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Fishing Trips in New Orleans

A look at some great fishing trips you can take in and around New Orleans.

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Fishing in Paradise – Houma, Louisiana

Posted August 26, 2014 | Fishing Travel Directory

Mark Melnyk talks about his experiences fishing in Houma, Louisiana. From catching big redfish to the amazing food, Melnyk had the fishing trip of a lifetime!

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Red Snapper

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Red-orange in color, fading towards the underside. Can be distinguished from similar-looking snappers by their pointy anal fin and red eyes. Habitat Can be found in depths anywhere from […]

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Red Grouper

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Red groupers have a rusty brown-reddish color with scattered white spots along the sides. Habitat Not very common in Louisiana, though there can be some found near the Mississippi […]

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Greater Amberjack

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Bluish-brown backs with amber-colored striped down the length of the side. A dark stripe extends diagonally through each eye. Very similar in appearance to other jacks; can be differentiated […]

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Gray Snapper

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Gray snappers – also called mangrove snappers – have a dark brown to gray coloration, with red-orange overtones. Prominent front canine teeth. Looks very similar to a cubera snapper, […]

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Goliath Grouper

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Capable of growing to eight feet in length and weigh as much as 800 pounds. Adults range in color from brown to green to olive, and are covered in […]

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Gag Grouper

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Gag groupers have a mottled gray coloration with varying patterns of box-shaped markings. Habitat Generally swim in depths between 60 and 250 feet, but they can be found as […]

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Black Sea Bass

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Larger sea bass are black in color, while smaller ones are more of a dusky brown. The belly is only slightly paler than the sides. Dorsal fin marked with […]

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Yellowfin Tuna

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance Yellowfin tunas are torpedo-shaped fish with dark blue coloring on the upper and back sides, shifting from yellow to silver on the belly. Their dorsal, anal, and finlets are […]

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White Marlin

Posted July 17, 2013

Appearance The back is a dark blue, fading to a shade of brown and then to silvery-white in color along the sides, before going completely white underneath. Body is marked […]

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