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   KNOTSANE
When referring to 'the rocks' in Grand Isle, are these the rocks that dot the coastline just offshore from the beach? I can see them on google earth and they appear to be some type of breakwater rock structures. If these are the rocks I always hear about, are they really that close to the beach where you can fish them from the surf? Thanks for any info guys.
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Yes, there are rock piles along the beach and at both ends of the island. They range from 50-100 yards off the beach. They are very slippery if you attempt to climb onto them but people do it. This time of year there can be a lot of trout and the occasional redfish and sheepshead close to the rocks.
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   e-man (R)
i am 6'1' and on normal tide i can wade all the way to some of the piles and w/in casting distance of all of them.
If you wade out to the rocks do so in the center of the rock pile. After you get w/in casting distance move to where you can cast between the sets and off the ends of the rock piles.
You can at times get some strong rip tides flowing out between sets of rocks. Not often but it does happen
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I have never been to grand isle and I think I would like to go this weekend to drown some swimps. Where does one park to access these rock structures? And what about live bait, where do i get it?
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Once you cross over the bridge to actually be on the island of grand isle, there is a marina called Bridgeside. It is at the bottom of the bridge on the left. You can buy live bait there. Once you get your bait, take a right out of bridgeside and all the way down the island there are places where you can pull off on the right side of the road. Walk over the levee and the beach is right there. If you want to fish 'the rocks' you'd have to go about half way down the island to the Sureway grocery store, the rocks start somewhere around there and run parallel to the beach for quite a ways. You don't actually have to fish the rocks to catch fish, but the structure does hold bait. Good luck and let us know how you do.
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Thanks for the suggestions and info. I will let you know how I do.
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