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Sweetwater Marina

Delacroix, L USA

All we can say is the fishing is just great down
here at Sweetwater Marina on Delacroix Island.  
Capt. Jack's good friend Scott went out today
with his father in law to break in their brand new
motor and killed 'em.  They caught 50 beautiful
Trout in the 14 - 16 inch range.  And guess
what??  The didn't catch them on live shrimp.  All
were caught on plastic (but we will have live
shrimp tomorrow).  They saw a couple different
flocks of birds, stopped at the first flock and it
was on.  Other customer's who launched with us
today did well also with at least 1 limit being
reported and several other groups coming in with
very close to limits.  We do have a couple of
rooms available for Friday and Saturday night.  
So come on down to the second launch on
Delacroix Island, Sweetwater Marina, and let
Capt. Jack, Mr. Ronnie, Tony and Jessie get you
started.  They will put your boat in the water, put
you on the fish, and when you return with an ice
chest full of fish they'll clean 'em and bag 'em for
you.  And while you are here ask to check out
our lodging.  It's the best deal in Delacrolix -
sleeps 6, free launch, kitchenette, cable, wifi.
BBQ pit - all for just $159 a night.  Just wake up
and fish.  Whatever you need to make your
fishing trip a success, we probably have it in our
baitshop, including maps and helpful tips from
Mr. Ronnie and Tony and pick up a Sweetwater
sweatshirt too keep you warm.  Anything we can
do to help make your trip fun, successful and
safe - just ask.  We would love to see you at
Sweetwater Marina, the marina that loves their
customers.  And remember we are the second
launch.

If you are interested in a charter or lodging
please call 504-342-2368.  A smalll deposit will
hold your reservation.  Hope to see you soon.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 8:56:50 PM

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Capt. Johnny Nunez

Shell Beach, LA USA


Fishing Magician Charters
(504)239-3159
FishingMagicianCharters@yahoo.com



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Fishing Magician Charters is a dedicated, owned and operated, business with all licensed captains. They are based in Shell Beach, Louisiana. It is run by the well-known "Fishing Magician". The Nunez's grew up in the marshes and bayous that they fish every day. For generations the Nunez family have lived and fished the bayous of St. Bernard Parish. Their family came from the Canary Islands in the 1700s to settle in St. Bernard, and hunted and fished the very bayous for centuries. Capt. Johnny and his sons are proud to follow in the footsteps of their ancestors.So on your trip to a fishing area you will get a history lesson about the area.
Experience staying at a first class lodge, which is located in walking distance from the boat. Imagine sitting back and enjoying the sunset while eating your "catch of the day" on the deck of the lodge. Then, eventually relaxing in front of a 50" television or soaking in a large tub.
Fishing Magician Chaters cateres to the very young, very old, and the unexperience to make sure everyone has a good time. All anglersget to experience the joy of catching their own fish! No one is every too old or too you to fish with the "Magician."
Specializes in light-tackel coastal fishing for speckled trout, red fish, and other species. Live bait is used when available. Anglers will get to experience coasting through the sparkling waters of Shell Beach on a 25' Privateer with a 350 Yamaha for a smooth ride. Price includes all bait, ice, fuel, tackle, and fish cleaning. Contact for pricing and availability.
We are licensed and insured. So come on down and enjoy salt water fishing in Louisiana's bayous and coastline! Located right outside the "Big Easy" in St. Benard, Louisiana. Fishing Magician Charters, LLC 2015 Yscloskey Hwy St. Bernard, Louisiana 70085






Fishing Magician Charters
(504)239-3159
FishingMagicianCharters@yahoo.com

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 8:03:33 PM

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Capt. Johnny Nunez

Shell Beach, LA USA


Fishing Magician Charters
(504)239-3159
FishingMagicianCharters@yahoo.com



The last two days I had the pleasure of fishing with Howard and his friend. The guys came down for Tennessee to enjoy some good ole Louisiana fishing. We set into the "Sound" both days. Must say Breton Sound was pretty good to us the last two days! They had a blast reeling in those Reds and Trout! The trip ended with two happy guys and a box full of fish! They are already talking about booking another trip or two this season.







All fish caught 2' under a popping cork using Campo's live bait.


Give us a call for your next adventure. No trip will be considered too big or too small. No one will be considered too young or too old. Everyone is welcome to fish with us. We accommodate everyone for a fun filled day of excitement.



Give us a call for your next adventure. No trip will be considered too big or too small. No one will be considered too young or too old. Everyone is welcome to fish with us. We accommodate everyone for a fun filled day of excitement.





Come stay the Night with us! Located right across the street from the boat. Sleeps up to 18 people.


Free!! Seafood boil or BBQ When you book 10 or more people with a day of fishing and a night at the lodge. Everything is included from bait to fish cleaning.




Always remember to watch the captain closely because with a flick of the wrist the "Magic" begins.




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Fishing Magician Charters
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FishingMagicianCharters@yahoo.com

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 7:45:44 PM

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Brad dufrene

Metairie, LA USA

Anyone know if bonnabel boat launch had
opened back up?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 5:13:41 PM

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FishNetwork

Metairie, LA USA

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Wind Forecast looking tough for Wednesday Morning.
Stay safe my friends.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 @ 5:53:59 AM

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Capt. Jody Donewar

New Orleans / Empire / Buras, LA USA

ANOTHER TRULY AMAZING DAY ON THE WATER!

We had the pleasure to guide a group of anglers for the Woodland Plantation in Plaquemines Parish.

It was a two boat trip with Capt. Clint running the second boat. It was great catches on both boats again today. On my boat it was Craig, Chet, and Chad. The guys are from Huntsville Alabama and it was their first time fishing LA.

We left from Delta Marina in Empire, LA heading to the east side of the Mississippi River Delta once again.

The wind was breezy out the south as we fished the interior bays. The guys casted live shrimp under popping corks and I tight lined Matrix Shad soft plastics.

One stop was all it took to put 100 Speckled Trout on ice in the Yeti by 9:00 am.

After limiting out on the Specks we drifted the marsh banks putting 7 beautiful Redfish on ice before calling a day at noon.

BIG THANKS TO CRAIG, CHET, CHAD & WOODLAND PLANTATION!

