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Trout Masters Too excerpt: fishing for specks in the Lafitte area

In this excerpt from Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Theophile Bourgeois III with Bourgeois Fishing Charters shares tips that everyone can use to catch more specks. 

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July 21 at 5:45 am
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Tackle information

Schilling’s main fishing reels are old-fashioned Abu Garcia 5500 Ambassadeur bait casters. They are used whenever he fishes with worms, frogs or flukes.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Freshwater diversions not without controversy

Kevin Schilling said flatly that having the freshwater diversion is “the key” the Caernarvon bass fishery.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Kevin Schilling in the news

Kevin Schilling is only 33, but has popped up twice before in New Orleans area fishing news.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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The grain that flew

The literal interpretation from Cajun French to English for “gran ŕ voler” is “grain that flew,” apparently because the ripe seeds are supposed to shoot out of the pods.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Wildman

Raymond Joseph “Joey” Fonseca Jr. is a complex man. By vocation, the 61-year-old is a commercial fisherman. By avocation he can be called an articulate philosopher of the wilds.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Cooking American lotus seeds

As soon as Joey Fonseca got home, he poured a huge glass of swamp bay leaf tea and retreated to his shady back porch to extract the gran ŕ voler seeds from their pods.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Getting a duck boat ready for hunting season

“We make good money of the neglect that duck boats get,” Hank Johnston bluntly said.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: catching big specks on Lake Pontchartrain

In this excerpt from Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Eric Dumas with Living a Dream Guide Service talks about his obsession for speckled trout, and what he uses to catch them.

It seemed to the young man that everyone was catching big trout but him. So he started launching closer to the Trestles railroad bridge on the eastern end of the lake. He says that it took him 10 trips to learn how to catch trout there.

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July 14 at 5:45 am
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: catching specks in the marshes, lakes and bays of St. Bernard Parish

In this excerpt from Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Charlie Thomason with Capt. Charlie Thomason’s Bayou Charters shares tips and tactics that can be used by trout anglers across the coast. 

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July 07 at 5:50 am
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Interesting blue crab trivia

Blue crabs are one of the most-beautiful and interesting creatures in Louisiana’s coastal marshes. They are pugnacious — actually downright aggressive may be a better characterization — but within those armored bodies lies some of the most delectable of all seafoods.

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July 04 at 9:00 am
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Green trout heaven — Fishing tips for Delacroix bass

We’ve come a long way since virtually everyone in Southeast Louisiana used the term “green trout” to refer to largemouth bass. One of Louisiana’s first conservation laws on the books was for the protection of New Orleans green trout populations.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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Cajun Peanuts — Picking American lotus seeds for the table

The grizzled, mustachioed swamper was running his aluminum boat in circles and hooks in what was officially called a lake but in reality was more a jungle of aquatic plants than water.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: fishing down the river in Plaquemines Parish

In this excerpt from Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Nash Roberts IV with Fishhunter Guide Service shares his thoughts on rods, reels and the line he uses to catch big speckled trout. 

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June 19 at 4:15 pm
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: catching big specks on Sabine Lake

In this excerpt from Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. Jerry Norris with The Original Sabine Lake Guide Service discusses how he rigs up to catch big specks in Louisiana's least-known saltwater fishing hole. 

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June 19 at 3:36 pm
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Trout Masters Too excerpt: tips for everyone to catch more specks

In this excerpt from Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, Capt. John Aucoin with Hawkeye Fishing Charters shares several tips and tactics he uses to catch specks in and around Terrebonne and Timbalier Bays. 

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June 16 at 5:25 am
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