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Ship Shape

With another successful recreational red snapper season under his belt, Capt. Tommy Pellegrin quickly adapts his methods to concentrate on the mixed bag of other species that swarm the platforms and reefs near his home port of Cocodrie. […]

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Flat Bottom Girls

Purple martins skimmed just above the water slurping tiny insects from mid air above the cypress-laden banks of Grand Pass as Capt. Cade Thomas’ 24-foot Skeeter sliced through the emerald green water. […]

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Lost & Found

Capt. Mike Guidry stepped from his truck and slid a crisp five-dollar bill into the slot of the honor box at Bason’s Marina. Seventy-five-year old Lurey Terrebonne, who operates this quaint launch, waved us on from his front porch. […]

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Down But Not Out

The cold blustery days of February signal prime time on the Midnight Lump. This legendary fish magnet, located roughly 22 miles off the mouth of Southwest Pass, is an ancient salt dome rising from 450 feet of cobalt blue water. […]

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Tarpon in the Triangle

As the morning sun was just starting to glow over the horizon, the Mr. Todd made its way down Tiger Pass. The needle on the vessel’s temperature gauge climbed almost as quickly as the thermometer, reflecting the record 95-degree heat radiating from the nearby marsh.

Capt. Coon Schouest slowed the vessel to check out the situation. […]