Capt. Jody Donewar

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Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 9:08:52 PM

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Sweetwater Marina

Delacroix, L USA

We only launched 5 boats today at Sweetwater
Marina on Delacroix Island, but 2 out of the 5
smashed 'em in the Twin Pipeline south of Four
Horse Lake area.  So the fish are out there, you
just need to take a short ride to Sweetwater
Marina and let us point you in the right direction.  
And we do have live bait for tomorrow.  Looking
forward to the weekend the weather is looking
spectacular and that should make for some great
fishing.  We do have a couple of rooms available
for Friday and Saturday night.  So come on
down to the second launch on Delacroix Island,
Sweetwater Marina, and let Capt. Jack, Mr.
Ronnie, Tony and Jessie get you started.  They
will put your boat in the water, put you on the
fish, and when you return with an ice chest full of
fish they'll clean 'em and bag 'em for you.  And
while you are here ask to check out our lodging.  
It's the best deal in Delacrolix - sleeps 6, free
launch, kitchenette, cable, wifi. BBQ pit - all for
just $159 a night.  Just wake up and fish.  
Whatever you need to make your fishing trip a
success, we probably have it in our baitshop,
including maps and helpful tips from Mr. Ronnie
and Tony and pick up a Sweetwater sweatshirt
too keep you warm.  Anything we can do to help
make your trip fun, successful and safe - just
ask.  We would love to see you at Sweetwater
Marina, the marina that loves their customers.  
And remember we are the second launch.

If you are interested in a charter or lodging
please call 504-342-2368.  A smalll deposit will
hold your reservation.  Hope to see you soon.

Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 8:54:31 PM

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Capt.John Haller-1 Chasing Tail Charters

Rigolets, L USA

TWO FANTASTIC DAYS CATCHING IN LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 601-799-6193 www.fishinglouisiana.net

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Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 7:49:00 PM

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R A

Youngsville, LA USA

To all snapper fishermen. I agree the short season is horrible. I love to catch snapper like everyone else. To help fix the problem do not order it at restaurant's. Take away the commercial end of it and we can catch as many as we want. I'm sure most of you can cook better than most places. Safe Fishing to all!  

Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 7:01:37 PM

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Capt.John Haller-1 Chasing Tail Charters

Rigolets, LA USA

Lake Pontchartrain Report: Mr.Pat Leblanc(85 yrs old)from Texas wanted to check off catching Speck Trout on his bucket list.So we hit the Lake with not the greatest forecast but I made the best of what was working for me.After slamming the Specks for about 2 hours he had his limit with high winds and rain moving me.I call it a day. He tells me after returning to the Rigolets Marina that this day was the greatest day in his life. *****1 CHASING TAIL C4harters LLC**** Established 2002 Welcome aboard to fish with one of the oldest and most experience charter boat fishing company and guide service on the entire northern Gulf Coast region. We simply go to the best fishing grounds for each season and the species of fish you desire to catch. So give me a call and I will personally put you on the fish and fun guaranteed!!! 601-799-6193 www.fishinglouisiana.net

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Delacroix, LA USA

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Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 6:00:49 PM

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Sweetwater Marina

Delacroix, L USA

VWhat a crazy weekend!!  The weather was
horrible for 1/2 of Saturday and Sunday was a
total wash.  For those who braved the weather
on Saturday, even the high water and the winds
couldn't ruin the fishing at Sweetwater Marina on
Delacroix Island. Most brave anglers had a
pretty good haul on Saturday.  The shrimp
situation seems to be getting better, the weather
can only improve  and as always we will be there
rain or shine to put you on the fish.  If you like to
fish the outside - now seems to be a good time.  
The big Trout are out there.  So come on down
to the second launch on Delacroix Island,
Sweetwater Marina, and let Capt. Jack, Mr.
Ronnie, Tony and Jessie get you started.  They
will put your boat in the water, put you on the
fish, and when you return with an ice chest full of
fish they'll clean 'em and bag 'em for you.  And
while you are here ask to check out our lodging.  
It's the best deal in Delacrolix - sleeps 6, free
launch, kitchenette, cable, wifi. BBQ pit - all for
just $159 a night.  Just wake up and fish.  
Whatever you need to make your fishing trip a
success, we probably have it in our baitshop,
including maps and helpful tips from Mr. Ronnie
and Tony and pick up a Sweetwater sweatshirt
too keep you warm.  Anything we can do to help
make your trip fun, successful and safe - just
ask.  We would love to see you at Sweetwater
Marina, the marina that loves their customers.  
And remember we are the second launch.

If you are interested in a charter or lodging
please call 504-342-2368.  A smalll deposit will
hold your reservation.  Hope to see you soon.

Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 8:08:39 PM

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CAPT PHIL ROBICHAUX CHARTERS

Lafitte, LA USA

THE FISH ARE ALREADY WET...

We have enjoyed some good fishing down here in Lafitte in spite of a lot of wind and rain as of late. We are fortunate though, as a lot of folks have real problems in the form of flooding.

When this weather improves, it will be a real pleasure to fish in our area. The trout are feeding on shrimp in the lakes and the open water and the redfish are gorging on small blue and fiddler crabs which have no place to hide in the ponds. The water has remained pretty due to the persistent southerly winds which bring high salinities and abundant food for the fish. H&H Beetles in cock of the walk under corks have worked well for the trout and the reds are hitting moving baits such as H&H gold spoons and Cocahoes on gold spinners. Fresh shrimp under corks and bounced on the bottom is a good back-up plan for the windier days.

WE HAVE OPENINGS THIS MONTH AND NEXT SO GET ON THE BOOKS NOW!! THIS ROUGH WEATHER WILL NOT LAST MUCH LONGER!

Come see us down here in Lafitte, Louisiana!!

We are located an easy 35 minute drive from New Orleans.

We have 5 guides ready to fish and lodging available.

Our prices are very reasonable and won't break the bank.

We provide quality equipment including Shimano spinning reels on TFO inshore rods.

All boats are fully equipped including Power Poles .

Give us a call at 504-689-2006 or send an email to captainphil02@cox.net to book your trip today.

Don't forget to check out www.fishwithphil.com for more great info and thanks for reading our reports!

God bless and good fishing

Capt Mike Helmer

MR DAVID HAWN FROM CALIFORNIA JOINED US FOR A SOLO TRIP AND LANDED THIS NICE RED. NICE MEETING YOU DAVID!

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GOOD FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS JOHN DOSSEY AND DAN DYKEMA FROM ARKANSAS WITH DAY ONE'S BOARD SHOT. NICE CATCH GUYS!!

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DAN AND JOHN WITH DAY TWO'S TABLE SHOT. GREAT JOB AND THANKS FOR EVERYTHING GUYS!!

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OUR FRIENDS FROM GEORGIA MR PAUL REYNOLDS, CALEB, AND MR BUD WITH A NICE BUNCH OF FISH. WAY TO GO GUYS AND THANKS FOR EVERYTHING!!

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Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 8:01:02 PM

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Capt. Johnny Nunez

Shell Beach , LA USA


Fishing Magician Charters
(504)239-3159
FishingMagicianCha rters@yahoo.com

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Man the wind was blowing hard the last few days! Even with the wind we still came out great! Everyone had a great time despite the weather. Also, had a box full of fish! The biloxi Marsh was good to us the last two day of fishing.

All fish caught 2' under a popping cork using Campo's live bait.

