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Mopping up on monster mangroves

During the dog days of summer, Grand Isle’s Trout Master sometimes turns his attention away from chasing specks just long enough to head offshore in pursuit of different prey.

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September 04 at 5:44 pm
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Recreational anglers, charter captains urged to attend Monday's Gulf Council meeting in Baton Rouge

Although sector separation would essentially split the recreational quota between private anglers and charter captains, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is encouraging both groups to attend the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting Monday evening in Baton Rouge.

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August 14 at 11:41 pm
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Reef Fish Amendment 40 pits private fishermen against charter captains in dividing red snapper recreational quota

The looming battle between private fishermen and for-hire charter and head boat captains to help determine how the red snapper recreational quota will be divided isn’t a great scenario for either side, according to a Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council member.

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July 30 at 12:15 pm
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2014 Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo final results

Here are final results from the 16th annual Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo held this past weekend out of Venice Marina.

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July 29 at 3:00 pm
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Two records fall at the 2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo

Two new rodeo records were established at the 2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

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July 28 at 8:20 pm
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2014 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo set for July 24-26

The oldest fishing tournament in the United States, the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, is set to crank up this weekend headquartered out of Sand Dollar Marina.

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July 22 at 9:45 am
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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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