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Donít let short snapper season get you down

Capt. Kenny Barhanovich of the Miss Hospitality docked behind the McElroy’s Seafood Restaurant said there’s plenty to keep you busy this summer.

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June 12, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Coastal fishing heats up

Alex McIngvale, a saltwater fisherman for 20 years, said the fishing along the coast is picking up and can provide plenty of meat for the table.

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May 12, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Trout transition is here

“When the wind doesn’t blow, we’ve gotta go,” Tom Marzoni of Gotta Geaux Charters said.

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April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Marchís inshore action

Darien Ladner, an inshore fishing guide from Biloxi, said his primary targeted species the first of March are sheepshead, puppy drum, with an occasional speckled trout and redfish thrown in.

Ladner, who specializes in fishing the Louisiana marsh, has to fish inside much of the time because of strong March winds.

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March 11, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Why snapper fishing in Texas, Alabama and Florida has begun on some boats

Under the Gulf of Mexico Headboat Cooperative exempted fishing permit, 18 headboats started fishing for American red snapper on Jan. 1 and can fish through the end of snapper season on July 11.

Roy Crabtree, regional administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Southeast Region, explained why these boats have been allowed to fish outside the regular season.

“We’re trying to determine the best, the fairest and the most equitable way to manage the red snapper population in the Gulf of Mexico, for the fish, the fishermen and the economy of fishing communities,” Crabtree said. “A proposal was brought to NOAA and the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Council by the Headboat Cooperative, made up of 18 headboats from Texas, Alabama and Florida to test a different method of harvesting red snapper.”†

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February 11, 2014 at 9:00 am
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January inshore fishing

In January, lot of fish can be caught in the bays, around the bridges and up in the rivers that feed the bays on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast. Here’s some tips for success.

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January 13, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Let your quest for specks take you to the Gulf Coast

If you’re looking for a fun yet different Christmas present for your family, then take a fishing trip to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The fish are biting, and the area needs anglers to catch them in the coastal rivers and on the barrier islands.

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December 13, 2013 at 9:00 am
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The weather is the real question

The best question to ask in November isn’t, “Are the fish biting?” but rather, “What will the weather be?”

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November 11, 2013 at 9:00 am
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