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Marsh Man Masson video: Roulette wheel decides which baits we fish

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Successful fishing is often a matter of figuring out which baits fish will hit in specific situations. Well, that's not possible when you load a bunch of lure names onto a roulette wheel and let random chance determine what you're going to fish.

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Port Sulphur bank fishermen busted for alleged redfish violations

An enforcement agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries busted three anglers in Plaquemines Parish last week for alleged redfish violations while fishing from the bank in Port Sulphur.

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Yesterday at 1:46 pm
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Lenten dinner trip results in 11-pound bass

Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.†

That was proved Feb. 16 when Elton's Phillip Durio arrived at Toledo Bend expecting his dad to have caught enough bass for a Lenten dinner that Friday evening.

When he jumped aboard to lend a helping hand, what started as an attempt just to catch a few keepers for the table ended with a shocked Durio fighting a huge bass weighing 11.67 pounds — from a dock.

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Yesterday at 10:25 am
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Toledo Bend 10-pounders stacking up

The last week has been crazy on Toledo Bend, with six bass weighing more than 10 pounds being entered into the lake’s Lunker Bass Program.

One of those fish weighed a whopping 11.67 pounds — that story can be read here.

The 10-pound crop of fish was led off by a stud that pushed the scales to 10.65 pounds — and the angler who caught it didn’t have a clue what was swimming in his livewell.

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February 20 at 4:43 pm
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Basin bass already moving to post-spawn pattern

After the frigid winter, the expectation when we left the landing Monday morning was that we'd find bass sucked up tight to the banks doing their spawning business.

By the end of the trip, however, only one Atchafalaya Basin bass showed signs that it was waiting to move up to bed.

"Another wave will definitely move up on the next full moon," New Iberia Bassmaster Elite Series pro Caleb Sumrall said. "But there are a lot of fish that have finished."

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February 20 at 2:50 pm
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Hefty specks arrive near Last Island out of Cocodrie

Solid speckled trout have returned to wellheads near Last Island out of Cocodrie — but Capt. Tommy Pellegrin said they’re not likely fish that have already transitioned out of the marsh because of the recent summer-like weather we’ve been experiencing.†

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February 20 at 11:30 am
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Top 3 tips for finicky speckled trout

Louisiana inshore anglers dream of that often elusive fast-paced trout bite — one so fast and furious specks hit anything tossed into the water.†

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February 19 at 3:14 pm
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Despite bitter cold, Bahan wins 2017 BCKFC Championship

Dec. 9, 2017 was a day that many will remember for years to come across South Louisiana.†

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February 18 at 9:00 am
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