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The key to beating a neap tide

A neap tide is one that occurs when the difference between high and low tide is least. It comes twice a month in the first and third quarters of the moon. The problem with a neap tide … is that it can totally shut the trout bite down.

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March 20 at 11:12 am
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Choose the right line to tackle Lake Pontchartrain speckled trout

It’s not unusual for anglers in Lake Pontchartrain to deal with a variety of conditions that make it tough to actually feel a speckled trout bite, including wind, a foot-and-a-half of chop and steady, strong current - especially along the bridges.

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March 11 at 4:20 pm
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Po-boy panfish — How to catch lake runners, bluegill and catfish in Bayou Lacombe

You know how it goes: After slurping through a few pounds of spicy boiled crawfish you start craving a something a little heavier and crunchier.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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February resolve — Where to and how to catch bass this month

There is a certain mentality I have that makes me want to roll over and pull the covers over my head on the exact morning I’ve been waiting on to get in the deer stand.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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The Great Wall of Chalmette — Fishing tips for the Michoud floodwall

There are some very famous walls in our world. For instance, there’s the Great Wall of China, a historical monument and one of the rare, still-extant wonders of the ancient world. It stretches out over a distance of 5,000 miles and took two millenniums to build.

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January 01 at 7:00 am
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This man loves to feed people

Barry Flach Jr. just loves to feed people. At least that is the opinion of his wife Tina.

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December 31, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Mild December temps mean specks still biting on Lake Pontchartrain bridges

With water temperatures still in the neighborhood of 60 degrees, one Lake Pontchartrain fishing guide expects speckled trout action to remain pretty consistent heading into 2015.

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December 30, 2014 at 4:17 pm
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The Delta Difference — The key to Mississippi Delta duck-hunting success

Dale Carnegie has nothing on LDWF waterfowl study leader Larry Reynolds. Nor does Henry Kissinger.

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December 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Trolling Lake Pontchartrain for big trout

Featuring two of the Top 10 speckled trout records in the state, Lake Pontchartrain has long been considered a big trout destination for decades. 

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November 21, 2014 at 1:45 pm
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Cracking the code: Figuring out Chalmette's wintertime speck pattern

In “A Christmas Story” (which we’re all about to see hundreds of times between Thanksgiving Day and Dec. 25,) Ralphie waits and waits for the arrival of his Little Orphan Annie Secret Society decoder ring.

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November 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm
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How to choose the right jighead

According to Chas Champagne, choosing the right size jighead to match water depth and current can be much more important than the color, size or shape of the artificial lure you’re fishing with.

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October 29, 2014 at 3:55 pm
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Vortex Shad now available in three new colors

Just like fish sometimes prefer a different color bait, Chas Champagne knows fishermen are always on the lookout for their next new favorite lure.

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October 21, 2014 at 5:44 pm
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Trout Masters excerpt: Trolling for trout on Lake Pontchartrain

Harry Hildebrand is known for modifying his artificial lures with yellow and red paint to simulate blood and trigger instinctual bites from predatory trout.

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September 29, 2014 at 5:45 am
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Quality speckled trout not back in Lake Pontchartrain — yet

Wednesday marked September’s new moon, and Capt. Mike Gallo feels like it won’t be too much longer before quality speckled trout start migrating back into Lake Pontchartrain.

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September 25, 2014 at 5:45 am
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Trout Masters excerpt: Finding prime speckled trout spots near Seabrook

Fishing out of Seabrook, the mouth of the Inner Harbor Canal to Lake Ponchartrain, Allen “Chink” Sumas Jr. once caught nine speckled trout that weighed-in at 9 to 9 ½ pounds - in a single day.

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August 27, 2014 at 9:08 pm
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Lake Maurepas is a big, little-known lake

Lake Maurepas is a big lake — actually the second-largest lake fully in Louisiana after its big brother Lake Pontchartrain, which lies immediately to the east of Maurepas.

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August 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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