot

Last Saturday, Ricky Naquin enjoyed a redfish slam in Bay Billiot like he’s never experienced in almost 50 years of fishing out of Pointe Aux Chenes.

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April 16 at 2:21 pm
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Volunteers to install 'floating islands' this weekend near Grand Isle

In support of Earth Day next week, project volunteers and students from Grand Isle, Larose and Golden Meadow schools will build about 6,000 square feet of new wetland island habitat just north of Highway 1 this weekend.

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April 15 at 10:47 am
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Hildebrandt Drum Roller

Want a unique and improved spinnerbait on your side when you go redfish fishing for pleasure or for money?

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April 15 at 8:37 am
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Tackle, lures and presentation

Since they are competitive anglers, Frederick and Broussard use tackle that is most effective in getting redfish into the livewell quickly.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Directions, launches and varying regulations

The Causeway Landing on Sabine Lake in Louisiana is on Highway 82 approximately three miles west of Johnson Bayou.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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The fishing chef

Only in Louisiana is fishing and cooking so closely intertwined. More often than not, anglers take as much pride in their skills in the kitchen as on the water.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Why fish from a kayak?

“All my fishing is kayak fishing,” Dustie Latiolais said with a grin. “I’ve been doing it three years. Cory Werk, who owns Bayou Teche Experience in Breaux Bridge, got me into it.”

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Top fishing tactics for Barataria Bay redfish

Before calling it a day, Capt. Keith “Herk” Bergeron wanted to run into the marsh and make a few casts for redfish. 

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Coastal fish love spoons, too

In coastal marshes, a gold weedless spoon like the Johnson Minnow or Bomber Saltwater Grade Who Dat is standard issue for redfish seekers.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Scaled-down Matrix Shad a super crappie-fishing bait

Until the big trout start showing up in Lake Pontchartrain, just about all Ty Hibbs — who will fish for anything that is biting — fishes for is sac-a-lait.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Choosing the best popping cork

There are Ford guys and Chevy fanatics, and there are folks who prefer Coke and others who are diehard Pepsi drinkers. 

Are you “lovin’ it” at McDonald’s, or do you prefer to “have it your way” at Burger King?

Fans strongly support their favorites without much gray area — and the same can be said for popping corks.

Whether you select a beefy, cone-shaped model outfitted with beads and washers that calls specks in like a dinner bell or a lemon-shaped cork that redfish seem to love, allegiance among anglers is strong for their go-to choice.

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April 12 at 8:24 pm
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Tippets

This month offers great freshwater fishing and excellent marsh redfish action. Which will you choose?

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April 08 at 10:00 pm
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