Though there’s plenty of big fish out of Venice, LA right now, Mother Nature wasn’t kind the past few days. But, … no worries! Just gave me a reason to count my blessings. Make that 20 blessings. As in 20 of the newest, baddest ass, Shimano reels.
The Louisiana State Department of Wildlife and Fisheries bucked federal fish managers by opening a year long season. For those of you who don’t know, Red Snapper season is a contentious, and as of this moment, a convoluted bureaucratic mess.
Captain Kevin Beach: Born and raised in Metairie, Louisiana, I’ve been fishing the Venice area for thirty years. I grew up with one sister and five brothers, and fishing was the only thing I could do better than all of my brothers. I stuck to it, and when I was twelve or so, I started wanting to know why fish were found where they were, why they were doing what they were doing, how I could improve as a fisherman.
Something clicked for me, something that’s still there. I’m Capt. Kevin Beach, and I fish from Venice, LA.
I’ve been a full-time guide for twelve years, and I’ve been a First Mate on a 112-foot boat and Captain on 26-foot, 30-foot, and 61-foot boats.
Venice, LA is known as the yellowfin tuna capital. Some things just don’t change. But, when live bait shows up in February — 2 months earlier than normal — you just know we’re in for a crazy good, fun summer with plenty of tuna action.
Welcome to Hollywood South: New Orleans and South Louisiana are frequently used as locations for film and television productions. At Mexican Gulf Fishing, we’d like to welcome our newest captain, Capt. Jack Sparrow to the MGFC.