Give us a call for your next adventure. No trip will be considered too big or too small. No one will be considered too young or too old. Everyone is welcome to fish with us. We accommodate everyone for a fun filled day of excitement.

Always keep a close eye on the captain because with a flick of the wrist the "Magic" begins.

Free!! Seafood boil or BBQ
When you book 10 or more people for a day of fishing and a night at the lodge!

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Fishing Magician Charters
(504)239-3159
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Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 6:43:31 PM

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Capt. Mike Gallo AAofLA.com

Slidell, LA USA

Capt. Mike Gallo

ANGLING ADVENTURES OF LOUISIANA

The spring fishing has been good in Lake Pontchartrain. When the weather allows for a safe trip my captains and I have had good catches of Speckled Trout, along with several other species of fish. Live shrimp on a drop shot rig or plastics fished along the bottom have been producing good numbers and above average size Specks. I still have several boats open in the month of May and several open nights in my lodge.

Call to book your ANGLING ADVENTURE 985-781-7811

GUARANTEED FISH & FUN, several captains to handle your family, friends or corporate groups.

Like us on FaceBook for videos.

Thanks Capt. Mike Gallo

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Oneofthepack

Slidell, LA USA

              TEAM JO-JO

Long awaited , (annual trip)outing for card playing crew came with a bang, spent Saturday morning with Big Tony (his boat) Big Tommy, Big Brett, Oneofthepack (Bay Flat Sr) Big Ronnie, (aka Wildman, aka Dago) and Big Jeff running around our Disney World known as Delcroix Island in search of what might bite, and catching what catch can.

SIGNS:

• Lost (3) players before we started, seems Big Troy, Big Bill S, and Big Bill M, could not make it as the time came at a in-opportune time for them.
• Capt and crew meet up at Team Jo-Jo official meeting place (Waffle House) in Chalmette for 5:00 AM, me think staff we not quite ready for us to show up.
• Had a great breakfast and we were all off to Delcroix to start our weekend!!!!
• Crew dropped me off at Bay Flat Sr. loaded it some of the gear
• Made as top at Lionel’s for some ice & dead bait, good move on dead bait
• Rest of the crew continued and launched Big Tony’s 20 Bay Flat
• By the time we made it to Sweetwater they were already in the water ready to go.
• We decide to leave all eating, cooking, sleeping gear in the vehicles, would move to our room when we got back
• Off to spot # 18 with Big Tony & crew bringing up the rear

CONDITIONS:

• Perfect
• S.S.E. wind 18-25 MPH (Got to love it)
• Cloudy, very over cast day
• Mild temps
• No rain, not one drop while we whereon the water
• Started to pour with plenty of lighting around 2:30 PM real bad, felt sorry for whomever was still on the water
• Water level up, up
• Water Temp 77.4
• Water clarity on a scale of 2-7 was a 5 plus in the are we where3 fishing
• Tail end of a falling tide, went slack, then started to come in, came in pretty strong as the morning went along
• Not many boats out, only saw 2 in the areas we fished
• As we headed out and crossed Little Lake in a 20 MPH head wind, 3 foot waves with white caps,  bouncing / pounding our you know what off, Oneofthepack was having second thoughts about even trying to fish, was going to suggest go back to room and start card game. But when we made it to spot 18 the wind was behind us and it was real easy to fish, decide to continue, (YOU GOT TO GO TO KNOW) our quest for fish, no fish, no eat.

TECHNIQUE / STRATEGY:

• Have fun
• Pick up dead bait in an effort (have some action in each spot) to stop us from having to move around that much
• Find the (4) criteria’s to catching
 Area with wind behind us
 Moving water
 Water clarity with a scale of 3 plus or better
 Holding fish (not just Silverwodners)
• Spot 18 had all criteria mention above, but real slow catching, now decision time, did not want to leave it to chance, so no flip coin to make this decision
• Go up Oak River or Down Oak River what a choice, (not to be made with catching Speckle Trout in mind, more a convent to fish and safe ride back) picked up Oak River, knew we would be somewhat out of the wind, and would make a lot (Running parallel to waves) better ride back in as we ran back through Grand Lake & Little Lake to get back to Sweetwater.
• Oak River Troll did not even try way to much wind
• Corks nothing
• Tight line along the bottom 95% of the Silverwodners caught this was
• Dead bait matched up with jig head ¼ oz. H&H white round head, just string shrimp on head 100% of remaining fish caught this way.
• Kept boats tight up against lee shore line, wind behind us, throw out across current, let bait / lure run along the bottom with current.

LURE DU JOUR:

• Dead shrimp gave us most of the action
• Matrix Had Lemon Drop caught 75 % of Silverwonders
• H&H 3” purple beetle caught the 20% of them
• 5% dead bait
• Both lures matched up with ¼ oz. H&H white head with H&H gold hook.

AREAS / SPOTS / NUMBERS ON THE MAP FISHED:

Spot # 18 (5)t, 61A,B,C,64 (20)T, (11)R, (20)D, 21C, 2G, stopped fishing at 1:30 PM, Capt & crews had enough, plus weather starting to look bad and started to talk to us, turned north quick, (not so bad) ride back to Sweetwater.

OUR REWARD:

• (27) Silverwonders (5) throw backs
• (13) reds (2) throw backs
• (18) Freshwater cats
• (25) juvenile puppy Drum only 1 keeper
• (2) 2-3 feet gars threw back
• Oneofthepack once again learned, Silverwonders are not the only fish you can enjoy catching. Capt.’s & crews had a blast, hooping and hollowing on each cast and set of the hook, it was just like being kids again with the only worry in the world was having fun and feeling the next bite. All this pleasure and enjoyment without (1) alcohol drink on board, and no we were not smoking anything either.
• Spending the weekend, day, night with friends, co-workers and just plain great group of fishermen that really know how to enjoy life little pleasures.
• Menu for Saturday evening, fired potatoes, catfish (went real quick taste great) Silverwonders, saved the red fish for grilling at home, French / slice bread, all the trimmings you could imagine, lots of drinks, water and even a glass of wine.
• Me think we all did not know how good a shower felt, but one after another we each enjoyed a hot shower to wash off the day’s wear and tear on the mind and body.
• All set to start the games and see who might be the fish/s at the table. Who/ Whom had the strategy, presentation of the hands dealt, for them to achieve the winning hand, note!!!! dd not say best hand, but winning hand. These games are just like fishing you need to know what is real and what is a lure and exercise caution in your choice on what / which one to attack. And never underestimate the fisherman presenting / representing the strength of his hand/cards.
• Oneofthepack happy to say it was not he, (re: fishofthetable) as for the first time came home with a little more than me went with.
• Best fishing trip of my life, until the next one.

