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For CCA members hoping to place an entry in the STAR tournament Fly Rod Division, June is the best month to register a larger-than-14-inch trout. As summer wears on, and water temperatures rise, larger specks become more selective in their feeding habits — and less likely to eat flies.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Cast your vote for surf fishing

In this crazy election year, we’ve seen some highly unusual candidates.

But none can top Limberbutt McCubbins.

McCubbins, a Democrat from Kentucky, was officially registered with the Federal Election Commission as a candidate for president. While he wasn’t able to compete successfully against Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton, he did get strong grass-roots support in his home state.

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June 10 at 9:00 am
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Tip for flyfishing for redfish

Now that shrimp have flooded the marsh ponds, better pack those shrimp flies into your box. Among the many choices are Kwans, Charlies, Crystal Shrimp, Borski Hair Shrimp, Popovics Shrimp and Coma Shrimp.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Green, green grass of Houma

No greater example of coastal erosion can be found than the Lake Laurier area north of Highway 1 between Fourchon and Grand Isle.

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May 09 at 5:45 pm
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Tippets

April gives us the choice between prime freshwater action, epic saltwater adventures and — for those willing to travel — awesome days on a mountain stream. Tough choices.

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April 15 at 7:00 am
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Solunacy - The mad logic of lunar feeding periods

Every April, members of the Red Stick Fly Fishers converge on Lake Concordia near Ferriday for a weekend of fly-fishing for bass, bream, stripers and even catfish.

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April 08 at 1:50 pm
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Tippets

Wind-wise, March comes in like a lion, but leaves like a lamb. If the “lamb” arrives early, this could be a great month for fly-casters who love to chase the poisson rouge!

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March 15 at 7:00 am
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Short sticks - With bass, shorter is often better

One of my favorite car commercials has a 5-year-old driving his Power Wheels toy car. His dad asks if he’d like to take a try with the bigger automobile. After giving it some thought, the kid realizes it’s too much to handle and responds “No, thanks. I can wait.”

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March 10 at 9:00 am
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