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An exclusive club: Louisiana's Top 10 speckled trout $7,500 reward offered in killing of bald eagle in St. Bernard Parish Hackney tests out Strike King lures on Sportsman TV tonight at 6:30 on CST Artificial reef that will ultimately replace the Pickets currently in design phase, CCA says

Rapala introduces two new standout crankbaits

A proven Rapala crankbait moved to the forefront of bass fishing on the biggest stage when it helped produce the 2014 Bassmaster Classic champion three months ago in Alabama.

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Yesterday at 11:26 am
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Woodworth angler gets 'two-for-one special' on Oden Lake

When Shawn Savant set the hook on his jerkbait Saturday afternoon on Oden Lake in Woodworth, he thought he was about to land a nice 5- to 6-pound bass as the very first fish on his brand new rod.†

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Yesterday at 6:00 am
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Archery Shoot fundraiser in Opelousas May 3 benefits Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True is hosting its second annual Archery Shoot benefit on Saturday, May 3 at 4 Seasons Outdoor Archery in Opelousas.

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Yesterday at 3:39 pm
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Windy conditions mean muddy water for Lafitte, guide says

Windy conditions have muddied the waters near Lafitte, but the redfish and black drum bite remains steady, a fishing guide said.

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April 15 at 11:15 am
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LDWF investigating allowing recreational hunters to serve as helicopter gunners to help reduce feral hog population

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is currently working with Texas Parks and Wildlife to investigate developing a program that would allow recreational hunters in Louisiana the opportunity to pay and serve as gunners on helicopter flights to help reduce the state’s feral hog population.

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April 15 at 6:00 am
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Texan takes 11-plus-pounder near Housen Bay on Toledo Bend March 1

With only 30 minutes until weigh-in for the Fishers of Men tournament at Toledo Bend on March 1, Texan Kevin Madeley and David Miller of Lake Charles had five fish in the livewell and just a few more minutes of fishing time to spare.†

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April 14 at 1:30 pm
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ULM team wins College Series Central Regional on the Ouachita River

After a slow opening day on Friday, Trapper Munn and Dustin Perkins picked up the pace Saturday with five fish weighing 11-3, enough to win the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional on the Ouachita River with a two-day total of 19 pounds, 6 ounces.†

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April 14 at 10:39 am
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After severe winter, deer need quality forage this spring

In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray was stuck in time on a cold winter’s day that would never end. While the cold weather this year made for a great deer season, this winter in Louisiana has been one that seemed like it too would never end.

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April 14 at 6:00 am
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In April's winds, Catfish Lake is a great speckled trout option

Lots of folks launch at the Oak Ridge Park boat ramp in Golden Meadow during April. A great percentage of them aspire to fish East Timbalier. And why not? April means transition trout, and East Timbalier is the end of the line.

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April 13 at 1:00 pm
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Fly fishing techniques for chinquapin

“When it comes to redears, leave the fly tackle at home.”

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April 13 at 6:00 am
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Leesville angler catches third Toledo Bend lunker this season

Darold Gleason might need more wall space to house all of the giant bass replicas he’ll be receiving soon from the Toledo Bend Lunker Bass Program.

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April 12 at 1:00 pm
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Black bass slot limit to be removed on five state lakes effective April 20

Regulations for black bass on several water bodies across the state will change on Sunday, April 20 after biologists determined that length regulations have not been effective, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 12 at 6:00 am
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Texas angler lands 11-pounder on Sandy Creek at Toledo Bend

In about an hour’s time Wednesday morning at Toledo Bend, George Smith had more than 25 pounds of bass in his boat, including a hog that tipped the scales at almost 12 pounds.

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April 11 at 2:49 pm
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East End Locks boat launch on Rockefeller Refuge to close for repairs on April 14

Modifications to the back down ramps at the Joseph Harbor boat launch off La. Hwy. 82 at the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Grand Chenier are complete, and the facility is set to reopen Saturday morning, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 11 at 11:01 am
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Three Jonesville residents cited for alleged game fish violations on Larto Lake, LDWF says

Enforcement agents on Wednesday arrested three people for alleged game fish violations on Larto Lake, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 11 at 6:00 am
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19-foot boat sinks in mouth of Deer Bayou near Dularge

Capt. Marty LaCoste is used to pulling lots of fish over the rails in the waters around Dularge, but Thursday morning he had to pull three people aboard as well.†

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April 10 at 3:57 pm
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