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Horseshoe Island

Dear Capt. Paul:

An old timer once told me about a small island somewhere in Black Bay south of Mozambique Point by Breton Sound called Horseshoe Island. Try as I can, I cannot find anything on the island. Can you help?

Bert S.

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October 08 at 9:00 am
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Old oil structures in Tiger Shoal

Dear Capt. Paul:

I am told that there were several oil platforms, old well heads and/or other oil-field sites within the Tiger Shoal area that have been removed in years past.

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September 08 at 9:00 am
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The Pickets are to be!

It looks like the actual well heads and Christmas tree and platforms in the area known as the Pickets will be removed.†

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August 07 at 9:00 am
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Polecat Bend and Baldwin Lodge

Dear Capt. Paul:

Have you ever heard of a fishing place called Baldwin Lodge? It is somewhere near the Polecat Bend, wherever that is located. I believe that it is somewhere in Lake Pontchartrain.

— Tommy BAT†

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July 07 at 9:00 am
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What to look for in a GPS unit

Dear Capt. Paul:

Can you advise me on a type of marine GPS-only unit I should buy to download your maps. Medium-priced unit. Do you sell any units with your maps installed, or what is an EDGE?†

– BYU P

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June 06 at 9:00 am
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Downloading Captain Paulís Edge to iPad

Dear Capt. Paul:

How do I download Captain Paul’s Edge files that are in my desktop PC, and how can I transfer my other Google waypoints that are in my desktop computer to my iPad that has a Google Earth App.

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May 08 at 9:00 am
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Who doesnít want a fishing edge?

Dear Capt. Paul:

Do you have the GPS position coordinates for Vermilion Bay and the Boxcar Reef?

– Thanks, WA

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April 07 at 9:00 am
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The Freeport Sulphur Mine near Garden Island Bay

Dear Capt. Paul:

What are the coordinates of where the Freeport sulphur facility used to be on Garden Island Bay? What is the name of the pass they were on: Southwest or South pass?

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March 06 at 9:00 am
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Pinpointing Wreck Bay

Dear Capt. Paul:

Where is Wreck Bay out of Point a la Hache? What are the coordinates for the bay? I can’t seem to find it on my map.

Capt. Paul’s response:

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February 05 at 9:00 am
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Plot your course

Yes, now is the time to really plot your hunting area with your GPS.

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January 06 at 9:00 am
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Get to know your GPS unit

We are experiencing a revolution in navigation that began with the advent of the Global Positioning System communally referred to simply as GPS. This technology stands with the invention of the compass and the sextant in importance to the navigator.

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December 06, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Is north really north?

Although simple, the choosing the correct north reference setting sometimes confuses GPS users.

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November 07, 2013 at 9:00 am
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ABCs of GPS configuration, Pt. 2

Datum settings are different from the “Position Format” or “Location” settings.

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October 08, 2013 at 9:00 am
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The ABCs of GPS configuration, Pt. 1

I know that I have written about configuration settings for a GPS unit in the past, but during my seminars and at least once a month I get a question concerning how a reader’s GPS should be set up.

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September 06, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Northwest Islands

Dear Capt. Paul:

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August 07, 2013 at 9:00 am
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The Pickets

As most know, the owner of the Pickets ó Apache Oil Corporation ó were in May in the process of removing some of the rig platforms that are no longer producing These platforms are in the Ship Shoal Leased Area, Block 26 area in Caillou Bay. Read More...
July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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