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|Artificial Intelligence — Tips for trout fishing with artificial lures
May 01 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.
|Rolling with the punches - Duck-hunting tactics for late-season success
January 01 at 7:00 am
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.
|Construction of Breton Sound reef begun
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
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.
|Bringing in the sheep
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.
|Suburban cross: Learn how to hunt suburban deer
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 area spared from wrath of Hurricane Isaac
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.
|Sulphur mine options abound
July 02, 2012 at 7:00 am
Dear Capt. Paul:
I am from the New Orleans area and am looking to go to the sulfur mines. Been there before but do not remember how to get there. Can you give me some directions and maybe the address? Thank you so much for helping. I am looking forward to catching some specks and reds. I have not been fishing in years and wanted to try to get back in it.
|Don’t wimp out
July 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
The broad-chested guy sitting in the driver’s seat of the big Ford pick-up cleared his throat, as if preparing to speak. I glanced over at him. In the dark, the glow from the truck’s dash lights made his chiseled features appear even sharper.
“We sure picked a bad day,” he said quietly, as if preparing me for the worst. “The tide is really rough.
“We have only a .08 (foot) tide range — not a .8, but a .08. I don’t know if I’ve ever fished anything less than a .1 before.”
“But,” I thought to myself, “Brandon Carter can overcome that. He’s a famous speckled trout guide.”
|Winds a blessing for Magnolia redfish anglers
April 16, 2012 at 9:02 am
All this southerly wind has blown an ocean's worth of water into the marshes around Magnolia.
It's also blown in something else: redfish.
|The lexicon of drop leaders
November 01, 2011 at 12:08 pm
The recent passing of Steve Jobs, co-creator of the first personal computer, gave this columnist reason to think of all the contributions that computers have made in our lives.
|Retro Port Sulphur
July 26, 2011 at 2:13 pm
Zak’s cork hit a swell right under the hovering laughing gulls and vanished.
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