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Use netting to camouflage your duck blind

It might be 95 degrees with almost 100-percent humidity now, but believe it or not, teal season starts in less than two months — so it’s actually not too early to start thinking about taking care of your duck blind.

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3 hours ago
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Use a snell knot for more offshore hookups

Sometimes little things can make a big difference in fishing, and Capt. Tommy Pellegrin firmly believes snelling circle hooks offshore has a direct correlation to the number of fish coming over his gunnels.

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4 hours ago
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Big Lake specks moving to deeper water

Rising water temperatures have Big Lake speckled trout making their annual July move to deeper water now, according to a fishing guide.

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Yesterday at 6:33 pm
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Iberia Rod and Gun Club to host 62nd annual saltwater rodeo at Cypremort Point

For the first time in several years, the 62nd annual Iberia Rod and Gun Club’s 4th of July saltwater rodeo will feature a kayak division at Cypremort Point.

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Yesterday at 9:25 am
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Jesuit's Blue Jay Fishing Rodeo set for June 26-27

Registration will be open until noon on Wednesday, June 24 for the 23rd Jesuit Blue Jay Fishing Rodeo, highlighted this year by three of the top speckled trout anglers in the state participating in the weigh-in festivities at John Ryan Stadium in Metairie.

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June 19 at 9:40 am
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Hot Water Canal scheduled to go cold next summer

The bad news is the Hot Water Canal won’t be hot for very much longer.

The good news is you have one more winter to fish at the popular New Orleans East honey hole, which gets its name from heated water discharged by Entergy’s Michoud generating facility near the Green Bridge along the Intracoastal Waterway.

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June 17 at 4:57 pm
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Cut Off angler wins Elite redfish event in Gulfport, earns $78,000

Two Louisiana anglers battled each other and Mother Nature last weekend at the Yellowfin Elite Redfish Series Mississippi Major last weekend in Gulfport.

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June 17 at 1:42 pm
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Bassmaster Magazine names Toledo Bend No. 1 bass fishery in nation

The rest of the nation is about to find out what pretty much everyone in Louisiana already knows: Toledo Bend Reservoir is the No. 1 bass fishery in the land.

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June 17 at 8:22 am
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LaFosse leads STAR's Ladies Only Division

The 7.28-pound speck Pam LaFosse caught during the Lake Charles Trout Shootout on June 6 could turn out to be a pretty valuable fish, indeed.

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June 16 at 5:47 pm
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Completing the 'Coastal Trashcan Slam'

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Tips and tactics on how to catch commonly-targeted species in Louisiana like speckled trout, redfish, largemouth bass, red snapper, sac-a-lait and yellowfin tuna are pretty common topics on outdoor television shows — but they definitely aren’t included in this episode of Sportsman TV.

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June 16 at 10:30 am
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Venice Marina hosts Bardwell Family Tournament Saturday, June 20

The Venice fishing community has organized a one-day tournament this Saturday, June 20, in support of longtime guide Dennis Bardwell, whose wife Cathy is battling liver cancer.

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June 15 at 7:35 pm
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Chili's holds statewide benefit Tuesday for LDWF agent shot near Monroe

Chili’s restaurants across Louisiana will be hosting a fundraiser tomorrow, June 16, for the game warden shot in the back last month during a traffic stop on Russell Sage WMA.

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June 15 at 2:32 pm
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Strong winds make redfish the main target out of Dularge

Strong south and southeast winds out of Dularge have dampened the speckled trout bite and forced fishermen to move into interior duck ponds to target redfish, according to a local guide.

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June 15 at 12:15 pm
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LDWF: No plans to increase daily red snapper limit for remainder of state season

With the closing on Wednesday of the 10-day federal recreational red snapper season in the Gulf of Mexico, the state currently has no plans to increase the daily snapper limit in Louisiana waters, according to the head of fisheries.

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June 12 at 10:39 am
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Nicholls Bass Team couple to compete in College National Championship

For the second consecutive time in its brief two-year history, two members of the Nicholls State Bass Fishing Team will compete in the Bassmaster College Series National Championship.

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June 11 at 5:12 pm
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Video: Coast Guard helicopter rescues four offshore fishermen 30 miles east of Venice

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The U.S. Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter to rescue four fishermen 30 miles east of Venice Tuesday afternoon when their 28-foot boat started taking on water and sank in a matter of minutes, an official said.

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June 11 at 10:00 am
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