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Island trout

It’s April my friends. We finally made it to the time when the trout are cruising the barrier island grass flats and troughs.

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April 10, 2017 at 9:00 am
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Trout are always on topic

Alot of conversations on the Gulf Coast start with “Where’s the trout?” It’s a fun way to kick off a conversation, and everyone knows some tall tales are about to be spun. The truth typically comes out somewhere in the mix of boasting and sandbagging.

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March 08, 2017 at 9:00 am
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Dream boat

If someone tells you you don’t need a trolling motor on your boat, stop talking to that person — you don’t need that kind of negativity in your life.

I had an idea of what I wanted for an inshore boat when I started my saltwater journey a little more than five years ago.

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February 09, 2017 at 9:00 am
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Scout on low-tide days

Welcome to January, when it’s typically colder than a well digger’s keister in Montana.

The cool thing about January — pun intended — is that we have some extremely low tides when a big tide range is met with a stout north wind.

The resultant larger low tide exposes more of the bayou bottom for all to see.

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January 09, 2017 at 8:35 am
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Same baits, different retrieves

What in the cat hair is going on? He’s not walking the dog, he’s — dragging the dog.

Heath Hillman, pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ocean Springs, and I were fishing a productive area around Biloxi not too long ago. Heath was using a Heddon Super Spook Jr. with a chartreuse head and white body; I was using the same lure but with a solid bone body.

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December 08, 2016 at 9:00 am
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Let tide charts lead you to the trout

Here we are, folks. We made it to November.

Magic 93.7 is playing Christmas music, cool days and cold nights are here, Thanksgiving is right around the corner and Christmas is on the horizon.

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November 09, 2016 at 9:00 am
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Under the lights - Night-fishing not just for summer

Fishing at night is a tactic strictly used during the summer to prevent your face from melting off. Everybody knows that.

But Gulfport’s Kyle Johnson told — and showed — me differently.

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October 10, 2016 at 8:15 am
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Donít be crabby this month

Every time I sit down to write, I look at the previous year’s column for the same month to make sure I’m not writing about the same topic using the same sources.

I got into this habit because of something that happened at my home church, Pine Grove Baptist in Carmichael, a few years ago.

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September 08, 2016 at 9:00 am
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