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wanting to know if anybody will have live bait on the island this weekend and what water is looking like along the beach

July 17, 2019 at 6:07am


May 23, 2019 at 6:32pm

a/c in our camp is acting up. the only guy we ever used is al's a/c he's recovering from surgery and can't work for a couple weeks. need some else that does a/c work in grand isle. thanks for any help you can give

July 26, 2017 at 6:06am

picked up a couple of 17' channel mullet on elmers beach last week.

had better meat than the reds we caught biggest channels I've ever seen

July 10, 2017 at 5:55am

We were on the island this weekend, went to get supplies at safe way & there were a large amount of police & a body on the side of hwy 1 right around the butterfly dome area Never saw anything on the news

January 23, 2017 at 12:45pm

I have an AR that i have only shot on the target
range that i plan to use on a hog hunt. i been shooting 55gr cheap target rounds on the ranges with great results. the hollow pt rounds i bought
are 64gr how close should these be to the target rounds at 100 yards. i'm a fisherman not a hunter
so this is new to me thanks

November 13, 2015 at 12:28pm

Saw this truck in the pass about 8:30 this morning. If they don't stop this they're gonna stop yall from driving on elmers. tuff fishing the weekend but we manage a few trout each morning

July 19, 2015 at 5:05pm

It took me 52 years but I finaly went deer hunting. I took up a friends offer to go to their family farm in west texas. took a 6pt friday morning & got the 8pt and doe the next morning. the deer arn't that big but they are plentiful.

November 30, 2014 at 5:53pm

Dylan 'D-MOO' Mouton is fighting for his life at Lafayette hospital this moring after suffering a seizure Friday that stop him from breathing.

Dylan is 21 years old and my sons best friend. he is a competative paint baller & loves to fish. The next few days will be critical, as of now he is nonresposive. The photos are from an August trip this year, that is his first bull red & thats him on the left of my son who is holding the ling. Hug your kids every chance you get because you don't know when he'll call you home. God Bless

October 26, 2014 at 7:26am

While talking to a friend of mine about being boarded by the LDWF to check my ice chest, he had a fit. He was telling me they should need warrant to open anything with a lid or hatch. Now in my 30 years of boat ownership i've always complied, got
nothing to fear when your always legal. But this got me thinking what are my rights? Are they limited to whats in plain view. police must ask permission to search a car without a warrant, do i give up that right because i'am in a boat in state or federal waters? Any wardens out there that can answer this.

July 01, 2014 at 3:20pm

Just our homeowners renewal in the mail,and of course its going up $2200.That now makes it $6743
a year. that will make it more than 80% of our yearly budget. Have to believe La citizen ins is trying to overprice every one so they no longer carry ins. WE will not pay this amount and will go the route of self insurance fund. would like to know what other camp owners are doing. by the way 5 years ago when we built it was $2800 that with a 10k dollar deductable

January 29, 2014 at 8:27am

managed about 24 fish sat morning. all fish we kept were caught in the hammock area drifting
& casting gulps under corks. coolest part of the trip was having a moma bear cross the road in front of us then having 3 cubs follow her. able to get one pic before we lost them.

October 13, 2013 at 10:41am

just got back from grand isle around 4:00, saw only minor damage. a few of the camps that had shingle roofs lost them. the sureway store was open along with the citco station, the citco was not selling gas at the time. the road into the island is in very bad shape, both sides were heavly eroaded. no electricty but many crews were starting to work as we left. water pressure was low but still there. didn't need id. like last time but you can expect to wait for the escort. police are there in large numbers{thank you guys} island faired pretty well.

September 01, 2012 at 5:01pm

wondering if any one has heard when they would be allowing property owners back on Grand isle to inspect camps. Rarely get any news about the island in lafayette, except from other owners.
Just hope that fancy new bridge didnt fall down!

August 30, 2012 at 2:10pm

Heading to grand isle Friday. Wondering how long the wait has been at the toll bridge, should hit the bridge around 3:00. anybody been accross lately?

July 05, 2012 at 12:13pm

Has anybody have any info on two missing kids at the state park. When at the store today on the island, the cashier was saying 2 kids were boogie boarding after a storm & never came in. any truth to this.

June 09, 2012 at 9:29pm

Fishin Grand Isle during the summer you can't help but run into school trout. Trying to measure 12' trout can be a pain, so heres a little gaget I came up with & I thought I'd share. 1st cut a 12' lenth of 2' PVC pipe glue the cap on one end then cut approx 1/4' off on a table saw. Shave the edge of the cut with a knife as the plastic edge will be sharp. I added the boot string to hang them in the boat or wear it in the surf or kayak. Just stick the head into the tube, let the fish slide forward til his head reaches the end,if his tail sticks out he's a keeper. The fish can't wiggle out of the pipe & there is no guess work for the kids. I also get to spend more time fishin & less time trying to keep a trout flat on a ruler.

April 23, 2012 at 7:27pm

Found these while looking at camp pics. Checked the date 9/7/09. I think the bridge burned down later that night. Still don't know who on my boat took them.

August 22, 2011 at 6:54am

bought a kayak in may, finally got to use it to fish this morning. hit the rocks in front of the water tower at 6:00 fish poping every where. most were 11' but managed to keep 14 speck just over 12. threw back at least 3 times that many. caught everything on gulp under cork. i think i have a fever an the only cure is more kayak. {

August 06, 2011 at 5:32pm

looking at a percision sport 12' from academy.
want to buy one for the camp in grand isle.
we're not sure if we'll like to fish out of them so we want an inexpensive one to try it out
this is a new product for academy. they look well made compared to the pelican brand that the also sell. any advice or reviews on percision kayaks?

