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my name is Aaron im 19 and looking to be a deckhand on a charter boat in Venice or somewhere in south Louisiana. I have experience with offshore fishing for tuna, marlin, wahoo, snapper, and all the other good things out there. i can do general maintenance on outboards and have worked a little with Cummins. Currently working on the river on tug boats but would really like to fish instead. Give me a call or a text if you need someone to work for you @ 504-234-0603

November 03, 2016 at 9:11pm

Looking for a job as a mate on a charter boat. I have experience and am willing to work. I live right in belle chasse so if you called me I could be there on short notice. I may not know everything but I'm willing to learn. I also know how to run a boat, if for some reason the captain couldn't or just doesn't want to. if your interested just give me a call @ 504-234-0603
any offer is much appreciated.

June 09, 2015 at 12:25am

headed out to the lump in the morning couldn't buy a bite from a wahoo so we decided to go to the lump and try to chum up some tuna but the only thing that would come up were big sharks.
After a few hours of trying for tuna with no luck we decided to go closer in and try for some aj's and we managed to catch a few and also got 1 small tuna and snapper were also relentless with the smallest one being 10 lbs. then right before we left we hooked up to a jack crevelle which was eaten by a big mako just feet away from the boat despite trying to get it to come back it would not. all in all it was a tough day and the forecast of 2-4 foot seas was a lie with them being 4-6

March 11, 2015 at 8:53am
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right outside of the marina at sand dollar.

May 21 at 9:26pm
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i fish out of grand isle all the time on my bluewave 22. fishing for mangroves is pretty easy but you gotta figure them out. cant use gear thats too heavy for them. i usually use 5ft of 40lb flouro leader double uni'ed to the mainline with a small circle hook but its common for me to have to go to smaller leaders and hooks. and baits depend on what i can get. most of the time i catch live pogies in my cast net. i free line them and be ready to yank big mangroves out the rig. if the bait dies i immediately cut them up and chum them. as for cobia you can catch them while targeting mangroves but the best way is to get big buck tail jigs and bounce rig to rig. give each one 15 minutes jigging around it and if you dont get a fish hit the next one. red snapper is pretty easy. leader weight a hook and a piece of bait and drop. pretty simple to catch them. as far as blue water fishing thats a whole different ball game. most of the time its to far from fourchon to go in a bay boat. sometimes it comes close a few months ago we found a patch of blue water and a nice rip about 30 miles out. tons of mahi on it. all you gotta do for them is throw redfish gear at them. matrix shad and stuff like that. generally there is mostly chicken dolphin on the rip but bigger ones are not uncommon. as far as tuna go flourocarbon leaders are a must have. 60 to 80lb is the common size and circle hook snelled to the leader. pogies, hardtails, hornbellies, threadfins, and mullet are all good live bait for them. if live bait isnt working and you know theyre there chum for them. honestly if you dont know what your doing when it comes to tuna fishing the chances of having successful day fishing for them is slim. thats all ive got. if you have instagram you can check out my page @aaron_h2o

August 23, 2018 at 11:23pm
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bluewave 22

March 02, 2018 at 11:09pm
A comment titled: Re: Shark Fishing in response to a report titled: Shark Fishing

if you plan on a good day that isn't windy you can take your bass boat to grand isle. there are some rigs about 3 miles off the beach in 30-50 ft of water, and all you need to do is catch any trash fish cut it in half and toss it out. you can catch them all year round for what I've found. right now they have lots of shrimp boats off the beach and if you can find one that is tossing out all the by catch you can get some bigger ones behind them. i had a 17 ft flatboat that i would launch in myrtle grove and run across barateria bay to grand isle so a bass boat would be no problem. https://youtu.be/iEh8EsJwvBk thats a video i made a few years ago from a day when i went to grand isle. sharks in the end. hope this helped

October 25, 2017 at 9:09pm
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