FISHERPERSON OF THE DAY:

Now the fun part, being out and about with a bunch of risk takers made for a very interesting challenge, for it was not for a trophy we were fishing for, but a small , (money not the issue, bragging rights for the year at steak) monetary wager. We started with a $2 bet on first fish, and a $5 bet on biggest fish, no specific spices just biggest fish.

Oneofthepack caught the 2nd fish of the day and won just that second place, continued my success with a 5.7 # red which was, (operative word was) looking good fro biggest fish. These achieve meant fell a little short for the honors today.

Big Jeff was stuck in the front of the Bay Flat Sr. a little out of positon to be of any challenge to win the bets. If we were talking about catfish count and/or drum counts, Big Jeff would have been right in contention.

Big Ronnie, (aka Wildman, aka Dago) took no time in bettering my red with his red of 5.12 #, and his 3-4 nice Silverwonders where all NMR quality, and he displayed a technique for the catfish and drum, but not enough to conquer the honor.

Big Tony suffered (his boat don’t understand this one, except to say he a real gentleman) from the same condition as Big Jeff (Big Tony in front of boat out of position) we did hear, (hoop & hollowing) and see Big Tony bring a few, but not many. Me think he was having too much fun to catch, Big Tony was watching his crew have a great time creating memories.

Big Tommy, his day started with catching a live red fish with his hands, (now that is a sign) seems they were against the shore line and a derelict carb trap had a red fish trapped in it, Big Tommy removed it and claimed his first fish. Big Tommy also had the knack for the cat fish and drum, and managed to boat a few reds, and a few nice Silverwodners, atlas this too was not enough to take the honor.

Big Brett (aka Big Breski) not what you would call an expert fisherperson, but after today that statement may have to be eating by Oneofthepack. Big Brett caught the first fish an NRM Silverwodner, did a lot of damage with the drum and cat fish population and most important brought in a 6.15 # redfish. Not only did he take first fish category, he also got the biggest fish category bring him not a trophy, but a total of $35, and outright bragging rights for the rest of the year as FISHEERPESON of the year, congratulations to Big Brett. Big Brett’s luck carried over into the card game too, me think him another winner in that category too.

SUGGESTIONS:

Today windy day, plan your trip before heading out, look at your map, looks for spots that will be out of the way (i.e. lee shoreline wind behind you) of PREDICTED winds. Try to match that with areas you know are known to hold fish. Learn to like to catch all spices, (Oneofthepack’ S hang up) not just Silverwonders or red fish, sit back and enjoy the moments. Bring some live / dead bait to help you with the others species, plus the fresh water cat taste real good.

PONDER OF THE DAY:

“Every trip has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”

Up next, Big Ted and his son Wednesday, and Friday Big Don and Big Lucy will be back on board the Bay Flat Sr. in search of Fish (not just Silverwodners and/or reds, a new begging) hope to see you all out and about, until then:

Good Fishing

Team Jo-Jo & Oneofthepack

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Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 3:09:06 PM

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Capt.John Haller-1 Chasing Tail Charters

Rigolets, LA USA

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN IS ON FIRE!!!!
ATTENTION ALL ANGLERS!!!!

Hello fellow Anglers,

Lake Pontchartrain is on fire right now weather pending for the Speckled Trout action and it's just about as good as it gets fishing local .The catching is only 35 minutes North from downtown New Orleans and only minutes by boat to the fishing grounds THE FAMOUS A/K/A TRESTLES!!! No bugs eating you up with restrooms and good food and beverages just minutes away,so to get in on the none stop action by calling or visiting my website to secure the best days !!!!!!!!!

601-799-6193 or my website www.fishinglouisiana.net /Slidell location

*****1 CHASING TAIL Charters LLC****
Established since 2002
Welcome aboard to fish with one of the oldest and most experience charter boat fishing company and guide service on the entire northern Gulf Coast region. We simply go to the best fishing grounds for each season and the species of fish you desire to catch.So give me a call and I will personally put you on the fish!!!

Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 9:23:58 AM

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Capt. Nick Lapre/ Southern Exposure Outdoors

Buras, LO USA

Well with the fishing as hot as it is
many groups still wanna fish no
matter the weather. Earlier in the
week we had Chris,Lisa,James,and Ed.
Which between the rain and wind had
an awesome trip including a redfish
with close to 30 spots on one side!

Saturday was the Ferrara Trucking
crews time to shine and they did!
Filling the box on multiple boats
with beautiful trout and redfish,and
getting their chance to Experience
The Delta! With the cooking from Ms.
Sheri and the Captians Corner to come
and relax.

If your looking for a trip of a
lifetime give us a call today! We
will get you set up and put on the
fish! Not to forget the best food  
around!

You can look us up at
www.SouthernExposureFishing.com or
call 504-250-9887 to begin booking
your trip with a smile!

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Sunday, May 1, 2016 @ 6:12:14 AM

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Mike Sibley

Covington, LA USA

Disaster in Rigolets

Just got boat back from shop (Bent Marine)
where I had the fuel-water separator changed.  
Launched and idled out of marina where engine
quit.  After lots of cussing, I settled down and
called SeaTow.  I joined a few months ago when
I bought my new boat and never thought I would
need it as I have never been towed in in my life.

Man am I thankful I did! That $169 annual
membership paid off today.  I called the 800
number, and the local captain called my right
back and they fought the big waves and towed
me in with my tail between my legs.

Thanks so much guys, but I hope I never see
you again.

Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 9:46:59 PM

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Capt.John Haller

Rigolets, LA USA

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN IS ON FIRE!!!!
ATTENTION ALL ANGLERS!!!!

Hello fellow Anglers,

Lake Pontchartrain is on fire right now weather pending for the Speckled Trout action and it's just about as good as it gets fishing local .The catching is only 35 minutes North from downtown New Orleans and only minutes by boat to the fishing grounds THE FAMOUS A/K/A TRESTLES!!! No bugs eating you up with restrooms and good food and beverages just minutes away,so to get in on the none stop action by calling or visiting my website to secure the best days !!!!!!!!!

601-799-6193 or my website www.fishinglouisiana.net /Slidell location

Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 5:06:30 PM

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Tommy Pellegrin

Houma, LA USA

What a hell of a day. The forecast was for rough with small craft warnings. The one think that most of the captains I talked to this morning was that if we could get to the back of the island we could catch some fish. Well I beat Capt Chris to the spot that we had been fishing for the last couple of days and I didn't want to step on his spot and was worried that I had parked too close to his spot. I don't go and steal another captains spot when I know he is coming back the next day. So when I saw him coming in I waved him in and he commenced catching fish right away. We sat right next to each other like we have for the last couple of days and caught fish. I sure is nice when GOOD Captains can work together. After that bite died off we both took off in different directions and ended up with the same kind of day. 75 fat trout in the box and very happy customers. I had Justin and Elizabeth Corte' and Elizabeth's dad Chris on board and they took the waves like troopers. We ended the day with trout biting live shrimp as fast as we were casting. When the live shrimp ran out the bite slowed so we called it a day and made a very slow but safe trip across the bay. Again all the trout were caught over shells in 3 to 5 feet of water using a sliding cork. the hook I use is a Mustad #4 treble because when a trout eats it the hook is normally way down and we don't loose very many trout while lifting them in the boat. For your day on the water give me a call. ‪#‎capttommypellegrin‬ photo 20160429_072622_zpsmieqc7y8.jpg photo 20160429_140920_zpsgbmvoezu.jpg

Saturday, April 30, 2016 @ 7:46:07 AM

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Respone to Pat

Venice la, LA USA

Pat,
Tiger pass is very navigable. Well marked with a green and red marker or buoy always in sight. Make sure to stay in the channel though as the sides can get shallow. Tiger pass ends with jetties.

