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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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Yesterday 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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Yesterday 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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Desiccant keeps hooks rust free

We all know water is the enemy of all metal. And while we protect a lot of our equipment, we anglers often just toss our lures back in storage containers and forget them until the next trip.

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August 19 at 6:00 am
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Potential world-record gator harvested Saturday in Alabama

Everything’s bigger in Texas - except alligators, apparently.

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August 18 at 4:40 pm
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Courville pleads guilty to poaching 18-point trophy buck on Tensas River NWR

Earlier this month, Christopher J. Courville, 39, of DeRidder, pled guilty to charges resulting from arrowing a big 18-point buck during illegal hours on the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge in January.

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August 18 at 2:00 pm
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Ascension Parish man arrested in connection with July 26 hit-and-run boating accident

A 32-year-old Ascension Parish man was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run ski boat accident on the Amite River Diversion Canal.

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August 18 at 11:31 am
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Trout Masters excerpt: Using soft plastics to catch big trout out of Cypremort Point

David ‘T-Coon’ Billeaud is not a fan of live bait.

He routinely uses soft plastics exclusively to catch big trout around Cypremort Point.

In this excerpt fromTrout Masters: How Louisiana Anglers Catch the Lunkers, Billeaud discusses his favorite lures, jigheads and the tidal movement he prefers to catch more specks.

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August 18 at 6:00 am
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LeRoy wins Ride the Bull V from atop a paddle board

Kalley LeRoy added a little extra ‘extreme’ to the Ride the Bull V Extreme Kayak Tournament Saturday out of Bridge Side Marina on Grand Isle.

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August 17 at 5:56 pm
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Best live bait suggestions

The best live bait to use depends upon the area you are fishing and the species that you are targeting.Read More...
August 17 at 6:00 am
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Fish grassy edges to find chinquapin

Finding something as small as a chinquapin in the middle of a big reservoir like Grand Bayou is kind of like looking for a well, you know.Read More...
August 16 at 6:00 am
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