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December 14, 2019 at 8:22am

With Christmas coming up, I put together a play list of reviews I've done relating to fishing stuff I've used a lot - rods, reels, knives, shirts, rod holders, and so on. The link plays the first video, but then you can see the whole list and watch the ones of interest.

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October 04, 2019 at 5:54am
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
A comment titled: Re: Four Keys for Big Black Drum in response to a report titled: Four Keys for Big Black Drum

Great time on Grand Isle in December. Mild weather, good fishing, not too many people, awesome food.

December 12, 2019 at 10:19am

Great for bull reds and drum too. Did you watch the video?

December 06, 2019 at 8:30am
A comment titled: Re: Backing a Boat Trailer Down a Ramp in response to a report titled: Backing a Boat Trailer Down a Ramp

Don't forget to check the plug!

November 29, 2019 at 8:22am

Yes, plenty of deer in places where hunting is banned.

November 10, 2019 at 7:05am

Grand Isle, Elmers Island, Rutherford Beach, Holly Beach, Lil Florida, Johnson Bayou, Maes Beach

August 30, 2019 at 6:20am
A comment titled: Re: How to Fillet Largemouth Bass Quickly in response to a report titled: How to Fillet Largemouth Bass Quickly

I take that approach on larger fish. But the technique on the video is easier for newbies to learn.

July 20, 2019 at 1:02pm

Lots of other great locations in Louisiana - Rutherford Beach, Maes Beach, Lil Florida, the restored beach between Holly Beach and the Calcasieu Jetties.

July 04, 2019 at 3:26pm

Don't remember posting this video before. Maybe you are recalling a different one.

July 01, 2019 at 8:35pm

We prefer cutting whole market crabs in half both for faster dissemination of scent and to ensure better hook ups. Half crabs also tend to catch more gafftops, slot reds, and slot drum. Some times whole crabs are better: 1. Crabs are on the small side. 2. Sea catfish (hardheads) are picking cracked crabs apart so quickly that frequent rebaiting is needed. 3. You prefer not to catch gafftops. 4. Crabs are in short supply. 1 whole crab will last much longer than two halves - usually lasting until you catch a fish big enough to eat it.

May 31, 2019 at 9:27am
A comment titled: Re: best place to sell fish commercially in response to a report titled: best place to sell fish commercially

It depends a lot on where you are and what you have. I can name lots of places in the Lake Charles area that will buy shrimp, crabs, drum, and crawfish. Is that gonna help?

February 14, 2019 at 11:33am

Coming soon: Chinese Orange Redfish and Coconut Redfish

January 26, 2019 at 5:36pm

Am I understanding correctly that the winners will be determined by the single longest redfish and the single longest speck?

Interesting ... Finally a tournament without the silly heaviest redfish (or group) shorter than 27' thing ... or insistence that bull reds be released alive.

August 11, 2018 at 8:19am
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