April 15, 2011 at 2:56pm


May 08, 2020 at 5:00pm

12' min 15 total I worry mostly about survival of the throw backs in the bays behind grand isle the dolphins eat 70-80% of the trout that are thrown back they come meet the boat as soon as we start catching and wait next to it for us to drop them back raising min length will only result more dolphin feed

February 02, 2020 at 8:03pm
A comment titled: Re: Chicot state park in response to a report titled: Chicot state park

drove down the road today, water at the bridge at the bottom of the lake was high and muddy was thinking about going but gonna let it clear a little

May 23, 2019 at 6:36pm
A comment titled: Re: How to make Fish Tacos in response to a report titled: How to make Fish Tacos

white trout make the best fish tacos fillets fall apart easily

December 19, 2018 at 4:57pm
A comment titled: Re: Beach Access in response to a report titled: Beach Access

theres also a kayak launch at the game warden camp on the back side of the island good access to the rocks and islands there in case the wind on the beach is coming in from the south

May 17, 2018 at 8:05pm

its the new format I rarely post anymore as for the fishing spots
I think a lot of real sportsman are just cant take the crowds and the idiots
that think they can fish because they could afford a nice boat but have no idea how to operate it. just this year I've pull 1 out of the mud and seen 2 ram the
dock so hard that people fell out of the boat. same kind of people that will pull 20 ft from you toss the anchor up in the air so it hits the water like a cannon ball then ask you if you're catching anything I usually reply 'not anymore'

September 25, 2017 at 9:38pm
A comment titled: Re: Basic GPS/Depth Finder in response to a report titled: Basic GPS/Depth Finder

I have a small hand held one puts me right on the reef every time
got it new for under 200 bucks

September 24, 2017 at 7:01pm
A comment titled: Re: need a/c help in grand isle in response to a report titled: need a/c help in grand isle

thank you made appt. with Guidry's

July 26, 2017 at 7:27pm

I was raised in Lafayette. we always called them whiting . wasn't till I started fishing around grand isle that we
started calling them channel mullet still one of the best fried fish you'll ever eat

July 18, 2017 at 10:00pm
A comment titled: Re: Where is the 9 mile line anyway??? in response to a report titled: Where is the 9 mile line anyway???

does this apply to redfish as well can we now keep them up to nine miles out?

March 13, 2016 at 3:02pm

sat. pm & sunday morning the fish off elmers were in about 8-10 ft of water. if you were surf fishing you couldn't reach the keepers from the shore still caught a lot of small ones out there
fishing vudo shrimp about 3 ft under a cork

August 03, 2015 at 7:38pm
A comment titled: Re: Another White Truck Fall Victim in response to a report titled: Another White Truck Fall Victim

had a good laugh on the way to bridge side when I saw that but i'm worried I drive a white dodge and the sand monster is now getting them on dry land. maybe time to paint that truck

August 03, 2015 at 7:28pm
A comment titled: Re: Shark I'd? in response to a report titled: Shark I'd?

take a look at a spinner shark. very common off our coast bigger ones like that one will have black tips on their fins also most true black tips the dorsal fin will have a dark black tip
all three are easy to confuse except the bulls will get much bigger

July 29, 2015 at 5:33pm
A comment titled: Re: OOPS THEY DID IT AGAIN in response to a report titled: OOPS THEY DID IT AGAIN

It was a ford, took the pic with a cellphone so its a little blurry. don't know where the last one was but this was on a sand bar in the pass right behind gorilla ville.

July 20, 2015 at 6:01am
A comment titled: Re: Surf fishing in response to a report titled: Surf fishing

live shrimp & croakers on elmers & you should do
good fish are there if winds aren't to bad don't try to cast to cuba the trout will be just outside the breakers I usually do best early morning

May 14, 2015 at 7:38pm
A comment titled: Re: Fish identification in response to a report titled: Fish identification

looks like a rainbow runner but its been a few years since I caught one did it have blue/green back and yellowside stripe when it first came out of the water

May 14, 2015 at 7:29pm
A comment titled: thanks every one in response to a report titled: PRAYERS NEEDED FOR FELLOW FISHERMAN

Dylan was laid to rest today.I would like to thank every one for the prayers.this has been hard for us,as he has been a part of our lives since birth Dylan did not come from an outdoors family so I taught him how to fish. He was a frequent guest of our camp in Grand Isle,a place he truly loved to be. Thanks again for the prayers, I may not always post when prayers are asked for but they are always sent. I know many of you do the same.

October 31, 2014 at 9:12pm
A comment titled: update in response to a report titled: PRAYERS NEEDED FOR FELLOW FISHERMAN

I'm to sorry to say that Dylan was declared brain dead this afternoon.this evening they will be harvesting his organs for donation. I like to think his death will give new life to another so they can enjoy our great outdoors. thanks for the kind thoughts R.I.P. D-MOO We will miss you

October 27, 2014 at 8:19pm
A comment titled: Pat-Al in response to a report titled: It used to be called the Wild West

here's a couple of pic's of capt al & his son lil al. this was last year his son worked for him

September 09, 2014 at 10:06pm
A comment titled: no in response to a report titled: Crabbing

the beach on elmers is still closed to crabbing
but there were lots of crabs in the surf this weekend

August 25, 2014 at 8:42pm
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