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lsufishnhunt
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Wahoo from Cocodrie?

I'm looking for some info on catching some wahoo out of Cocodrie. From what I know about wahoo, I just need to find a rig on the ledge in about 200-400 feet of water and drag some Stretch 30s and/or shaky baits.

My big question is what direction should I run? Due South towards GC? Or could I run SE towards MC where I can get to deeper water a little faster? Not looking for anyone's secret spot, just looking for a little direction. And for your help I'll include this...

Image: http://www.floridasportsman.com/files/2011/05/wahoo-girls.jpg



BarDTiger81
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
That's a nice fish.

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BigHoss
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Head east southeast from little pass to west delta and start pulling


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Motorboat
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Paging Capt. ST


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Tigerpaw123
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
3,2,1


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Capt ST
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Any of those single? If so I'll jump on board and bring you to my spots.

I run south and you don't have to go that deep either. A lot of people are surprised to see the wahoo we catch fishing for kings. MC you'll be competing with guys running from Fourchon and GI. You want to be the first at what ever area you plan to hit.


BigHoss
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?


Awesome looking rip between st 127 and 161. Plus those are some awesome areas for mangroves. And 10-15 more miles you get to some good aj


lsufishnhunt
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
No idea if they're single or not. Just some random picture

Thanks for the help.


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lsufishnhunt
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Thanks for the info. How do you like using ripcharts? I've had Hiltons for the past year, but I feel like the map software is a little outdated. It takes forever to load and isn't the most user friendly.


BigHoss
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
I love Ripcharts. User friendly. Plus mobile

I've had it for 2 years now.
Very useful images
This post was edited on 1/30 at 8:29 am


Capt ST
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
I agree


PapaPogey
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
I'm too broke to go offshore


Uncle JackD
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
quote:

I'm too broke to go offshore
me too. I've been seing Deep South charters pics and its killing me


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bayoudude
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Head towards the mouth of the river. If you go west it will take forever to get past 200 feet of water. Ship Shoal is really shallow. Ship Shoal 300 area is still less than 400 feet and probably a good 70 miles off the beach.


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geaux001
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Houston
Member since Jan 2012
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Start at ST 151 and fish every rig, buoy, floating trash between there and the edge of the shelf. Wahoo come onto the shelf starting in December through about April to spawn. They are not deep in GC, ~150'-350' is what you're looking for and surface temps 67-74°...


lsufishnhunt
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Excellent.. thanks!

What baits do you like to pull?


ToulatownTiger
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
3,1,2.


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BigHoss
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Pink stretch 30s and xraps

With wire of course


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Capt ST
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re: Wahoo from Cocodrie?
Braid marauder, purple/black islander/ballyhoo with a trolling weight in front of it.


mylsuhat
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