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Gremillion, aka 'Holy Mackerel,' passes away Thursday

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Longtime LouisianaSportsman.com forum member John Gremillion, who posted under the alias ‘Holy Mackerel,’ passed away after an extended illness Thursday afternoon.

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October 10 at 9:38 am
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Trout Masters excerpt: Grand Isle's tournament buster

Ulysse “Bootsie” Toups Jr. is known as a tournament buster, raking in numerous speckled trout awards since he started fishing rodeos in 1978.

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October 06 at 5:45 am
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Targeting mangroves, red snapper in East Bay

Sometimes when you're expecting a high fastball, Mother Nature throws you a changeup instead.

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October 02 at 7:35 am
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Venice’s fall variety includes lemons and bulls

It’s undisputed, an absolute certainty amongst saltwater anglers.

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October 01 at 7:00 am
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Low river stage in New Orleans means redfish in Venice

The Mississippi River is at 4 feet today in New Orleans, which translates to greenish, salty water in Venice — and a ringing dinner bell for redfish moving into the river system.

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September 04 at 8:05 am
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Hackney hooks redfish, cobia (and his own hand) in Venice

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The latest episode of Sportsman TV, ‘Venice Big Stuff,’ is now available for viewing here at LouisianaSportsman.com.

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August 22 at 11:03 am
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On offshore patrol

Louisiana’s wildlife enforcement agents patrol some very diverse land and water habitat in the sportsman’s paradise. From hills and creek bottoms to river and coastal plains, from freshwater lakes and streams to fresh and brackish water marshes wildlife agents cover it all.

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August 21 at 2:05 pm
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Fishing deep-diving crankbaits for redfish

In some parts of the country, redfish are called “channel bass.” Reds and largemouth bass hail from different fish families, of course, but these two species share more than a common nomenclature — they share an interest in crankbaits.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Venice BIG Stuff

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If you wanna go big, you gotta go to Venice. Cobia and bull reds were the targeted species in this episode of Sportsman TV and Venice did not disappoint.

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August 14 at 6:00 pm
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Trout Masters excerpt: 'Deadly Dudley' discusses Lake Pontchartrain's bridges, fishing the tide

Most people only dream about catching speckled trout that Capt. Dudley Vandenborre probably considers routine.

As of the writing of this book, the prolific angler who invented the extensive “Deadly Dudley” soft plastic lure line had caught three 10-pound-plus specks, and more than 50 9-pounders, many of them coming from Lake Pontchartrain. 

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August 11 at 5:45 am
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Mississippi River hits 4.1 feet in New Orleans, guide says water turning green near Venice

As the Mississippi River level continues to fall in New Orleans, the water is just now starting to turn green near Venice, and that can only mean one thing this time of year.

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August 08 at 5:32 pm
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LOWA announces Fish of the Year winners

A state record gag grouper and gafftopsail catfish will be honored this weekend as the 2013 Fish of the Year winners by the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association.

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August 07 at 1:50 pm
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Trout Masters excerpt: catching big specks at the mouth of the river

Ed Sexton is known for catching oversized trout out of Venice near the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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August 04 at 5:45 am
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Jacks are wild — Top tips for amberjack fishing

If you’re looking for fancy, graceful or aesthetically pleasing, amberjacks will disappoint you. If, on the other hand, an arm-stretching, back-straining lesson in brutality sounds fun, you’ll really enjoy hanging out with the fish marine biologists call Seriola dumerili.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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West Delta Mack Attack — How to fish for Spanish mackerel at Louisiana’s nearshore rigs

“Not the trailer bearings again!” Artie groaned as we rumbled onto the shoulder amidst a cloud of smoke.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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Fog Cutter tags and releases three blue marlin, including a 700-pounder to win division at Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo

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Capt. Chris Hall enjoyed an epic two days of bill fishing near Shell’s Ursa platform last Thursday and Friday, tagging and releasing three blue marlin weighing about 300, 500 and 700 pounds each.

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July 31 at 9:52 am
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