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the LDWF saltwater series redfish tourney was yesterday at Sweetwater in Delacroix. After the contestants weighed their fish in, officials tagged and released about a hundred redfish right there at the backdown ramp. May not have to paddle far for the next few weeks.

June 30, 2013 at 12:21pm

I have a boat in a rented shed at Joe's Landing in Lafitte. They called me to say they are close to leasing the entire marina out to BP and Coast Guard and NO RECREATIONAL FISHERMAN will be allowed to use the hoist or backdown ramp. Maybe for a year or so. Not final yet, but close.

June 03, 2010 at 4:01pm

Does anyone know anything about Port eads including the lighthouse and rig right outside South Pass ?

October 07, 2005 at 7:30am

yep--and a big thanks to our gutless POS politicians.

August 25 at 9:41pm
A comment titled: hey in response to a report titled: They can swim, but they cannot hide.

great post ! never give up ! lol

June 15, 2014 at 10:01pm
A comment titled: lafitte in response to a report titled: Lafitte Fishing

I go there every so often. Have NEVER seen a kayak. BUT, I have one and sometimes i'll put my K2 in my boat and i'll run 6 or 7 miles south in my boat to coffee bay (see map) area and then launch my kayak. My personal opinion is the whole area that is within actual paddle distance from any of the 3 marinas is fished out and you would be better in hopedale. The last 3 trips I have taken with guides there to learn some spots, we haven't caught much.

May 18, 2014 at 8:29am
A comment titled: fees in response to a report titled: Increased Salt Water License Fees

with a state 25 billion BILLION dollar budget, how about introducing a bill to funnel a coulple lousy million to the DWF for the research that will PRODUCE tens of millions in revenue via offshore fishing ?? see the difference ?

April 06, 2014 at 9:19am
A comment titled: fee in response to a report titled: Increased Salt Water License Fees

sickening. typical politician that only knows one thing--tax tax tax

April 05, 2014 at 5:29pm
A comment titled: license fee in response to a report titled: Inceased Salt Water License Fee

he is from lafayette area. make sure you tell people there to vote against him next election.

April 05, 2014 at 5:28pm
A comment titled: june in response to a report titled: Need tips on best kayak spots

i remember last june in delacroix, at the louisiana saltwater redfish tournament, over a hundred redfish were weighed and then released right there at the backdown ramp of Sweetwater. Don't know if redfish migrate like trout, but there must be lots hanging right around the ramp close in. I doubt the fisherman in boats ever fished 50 feet from the launch ! lol put your kayak in there !

March 17, 2014 at 5:29pm
A comment titled: safety in response to a report titled: Speared gadwall

have you seen the orange caps they use on top of rebar sticking up on construction jobs ? Maybe mossy oak will make them in camo !

January 10, 2014 at 2:33pm
A comment titled: pic in response to a report titled: Weirdddd. Any suggestions?

do you hunt around 3 mile island ?

January 03, 2014 at 7:02pm
A comment titled: wow in response to a report titled: kayak fishing venice, la

did you actually go at night--like dark with a flashlight ?? And a great post.

December 04, 2013 at 6:20pm
A comment titled: 80's in response to a report titled: Let's here some banded birds stories

back in the early 80's around pass a loutre, shot a duck with a band and sent off for the info. Surprise surprise--the WLF said it was banded in Kentucky of all places!!

December 04, 2013 at 6:17pm
A comment titled: yep in response to a report titled: No Respect... Very sad

if this is the first time its happened, count your blessings. I've always thought that when there are seminars given by guides at stores or shows, this topic should be addressed a little bit by the speakers. Maybe a writer for LASMAG could even do a full page (to make sure it is seen) on the subject of approaching anchored boats with how to and pics etc.

December 04, 2013 at 6:42am
A comment titled: no lites in response to a report titled: fine

I was stopped before daylight once in lafitte and once in shell beach only 100 yards away from the dock. No ticket, but the agent made me return back to the dock and wait for sun up. After being let off the hook twice, i took the hint and now keep on board /bought the $8 flashlight with the red/green bulb lens so i could duct tape or rig on the bow if i need to. Of course, haven't been stopped once i was in compliance. It is stupid to run without lights though.

November 26, 2013 at 3:24pm
A comment titled: sightings in response to a report titled: Explain this.

there was a UFO reported in the area on that day.

November 26, 2013 at 2:13pm
A comment titled: lab pic in response to a report titled: Sea-Tow!!! No Brainer Folks!!

you could sell that pic its so beautiful.

November 23, 2013 at 9:28am
A comment titled: delacroix in response to a report titled: Help with my sons Christmas trip to Venice :(

I know your plans are venice, but if you switch to Delacroix, shorter drive, lodging available too, everywhere you go will be protected waters, the boats you see will be more or less the same size as your boat, sweetwater marina will tell you exactly where to go, and your catch will be the same and probably better for a novice to the area.

November 16, 2013 at 11:16am
A comment titled: culprit in response to a report titled: 9 GUNS STOLLEN!

I would suggest to the moderator of the site to remove the suggested culprit's name, lest bigger problems for the owner come up.

November 08, 2013 at 7:41am
A comment titled: try this in response to a report titled: where to keep my boat

joe's landing in Lafitte is $70 mth and Breton sound marina in hopedale is $100 if you fish those areas. If you don't, may want to start !

November 06, 2013 at 7:37am
A comment titled: nope in response to a report titled: Yeti

Didn't see it--but then again, I only grab the left rods and reels.

November 01, 2013 at 10:05am
A comment titled: super in response to a report titled: Video: Late Summer Kayak Fishing

what brand kayak ? looks like you can stand up pretty easy in it.

October 24, 2013 at 5:04am
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