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 9:26:31 PM

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Capt. Jody Donewar

New Orleans / Empire / Buras, LA USA

ANOTHER OUTSTANDING CATCH IN WINDY CONDITIONS!

This morning we had the pleasure to guide regulars from Terry Services / Billy Boykin crew. It was a two boat crew with Capt. Zach running the second boat today.

We left out from Delta Marina in Empire, LA and fished the east side of the Mississippi River Delta.

The wind was stiff out the southeast all morning. We fished the interior bays casting live shrimp under popping corks. Once again our anglers SMOKED THE SPECKLED TROUT & REDFISH! We finished up at noon with over 100 fine Speckled Trout & 30 beautiful Redfish. WHAT A DAY!

CHECK OUT OUR PHOTOS!

BIG THANKS TO BILLY BOYKIN & TERRY SERVICES!

OUTSTANDING JOB BY CAPT. ZACH & DECKHAND HEATHER TODAY!

Capt. Jody Donewar

504-453-1519

Website: CaptainJodyDonewar.com

www.thedeltamarina.com

www.seatow.com

www.finsfishing.com

www.metroboating.com

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Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 7:20:50 PM

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Capt. Johnny Nunez

Shell Beach, LA USA


Fishing Magician Charters
(504)239-3159
FishingMagicianCharters@yahoo.com




I had the pleasure of fishing with Joe, friends, and his family. The guys drove in from Florida to visit with some family. They also wanted to get in on some of the best fishing fishing we have in Louisiana. Everyone had a great time reeling in Trout and Reds!







All fish caught 2' under a popping cork using Campo's live bait.


Give us a call for your next adventure. No trip will be considered too big or too small. No one will be considered too young or too old. Everyone is welcome to fish with us. We accommodate everyone for a fun filled day of excitement.




Remember book 10 or more people for a day of fishing and a night at the lodge Free! Seafood boil or BBQ!

Always watch the captain closely because with a flick of the wrist the "Magic" begins.

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Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 5:57:23 PM

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Dreamcatcher

Metairie, LA United States

In response to Capt. Jody Donewar

Great job, Jody, as usual!  We've been catching great numbers and size trout this year too.  Quite a change from last year.  Keep up your stellar reputation, and say HI to Heather!

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 5:49:20 PM

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Sweetwater Marina

Delacroix, L USA

We had a great crowd today at Sweetwater
Marina on Delacroix Island.  On a scale of 1 -10
we would put today at a 6.  On his charter Capt.
Jack's group caught 16 Reds, 4 Trout, 22
Freshwater Cats, 4 Drum, 1 Sheepshead  and
they had a spectacular time.  The haul for
yesterday's charter was 30 Trout, 18 Reds and 3
or 4 Drum.  And while today's fishing was good,
it wasn't as good as the fishing had been earlier
in the week.  That's why they call it fishing, not
catching, you just never know.  But one thing you
do know is that we would love to see you and
help put you on the fish.  We are getting are
getting a delivery of shrimp in tonight - but it's
always a good idea to call on your way down to
check on availability.  So come on down to the
second launch on Delacroix Island, Sweetwater
Marina, and let Capt. Jack, Mr. Ronnie, Tony and
Jessie get you started.  They will put your boat in
the water, put you on the fish, and when you
return with an ice chest full of fish they'll clean
'em and bag 'em for you.  And while you are
here ask to check out our lodging.  It's the best
deal in Delacrolix - sleeps 6, free launch,
kitchenette, cable, wifi. BBQ pit - all for just $159
a night.  Just wake up and fish.  Whatever you
need to make your fishing trip a success, we
probably have it in our baitshop, including maps
and helpful tips from Mr. Ronnie and Tony and
pick up a Sweetwater sweatshirt too keep you
warm.  Anything we can do to help make your
trip fun, successful and safe - just ask.  We
would love to see you at Sweetwater Marina, the
marina that loves their customers.  And
remember we are the second launch.

If you are interested in a charter or lodging
please call 504-342-2368.  A smalll deposit will
hold your reservation.  Hope to see you soon.

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 5:14:46 PM

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eastofmrgo

slidell, LA USA

Rough and tough. 4-29-16

Everything about today’s trip was last minute. All week I had ,go see bro-in law Friday on my calendar. So when oneofthepack called Thursday to get a trip set up at the trestle, the answer was sorry , can’t make it.  As soon as I hung up, wife says, trip to see Bob, canceled, medical need first. Called Stanley back and set up to chase the specks around the pilings. Last minute this morning, changed launch from South shore(high SE wind prediction)to Byu Liberty marina , flags in neighborhood, hanging, light haze, and buoy in the lake had 2mph. Quick launch and ride to the lake at 6:30 and BAM, lake pissed off. Pounded our way past the planned 174 starting point, all the way  south to the spare piling, before it got calm enough to feel like we could do our best fishing. From the corner all the way out and past the third fire break, the boats were two deep and anchored, so we made a few passes on both sides of the track with only a couple of 12” specks to show for 2 hours fishing. Back to the spare piling and fished north all the way to the signal lights, 1 more speck. Finally ran all the way to 174 and fished north, west side, only got feet wet once, but the 2-3 footers took their toll on my body. One quick stop at the north draw and called it a day about noon. Weather didn’t deter anyone from giving it a try, never saw anyone on a steady bite , one here and there seemed to be the days action, (someone  probably pounded um.) Saw sting ray, hardhead and gaff top caught so no doubt live bait was being tried.
Bait of the day was Tiger bait on 3/8 round white head with short gold hook(H&Hbrand) lost 2 to snags, to rough to get close to retrieve, Wind 10-15 and gusty from start to finish, tide falling to near stopped, couldn’t wait out the change. Water temp 73, clarity 6, (see lure 12” down), better in some small areas. Will make a plan with better conditions next week. Finished with :
9 specks 12-15”
1 12” flounder (returned to grow)
Few throw backs

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 3:59:54 PM

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Cast and Blast Charters-Captain Chris Pike

Delacroix, LA USA

Open Boat Tomorrow!!!!

