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Two big bluefin caught out of Venice

They say it’s better to be lucky than good.

That was the case for four captains with Mexican Gulf Fishing Company in Venice on May 3 while they were wrapping up another successful yellowfin tuna trip about 35 miles south of Port Eads. 

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May 15 at 10:26 am
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A fisheries football

Red snapper management has been a fisheries football kicked back and forth between federal and state managers, snapper fishermen and environmental groups since 1990, when the first serious regulations were imposed on recreational fishermen.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Keep it legal

Inshore fishermen making their first foray offshore for shallow water red snappers should be aware that simple Basic and Saltwater Recreational Fishing Licenses are not enough to bring red snapper back to the dock.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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The new Port Eads

For one thing, the modern and comfortable facility set in the middle of the world’s most fertile fishing grounds is not simply Port Eads. It’s now called the Port Eads Marina.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Body of missing Baton Rouge man recovered in Gulf

The body of a Baton Rouge man missing after a May 2 fatal accident near South Pass was recovered Saturday morning, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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May 06 at 10:38 am
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Recreational red snapper season to open May 25

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday set the recreational red snapper season in both federal and state waters to kick off on Friday, May 25, according to a news release from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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May 04 at 9:11 am
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Capsized boat near South Pass leaves one dead, one missing

One man is dead and another is missing after a 27-foot boat capsized in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday morning about a half-mile from South Pass in Plaquemines Parish.

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May 02 at 5:46 pm
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No rigs - Just red snappers

Everything about this screamed “wrong” to a Louisiana red snapper fisherman.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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