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By Redchaser
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There is an exceptional fishery in S.W. Louisiana that closes every year for Duck season. Duck season starts this Saturday, so yesterday was the last opportunity for lurker Mike and I to make a trip to the area.

With the return of standard time and chilly temps, we didn’t head out overly early. We launched about an hour and a half after sunrise and made the long run into the marsh. It was a beautiful morning, a bit breezy but nothing unmanageable.

It only took us a few minutes to find fish and get the first few in the boat. It slowed down for a bit, then we started chasing schooling fish under birds with limited success, but ended the day getting a couple more fish in the boat. By the time we made our exit the wind had died and the big lake was uncharacteristically slick. It was a day much needed
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No doubt this sheepie is British
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All of the fish we caught were fat as fuck. I kept one for dinner, he had 2 small crabs, about a hundred shrimp and a baby speckled trout in his belly
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Fresh fried fish, greens, black eye peas and cornbread
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By fatman
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:smile
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By Obie
#696320
Damn that looks fun. Thanks for taking the time, Red!
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By LA Fly Guy
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Redchaser wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:15 pm We launched about an hour and a half after sunrise and made the long run into the marsh.

That doesn't sound like you. Or did you just sleep in again?
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By Redchaser
#696322
LA Fly Guy wrote: Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:44 am
Redchaser wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:15 pm We launched about an hour and a half after sunrise and made the long run into the marsh.

That doesn't sound like you. Or did you just sleep in again?
It was somewhat of a last minute trip, and neither of us wanted to get up too early so we decided on an uncharacteristic late start.
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By stillsteamin
#696324
Looks like fun Ron. You ever eat those sheepies? I think they're real good.
By fishskibum
#696325
nice
put some mur bend in the lurkers cap for him
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By Ruddy Duck
#696326
Redchaser wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:15 pm
With the return of standard time and chilly temps, we didn’t head out overly early. We launched about an hour and a half after sunrise
That sounds excessively early.
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