Just got a phone call and a cancellation for
tomorrow and Sunday! I'm open and the fishing
is on fire!!! Call now for pricing, everything
included!

Please visit my website at
www.LaSaltwaterFishing.com or Call Now at
5044274973

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 1:23:20 PM

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Cast and Blast Charters-Captain Chris Pike

Delacroix, LA USA

Open Boat Tomorrow!!!!

Just got a phone call and a cancellation for
tomorrow and Sunday! I'm open and the fishing
is on fire!!! Call now for pricing, everything
included!

Please visit my website at
www.LaSaltwaterFishing.com or Call Now at
5044274973

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 1:22:44 PM

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, United States

In response to footsmonster

I have Berkley LRS701M in good condition but missing the second eye. Stanley can have this to trade with you if ya'll agree.From one old salt to another?

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 1:21:22 PM

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Gary Falgout

Carencro, LA USA

To Fishgill,

It's not about the numbers of fish we will catch, it's about a handful of people getting rich off of the snapper fishery. The commercial guys are catching so much snapper they are selling them for dog food to protect the market price. American wild caught snapper filets cost more than Alaskan Halibut. I fish for both. I know what it costs to get halibut filets to Louisiana. They have created the illusion that snapper are endangered, and inflated the price.
Some of the federal for hire guys want to keep sector separation in place in order to "protect the resource for their children and grandchildren" yet they have no problem denying me the right to take my grandchildren now.
And next year they are lowering the tac....

Enough was enough years ago
Gary

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 9:53:01 AM

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Gary Falgout

Carencro,, LA USA

To Tj,
I have caught as many trout on cocahoes as I
have on shrimp. I caught eight trout on one
cocahoe one night in Lake Pelto. Hooking
through the eye, the trout would knock it up the
line. I would unhook the trout and slide it back
down and catch another one. When they are
feeding, they'll hit anything.
Gary

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 8:41:30 AM

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Gary Falgout

Carencro,, LA USA

To Tj,
I have caught as many trout on cocahoes as I
have on shrimp. I caught eight trout on one
cocahoe one night in Lake Pelto. Hooking
through the eye, the trout would knock it up the
line. I would unhook the trout and slide it back
down and catch another one. When they are
feeding, they'll hit anything.
Gary

Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 8:41:12 AM

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Pat

Oakdale, LA USA

Info please. What's the status of tiger pass.
Navigable? Well marked? Any marker So?
Hazards?
Thanks

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 11:18:34 PM

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Capt. Jody Donewar

New Orleans / Empire / Buras, LA USA

GREAT FINISH FOR THE TN GANG!

It was day 3 for Bill, Harry, Wayne, Harold & Charlie jumped on board this morning.

Capt. Zach & I left out of Delta Marina this morning heading east of the Mississippi river due to stiff south winds once again.

We fished the broken islands and reefs using live shrimp under a popping corks and absolutely SMOKED THE TROUT & REDFISH!

BIG THANKS TO THE TN GANG! SEE YOU IN OCTOBER!

Capt. Jody Donewar

504-453-1519

Website: CaptainJodyDonewar.com

www.deltamarina.com

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 6:20:03 PM

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Tommy Pellegrin

Houma, LA USA

Sonny and Kathy Lovell had been trying to get on board and catch some trout and the weather had stopped us a couple of times. Well we didn't let it stop us today. We ducked in behind Last Island and watched some trout get caught while we picked away at a few. Chris was in the right spot and was hammering them. When they slowed down a little I decided to run to one of the other spots that had been producing good for us and WOW what a difference a mile makes. I put the pole down and i think I put it on the fish. We didn't have to cast 20 feet and it was fish on. At one point we didn't have to cast at all, just drop the bait in the water and it was fish on. They ate up everything but the live shrimp produced the larger fish. You want in on this fantastic fishing Call Now. On a side note I ran that new Skeeter 230 today and WOW what a great boat. ‪#‎capttommypellegrin‬, ‪#‎kysek‬, ‪#‎purefishing‬, ‪#‎powerpole‬, ‪#‎saltlifeoptics‬, ‪#‎justgrabitglove‬, ‪#‎skeeterboats‬. photo 20160428_125257_zpskpxjh5ag.jpg

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 5:14:27 PM

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footsmonster

terrytown, la United States

In response to Oneofthepack

Forgot to add.  That includes a sedona 1000 reel.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 1:43:56 PM

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footsmonster

terrytown, la United States

In response to Oneofthepack

Hey pack I love reading you stories.  A while back I see you were looking for a model CSS-WX60MB 6 ft. clarus rod.  Come to find out I have one I never use and will trade for a LR701MS berkley lightening rod if you can find one.  If interested let me know.  504-494-8502 or e-mail me.  Whatever suits you.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 1:09:23 PM

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fishgill

Pass Christian, MS USA

NOAA announces 9-day federal red snapper season for private anglers

Recreational fishermen will fish June 1 through June 9th, 2016

REALLY they did it again. That is 460,000lbs of fish a day for 9 day period. With a two fish limit (and I am going to be way generous of 10 lbs. apiece) that would take 23,000 anglers a day to catch the limit. That is impossible. That is over 5750 boats a day with a four person crew fishing. The word is recreational fisherman which means most of us already have a job (Monday through Friday) to pay for the offshore boats and equipment to go catch those snapper. This is not the charter boat limit they are separate this year and get to fish till Mid July.  This gives the recreational fisherman one weekend to fish during that time period. Bet you a fishing trip that the winds and weather will be awful during that period. What a shame.
Congress please give control back to the states and let NOAA worry about something else. They definitely cannot manage red snapper stock.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 12:33:21 PM

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TJ

Metairie, LA USA

Does anyone use Live Cacahoes for trout
instead of Live Shrimp?

Just wondering if the Live cacahoes would
work for trout.

