Offshore Fishing

Circle hook magic

I remember the first circle hook that I ever saw, in the late-1960s. The angler who showed it to me called it a “tuna hook.” I picked it up, looked at it closely and then tried to hook myself with it. I couldn’t. […]

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LDWF kicks off yellowfin tuna tagging program

A tag-and-release yellowfin tournament based out of Venice Marina on Sept. 24 will kick off a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries initiative to encourage recreational anglers to tag and release yellowfin while helping provide scientific data so managers can better understand the species, the agency announced today (Aug. 4). […]