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Speckled trout back at Breton Island

The unusually high level of the Mississippi River was the bane of many a trout fisherman in Southeast Louisiana this summer, including anglers who found Breton Island awash in a sea of freshwater pumped in by persistent westerly winds.

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August 26 at 1:00 pm
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Beach bite back on at Grand Isle

A welcomed north wind is expected this week with the passage of an early cool front — perfect conditions to target speckled trout and redfish along the beach at Grand Isle.

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August 25 at 1:26 pm
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Buras bull red beatdown

Gary Abernethy has been lucky enough to fish in a variety of pretty special places, including Montana, the Bahamas and the Florida Keys.†

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August 24 at 10:34 am
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Tips for better fish mounts

Just from the bite you can tell it’s a good one — far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders.†

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August 21 at 5:00 pm
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Wassup?

A poster on a fishing forum wrote that he was quitting kayak fishing because it was “becoming too mainstream.” He was kidding of course, but he made his point.

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August 18 at 9:00 am
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Tips for fly-fishing

August is the last full month of “SweatFest 2015,” the one festival no one likes to celebrate. It also brings some tough conditions for fly fishing, with a few exceptions.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Grilled redfish with garlic cream sauce

Editor's Note: This recipe is from Christine Flores

My husband and I fish as often as we can, and throwing a redfish fillet or two on the grill using my son Joshua’s awesome garlic cream sauce is a perfect way to end the day.†

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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How to rig up for deep Dularge redfish

We connected our cracked crabs to Carolina-rigged 5/0 kahle hooks. The rig allows you to get the bait on the bottom, while the hook’s curvature snags in the corners of redfishs’ mouths nine out of 10 times, Capt. Bill Lake said.†

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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The No. 1 redfish bait

Capt. Bill Lake said the No. 1 food source for redfish of fish is crabs.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Finding the right redfishing spot

The average weekend or vacationing angler, for the most part, doesn’t have time to find the number of spots Lake has to in order to keep his customers in fish.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Learn to read the current to catch more deep redfish

On our trip with Capt. Bill Lake, we had time to set up and receive instruction while we waited for the tide to actually slow down a little.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Picking apart a flat

Mississippi’s Capt. Ronnie Daniels said effectively working a flat extending off an spit of marsh is about knowing how trout relate to the underwater structure.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Louisiana fishing limits are OK when launching in Mississippi

The entire Biloxi Marsh is located in Louisiana, but what if you decide to launch in Mississippi? Do you have to abide by the 15-fish daily creel because you’ll cross Mississippi waters on the way in?

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Expert shares how to learn new fishing areas

An intimate knowledge of a specific area can produce quick limits, Capt. Ronnie Daniels said. He simply knows where he should go given the specific conditions on a given day.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Youngster launches jig company

David’s Custom Tackle launched in the spring of 2014 after David Sanders had an epiphany while pouring jigs with his father.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Jetty reds are suckers for Texas rig

Having fished rock jetties during many redfish tournaments, Cajun Phil Broussard has learned that rocks have just as voracious an appetite as redfish.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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