This was the first mangrove snapper trip of the year for Tommy Vidrine. He caught a few big snapper and some nice eating-size ones. […]
Mangrove snapper can be found anywhere from Venice to Grand Isle to Cocodrie, with Cocodrie perhaps the best-known mangrove snapper destination. […]
Speckled trout, mangrove snapper, redfish, and cobia flock to this rig graveyard, located only 6 miles south of Barataria Pass. […]
Prior to a recent mangrove snapper trip, Capt. Ross Montet loaded up with fresh pogies he cast-netted in the West Delta. He started in open water, but found he was chasing fast-moving schools that were outrunning his net in the 10- to 12-foot depths. […]
Even when you’re spearfishing, you still gotta go to know.
On a choppy day late last month with dirty water and poor visibility when conditions weren’t actually the greatest, Dustin Pitre and Coty Cheramie, both of Galliano, headed out of Moran’s Marina in Fourchon and ventured to Grand Isle Block 41B to do some spearfishing while free diving. […]
Fishing for speckled trout over here isn’t for sissies.
The five anglers left Shane Zeringue’s camp at Cypremort Point at 5 a.m., and it was going to be at least a 45-minute run in his 32-foot Offshore Yellowfin. […]
The cluster of bananas sat forlornly on top of the dock piling.
Fifteen minutes earlier, the five deep-sea charter fishermen were handing their personal items to the two deck hands — Billy Joe Palmisano and Joseph Cantrelle — for stowing. […]
A Lafayette angler landed a certified 18.63-pound mangrove snapper out of Cocodrie on Wednesday — a fish that, pending official certification, would easily become the new No. 1 mangrove in the state — and potentially the world. […]