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Mississippi angler catches Caribbean-based fish near Venice

Stephan ‘Bay Boat’ Herbison wasn’t in a casino earlier this month when he got to play a little ‘blackjack.’

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July 16 at 9:55 am
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Solid year for cobia out of Grand Isle

For the first time in his 14 years as a guide, Capt. Daryl Carpenter has had two cobia hit bait that he was actually trolling for dolphin with this year offshore from Grand Isle.

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July 15 at 7:38 am
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Slidell teen wins Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

As years go, 2014 has been a keeper for young Corin Knight of Slidell, and it’s the kind that can make a daddy very proud.

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July 11 at 10:00 am
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Vitter pens op-ed piece supporting Option 5 of red snapper allocation Amedment 28

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) wrote an op-ed piece that appeared in the Houma Courier encouraging public comment on the state of the current red snapper fishery allocations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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June 23 at 12:10 pm
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BR angler reels in 8-pound-plus speckled trout

Dr. Vance Misuraca looks into lots of mouths at his orthodontist practice in Baton Rouge, but the big yellow mouth he caught Saturday morning was extra-special — and it didn’t even need braces.

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June 17 at 4:23 pm
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Gotcha gear

Charter guides need dependable gear, especially offshore where big fish can really dish out the abuse. Bobby Terrebonne is no different.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Finding red snapper

Bobby Terrebonne maintains that finding red snapper is not a big problem.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Red snapper frustration

Bobby Terrebonne is not a man to sit on his hands and complain without trying to make things better. For seven years he has sat on the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Advisory Panel and served on the Ad Hoc Red Snapper Advisory Panel.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Pending state record mangrove snapper caught near South Timbalier in STAR Tournament

The very first day of the CCA STAR Tournament started with a bang for Todd Black.

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June 13 at 2:30 pm
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2014 STAR tournament names red snapper division winner

With the shortest federal recreational season in history already wrapped up, it didn’t take long to name a winner for this year’s STAR red snapper division, according to the Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana.

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June 11 at 9:48 pm
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A box of chocolates

The deeply tanned, athletically-built 65-year-old man was standing in the shade beneath Bridgeside Marina on Grand Isle. He was responding to a question about offshore charter guiding. 

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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Offshore STARs —How to win the tournament’s offshore categories

A staple in the summertime plans of many Louisiana saltwater anglers has been CCA Louisiana’s Statewide Tournament and Anglers Rodeo, a summer-long, multi-weigh station event stretching from the Texas state line all the way to Mississippi.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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51st Annual Hell Divers Spearfishing Rodeo scheduled for June 5-8

The 51st Annual Hell Divers Spearfishing Rodeo is slated for June 5-8, with weigh-in scheduled that Sunday at the Kenner City Park pavilion from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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May 29 at 8:42 am
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Officials react to fed's decision to shorten red snapper season

Unthinkable and insane. Crazy. Buffoonery and chaos. Those were just a few of the choice words officials used to describe yesterday’s announcement by NOAA Fisheries that the already-too-short recreational red snapper season in the Gulf had been cut by two more days.

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May 15 at 11:53 am
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Tag Louisiana

Louisiana’s Cooperative Marine Fish Tagging Program has been a coast-wide effort since 2008. And Bob Bateman is one of 350 active volunteers who tag and release some or all of their catch.

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May 15 at 8:00 am
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Nine-day season prompts Landrieu to urge bipartisan action on Red Snapper Conservation Act

Today’s announcement of only a nine-day federal red snapper season starting June 1 underscores the need to transfer authority in determining season length to Gulf coast states, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) said in a news release.

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May 14 at 2:45 pm
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