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Bill suspending Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday easily passes House of Representatives

A bill that would suspend all state sales tax holidays for the 2016 fiscal year — including the annual three-day Second Amendment event held each September in advance of hunting season — easily passed through the Louisiana House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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Video: Florida man lands giant grouper from a kayak

If you’ve ever experienced the thrill of a “Cajun sleigh ride” - when a feisty redfish tows you around in your kayak before he cools off enough to land - then you can appreciate this video reportedly from a man in Cape Coral, Fla.

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IFA Redfish Tours hit Lafitte this weekend

Anglers from across Louisiana and surrounding states will be in Lafitte to participate in both the IFA Redfish Tour and IFA Kayak Fishing Tour this weekend.

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Yesterday at 10:03 am
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Texas angler lands 8.43-pound speckled trout to grab STAR west division lead

Big Lake guide and angler Jared Adams had been on a run of huge speckled trout for about two weeks before last Saturday’s opening day of the 2015 CCA Louisiana STAR tournament.

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May 28 at 7:04 am
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Plaquemines Parish mud boat ordinance not to be vetoed, Lafayette attorney says

The Plaquemines Parish president apparently has no plans to veto a controversial mud motor ordinance passed by the council earlier this month — despite a request from the measure’s author to scrap it entirely, according to a Lafayette attorney.

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May 27 at 6:33 pm
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Video: Gator vs. pickup truck? No contest

Some videos leave you scratching your head, wondering why people choose to do really stupid things — all while recording themselves as apparent proof of their poor decision-making ability.

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May 27 at 3:24 pm
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Head offshore to up your STAR Tournament odds

The tagged redfish and biggest speckled trout may get the lion’s share of attention in CCA Louisiana’s annual STAR Tournament, but the offshore divisions are also a great way to hook up with some big-time prizes.

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May 27 at 9:29 am
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Lake Charles angler catches 11.48-pounder, wins Sealy Big Bass Splash on Toledo Bend

Make no mistake about it: Gil Leger and his partner Scott Eastman had a well-developed plan to fish the Sealy Big Bass Splash at Toledo Bend.

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May 27 at 6:00 am
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Unregistered angler lands first tagged redfish in 2015 CCA Louisiana STAR

The way some redfish fight, you might think you’ve got a pickup truck hooked on the end of your line.

Turns out, Michelle Jewel actually did Sunday afternoon on Grand Isle.

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May 26 at 4:56 pm
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Surgeons remove bullet from game warden's back

Surgeons in Shreveport on Saturday successfully removed a bullet from the back of a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agent who was shot Thursday evening during a traffic stop near the Wham Brake boat launch.

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May 26 at 3:16 pm
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Benton Middle wins 3rd at 2015 NASP Nationals

Louisiana schools were well-represented in the 2015 National Archery in the Schools Program’s National Tournament in Louisville, Ky. earlier this month, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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May 26 at 1:40 pm
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Arnaudville man cited for poisoning coyote, vultures and possums

A 71-year-old Arnaudville man was cited by agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries earlier this month after admitting to lacing pig parts with a toxic pesticide and putting them out on a road in St. Martin Parish to kill coyotes and improve his rabbit hunting.

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May 26 at 11:00 am
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Paddle-board fishing for Theriot reds

At first I thought they looked silly. I mean, c’mon — two guys standing on surf boards fishing in the marsh.†

It sure wasn’t the guys that looked out of place. They were lean, rugged, suntanned outdoor types, both wearing full beards.

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May 26 at 6:00 am
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Best bets for catching male bass guarding fry

Ponder the local playground: Kids laughing and chatting as they enjoy swing sets, merry-go-rounds, play sets, etc., while parents watch with a blend of heart-thumping pride and diligent protection.

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May 25 at 1:00 pm
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Bream-fishing mistakes to avoid

When Charles Johnson was asked what mistakes people make when they fish bream beds, his answer was simple: “noise, noise, noise.”

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May 25 at 6:00 am
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LaCaze pays tribute to honored Louisiana conservationist

On March 15, Dr. George Dugal passed away at his home in Lafayette. He was 84, a retired dentist, a good husband, father, grandfather and so much more.

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May 24 at 1:00 pm
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