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March 22, 2015 at 9:27am

Me and some buddies are going to venice next week. We are taking my 22ft bay boat and would like to (weather permitting) take it to the rigs. Does anyone know what would be the closest rigs to venice marina where we could land a few AJ's and some cobia/snapper. The shorter the run the better because I will be on limited gas. Also, is there still a place in the pass where you can fill your boat up with gas? One more question! I have never speck-fished at venice so if anyone had any ideas for that too I'd really appreciate it. Any information would help! Thanks guys

August 03, 2013 at 1:37pm

If anyone knows where I can find some registered bluetick puppies for coon hunting I'd greatly appreciate any response. thanks

April 13, 2010 at 4:02pm

anyone been? whats the water clarity like? and the temp. going tomorrow and wondering if anyone could shed some light on the situation. thanks

January 18, 2010 at 2:12pm

okay i havnt been to venice since i was young but i remember my dad and uncle catching amberjack and myself catching snapper out of our bay boat. I have a 22ft. bay boat and want to head back to venice. would LOVE to catch some amberjack but am happy with snapper and lemonfish and so on. any tips for a venice rookie like where to go to find the right depth water for different fish and how far offshore that is?????? and what hotel should i stay at? thanks guys i appreciate it.

July 10, 2009 at 9:43am

has anyone tried the oyster reefs in the bay past bridgeside? i caught pretty good at the beginning of august last year there. got a trip planned in two weeks and wondering if anyone's caught any there this year yet. thanks guys

July 05, 2009 at 2:51pm

I have caught a few hybrid stripers in false river in the past. Most between 4-8 pounds. Once when i was young with a shad off the end of a pier and other than that on a white spinnerbait while bass fishing. Does anyone know a way i can go target the striper there? Does anyone go striper fishing in False river? Looking for a fun trip and any help about bait, locations, or techniques is greatly appreciated.

May 05, 2009 at 8:46am

I plan on buying a hoopnet and running it. I have ran wire nets before and did okay but can anyone give me some help on how to set them up? any tips at all are appreciated

April 29, 2009 at 11:43am

Im about to buy a new setup for going to the rigs. I usually go catch snapper but hookup with everything that is 15miles offshore from fourchon. I'm in a bay boat so thats about as far as i go. What do you guys recommend? and decent to cheap setups? what size pole and reel? and what size line and leader and hook should i use for snapper and the occasional cobia and the like. I usually use 30-40lb trilene big game with a 50-60lb fluorocarbon leader. thanks guys!

April 26, 2009 at 9:02pm

I was fishing birds this morning in lake mechant and i saw some about halfway across the lake and started heading towards them (in a 15ft bass boat that goes 30mph) and i noticed that about an equal distance away from them a large bay boat started heading towards them too. obviously the bay boat beat me there but barely. they had not even made a cast yet when i pulled up. I didnt want to peel off because its not like they had been on the birds or anything they just had a faster boat and i had traveled halfway across the lake. It looked like a guide so i didnt want to mess up business so i kind of skirted the edges and watched as they caught 2 fish. after their action slowed the driver stared at me as he gunned it full throttle straight through where i was fishing 20 yards from my little bass boat!!! am i in the wrong here for fishing? not gonna get mad and dont need anyone freaking out i just wanted to know because i was not sure!

April 16, 2009 at 7:09pm

Went to the dularge area for the first time today and pulled in 22 nice specs and a red. prolly coulda done better but was scared i was going to run out of gas!

April 16, 2009 at 7:04pm

I have never fished the dularge area and have no clue about anything at all there. i do however have a gps with a pretty good map and if i can get a few tips or starting places tonight im going to make a trip there in the morning because my regular areas arent doing so well right now. anyone have any info like water depths, lakes, bayous, baits, and a marina to launch at? greatly appreciated because like i said i have no clue about anything there! thanks everyone! good fishing

April 15, 2009 at 3:06pm

I think i might just go to leeville. only fished there a couple times. does anyone have any tips for specs, or reds? stuff that has a chance of working with all this northwind and muddy water. would appreciate anything. thanks alot!

