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Port Allen man convicted for transporting unlawfully taken 12-pointer

A 50-year-old Port Allen man pled guilty and was sentenced for violating federal wildlife laws in connection with a 12-point buck he unlawfully shot in Kentucky in November of 2013, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Walt Green.

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March 27 at 2:30 pm
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Albany youth gets 4-bearded Mississippi gobbler

Opening morning of the youth turkey season turned into a numbers game for 12-year-old Gage McTaggart, who was hunting with his dad Todd and caller Brett Thompson at Homochitto National Forest in Southwest Mississippi.

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March 27 at 1:30 pm
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Toledo Bend 10-pounders keep on coming

The 10-plus pounders at Toledo Bend just haven’t stopped this month, and there’s no sign of a slowdown yet.

Here are three more lunker stories from folks who recently landed big bass most of us only dream about.

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March 27 at 9:00 am
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Alabama rig bite is on at the Bend

Double-digit Toledo Bend bass are turning up seemingly every day — and on some days, several fish weighing more than 10 pounds are registered at Toledo Town and Tackle in Many.

The message has gotten out: There are plenty of those huge fish swimming around.

But if you’re looking to up your odds at getting a number of bites while also catching some big fish, Jerry Thompson said the Alabama rig is the way to go right now.

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March 27 at 6:00 am
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Ruston angler catches 13-pound Caney Lake hammer

Robert Ogle was just about to take a snack break on Caney Lake Wednesday, when he noticed what he thought was a 5-pounder sitting on a bed. 

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March 26 at 2:01 pm
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Lunker parade continues non-stop on Toledo Bend

It’s March Madness time with the NCAA basketball tournament, and the same can be said for bass fishermen lucky enough to find themselves at Toledo Bend during this month’s spawn.

The action has been fast and furious, seemingly with at least one 10-pounder caught from the reservoir almost every day.

Here’s a rundown of the newest members of the Lunker Club:

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March 26 at 1:00 pm
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Texas angler scores on an 11.48-pound monster at Toledo Bend

Joey Johnson noticed the waters were high while fishing Toledo Bend Saturday - and the rain throughout the day made it seem like levels were rising by the minute.

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March 26 at 10:40 am
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LaCaze: What it takes to become a wildlife enforcement agent

Even as children we all have an idea of what we want to be when we grow up. Fireman, policeman, doctor and nurse are all professions the kindergarten class has in its sights.

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March 26 at 9:30 am
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NOAA study: Coastal wetlands losses continuing

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released an important study and conservation planning tool that could help officials  protect coastal wetlands, according to a press release from Ducks Unlimited.

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March 26 at 6:00 am
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Sorrento man cited for alleged turkey violations in East Feliciana Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Sorrento man for alleged  turkey violations Tuesday in East Feliciana Parish.

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March 25 at 1:30 pm
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Prairieville angler lands 10.94-pounder during club tourney on Toledo Bend

Chris Bourgeois was in the process of capping off an awesome week at Toledo Bend last Friday when Lady Luck smiled down on him and made a great day even better.

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March 25 at 10:00 am
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Lakeland hunter drills Pointe Coupee Parish 13-pointer nicknamed 'The Man'

Emery Patin gave a whole new meaning to the phrase “Stick it to the man” when he dropped a big Pointe Coupee Parish buck on the final day of primitive firearms season in January.

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March 25 at 6:00 am
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Lockport man cited for allegedly possessing 34 red snapper before season opened

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a Lockport man on March 19 for alleged recreational fishing violations involving red snapper, according to a press release.

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March 24 at 3:00 pm
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B.A.S.S. seeks nominations for High School All-American Fishing Team

B.A.S.S. - the world’s largest fishing organization - recently announced the creation of the Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team, and it’s seeking nominations of anglers nationwide.

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March 24 at 1:10 pm
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DeRidder angler scores on Toledo Bend 11.65-pounder

Rickey Cunningham was fishing alone on Toledo Bend Friday morning, so he had no choice but to “hug and high-five himself" when he landed his biggest bass ever - an 11.65-pounder in the Indian Creek area. 

“I knew a lot of fish were moving shallow, so I decided to do some shoreline fishing,” the 70-year-old angler from DeRidder said.

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March 24 at 9:00 am
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Register now for 68th Big Bass Rodeo this Saturday in New Orleans City Park

The Big Bass Fishing Rodeo, billed as the oldest freshwater fishing rodeo in the country, returns for the 68th time to New Orleans  City Park this Saturday, March 28.

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March 24 at 6:00 am
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