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May 01 at 10:19am

Thanks! Enjoyed making it.

July 20 at 6:30pm

If I was willing to spend lots more money, I would have done that in the first place. Some of us are on limited budgets. It did not occur to me that they'd make a GPS without maps.

May 24 at 7:18am
A comment titled: Re: Tithing on Fish and Game in response to a report titled: Tithing on Fish and Game

Thoughts? Can tithing on fish increase your catch?

May 02 at 7:33am

One point that is mentioned in the video but underappreciated is the importance of practicing with the same rod, reel, lure weight, and leader length as one will be using for real.

March 29 at 1:18pm

Lots of guys in the younger generation don't use chains. Shoot, in the age of spot lock and power poles, many don't even have anchors. To me, the anchor is an essential safety device on a boat. If the boat loses power, I'd like to decide if I stay in one spot or let the wind and current carry me along.

March 21 at 9:26am

Any other tips?

March 14 at 7:34am

Some days one just decides to make lemonade.

March 07 at 7:16am

Any other favorite fillet knives?

March 02 at 7:28am
A comment titled: Re: How to Make Fish Poboys in response to a report titled: How to Make Fish Poboys

I know in Louisiana, lots of poboys are fried. And one can always prepare the fish with your favorite fried fish recipe. But I prefer the fish grilled, so my wife makes them that way.

February 22 at 7:43am

Cracked crab on 7/0 Gaakatsu Octopus J hooks.

January 31 at 7:16am

Any other favorite tips for winter catfish?

January 27 at 7:00am
A comment titled: Re: How to Fillet Pinfish in response to a report titled: How to Fillet Pinfish

Sure, Jesus performed lots of fish-related miracles in the Bible.

January 18 at 8:23am

Not sure how opening the Bonnet Carre spillway is going to tank the fishing in Grand Isle since it dumps Mississippi River water into Lake Pontchartrain making it fresh and muddy and eventually freshening and muddying water East of the Mississippi, many miles from Grand Isle. Grand Isle fishing in December was very good during our trip there, but we target mostly bull redfish and drum. I expect cracked crab on the bottom to produce well all winter. Things were more hit and miss for the guys chasing speckled trout. The fish are always around GI somewhere, but there are times when finding the trout requires more experience and skill.

January 15 at 7:45am

Same technique works on similarly sized croaker and whiting, also great bait for shark and redfish.

January 11 at 7:22am

I prefer cracked crab in most cases. But the claws are useful when you run out of crabs or if the catfish are tearing up your cracked halves before the bull reds and drum can get to them. A crab claw will almost always last until a big fish gets to it.

January 04 at 8:11am
A comment titled: Re: Backing a Boat Trailer Down a Ramp in response to a report titled: Backing a Boat Trailer Down a Ramp

I should have included, 'After launching, pull your empty trailer and vehicle up and park them in an appropriate spot.' Funny story - a couple weeks ago, a fellow on Grand Isle left his truck running and his trailer backed up into the water on the ramp. Guess he was in a hurry to get fishing. Fortunately, it was a very slow day at the ramp and the remaining open lane handled all the traffic.

December 30, 2019 at 4:21pm

More action with the rod under review.

December 28, 2019 at 7:45am
A comment titled: Re: Bull Black Drum Like a Boss in response to a report titled: Bull Black Drum Like a Boss

I really could have used some help. A number of folks declined my invitation to come along. I sort of got lucky. By setting up on the channel ledge, the big drum I was hooking in the channel wanted to stay in the deeper water and pretty much let me reel them straight in rather than going all around the boat. This allowed me to land fish after fish without tangling in all the lines. Usually, one needs the other anglers in the boat to reel in the other lines to prevent tangling, especially in the case of two big fish on at once.

December 21, 2019 at 9:05am
A comment titled: Re: Bull Drum on Fire in Grand Isle in response to a report titled: Bull Drum on Fire in Grand Isle

Still biting. Caught 7 more in an hour in a half the next day!

December 17, 2019 at 6:38am
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