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The Cut Off Fishing Club 16th. annual PUBLIC fishing rodeo will hold their event this year at their new home, Chris Moran Marina in Port Fourchon. Leaderboard, awards, door prizes, live music, GREAT food, auction, and lots more. Please log on to our website, 'Cut Off Fishing Club com. for more information. We work hard to put on a good show. June 7 Start at 12:01 AM and 8th.

April 24, 2019 at 11:25am

Ed, please don't attempt to pay your 2016 fishing club dues after treating these people as you did. That is totally unacceptable. I could say much more.

October 28, 2015 at 9:30pm


May 18, 2015 at 6:30am

Want to see some huge Garfish lurking just below the surface where you would not think they would be? Well, my friend and neighbor, Ray at Bridge Side RV's community will be on Paradise Louisiana TV show. They will film this week. Just don't know when on TV. His recent landings are well over 100 pounds and many of them.

July 16, 2014 at 8:27pm

Don't do it! Lost best friend of over 30 yrs. because of boat partnership.

May 28, 2014 at 2:01pm

The Cut Off Fishing Club will again host their 10th. annual fishing rodeo on June 5, 6, &7 at Bridge Side Marina. Attractions will be, Leader board, fantastic food, two live bands on Friday and Saturday nights, cash entrance prizes, door prizes, live auctions, fun and frolic for all and who knows what else. More info to come...

March 29, 2014 at 8:29am

With all the good things you hear about the 4 strokes, here's something to keep in mind. Long story made short, it is next to impossible to rope start an F 115 4 stroke due to high compression. Deep in the marsh, I finally was able to do a 1 rope turn on the exposed flywheel and reach over to the key switch and do a pull and turn and she fired up after four attempts. The 2 strokes were easy to rope start.

March 23, 2014 at 8:26am

To whom it may concern:
A quest at our fishing club meeting(new owner of Bason's boat launch down West 107th. in Cut Off La.)gave an update on future plans for the launch. He stated that rumors were that a $400.00 yearly fee would be required to use the facility were just that, rumors. The existing $5.00 fee would remain. Also, upgrades have already begun. Sure hope that's the case...

January 28, 2014 at 5:09pm

Lordbud was jls in that 78 boats? Just kidding...

August 28, 2013 at 3:37pm

Cut Off Fishing Club public fishing rodeo at Bridgeside Marina in Grand Isle on June 6,7, & 8th. Cash prizes, live music, boat parade/blessing, fantastic food, door prizes, leader board. One you don't want to miss!!!

June 03, 2013 at 6:55am

Capt. Hi, love your presence on the site. Should I expect the same quality map on my 421s as I'am getting on my 541s? They are not the same and everything I am reading they should be...

April 07, 2013 at 8:20pm

Need help! I purchased a garmin gps/sonar 541s map and like it very much, it's for my 23' boat. I also purchased a Garmin 421s map for my 18' hull. They look identical except actual size. My problem is the 421s map is nowhere near the quality of the 541s. Everything I read, they are supposed to be the same except size. Would appreciate feed back... thx.

April 07, 2013 at 7:41pm

I have for sale a 12' alum. hull, matching trailer and an 8 h.p. Mariner all in perfect shape. The engine looks like it was bought yesterday and has less than 10 hours on it. Sale price is $1200.00. # 985-278-1318.

December 06, 2012 at 3:26pm

Beautiful limit of specks before 8:00 in Catfish Lake.

December 06, 2012 at 8:39am

The Cut Off Fishing Club will be hosting it's 8th. annual public fishing rodeo at Bridge Side Marina on June 7th., 8th. and 9th. Attractions will consist of: Leader board, cash prizes, door prizes, $1000.00 entrance prize, live bands, auctions, give aways, ULTRA FANTASTIC food, a unique boat parade/boat blessing in and around Camanada Bay/bridge.Two scholarships and charitable, tax exempt donations are part of our return to the public. Please make plans to attend! Contact Bridge Side Marina for more information.

May 21, 2012 at 6:21pm

I just love Southeast Louisiana, 3 days 3 limits beautiful Specks in Cat fish lake only 10 minutes from home.

November 26, 2011 at 7:14pm
A comment titled: Re: 8K Overnight Tuna Charter FAIL in response to a report titled: 8K Overnight Tuna Charter FAIL

Ed probably has his side of the story. After reading Lesliemg's comments about the charter, I was probably too quick on my comments. Sorry Ed.

