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Fishhead
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing

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I just want to know that those funding and managing to plan are not as callous to my concerns as you seem.


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quote:I know a lot of guys at the CPRA, USGS, LSU and so on...quote:Callous to these issues is not a word that describes any of them. I'm not sure that I addressed any of these people as callous.



I think the question is, aren't some of those guys the ones managing some of these initiatives?


Jester
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
He was calling me callous for whatever reason. Misguided.



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diplip
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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Eng,

Jester jumped to ridicule me for my statement too. I was speaking to concentrations in a sample, not overall volume.


I am no geologist and don't have specifics, but my first google shot comes up with this:

A satellite image shows the concentration of suspended sediment (ssc) in 2011 floodwaters is greater at the mouth of the Atchafalaya River than at the birdsfoot delta of the Mississippi River. Circles show deposits of sediment in the Atchafalaya Delta area are greater than in the birdsfoot delta. Source: NASA MODIS Aqua satellite data, calibrated with field data. b: Sediment accumulated in greater amounts and over a wider area in the Atchafalaya Delta area. There was significant accumulation in the immediate area of the Mississippi's Southwest Pass, and little to no deposition between the two deltas.
U.S. Geological Survey, Nature Geosicence

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S'plain that


Keep on pickin' them cherries bub.

From the same article, two paragraphs down from the one you quoted-

"Combined, the two studies provide clear evidence that properly designed diversions that mirror the river’s historic distribution system will create land efficiently, Jerolmack said."


eng08
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
Exactly the point I was trying to make.


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Jester
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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Keep on pickin' them cherries bub.


I still think he's closer to Lane/Ricks than he's letting on.


man in the stadium
USA Fan
Member since Aug 2006
1087 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
Agreed. Most trolls don't last this long.


Deege
LSU Fan
Uptown
Member since Dec 2007
105 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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Agreed. Most trolls don't last this long.



Ha, that's golden

Really... my wife asked me earlier when I got home "how's that Tigerdroppings thing of your's coming?" I said "It's not going so good, they've about beaten me into submission."

She laughed and I did too.

I will take this time to bow out gracefull (particularly since the 30 of the 70/30 abandoned me.

See ya around


diplip
LSU Fan
Half-way to Valhalla
Member since Jan 2011
381 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
Well,

Bye.


Fishhead
LSU Fan
Purvis, MS
Member since Jan 2008
6195 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
Interesingly, Mike Lane, George Ricks, Jody Donewar, (one of which is Deege), have been completely silent on the issue over at RNR.

There's actually fishing reports being posted again...


Capt ST
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Middle of the Mall
Member since Aug 2011
6765 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
There was a meeting set up with state coastal guys by CCA for them and they spent 2 hrs doing the same crap and refused to look at any data. Meeting ended very abruptly.


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sloopy
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nola
Member since Aug 2009
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
I saw that mike lane will be speaking about coastal restoration at the cca New Orleans fishing seminar in a couple of weeks.


Jester
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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I saw that mike lane will be speaking about coastal restoration at the cca New Orleans fishing seminar in a couple of weeks.


I ended my membership with CCA several years ago. Feeling like a good move.


lsufishnhunt
LSU Fan
Member since Jun 2008
718 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
Highly qualified in that area..

Why do people (WWL, CCA, etc.) keep giving him airtime on this subject?


Capt ST
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
Let me check on that line up real quick.


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Hammertime
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apples
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
You're gonna be kicking yourself in the head pretty hard when you catch that tagged redfish


Capt ST
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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You're gonna be kicking yourself in the head pretty hard when you catch that tagged redfish


We had a half dozen haters show is last year.

You showed us buddy, enjoy that 30k redfish on the halfshell meal. Might want to remove the tag when grilling.


Hammertime
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Scrowe
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Louisiana
Member since Mar 2010
1957 posts

re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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Why do people (WWL, CCA, etc.) keep giving him airtime on this subject?


I'm going to go with just the fact that he's got RnR.com and for years it was a decent site. Now it's just a podium for him to scream at the top of his lungs about diversions being the devil and dredging solving all problems.


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Jester
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Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
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You're gonna be kicking yourself in the head pretty hard when you catch that tagged redfish


This is like implying it's a bad decision to buy a lottery ticket even though the odds are clearly weighted against you. I hardly ever fish for redfish, anyway.


Hammertime
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apples
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re: Planned freshwater diversions will doom LA salt fishing
But that one time you do......

People catch tagged redfish every year without CCA membership


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