Lake Pontchartrain regulars are no doubt familiar with what has become known as World Series trout, trophy trout that show up every year around the first pitch of Major League Baseballs championship series.
As Charles Johnsons truck descended from the hills into the swamplands of West Feliciana Parish, its headlights swept through the giant trees. The sight washed a warm tidal wave of memories over me of our young manhood spent hunting squirrels and other small game in the swamp.
Jackson-Bienville is one of the oldest wildlife management areas in the state, and has had one of the most liberal deer harvest programs in the state, which makes some believe that this deer factory is out of deer.
The one thing that has kept me standing at the dock more often than not when it comes to catching tuna is that they are offshore. Although Ive been told not to let my bad trips turn me off, I cant go offshore for the same reason I cant eat tomato gravy even though I love tomato gravy.
The winds were already blowing steady out of the north when I arrived in the little St. Bernard community of Reggio. Its a small hamlet on the side of Bayou Terre aux Boeufs on the way down to Delacroix Island.