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Old oil structures in Tiger Shoal

Dear Capt. Paul:

I am told that there were several oil platforms, old well heads and/or other oil-field sites within the Tiger Shoal area that have been removed in years past.

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September 08 at 9:00 am
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Mopping up on monster mangroves

During the dog days of summer, Grand Isle’s Trout Master sometimes turns his attention away from chasing specks just long enough to head offshore in pursuit of different prey.

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September 04 at 5:44 pm
3349 Views

Hackney hooks redfish, cobia (and his own hand) in Venice

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The latest episode of Sportsman TV, ‘Venice Big Stuff,’ is now available for viewing here at LouisianaSportsman.com.

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August 22 at 11:03 am
3269 Views

Video: Grouper blows up on shark hooked near boat

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It’s not often we picture sharks as prey rather than predators.

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August 21 at 4:14 pm
9952 Views

On offshore patrol

Louisiana’s wildlife enforcement agents patrol some very diverse land and water habitat in the sportsman’s paradise. From hills and creek bottoms to river and coastal plains, from freshwater lakes and streams to fresh and brackish water marshes wildlife agents cover it all.

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August 21 at 2:05 pm
6209 Views

Action and appetizers to catch more amberjack

An interested amberjack needs no coaxing. If they see it, they’ll eat it.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
562 Views

Amberjack’s family tree

Dark-brown backs, white bellies, a faint golden stripe running nose to tail and a distinctive dark line that reaches from the eye to the anterior (front) dorsal fin are some of the defining marks of a greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili).

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August 15 at 7:00 am
531 Views

Best amberjack fishing gear

Capt. Hunter Caballero’s amberjack gear is no joke: stout, 7 ½-foot rods with Penn 30-wide reels carrying 200-pound braided line.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
456 Views

Recreational anglers, charter captains urged to attend Monday's Gulf Council meeting in Baton Rouge

Although sector separation would essentially split the recreational quota between private anglers and charter captains, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is encouraging both groups to attend the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting Monday evening in Baton Rouge.

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August 14 at 11:41 pm
2837 Views

Chris Macaluso - Thought's on Cobia

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Chris Macaluso thoughts on Cobia.

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August 14 at 6:00 pm
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AJ season to close commercially and recreationally on Aug. 25

NOAA Fisheries announced today both the commercial and recreational harvest of greater amberjack will close at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25.

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August 13 at 9:35 am
3720 Views

The Pickets are to be!

It looks like the actual well heads and Christmas tree and platforms in the area known as the Pickets will be removed. 

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August 07 at 9:00 am
3984 Views

Watch out, sucker!

Every fish makes its own living in its own way. Some are hard-swimming, driving predators. Others are kind of laid back and take advantage of their fellow fish in the sea.

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August 04 at 9:00 am
3392 Views

Video: Freediver provides free meal

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When you’re holding your breath and holding on to a bloody fish you just shot with your spear gun several feet down, I guess discretion is the better part of valor.

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August 01 at 11:09 am
7644 Views

Jacks are wild — Top tips for amberjack fishing

If you’re looking for fancy, graceful or aesthetically pleasing, amberjacks will disappoint you. If, on the other hand, an arm-stretching, back-straining lesson in brutality sounds fun, you’ll really enjoy hanging out with the fish marine biologists call Seriola dumerili.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
1012 Views

West Delta Mack Attack — How to fish for Spanish mackerel at Louisiana’s nearshore rigs

“Not the trailer bearings again!” Artie groaned as we rumbled onto the shoulder amidst a cloud of smoke.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
1030 Views
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