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August is the last full month of “SweatFest 2016,” the festival no one likes to celebrate. The hot water and plethora of bait makes for tough conditions, more so for fly anglers.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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There’s an app for that

“It will soon be possible to transmit wireless messages around the world so simply that any individual can carry and operate his own apparatus.” - Nikola Tesla, 1909

Tesla might have predicted the portable phone some 70 years before it’s time. But the brilliant physicist could never have imagined the extent to which it has evolved.

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August 08 at 9:30 pm
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July often brings diversity to coastal inshore fishing, as rivers fall and higher salinities prevail. Among the species that will get close to shore — or even inshore — are Spanish mackerel, jack crevalle, cobia, bluefish and tripletail.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Along came a spider

Listen in on a group of a fanatical fly fishermen enjoying their favorite adult beverages, and pretty soon the fish get bigger and stories get weird.

Several of us had gathered after a day on the water and were recalling our most-unusual catches on the fly.

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July 08 at 1:00 pm
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Fly fishing tips

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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