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Mississippi angler catches Caribbean-based fish near Venice

Stephan ‘Bay Boat’ Herbison wasn’t in a casino earlier this month when he got to play a little ‘blackjack.’

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July 16 at 9:55 am
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Mississippi man dies from vibrio infection

An Ocean Springs, Miss. man who spent a lot of his life in the Gulf of Mexico was killed by bacteria that attacked his body after spending a day in those very same waters.

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July 15 at 3:23 pm
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Potential new No. 5 Warsaw grouper caught at Fourchon Oilman's Tournament

Simon Guidry was underweight, overmatched and outmanned when he picked a fight with a 305-pound Warsaw grouper Friday afternoon, but the Cutoff angler still managed to come out on top.

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July 15 at 10:10 am
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Solid year for cobia out of Grand Isle

For the first time in his 14 years as a guide, Capt. Daryl Carpenter has had two cobia hit bait that he was actually trolling for dolphin with this year offshore from Grand Isle.

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July 15 at 7:38 am
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Slidell teen wins Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

As years go, 2014 has been a keeper for young Corin Knight of Slidell, and it’s the kind that can make a daddy very proud.

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July 11 at 10:00 am
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LWFC passes NOI to remove seldom-harvested reef fish from state regulation

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday passed a notice of intent modifying reef fish regulations that would remove several seldom-harvested species from state management.

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July 03 at 2:41 pm
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Vitter pens op-ed piece supporting Option 5 of red snapper allocation Amedment 28

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) wrote an op-ed piece that appeared in the Houma Courier encouraging public comment on the state of the current red snapper fishery allocations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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June 23 at 12:10 pm
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Offshore kayak fishing

Louisiana is a mecca for coastal kayak fishermen. Having virtually unlimited launch sites, and miles and miles of protected waters, kayak anglers can easily find great inshore action from one end of the state to the other.

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June 18 at 9:00 am
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Gotcha gear

Charter guides need dependable gear, especially offshore where big fish can really dish out the abuse. Bobby Terrebonne is no different.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Finding red snapper

Bobby Terrebonne maintains that finding red snapper is not a big problem.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Red snapper frustration

Bobby Terrebonne is not a man to sit on his hands and complain without trying to make things better. For seven years he has sat on the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Advisory Panel and served on the Ad Hoc Red Snapper Advisory Panel.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Pending state record mangrove snapper caught near South Timbalier in STAR Tournament

The very first day of the CCA STAR Tournament started with a bang for Todd Black.

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June 13 at 2:30 pm
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UL student lands 101.3-pound cobia 70 miles southwest of Cypremort Point

Neil Smith thought for a second he might have caught another jack crevalle as he and friends fished behind a shrimp boat about 70 miles southwest of Cypremort Point last week.

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June 09 at 5:00 pm
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UPDATE: Offshore boat stuck on South Pass jetty in flames

The rock jetty at the mouth of South Pass at the mouth of the Mississippi River has claimed another victim, according to a Baton Rouge angler who texted a photo to Louisiana Sportsman. And the latest news is that the boat is burning.

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June 07 at 5:43 pm
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Port Eads Marina Facility hosts grand opening

Almost nine years after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, the newly rebuilt Port Eads Marina Facility near the mouth of the Mississippi River at South Pass hosted a grand opening celebration over the Memorial Day weekend.

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June 06 at 1:17 pm
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Two Kenner men arrested for allegedly running illegal offshore guide service out of Venice

Enforcement agents arrested two Kenner men for allegedly running illegal offshore guide services in Venice, according to a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries release.

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June 05 at 2:10 pm
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