As a youngster growing up in Goldonna, the latter part of May served notice that I was on the cusp of something extra special. School was about to dismiss for the summer, which meant three months of sweet freedom was within my grasp as the last yellow bus of the school year disappeared in a cloud of dust down the gravel road.
Normally, I dont like receiving personal phone calls at work. I know that concept seems foreign today, since youre probably standing in line right now waiting on a cashier to hang up so she can check you out.
Its like a beach umbrella for bass shelter from the swelter and a nice place to enjoy a semi-private siesta. Lily pads, those broad green leaves that grow on stalks and look like big pie plates, comprise one of the most fundamental bass habitats throughout many Southern Louisiana waterways.
Reports are that red snapper are teeming at virtually any rig off of the Louisiana coast. That would normally be good news except that snapper fishermen are facing a delayed, shortened season, combined with limits cut in half and fuel prices at the dock of more than $4 per gallon.