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PFD protection

I’d much rather write articles about kayak fishing techniques, success and the latest equipment. Preaching is not my strong suit and this is not intended to come off as such. However, just like tough love programs, sometimes you just have to be direct to save people from themselves. Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Wear it; the life you save will be your own.

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Basin bream are swarming

Temperatures are soaring and thunderstorms pop up every day, but that hasn’t slowed the bream bite in the Atchafalaya Basin.

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August 15 at 2:54 pm
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What to look for when sight fishing reds

Capt. Ryan Lambert has no problem with stalking a clean marsh edge to find cooperative fish, but it’s also nice when the targets do all the work for you. Sight fishing, he said, sometimes starts in the vague sense of the term.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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“Pick” your peg

Texas rigging those big worms is a no-brainer for summer fishing, but have you given much thought to the notion of pegging that sinker? Todd Faircloth sure has, and the Bassmaster Elite Series pro offers some insight worth considering.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Don’t knock the stumpknocker

Louisiana has a bunch of bream (if you are one who doesn’t consider “bream” to mean only bluegill) species. Most people can identify bluegills, goggle-eyes, and chinquapins, but the rest of them are often just lumped together with a shrug.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Trolling motors: An expert’s view

In the years that he has owned Dixie Trolling Motors (985-809-0685) in Mandeville, Louisiana, Todd Schultz has probably seen it all, not just with trolling motors he sells and services, but with Power-Poles and marine electronics as well.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Cajun Lures: A lure innovator

Twenty-four years old seems to be awfully young to own a lure company. But that doesn’t faze Zac Dubois, the mind behind Cajun Lures LLC, a Kaplan-based soft plastic lure maker.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Red snapper tackle & bait tips

• Hardtails are the ticket

Just about everyone — with the apparent exception of some members of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council — knows that practically every rig out in the deep waters of the Gulf is covered in red snapper. 

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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