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  1. A first-of-its-kind partnership builds new land along the Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    South of Venice, Louisiana, hundreds of skimmers make their nests on a section of beach that did not exist weeks ago. Contractors are finishing work on a brand new, man-made island, built from material dredged in the nearby Mississippi River and piped into West Bay.

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  2. Watson angler caps offshore trip with unusually colored mangrove snapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Advocate

    ... that pushed into the Texas coast, the women competing in Louisiana Slam 2015 donned slicker suits and headed from Venice for the mid-June International Women's Fishing Association tournament. Their targets were speckled trout, redfish, flounder and ...

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  3. June 28 Trident ScoreboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Post and Courier

    Mike Murray of Charleston with a bull redfish he caught and released while fishing out of Venice, La., near the mouth of the Mississippi River. Murray said they caught several bulls and some smaller ones using popper floats and black grubs in two feet of water.

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  4. Bill seeks oil patch whistleblower protections, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | NOLA.com

    Fireboats try to extinguish the blaze on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig south of Venice after an explosion left at least 15 workers injured and 11 missing on Wednesday, April 21, 2010. (Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to extend whistleblower protections to oil and gas workers on the Outer Continental Shelf, including drilling regions off the Louisiana coast, Natural Gas Intel reports.

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  5. New possession limits in effect for Port Eads Marina's overnight guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Louisiana Sportsman

    If you stay overnight at Port Eads Marina, you can now keep more than one day's limit of fish - as long as an LDWF staffer inspects and certifies the catch. Overnight guests at Port Eads Marina south of Venice can now legally possess three daily creel limits of fish - if the anglers receive certification by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fishereis staff, the agency reported today.

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  6. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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  7. Pending No. 5 swordfish caught out of VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... a massive swordfish for nearly four hours before losing it at the boat. While that was disappointing, the veteran Venice offshore guide made up for it June 21 when Slidell angler Vladimir Kamenov landed a 214.8-pound swordfish that should rank No. 5 ...

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  8. The Cat Cay Tuna Tournament 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Florida Sportsman

    ... supplied boat support and camera boats for the entire four days of fishing in Cat Cay. Brett Ryan, a tuna captain in Venice LA., and angler Steph Choate on the Miss Britt, working on lines while looking for bluefin off Cat Cay during the 2015 Cat ...

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  9. Expert tips for surf fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... delta marshes has recently bolstered naturally occurring surf spots. Capt. Anthony Randazzo of Paradise Plus Lodge in Venice said his guides work their way in toward the beaches, casting shoreward. However, he noted that recent efforts to rebuild ...

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  10. Completing the 'Coastal Trashcan Slam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... gafftops and ladyfish were all fair game during a recent inshore trip out of Buras and an offshore excursion out of Venice. And in case you've ever wondered on exactly how to clean a sheepshead, Fontova expertly demonstrates the proper step-by-step ...

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  11. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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  12. Big speckled trout lead STAR divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... place in the division. Closer to New Orleans, Luke Sexton leads the East Division with a 6.07-pounder caught out of Venice, and Marc Lundin's 6.58-pounder sits atop the Southeast Division. He caught that fish near Grand Isle. The winner of each ...

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  13. Capt. Paul tracks down the location of the Hog IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... islands has not been updated since 1982. Other charts of the same area, such as NOAA Chart 11364 (Mississippi River Venice to New Orleans), drawn in a greater detailed scale do not show them as islands, but as shifting shell banks. The easiest water ...

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  14. Video: Coast Guard helicopter rescues offshore fishermen 30 miles east of VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Louisiana Sportsman

    In cellphone video captured by the sinking vessel's captain, a Coast Guard MH-65 Delta Dauphine helicopter lifts a stranded fisherman to safety Tuesday afternoon from an abandoned oil platform 30 miles east of Venice. The U.S. Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter to rescue four fishermen 30 miles east of Venice Tuesday afternoon when their 28-foot boat started taking on water and sank in a matter of minutes, an official said.

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  15. Unique fishing rodeo will benefit guide's wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Times-Picayune

    Venice guides have organized a fishing rodeo to benefit Capt. Dennis Bardwell's wife Cathy, who is battling cancer.

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  16. Shelter-in-place lifted, Houston Ship Channel reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Marine News

    ... (USCG) helicopter crew rescued four sports fishermen from a platform after their vessel sank about 41 miles east of Venice, La., Tuesday. Watchstanders The Port Authority of New South Wales (NSW) has issued advice about the Consultation Draft of a ...

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  17. MomentumUNDERSTANDING SARAHRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | American Reporter

    As the oil seeps from the capsized carcass of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig 52 miles off Venice, La., and the bdies of 11 workers remain undiscovered in the Gulf of Mexico, the incredible stupidity of recent White House approval for drilling off the coast of Florida is dramatized in a way nothing else can. Hey, can we get a burning, sinking, polluting and deadly oil rig right off Florida? What a great tourist attraction that would be! And you get free oil, too - 1,000 barrels a day is leaking from the wellhead and liming across the Gulf, headed for Florida today.

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  18. ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Up in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Marine News

    ... (USCG) helicopter crew rescued four sports fishermen from a platform after their vessel sank about 41 miles east of Venice, La., Tuesday. Watchstanders A U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) helicopter crew rescued four sports fishermen from a platform after ...

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  19. ReCAAP: 80 Piracy Incidents This Year till MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Marine News

    ... (USCG) helicopter crew rescued four sports fishermen from a platform after their vessel sank about 41 miles east of Venice, La., Tuesday. Watchstanders Singapore-headquartered anti-piracy watchdog ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ReCAAP ISC) ...

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  20. Russia, China Hold Joint Naval ExercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Marine News

    ... (USCG) helicopter crew rescued four sports fishermen from a platform after their vessel sank about 41 miles east of Venice, La., Tuesday. Watchstanders Tunisia's navy rescued more than 350 illegal migrants off its coast and was searching for ...

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