October 29, 2015 at 4:21am
A comment titled: Vibro in response to a report titled: vibrio virus???

Friend in hospital now with Vibro. Contacted this past weekend on Grand Isle while picking up crab cage and got scratched from a broken wire. Swelling started on hand then moved upward very quickly. Hoping doctors caught it in time.

July 23, 2014 at 8:41pm
A comment titled: replay to Secret Formula in response to a report titled: Huge Aligator Garfish

Hi again Michael, Yep, I remember the My Witch. Boy, were those good croakers back then, big and slimy to get those long gone 6,7, and 8 pounders. Terry and I talked a little about you 4th. of July weekend. Don't worry all good, LOL...

July 16, 2014 at 9:47pm
A comment titled: partnership in response to a report titled: no partnership

Well, I was doing all the maintenance, all the legal stuff and when I sold my camp I offered to sell him my half of the boat but he felt like he should have the boat. I sold the boat and gave him half. Things have never been the same.

June 02, 2014 at 9:55am
A comment titled: trailer bearings in response to a report titled: bearings on utility trailer

I guess it depends on how well the rear seal does it's job. I probably over grease by pumping up every other fishing trip. One thing I do now is to look at the spring to see if it's compressed or extended on the stainless or chrome plated types. Caution though, sometimes the moving inner part that the spring works against gets stuck in the full position and the rear bearing will run dry. It happened to me and one of my wheels completely fell off at the marina and floated away.

March 30, 2014 at 5:46am
A comment titled: f-150/camper in response to a report titled: Ford f 150

'the ploan', Two wheel drive or 4 wheel, it makes a difference, so says the camper sales people. They say the 2 wheeler can handle more weight. I think you're ok. I had an f-150 4 wheel drive with the 5.4 and a 9000 # bumper pull camper and I would say that truck was at it's limit. Only problem with that one was the Luling bridge, 40 mph and 3000 RPM. I have since upgraded to an f-250 Power Stroke turbo diesel and it doesn't even downshift. Have fun with the f-150 it should ok at 6000#.

March 29, 2014 at 8:11am
A comment titled: Sea Tow in response to a report titled: F 115 four stroke

I will try to top off the towing discussion with a little funny thing. Many years ago during a Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo, I was towing a boat in with forward gear problems when my engine started running hot. We swapped towing positions coming into the weigh in with the other boater towing me in reverse gear.
Ok, it's not a fishing report anymore, I'am gone..

March 25, 2014 at 7:21am
A comment titled: SEA TOW in response to a report titled: F 115 four stroke

Secret, no I'am not and I do understand the value of being a member to most fisherman however, inshore, I have emergency help available if needed. Offshore, I usually have another boat friend not far away. Well, it's been working that way for the last 40 yrs. Thanks...

March 24, 2014 at 8:29am
A comment titled: F115 four stroke in response to a report titled: F 115 four stroke

Thanks for the comments guys. My point was to create awareness that you can't rope start an F 115 four stroke with whatever the cause may be. My problem turned out to be a defective starter. Good and safe fishing to all...

March 23, 2014 at 8:29pm
A comment titled: Bason's boat launch in response to a report titled: Bason's boat launch

Hey Caminitab, sounds like you're thinking Clovelly boat launch. Not that one, I'am talking about the one accessible from the La. 3235 4-lane hi-way. Then take West 107th. street.

January 30, 2014 at 3:23pm
A comment titled: limits in response to a report titled: More from today

LB7, before you go, please wait until JLS comments. Just kidding...

November 13, 2013 at 5:01pm
A comment titled: PRT Trailers in response to a report titled: PRT Trailers

Thanks guys, I was heading that way but won't now!!

October 24, 2013 at 4:13pm
A comment titled: bait croaker in response to a report titled: How to? Catch small croaker in Venice area

I tried the cast net at the light thing and threw away my cast net (cheap one) due to 500 baby catfish in it. So, spent $15.00 for 50 croaker...

October 22, 2013 at 5:49pm
A comment titled: HUTLY in response to a report titled: Fishing


April 11, 2013 at 8:41pm
A comment titled: Hossier Daddy in response to a report titled: Fishing in Louisiana

You sure are making good use of that nice boat. Why not top off the fun by fishing our rodeo at Bridgeside Marina in Grand Isle, La., Cut Off Fishing Club Public fishing rodeo on June 6,7, and 8. You WILL have a good time.

February 12, 2013 at 3:51pm
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