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July 13, 2017

On our road trip to nationals we decided to make a quick diving stop in Louisiana. After an incredibly lame stop in New Orleans we arrived at Ronnie Collins houseboat in Port Fourchon late at night and quickly got rigged for the next day. The next morning hopes were high for Sam to get some records.

Lots of red snapper and cobia were around. We had a good idea of what fish we were looking for and headed offshore. First spot we chummed up clouds of big reds but Sam couldn't quite close the deal with the pole spear. I was filming hoping to catch her record fish on camera.

We left there and headed to another rig. Not much was going on there but a fisherman called us over to show us a few cobia hanging out under a floating bucket. Me and Sam jumped in again me with the camera and my bleu Tec 100 cm simple. The cobia swam right up to her but she had a problem with the gun and it wouldn't fire. It came back for another pass but she missed. Sam had just started using a larger gun so it was pr...

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