April 15, 2009 at 11:57am

anyone doing any good at all with specs? grand isle bay? montegut? that north wind is making it tough. went to catfish lake yesterday and only caught 7 specs, granted they were nice sized but i want to see if i can get a few more tom. any tips with the northwind or areas that are doing okay would be great. thanks guys

April 15, 2009 at 11:52am

does anyone know how high the river is right now? I want to go fish the atchafalaya spillway soon but need to know the river stage to plan out my trip! anyone fished there lately? any reports. I'm thinking im gonna fish the shell cuts>

April 06, 2009 at 8:30pm

fished catfish lake today. if it wasnt so windy would have done a lot better but ended with 23 specs from 14-17", 6 reds, and 2 flounder.

April 04, 2009 at 9:33pm

Anyone caught any specks or reds in catfish lake? got any tips for catchin black drum? im just gonna throw market shrimp with a jig head in front of oyster beds? never tried it before

April 03, 2009 at 2:59pm

Anyone got any tips on false river now that the spawn is pretty much over? the transitional or post spawn bass?

March 28, 2009 at 9:40pm

anyone fished catfish lately??? how about leeville? thinkin about goin sunday

March 27, 2009 at 9:41pm

headn to bayou black this weekend any reports tips or advice? iv never been? and if the bass arnt on they got any spots i can catch a few reds? thanks

March 23, 2009 at 12:36pm
A comment titled: Re: Bayou Black in response to a report titled: Bayou Black

Havn't been yet this year but am going Saturday. Any tips or areas you could give would be greatly appreciated. I went to the Wax earlier this year but it was just a little too muddy and cold and I couldn't get on a pattern.

February 06, 2015 at 11:59am
A comment titled: Ol blue in response to a report titled: Bluetick hound puppies

Thanks. But I'm set on a bluetick. I have always wanted one and decided now is the time! Lol

April 14, 2010 at 3:35pm
A comment titled: thanks in response to a report titled: offshore venice in a bay boat

yea i wouldnt chance anything for the aj's but done it before so i know i can do it again! lol but i'l always err on the side of caution when it comes to storms. any clue where the deepest water with the shortest run is?

July 11, 2009 at 4:53pm
A comment titled: ? in response to a report titled: Causway/lacombe

did u use live bait or artificial on the causeway?

July 07, 2009 at 6:21pm
A comment titled: timbalier fourchon??? in response to a report titled: grand isle bay oyster reefs

timbalier or fourchon?

July 06, 2009 at 6:16pm
A comment titled: fourchon and east timbalier???? in response to a report titled: grand isle bay oyster reefs

anyone try east timbalier recently? the rock islands? im launching out of fourchon and i usually fish timbalier and the rock jettis!

July 05, 2009 at 8:38pm
A comment titled: ? in response to a report titled: Green Monster Rig

what do you catch there?

June 03, 2009 at 7:53pm
A comment titled: correct way? in response to a report titled: Trolling Lake P

correct way?????? lol My correct way is with a TROLLING MOTOR. not anchored up where you can only fish a few pilings. o and a report........75 (limit) specks and 6 drum saturday. haha jk captain. just thought the "correct way" was funny.

May 31, 2009 at 5:26pm
A comment titled: jugs in response to a report titled: Lake De Cade

I'm tellin you guys if there is anyway yall can drive the extra five or six miles down the same road falgouts is on and launch at jugs do it. thats where the fish are this time of year. More specks more reds more more more! lol but if ur restricted to falgouts don't worry about specks. hit the reds hard.

May 27, 2009 at 4:35pm
A comment titled: ok in response to a report titled: false river stripers?

crawfish fished how?

