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You may remember Irv Magri’s 30 year run on Louisiana and New Orleans radio from 1967 to 1997. His radio show was one of the most popular call-up and talk shows and was entitled, “The Detectives” with the late Captain Van H. Flynn and the late Larry Reagan on WSMB and...

Fish are everywhere!!!

Fish are everywhere!!! As a veteran 70 year Grand Isle fisherman and former host of “Sportsman’s Paradise” and local television seldom have I seen the fishing so tremendous for specs, flounders, and reds. As I have seen in the past four weeks. Almost...

Grand Isle Fishing Tips by Irv Magri

Friday, June 9,2017….Large Specks are being taken in the surf by fishermen using both live shrimp as well as sparkle beetles. The fishing action is hot and heavy with the best fishing times from 5am. to 9am. before the sun gets to high in the sky! Also the great...

Wednesday April 19th 2017

Specs are moving in to Grand Isle Recently your author Irv Magri went with Don Dubuc of WWL radio with Captain Carpenter on a tremendous echo trout fishing trip in the isle of Grand Isle. We caught many very nice specs and Sheepshead the large sow trout should be...

Friday September 23, 2016

Repeat, repeat, repeat! Once again your author hooked up very well with Rat-reds between 18-21 inches and some very nice specs between 1 and 2.5lbs very early in the morning right at day break. Again I urge my fellow fishermen to use live shrimp for the specs and...

Thursday September 22, 2016

RED FISH ARE INVADING GRAND ISLE!!! YOUR AUTHOR IRV MAGRI CAUGHT HIS LIMIT OF RED FISH BEGINNING AT 5:45AM OFF OF HIS CAMANADA BAY PROPERTY AS WELL AS 12 SPECKELED TROUT RANGING FROM 1.5 TO 3LBS ON LIVE SHRIMP. YOU CAN EASILY LIMIT OUT ON THESE HARD FIGHTING RED FISH...

Fishing Tips 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011 Speckled trout, white trout (sand trout), channel mullet and flounders are hitting live shrimp, plastic DOAs, as well as cocoho minnows on the reefs in Caminada Bay. Just to be sure where the fish are, Irv suggests that you fish both on the bottom...

2012 Fishing Tips

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 My good friends Jim and Dena King who own the beautiful home on Hwy. 1 at Elmers Island report that while the fishing is a “little” slow this week, Captain Jim was able to pick up to real nice “Rat Reds” which of...

2011 Fishing Tips

Sunday, May 15, 2011 Speckled trout, white trout (sand trout), channel mullet and flounders are hitting live shrimp, plastic DOAs, as well as cocahoe minnows on the reefs in Caminada Bay. Just to be sure where the fish are, Irv suggests that you fish both on the...

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