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Video: Hooked-up 7-foot hammerhead attacked by giant tiger shark

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Question: When does a 7-foot fish on your line turn into live bait?

Answer: When you’re fishing for tuna in Venice and get hooked up with a big hammerhead that draws the attention of a 1,000-plus pound tiger shark, that’s when. 

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July 26 at 3:04 pm
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Top 3 tips to mop up on mangroves

Every summer, when July and August roll around and Tommy Vidrine can tear himself away from catching hammer speckled trout at Grand Isle for a while, he heads offshore in pursuit of another hard-fighting fish.

He's after mangrove snapper, and he says now’s the best time of the year to catch them.

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July 25 at 4:48 pm
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Recreational amberjack season in Gulf will not reopen in 2016

If you were planning on making an amberjack trip in the Gulf of Mexico when the season reopened on Aug. 1, make other plans.

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July 22 at 4:22 pm
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NOAA hosting public meetings on potential expansion of Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will be holding two public meetings in Louisiana to get feedback on their proposal to expand the boundaries of Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary located off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana.

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July 18 at 3:44 pm
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Louisiana is only Gulf state not supporting regional red snapper management bill

Louisiana currently stands alone as the only Gulf state indicating it would be unable to afford to oversee red snapper management if oversight authority of the fishery is ultimately stripped away from the federal government.

In interviews with LouisianaSportsman.com, marine fisheries representatives from the other four Gulf states have confirmed they are still supporting H.R. 3094 from Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves and had no reservations about moving forward because federal funding was stripped from the bill last month.

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July 15 at 10:22 am
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The bone-a-fide fishing style

Shane Zeringue, Casey McLaurin and Lane LeMaire fish with very few artificial lures, although they admitted speckled trout where they fish can be caught with fakes.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Rating Duce rods

At the end of the day, Cade Eskridge asked the men to give him feedback on the Duce rods they had tested.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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Go south, young man, for better trout fishing

The Vermilion Bay speckled trout fishery is known for two things. First, it produces a lot of big specks. Second, it’s a highly seasonal fishery.

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July 15 at 7:00 am
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