May 05, 2009 at 1:19pm
A comment titled: yep in response to a report titled: Found a decent mess....

last week had the same problem. found a point holding fish and caught around 50 with only 5 keepers but it was too rough to move! week before that i actually caught bigger fish under the birds, ending up with 39 keepers. all in the lake mechante area

May 02, 2009 at 8:23pm
A comment titled: reds in response to a report titled: Sunday Redfish Action

can you give me a little help where reds in dularge are concerned? I have been to the dularge area twice the past two weeks and caught 40 specs and 22 specks but only one red. I've never been there besides those two times and only fished around mud lake and lake mechant. any tips about where to go for a couple reds?

April 27, 2009 at 3:23pm
A comment titled: braid? in response to a report titled: whats the best snapper/cobia/offshore rig. bout to buy a new setup

I've always been told that snapper were pretty skittish. obviously red snapper are everywhere right now but mangroves i've heard to use flurocarbon for. ??? braid works fine? and holds up to the abrasion from the rigs? seems like overkill. lol but im just talking here i trust you. lol you do it alot more than i do.

April 26, 2009 at 9:19pm
A comment titled: yep in response to a report titled: LAKE CONCORDIA

went about two weeks ago and flipped the cypress trees. didnt get out there til 11 and left around 3 but caught 9 with the biggest going 4lbs.

April 22, 2009 at 7:10pm
A comment titled: lol in response to a report titled: carrot sticks

heard good things but heard more bad things. lol i'm not sure my pride would let me buy one even if i wanted one. all of my buddies and i refer to anyone with a carrot stick as bugs (bunny). lol the carrot stick is the butt of many of our jokes but like i said ive heard good things about them too. I prefer a falcon or castaway myself.

April 21, 2009 at 2:29pm
A comment titled: 2 in response to a report titled: First trip to Dularge

o and it was only 2 ppl.

April 16, 2009 at 9:47pm
A comment titled: wind, tmiller in response to a report titled: First trip to Dularge

wind started off okay so i chased a few flocks of birds but after all 11 1/2 inch fish with only a couple 12" fish mixed in i decided it wasnt for me and went in search of clear water. I found it on the lee side of the lake and did decent. i saw a jack busting mullets right next to the boat and tried to get a hookup just for fun but nothing. and yea with the water that muddy and the wind i was happy with 22. most were in the 15-17" range after i got away from the birds. tried to go into sister lake but saw some 3-4' waves and the idea of going in there in a 15' bass boat was laughable. tmiller id like to learn the area a little better when the water gets right if your down for hooking up and catching some fish. i usually fish farther east like pointa la hache, montegut, golden meadow, and grand isle so when those spots turn on i can return the favor. just put a new starting battery in the 22ft predator bay boat, fixing a few kinks and then that will be my new means of transportation.

April 16, 2009 at 9:44pm
A comment titled: sry guyz in response to a report titled: your opinion????

i didnt even think to look what kind of boat. i stopped way farther from the birds than he did and trolled in. and i didnt even really get close enough to fish the birds well because i didnt want him to think i was trying to run up on him. He may not have been a guide but he was in a 24'ft blue and bay boat and had a ponytail if that helps. and as far as following him. like i said i was in a 15ft bass boat. lol tops out at 32mph with 2 ppl in it. lol i think i ended up outcatching them anyways because all they did was chase birds and catch some dink fish then it looked like they started going for reds on the bank.

April 16, 2009 at 9:38pm
A comment titled: help in response to a report titled: Better than worrying about my taxes!!

what general area did you catch those in? i have been catching big specs near leeville but only like five a day lately so any numbers is improvement.

April 15, 2009 at 9:08pm
A comment titled: dularge in response to a report titled: Dularge it is. I need help though! never fished near there before!

just going tommorrow. more of a one time thing. waiting for some of my spots to turn back on. what is the name of the marina i should put in for lower dularge?

April 15, 2009 at 8:37pm
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