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Redfish bite red hot out of Dularge, guide says After a Toledo Bend lunker? Watch Sportsman TV for deep grass techniques Hooked on quack: Mexican squealer gets stuck, dies in tree Texas angler snares 14.66-pound monster at Toledo Bend

Trout Masters excerpt: 'Mr. Official' lands big Grand Isle specks

Grand Isle trout fisherman Terry St. Cyr is competitive on and off the water, but his passion is catching speckled trout.

Big-time speckled trout.

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August 25 at 6:00 am
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'Hack-Attack' wins Elite stop at Cayuga Lake

Greg Hackney saved his best for last at Cayuga Lake on Sunday.

The Gonzales angler and host of Sportsman TV turned in his heaviest bag of the tournament to win the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite Series stop in upstate New York.

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August 24 at 6:04 pm
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September drawdowns scheduled for Hardwater, Chicot Lakes

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled drawdowns to begin on two state lakes starting on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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August 24 at 1:00 pm
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LDWF agents patrol the Gulf through JEA

Louisiana’s wildlife enforcement agents patrol some very diverse land and water habitat in the sportsman’s paradise. From hills and creek bottoms to river and coastal plains, from freshwater lakes and streams to fresh and brackish water marshes wildlife agents cover it all.

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August 24 at 6:00 am
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Do your homework before heading out-of-state to hunt

Well, here we are in August, the last month of summer. Even though it is still an oven outdoors, we are already thinking about hunting season and making plans to enjoy those glorious fall days.

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August 23 at 10:30 am
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Trail camera prep tips

As the off season slowly transitions from late summer into early fall, there are many things that we can all do ahead of time to ensure we get the most out of our trail camera efforts during the upcoming hunting season.

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August 23 at 6:00 am
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Sportsman TV: Hackney hooks redfish, cobia (and his own hand) in Venice

The latest episode of Sportsman TV, ‘Venice Big Stuff,’ is now available for viewing here at LouisianaSportsman.com.

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August 22 at 1:15 pm
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Jugging for catfish out of the 'yak

Kayak fishing with a rod and reel is certainly popular, but there are other ways to catch fish that work well in a ’yak.

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August 22 at 10:00 am
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Choose the right fishing line

Today’s fishing is crowded with choices to be made. Where to fish and what to do when we get there are definitely on that list.

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August 22 at 6:00 am
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Video: Grouper blows up on shark hooked near boat

It’s not often we picture sharks as prey rather than predators.

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August 21 at 4:17 pm
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Drone vid documents Ride the Bull V

You've seen the photos of Caminada Pass packed with more than 700 kayaks during last weekend's Ride the Bull V, but you can now get a different perspective in a video shot using a drone. And it's amazing.

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August 21 at 1:20 pm
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Check out Hack's go-to lure: Strike King's Rage Blade

An Edisto Island, S.C., artificial lure designer knows first-hand just how good the ChatterBait was when it was born and how good it is now, as it has won more money this year than ever before for pro bass anglers on the FLW and Bassmaster Elite series circuits across the United States.

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August 21 at 10:20 am
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How to clean a baitcaster

Most of today’s baitcasters are almost bulletproof, standing up to the rigors of the fishing environment and performing trip after trip.

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August 21 at 6:00 am
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Yet another lunker landed at Toledo Bend

Prospect’s Thomas Cain and his father, Bud, were hoping to score on some bull bream when they headed out of San Miguel into the 12-15 area early on Aug. 5 — but none were to be found.

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August 20 at 9:15 am
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Lens-cleaning wipes a must for any angler

There’s nothing worse than spending most of a fishing trip looking through sunglasses smeared with fingerprints, sweat, sunscreen, residue from water and fish slime. Or trying to get your GPS screen clean enough to see exactly where that top-secret hotspot is located.

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August 20 at 6:00 am
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LDWF to conduct aerial spraying on Spring Bayou Wednesday

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct an aerial herbicide application on Spring Bayou in Avoyelles Parish Wednesday, Aug. 20 to control American lotus.

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August 19 at 7:50 pm
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