Even though the calendar says it’s almost August, anglers are still catching a few speckled trout around the platforms in Lake Borgne — something Capt. Mike Gallo hasn’t seen happen this late in all his years as a fishing guide.
The 17th Annual Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo is set for next week out of Venice Marina, and this year’s version will feature a brand new division and real time text updates to keep participants informed about what’s happening at the scales.
When Barbara and Les Picard call themselves “island people,” they don’t mean to imply that they are natives of Grand Isle. It means they love all islands, whether in the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, or the Gulf of Mexico.
Part folk festival, part kayak fishing tournament — but all fun, with a little bit of Woodstock peace, love and redfish thrown in — Ride the Bull VI is poised and ready for another record-breaking year out of Grand Isle's Bridge Side Marina on Aug. 15.