We use the Live cacahoes for redfish, and
they eat them up.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 12:21:40 PM

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Charles Abbyad

New Orleans, LA USA

Yesterday I took out 3 novice dutch fishermen fishing. The plan was trout early and redfish when the wind picked up. We left Nola at 5 and there was hardly any wind. When we got to Myrtle grove it was blowing like crazy. So i decided it was going to be a pond type of day. We loaded up on live shrimp from the marina and my first stop was the southern end of Bay Laurier between the pillings and the shoreline.So I put a live shrimp and cast it for Janette and told her to keep an eye on the cork. She said "what cork?" sure enough she reeled in a 19 in drum. It was that kind of day with drum redfish and one 2 lb. trout landed. We caught 10 redfish (one 9 pounder 11 drum. The bite died and we moved to Bay 5. We only caught one 2 lb trout there.
Having 3 novices on the boat meant that i was the boat captain ,bait hooker and fish unhooker and worse of all the guy cleaning all the fish. Needless it was fun converting 3 people to the art of Louisiana Marsh fishing.
Something strange happened before we when out. I tried accessing the Louisiana dept of wildlife via this site and could not do it. So i googled it and got what seemed to be a site to get a fishing license, and told my friends to get thier one day licence. after puting in the info and paying $20 it never gave a ref or a print out option. So the next day on our way out to go fishing I asked my friends if they got thier license print out and they said no. So i called WLDF and they said it was not correct. Anyway i decided to still go out sant the licences.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 12:15:31 PM

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Charles Abbyad

New Orleans, LA USA

Yesterday I took out 3 novice dutch fishermen fishing. The plan was trout early and redfish when the wind picked up. We left Nola at 5 and there was hardly any wind. When we got to Myrtle grove it was blowing like crazy. So i decided it was going to be a pond type of day. We loaded up on live shrimp from the marina and my first stop was the southern end of Bay Laurier between the pillings and the shoreline.So I put a live shrimp and cast it for Janette and told her to keep an eye on the cork. She said "what cork?" sure enough she reeled in a 19 in drum. It was that kind of day with drum redfish and one 2 lb. trout landed. We caught 10 redfish (one 9 pounder 11 drum. The bite died and we moved to Bay 5. We only caught one 2 lb trout there.
Having 3 novices on the boat meant that i was the boat captain ,bait hooker and fish unhooker and worse of all the guy cleaning all the fish. Needless it was fun converting 3 people to the art of Louisiana Marsh fishing.
Something strange happened before we when out. I tried accessing the Louisiana dept of wildlife via this site and could not do it. So i googled it and got what seemed to be a site to get a fishing license, and told my friends to get thier one day licence. after puting in the info and paying $20 it never gave a ref or a print out option. So the next day on our way out to go fishing I asked my friends if they got thier license print out and they said no. So i called WLDF and they said it was not correct. Anyway i decided to still go out sant the licences.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 12:15:03 PM

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Oneofthepack

Slidell, LA USA

              TEAM JO-JO

Wednesday trip was a fish of a different color, seems the Silverwonders did not get the memo that Team Jo-Jo would be out and about, and that where to be on standby ready, willing, and able to attack / assault the offerings as presented to them by all aboard the Bay Flat Sr.

SIGNS:

• Tuesday visit to Dr. resulted in “Fins UP” all is well
• On trip back from Lowes saw not one but 2 bunny rabbits along Oak Harbor Blvd, now that was a double good sign
• Mix up with crew left Oneofthepack with an open Bay Flat Sr., posted (early AM) on RNR for fist mate no immediate responses, but got 2 for future trips.
• Did not check weather predictions had I , might have seen why no responses
• Had no plans on going fishing, but internal clock woke me up at 4:00 AM as usual, started to read magazines Big T-Doc gave to me to check out the fly fishing articles, BIG mistake, before I knew it I was up and about loading up the FORD transporter for a quick solo run to Delacroix.
• Not many boats on Hwy, gas stations, or launches
• Passed on Waffle House, McDonnel, and had no plans to stop at Last Stop, but for some reason their Ham & Swiss kept floating around in my head, decide to flip the old coin heads get one, tails not, well it was heads, so I called and ordered H&S dressed with salt & pepper
• Got to meet the lady behind the counter that makes things happen, her name Margret, told her she seems to know everyone by name that came in, don’t know yours says she, Oneofthepack says I. Tell Margret high next time you stop, let her know your name, and give their H&S dressed a try, might best the best bites you have all day.
• At this stop was my first notice of the predicated weather condition, not good says I………………BUT “You Got To GO TO Know”
• Continued on journey to slip, Bay Flat Sr. hanging a little lopsided in her slings, looked to be compensating for additional weigh on her left hip, (that’s where I sit) but her level out as we lowered her and she sat in the water.
• Yamaha Dream Machine (YDM) fired right up did not miss a beat as we motored on down Lionel’s way, did not stop had all we needed on board, off to spot # 18 to start the day.
• YDM sitting on 112 hours, me think we will have to give her an 120 hour oil change after this weekend outing, this a hint to Big Andrew.

CONDITIONS:

• Perfect
• S.S.E. wind 16-18 MPH steady all day
• Cloudy overcast day, NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
• Thundering off in the distance
• NO RAIN, not one drop, on the way home in truck a different story it poured.
• Mild temps
• Water level way up
• Water temp 76.7 F
• Water clarity on a scale of 1-7 was a 3 plus, clear down to about a foot, but very brown and sandy looking, however very fishable.
• Tide was coming in slowly, picked up as the day went along, in areas where water was in narrow path very strong, open path not so strong, we kinder concentrated in the open paths.
• Saw 2 boats out and about, they appear to be running around looking

• Note to fisherpersons, conditions above is Oneofthepack’ S favorite conditions for fishing, a no wind, and sunny blue bird day, is my most un-favorite conditions.

TECHNIQUE / STARTEGY:

• Have fun
• Stay dry
• Learn what learn can
• Catch some for dinner
• Had very high expectations for trip, was hoping the (NMR) Silverwodners where still in Oak River because we had the same wind (a little stronger) & tide as we did Monday, and the (NMR) where out and about and wanted to play.
• Fish all my south wind spots, re: wind behind your back
• Fish current lines, hard to notice with wind today
• Anchor up cast & retrieve (3) caught
• Oak River Troll (7) caught, even the 2 drum
• Corks did not try
• Dead / Live bait none on board, like this challenge
• Meet & great fellow fisherpersons as we came across them

LURE DU JOUR:

• Matrix Shad Lemon Drop, matched up with H&H 3/8 oz. lead head with gold hook,  8 caught including drum
• 3”purple beetle matched up with ¼ oz.  H&H round white head w/gold hook caught 2
• Current was so strong, tried a ½ oz. head, but still could not feel bottom, boat moving at 2.2 MPH in Oak River with wind pushing us to fast for Oak River Troll technique.

ARES / SPOST / NUMNERS ON MAP FISHED:

Spot # 18 (5)t,61C,B,A, 60 (1)t, 20,21,22,23, 60 (1)t, 17,2A,2 (1)t, (2)d,14,and 15, thundering cracking off in the S.W., saw all the commercial crabber boats running in, me think it time, (around 1:20 PM)  to go says I, off for a quick rough ride back to the slip. On the way in saw (3) boast heading out into the oncoming weather, not a good sign.

OUR REWARD:

• Lived to fish another day
• (8) Silverwonders (3) throw backs
• (2) Drum
• (2) Bottoms
• (1) crab trap
• (1.2) bushel of grass
• First ¼ of trip, sandwich break, H&S dressed was great, only ate half of it, saved other half for half time
• Real relaxing day on the water, only had to be concerned that all, (me, Maysel, and I) having a good time, catching some fish, and learning as much as they can.
• Best fishing trip of my life, until the next one

FISHERPESON OF THE DAY:

Has to be the Silverwonders, as they got to eat and outsmart Oneofthepack all day.

