Ive always loved fishing river systems, but I have to admit that I never venture too far off the main river itself. All those river lakes, oxbows and creeks only serve to frustrate me to the point that I avoid them all together.
Professional bass fisherman Shaw Grigsby of Gainesville, Fla., has won $1.3 million just on the BASS circuit with a combined total of about $2 million in wins. However, when hes not fishing for bass, Grigsby enjoys fishing inshore for specks and reds.
EDITORS NOTE: This is the second installment of a two-part series on Lake Pontchartrains bridges. Part I appeared in the April issue.
Webster defines Mayhem as riot and disorder. Its a word used by the press to describe rioting and unrest in the streets crowds running amok, burning cars, crashing storefronts, looting, fighting and creating havoc and destruction.
Taking the boat for a month of fish catching fun. Keta and me so far. Looking for a wing man or men more the merrier. March looks like the month. Cost usually runs $60-75 a day. weaklings need not apply. Tuna Amberjack Wahoo and so on.
EDITORS NOTE: This is the fifth installment of a 12-part series introducing readers to young Louisianians who have accomplished great things in the outdoors.
If I didnt know any better, I would swear that Trey Riley was from Route 4, Liberty, Miss., rather than Franklinton, La. I could imagine him having cousins named Marcel, Odell, Claude, Eugene and Clovis. And it wouldnt be a stretch to believe he had a coon-hunting monkey tied up behind his house.
Chances are that practically every hunter in Louisiana over the age of 40 got started in the hunting game by learning to sneak up on bushytails in the fall. Skills learned during these days helped hunters move on to pursue deer and other more wary game.
Have you ever been fishing offshore on a boat, looked down and wondered what it would be like to see what lurks beneath the legs of a towering oil rig whose barnacle-encrusted legs extend hundreds or thousands of feet below the surface?
Saltwater anglers, like Al Fraley of Harahan, know that May offers the best action of the year.