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I spent a lot of time in the waters to the West of the Falgout Marina today. Lots and lots of blocked off areas that are not adequately marked … submerged pilings, seawalls of lumber, etc. How long before someone gets seriously hurt running a canal that they have always run only to be stopped dead in their tracks by these underwater hazards. I think we are just one wrongful death lawsuit away from changing how things are being done. And that is sad.

May 16, 2019 at 10:23pm

A friend of mine ran across this sunken boat at the following coordinates: I used my Navionics phone app to mark it for the next time I am out on the water so I can add it to my Simrad. 29 53'.860 N 089 16'.315 W See Photo :

May 03, 2019 at 10:35am

This just hit the web. Raymarine eS and Axiom users with Lighthouse 3 software version 3.8.105 will not see the correct date for the last chart update after updating their card with the ChartInstaller. The plotter will display the production date of the card and there's no work around available. According to what I read there is no impact other than that the wrong date is shown. The advanced Features will continue to be available to the user. It's just a software issue that will be fixed in one of the upcoming released (it will not be the next one). Tight Lines!

March 27, 2019 at 10:26am

Has anyone had any luck finding any clean water in the marsh. I just spent a couple of days fishing and everywhere I went the water was high and dirty. The rain was relentless.

February 21, 2019 at 3:05pm

Garmin and Navionics have finally made it official! I just saw a thread on Facebook that the new Garmin G3 maps that are powered by Navionics will be available at the end of February. Apparently that's why they have announced this HUGE trade-in program through the end of 2019. I found the link on the Navionics website for the trade-in program. See below.

February 06, 2019 at 12:26pm

For anyone that may be in the market for a new Navionics card, upgrade an old mapping card or switch brands completely, Navionics has introduced a new 'Trade-In' program to help save some money when doing so. It is similar to the old program from years ago, but now will work with any brand card when trading in. Check out the link below for me details.
Navionics 'Trade-In' Rebate

Rebate Amount
$ 75 Navionics+, Platinum+,HotMaps Platinum
$ 50 Navionics+ Regions

January 23, 2019 at 12:24pm

I recently spent some time in Delacroix and decided to make the run to Venice. I was able to use the dock to dock auto routing from my iPhone and sync it to my Simrad. Pretty cool stuff for sure.

November 02, 2018 at 4:41pm

I've never fished out of Slidell, LA Any tips on areas to avoid. It looks shallow according to my Navionics Boating App.

September 20, 2018 at 9:48am

I am a redfish angler but I also like to keep up with what the Bass guys are doing as there are many similarities. Josh Douglas, FLW Pro, just released this new YouTube video. I'm not very tech savvy so this was great information for me and I thought I would share it for anyone that's interested in Navionics which is the card that I use.

August 29, 2018 at 9:51am

Is anyone having any luck catching Reds in the Hopedale area during this hot weather?

August 23, 2018 at 10:59am

Does anyone have or know where I can find the maps of the levees in Terrebonne Parish? I fished there last week and it was horrible trying to find a way to get to the other side of them. The red line is one of the levees I encountered. I'd like to add them on my Navionics app as a community edit so I have them marked permanently.

Thanks in advance!

August 07, 2018 at 1:42pm

I just stumbled across this upcoming webinar. The guy is out of Charleston, SC but he's pretty knowledgeable from what I can tell. It's on the 30th of this month. Just wanted to share in case any of you would like to tune in and see what a charter captain from Charleston, SC has to say about catching redfish in their waters. Reds are reds so I'm hoping for some new technique that the reds here aren't used to. They are pretty smart and seem to be getting really used to my gold spoon.

July 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

Since HB391 was voted down does anyone know where you can find a map of the private lands?

June 30, 2018 at 5:19pm

Any tips for catching some monsters before this storm hits? I know that when the pressure drops the fish tend to eat more aggressively so any suggestions for artificial baits would be greatly appreciated!.

May 25, 2018 at 10:28am

What is the best app that you have found for an iPhone as far as navigating the marsh?

May 22, 2018 at 11:22am

I spent last week in the Hopedale and Delacroix area and covered a lot of water ... too bad the weather didn't cooperate on Saturday. I just got a new Simrad evo 3 and put the Navionics 907p+ on it and was able to connect it to my iPad and IPhone. I snapped a couple of photos of what I was able to do while hanging out in the Delacroix Lodge at night using my Navionics apps and chip to sync the data so that I could hit the water and have definitive routes to follow the next morning. It was a life saver on Wednesday. I found two guys that were lost and injured and was able to get them back to Hopedale in record time following one of the routes that I had created the night before. Tight lines and be safe out there! There's still a ton of crab traps even after the clean-up.

April 17, 2018 at 7:17pm

I just had this show up in my inbox from Navionics. I use the Platinum+ maps and I love them. I think you can buy them online at and I know that Bass Pro and West Marine have them. I use the 907p+ and it has all of the offshore wrecks already programmed in on the maps.

So in case your interested here is the info on their sale according to their e-blast.

Save $30 on Platinum+ marine charts and HotMaps Platinum lake maps throughout the month of April.

All Platinum products include the same chart content and advanced features as Navionics+ and offer additional viewing options: 3D View, satellite overlay, and panoramic photos, that enhance any boating experience.

Platinum+ coverage areas are available worldwide, while HotMaps Platinum covers more than 22,000 lakes throughout US & Canada. Check our compatibility guide, which is continuously updated, for a complete list of compatible models from B&G, Humminbird, Lowrance, Raymarine, and Simrad.

April 08, 2018 at 11:17am

I am getting ready to take a trip to Louisiana and I want to fish the Biloxi Marsh while I am there. I have been studying my Navionics App and Google Earth and have found some good places to try. Are there any areas there that are off limits? Thanks!

March 19, 2018 at 7:53am

If you are new to boating or just need a little refresher I am presenting a webinar tomorrow night covering the Rules of the Road at Sea. This webinar is sponsored by Navionics and Simrad Yachting. Click on the link below and get registered today. It’s FREE!…/regis…/WN_j7MC2iuLT7aDKK2U9jBWEQ

March 06, 2018 at 10:30am

Navionics has a new chart installer version which will update your charts even faster. I just updated mine and it's incredible to see the difference.

February 26, 2018 at 5:51pm
A comment titled: Re: Lafitte Fishing in response to a report titled: Lafitte Fishing

I recently fished the Mud Lake area and found bulls surface feeding in the middle of ponds. I threw a spinner bait with a craw into them and hooked up every time. It was a BLAST!

March 08, 2019 at 10:11am
A comment titled: Re: Levees in Terrebonne Parish in response to a report titled: Levees in Terrebonne Parish

Thanks for the screen shot of the Lost Lake Reclamation Project!

August 23, 2018 at 10:53am
A comment titled: Re: Levees in Terrebonne Parish in response to a report titled: Levees in Terrebonne Parish

Thank You!

August 15, 2018 at 1:05pm
A comment titled: Re: Levees in Terrebonne Parish in response to a report titled: Levees in Terrebonne Parish

Thanks! I'll give all of your suggestions a try.

August 15, 2018 at 1:04pm
A comment titled: Re: Creating Routes in the Biloxi Marsh in response to a report titled: Creating Routes in the Biloxi Marsh

You are welcome!

May 22, 2018 at 11:16am
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