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Smoking the speckled trout on the Pontchartrain bridge

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David Raggio and I putting specks in the boat at the train bridge this past Saturday
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How 'old' is this video? As of today, January 22nd...must be AT LEAST 5-6 days ago or longer!?! Wait til the bad weather starts and then post???
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We fished Saturday 1-18-2020 on my YouTube page you can see I posted the video Saturday evening. Just forget to post on here. If you think I’m trying to hide why post?? Just letting people know the fish are still on the bridge. I will post another video Sunday evening after we get on them again. I will make sure I video my phone with the date and time for the doubters.
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I also posted 1-13 -2020 on Louisiana sportsman my last trip last Tuesday we had a good box of
Specks in the mid 30’s
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John C : Don’t be so negative, still waiting for a video of you fishing the wall 🤣 🧙‍♂️🎣😂
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some people are never satisfied.......... I'm guessing you should do live post and people will get upset that you didn't tell them in advance that you intended to go fishing.

Thanks for your videos. I enjoy them...................
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To all concerned,I personally know both AJ and Dave Raggio and just was at Dave's Auto Glass Shop in Covington(great guy,honest,ethical and always spot-on with glass repairs)and I chatted with Dave not too many days ago regarding potential repair on older Nissan Maxima and we chatted bout their recent trip(THIS PAST SATURDAY)and I want to personally thank both AJ and Dave for putting out accurate and TIMELY information and reciprocity is the key word-Dave told my wife to have me call him WHILE I am fishing so he can point me in right direction,how awesome is dat and I gladly reciprocate,the beauty of posting on this site.As a matter of fact,by my posting regular and ACCURATE and TIMELY info,folks like GB3 and others have been incredibly generous,so much so that Bayoubob and I headed to SE Arkansas to chase whatever ducks happen to be hanging around.CCAguns sent me fine pics of big deer his niece shot and TheWizard7 and I have become great allies and gonna get him on NShore for possible sac-a-lait slam and he will no doubt enjoy change of scenery!!!Thanks,AJ and Dave,keep up the great work and just today we fished Trestles(gonna post separate post)and very nice fellow gave us tips on where to fish,given the muddy water we told him about and thanks to him,Mike R,not sure if he posts,I was lucky enough to nab decent speck!!!

Mandevillian
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AJ: I thoroughly enjoy your videos. It was brought to my attention during one of your recent videos someone said to the effect...'maybe post when the weather gets bad...Please, keep up your videos...I have some very deep rooted memories with my dad fishing along THE TRESTLES going back some 60+ years.

Karl, I send out pics (GOOD & BAD TRIPS with notable background shots) of my fish and not just pics 'HOLDING A FISH' ---! I have never posted/nor intend to of any of my trips/nor pics on this site nor the older RnR site since 1999!

I may post after you send a VIDEO while fishing the Reggio-area!?!

ps....I have 18 trout from yesterday's trip to THE WALL yet to be cleaned!!!
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I was joking about that in my last video that’s what “other” people do. I try to post as fast as I can get a video together.
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AJ,Yep it takes time to get post ready and I do have Go Pro,though I have NO idea how to upload/download videos and just as well as I do lot more hunting than fishing,at least this time of year.My wife took one of our older vehicles to Dave Raggio today and I plan to take her to dem Tracks this Sunday,weather permitting.Might see yall out there!!!Definitely keep up de good work-just posted on my am duck hunt trip(solo)and some of my best fish/hunt trips happen to be solo trips,guess ya gots no one to blame for mistakes,etc!!!!!

Mandevillian
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They keep upping the rain chance but we fishing Saturday morning out of Hopedale. I’m hoping to hit the bridge Sunday morning
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AJ,Good luck both days,ya might see me and Wifey in my ole SouthFork(had older gent pay me nice compliment on her on way back from duck trip)Sunday and it rained a considerable amount on me yesterday(de Wiz was alerting me to check radar while I was duck hunting)and I was steadily checking it.Being a diehard duck chaser,have lotta weather gear but doggone jacket got pretty soaked and it USED to be waterproof(gonna have to re-coat her)and gonna get Wifey and I new Frogg Toggs(dey work very well)and long as we have no lightning associated with rain on Sunday,think we be cool!!As a matter of fact,John C called me yesterday and we chatted quite a bit about fishing the Trestles and I would like to get more familiar with trolling(got plenty of hard plastics to troll)and about 3-4 years ago,me and a buddy smoked big specks(2.5-3.5 lbs-about 30 of them logs)on charter trip with Capt Andy Jones(Wicked Charters)and I vividly recall dat trip-we had a nice speck on in less than a minute and Capt Andy was explaining his techniques,water temp,presence of bait balls,etc,very worth-while trip.Think John C was being a tad sarcastic and yep Mother Nature tossed he and I wicked,wicked curve this past Wed-he fished Wall area and I wasted buncha time at Trestles but guess what-we met a trolling master!!!

Mandevillian
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