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Five cited for alleged red snapper violations in federal waters

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited five men in three separate boats Sunday for alleged red snapper violations 15 miles off of Louisiana’s coast, according to a news release.

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April 28 at 9:19 am
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Feds set 9-day recreational red snapper season

If you blink, you might miss it. 

The always elusive red snapper recreational season was announced Wednesday, and anglers will have a whopping nine days this year to venture into federal waters in search of a fish that no one but the feds believes is threatened.

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April 27 at 11:35 am
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Yellowfin action hot out of Venice

March may have come in like a lamb, but tuna fishing on the East Lump has definitely been more like a lion lately. 

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March 03 at 2:30 pm
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Potential new No. 4-ranked mako shark caught on East Lump Monday morning

After an epic day of fishing Monday on the East Lump, Capt. Peace Marvel’s 31-foot AmeraCat returned to Cypress Cove Marina in Venice almost 800 pounds heavier than when it left seven hours earlier — thanks to two stud yellowfin tuna and a huge shark that potentially could become the new No. 4 mako ever caught in Louisiana waters.

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March 02 at 10:00 pm
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Two plead guilty to federal shark violations, fined $45,000

Two men pleaded guilty to violations of the Magnuson-Stevens Conservation and Management Act involving illegal finning and over the limit of sharks, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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February 29 at 9:52 am
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Video: Learn how to fillet, cook ‘bay snapper’

Watch sheepshead filleting and cooking technique on Sportsman TV’s episode Humberto’s Trashcan Slam, which can be found here.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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478-pound mako landed on the East Lump

On the afternoon of Jan. 19, Capt. Joey Davis had just wrapped up a successful day of tuna fishing near the East Lump, and with only a single client onboard, was enjoying a free show as 20 to 30 yellowfin and blackfin knifed through a slick.

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February 04 at 10:17 am
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‘Bay snapper’ blast — Fishing tips for catching more sheepshead

“My name is Chadwick, and I’ll be your waiter for this evening,” the poor guy said, with an accent that was obviously not local. “Tonight’s special is grilled bay snapper, topped with crab meat and served with braised brussels sprouts.”

I say “poor-guy” only because we’d arrived at the ritzy restaurant in a party limo. The poor limo driver would know what I mean.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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