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Port Sulphur man sentenced for oyster violations and public intimidation of law enforcement Port Sulphur man sentenced for oyster violations and public intimidation of law enforcement
1981 Views - Posted: April 17 at 9:26 am

A Plaquemines Parish man pleaded guilty on April 15 to his sixth offense of taking oysters in a polluted area and felony public intimidation of a game warden, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


Jules Ballanger catches lots of speckled trout on Carolina rigs in beach waters fronting the gulf side of Grand Isle and its neighboring islands. Barataria Bay/Grand Isle
221 Views - Posted: April 15 at 7:00 am

Barataria Bay is a vast estuary ranging from near-freshwater Lake Cataouche in the north to near-marine habitats at Grand Isle in the south.


Vermilion Bay can provide a lot of fishing action, as LouisianaSportsman.com user reelin1 discovered. Who doesn’t want a fishing edge?
2858 Views - Posted: April 07 at 9:00 am

Dear Capt. Paul:

Do you have the GPS position coordinates for Vermilion Bay and the Boxcar Reef?

– Thanks, WA


Tip with “maaw-ket” shrimp, cast over the abundant oyster beds in this area — and HOLD ON!  Plan A, B and C — Fishing tactics for redfish, drum and sheepshead
653 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am

“Redfish in April?” Artie laughed as Doc mentioned our forthcoming fishing trip. “Man, redfish ain’t ‘runnin now! Dey run in da fall! You guys gotta be outcha mind!


Freeport’s sulphur facility sits along Dennis Pass ­— right in the middle of some great fishing habitat. The Freeport Sulphur Mine near Garden Island Bay
3022 Views - Posted: March 06 at 9:00 am

Dear Capt. Paul:

What are the coordinates of where the Freeport sulphur facility used to be on Garden Island Bay? What is the name of the pass they were on: Southwest or South pass?


Three men plead guilty to oyster theft in Plaquemines Parish Three men plead guilty to oyster theft in Plaquemines Parish
2067 Views - Posted: February 27 at 2:44 pm

Judge Michael Clement accepted guilty pleas earlier this week from three men for numerous commercial oyster violations last summer in Plaquemines Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


Three men cited for illegal oyster activity in Plaquemines Parish Three men cited for illegal oyster activity in Plaquemines Parish
3539 Views - Posted: August 28, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Three men were recently cited by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents for alleged oyster and boating safety violations in Bayou Stephan in Plaquemines Parish, according to a press release.


The outdoors has been a great office to work in for Bob Marshall. One Man’s View — One of Louisiana’s only full-time outdoor writers talks about his career
1052 Views - Posted: July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
The shoulders of Bob Marshall’s career trail as an outdoor writer are littered with dead sacred cows.

Put an out-of-state angler on one of these a trip and he’s hopelessly “hooked” on Louisiana coastal fishing. Redfish Central — Redfishing is crazy in this stretch of marsh near Empire
1924 Views - Posted: June 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
Eddie popped his cork, pointed toward the shoreline with his rod, and blurted, “Looks like that otter’s interested in my cork! Food must be scarce for him around here!”

Cork rigs like the DOA Deadly Combo will attract trout with the sounds and commotion that mimic surface feeding. Artificial Intelligence — Tips for trout fishing with artificial lures
6412 Views - Posted: May 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
“Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” Yeah, Sir Walter Scott’s insight rings true for interpersonal relationships, but when it comes to speckled trout fishing, the Scottish writer can stick that nonsense in his bait bucket.

Tricking trout is the name of the game.

Mendoza admires a beautifully colored drake gadwall. Rolling with the punches - Duck-hunting tactics for late-season success
5873 Views - Posted: January 01, 2013 at 7:00 am

Picture this. You've had a good opening to the duck season. But now the season has been underway a while and you haven't had any cold fronts or strong south winds to bring in new birds or shake things up. They sky is blue-bird clear, and has been for days. The water is so calm you can float a saucer on it. There are no ducks, at least not on your lease. You know they are somewhere, but they aren't where you are. Sound familiar?


Work on a new Breton Sound artificial off California Point should provide great fishing this summer for speckled trout, redfish and other gamefish, officials with CCA-Louisiana said. Construction of Breton Sound reef begun
4999 Views - Posted: December 28, 2012 at 11:30 am
Work began earlier this month on an artificial reef project in Breton Sound to increase fisheries habitat.

The reef, which is being constructed over an area covering six to eight acres just northeast of California Point, is a joint project of the Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana Shell Oil Company, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries the Barrier Island Restoration and Development Society and Bertucci Contractors.

New Orleans men caught with 40 more reds than legally allowed, LDWF says New Orleans men caught with 40 more reds than legally allowed, LDWF says
8322 Views - Posted: November 30, 2012 at 7:17 am
Two New Orleans men were cited Saturday (Nov. 25) after they were allegedly caught with five times the number of redfish they could legally during a Port Sulphur fishing trip, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries reported.

Sheepshead will eat almost any fly resembling vegetation, small crustaceans, barnacles or small fishes. Bringing in the sheep
2972 Views - Posted: November 12, 2012 at 9:00 am
Fly-rodders are a strange lot. There are those of us who will travel hundreds — sometimes thousands — of miles to catch a 10-inch fish, provided that fish happens to be the famed Gila trout or California golden trout. To land one of these rare species puts you in a very special list of folks.

Get a lung shot with a crossbow and he'll often collapse quicker than with a rifle hit.  Suburban cross: Learn how to hunt suburban deer
2160 Views - Posted: October 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
By 8:20 a.m. five text messages had alerted me to many vital matters.

“Remember I gotta get home in time for the Saints-Colts tailgate party!” read one.

“Wait till you see my Harry Potter Halloween costume!” read another.

“Saw some squirrels — but not as many as in my backyard. Can I bring my air rifle next time? And pop a few squirrels? Looks like they really, really like this corn. And here comes a raccoon! I thought you said this place was full of deer? Well, I haven’t seen any yet?”

Venice Marina was in good shape; this trailered boat wasn't even moved. However, some ground damage caused by storm surge was observed. Venice area spared from wrath of Hurricane Isaac  Video Included
7053 Views - Posted: September 02, 2012 at 9:47 am
Capt. Brent Roy has lived through many hurricanes, returning to the Venice area after each storm because of the incredible fishing the region provides. So when Hurricane Isaac brushed the mouth of the Mississippi River, the veteran fishing guide couldn't wait to find out how his lodges and the marinas fared.

So Friday, the owner of Venice Fishing Charters jumped aboard a seaplane and headed downriver, shooting video of flooded Highway 23 and getting a birds-eye view of his cabins before putting down at Venice Marina.

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