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Shrimpers encouraged to report catches of Asian tiger prawns Head to the Chandeleur Islands for great redfish, trout action Costa introduces two new sunglass styles for fall Toledo Bend gives up another 10-pound-plus lunker

CCA's STAR tournament wraps up on Labor Day

With only five fishing days left in this year’s Coastal Conservation Association STAR tournament, registered anglers still have a shot at reeling in up to 47 tagged redfish that could still be roaming coastal waters, as well as simply catching a big fish that could move up the leaderboard before time expires at 5 p.m. on Labor Day.

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Yesterday at 6:00 am
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Battery chargers: Sometimes 'old tech' is just what you need

My town doesn’t allow people to talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving, but hands-free talking is OK so I keep our phones paired through Bluetooth to our two vehicles.

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Yesterday at 11:30 am
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Redfish bite red hot out of Dularge, guide says

The redfish bite remains red hot in Dularge, while speckled trout are tough to find unless you have access to live bait.

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August 27 at 6:00 am
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After a Toledo Bend lunker? Watch Sportsman TV for deep grass techniques

Greg Hackney just won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Cayuga Lake on Sunday, and Judy Cagle caught a monster 14.66-pounder at Toledo Bend Saturday afternoon.

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August 26 at 10:49 am
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Hooked on quack: Mexican squealer gets stuck, dies in tree

An appropriate low-budget horror film title for this summer might be “When Trees Attack!”

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August 26 at 6:00 am
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Texas angler snares 14.66-pound monster at Toledo Bend

No one would have ever expected that a spur-of-the-moment scouting trip at Toledo Bend would have resulted in catching a monster bass in the sizzling heat of Saturday afternoon.

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August 25 at 4:48 pm
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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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