SUGGESTIONS:

Don’t do what we did today…………. OR maybe not, as tomorrow a new day and it could be a Silverwodners slam in any one of the spots mention above. All it takes is “right spot / right time”

PONDER OF THE DAY:

The starting point of all catching is desire.

Me think will be off water till Saturday, BIG day crew (8 or more) will be running around our Disney World known as Delacroix Island in search of ANYTHING that will take our baits, as we will have a fish Fry Saturday night, prior to our night of playing games, hope Oneofthepack not one of the fish at the table, until then:

Good Fishing

Team Jo-Jo & Oneofthepack

P.S.

Had a few Fisherpersons email us and wanted to know what meant by (NMR) Silverwonders, explain to them (NMR) meant No Measurement Required, this phased was coined by Team Jo-Jo member Big Andrew. As we catching some nice (14” to 16” & up) Silverwonders, all Big Andrew kept sayings was NMR.

Well his was actually saying 2 things also kept telling me bail, bail bail, as we were sinking due to a ¼” hole in  our transom, the fuel tanks where floating, I wanted to run the water out, no says he, you bail I catch.

Hole was fixed thanks to Big Don

Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 2:16:16 AM

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KnightRounds

Baton Rouge, LA USA

Fished Toledo Bend over the weekend.  I fished with TB.  We had a great bite on Sunday with crank baits.  Also caught fish on a Carolina Rig.  The spawn seems to be over.  We caught our fish on deep points and humps.  KVD and Jeff were also on the trip.  Jeff had nice sting on Saturday.  Also on points.  KVD missed the bite.  Sorry Captain.  Can't wait to get back on the water.  Be safe and good luck fishing.  Will see you on the water.  

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 11:53:16 PM

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Waterfowl Specialist Guide Service

Delacroix, LA USA

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 11:07:23 PM

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Mike Lane

New Orleans, LA USA

DockSide TV "Fishing a Treacherous Trestle"

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 10:41:10 PM

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Paul

Lafayette , LA USA

Can someone please explain to me why I can
only go snapper fishing from June 1-9 but then
park my boat a pay a charter to go snapper
fishing into July??  How is this fair? How is this
just?  I say all charter captains of the gulf coast
boycott red snapper fishing after June 9 support
your fellow recreational fishermen and the end
game will be victorious.  Loose the battle win the
war and vote them all out

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 9:05:45 PM

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Cast and Blast Charters-Captain Chris Pike

Delacroix, LA USA

The Trout Bite is on!!!!!!

This is the time we have all been waiting for, the recent full moon has pushed a huge amount of bait into the marsh and the shrimp are everywhere! The last week or so every single fish that I've cleaned has nothing but shrimp in their bellies, the birds are diving on trout all over the open water and its on in Delacroix! We have been having great catches the last week or so with our clients being able to pick either Trout or Reds, or a nice mix of both. The Trout are making their way to the outside and quick limits are going to be a daily occurrence! The Redfish and Drum action is fantastic as we've been concentrating on large grass beds with an incoming tide against the windward shoreline and filling our clients limits every day. NOW is the time to get off of work, call in sick, and take a vacation day and get your buddies and come down to Delacroix for some world class fishing! The weather is starting to cooperate and allowing us to fish further towards the outside where the big numbers and incredible action is. We have some days available the next few weeks and over the summer so make the call and lets go CATCHING!!!

We offer first class lodging only steps from the water with great food and a breathtaking view of the marshes of Delacroix/Reggio. We offer all inclusive trips and take care of EVERYTHING, baiting hooks, unhooking fish, rods and reels, live bait, fuel, ice, fish cleaning and packaging, all you need to do is show up! We have plenty room for you and your guests to fish comfortably in our boats and let the guide do all the work!

Please check out our website at www.LaSaltwaterFishing.com or Call Now at 504-427-4973

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 4:58:44 PM

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Capt. Jody Donewar

New Orleans / Empire / Buras, LA USA

BEAUTIFUL CATCH ON A WINDY DAY!

It was day two for the TN group. Bill & Harold on my boat & Harry & Wayne on Capt. Zach's boat. The wind was stiff out the south all night last night and this morning.

With that kind of a wind we left out from Delta Marina and crossed the Mississippi River to fish the east side of the river delta.

It was the right choice as we were able to fish some protected areas with some clean water. Both boats fished live shrimp under popping corks and put some fine Speckled Trout & Redfish on ice.

We were back at Delta Marina with fish cleaned before the down pour of rain arrived this afternoon.

CHECK OUT OUR PHOTOS!

BIG THANKS TO BILL, HARRY, HAROLD & WAYNE!

GREAT JOB CAPT. ZACH & DECKHAND HEATHER AGAIN TODAY!

Capt. Jody Donewar

504-453-1519

Website: CaptainJodyDonewar.com

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 4:50:00 PM

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Tommy Pellegrin

Houma, LA USA

Jamie called late Sunday evening and asked if I happen to be open on Monday. After I said yes they were on their way to one of the best trout fishing days they had ever had. Max, Brody, and Brady crowded the front of the boat shouldering each other for position to catch the largest trout. We did start at one point and were catching when Capt Chris called and said they were hammering some big trout. Capt Elton and I took the leap of faith and with 2 trout coming in the boat at the time we called a move and it was the right one. The boys started catching with live shrimp and Berkley Rattle shrimp. they couldn't decide which rod to use as the rattle shrimp went one for one with the live. Even Capt Elton got in on the action and almost wore out a rattle shrimp catching. Jamie fished for a while but let the boys do the job because they were having so much fun. Also he had a cast on his leg from a fracture and needed the rest. Again we fished over shells in 3 to 4 feet of water. The summer patterns are wide open so it's time to get in the game and come get some trout. We had our 150 in the box by 10am and everyone was ecstatic. the Dynamic-Duo strikes again. Give us a call and get in on the action. #capttommypellegrin, #kysek, #purefishing, #powerpole, #skeeterboats  photo 20160425_082151_zpsr68tfotw.jpg photo 20160425_100857_zps0eapk2eu.jpg photo 20160425_092422_zps40plgowa.jpg photo 20160425_062704_zpsa7v01nyb.jpg photo 20160425_111431_zpsiubnltlx.jpg

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 9:53:55 AM

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Mike Lane

New Orleans, LA USA

Fun trip along the beaches for Big Trout and Reds.

Leaving out of Venice around 6:30 am.

The bite is on.

If interested, you donation will be around $200.00

This is not a guided trip, just a few every day fishermen wanting in on the action.

Call Mike (504) 858-0484

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 @ 9:26:50 AM

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