Fishing News and Information

Sponsored by
Previous123456...242

Texas angler lands 11.57-pounder at Toledo Bend

Brian Branum did something he shouldn’t have done, and quickly found himself apologizing to fishing partner Mike LaFleur for his transgression.

But what he did - wasn’t as bad as when he did it.

“Mike, I messed up and caught a big one during pre-fishing,” he told his partner. 

Read More...
5 hours ago
704 Views

Cold front dampens highly-anticipated March full moon-bite on Toledo Bend

The timing couldn’t be much worse.

After two straight days with highs in the 70s leading up to Thursday’s highly-anticipated March full moon, Mother Nature is pulling the rug out from under eager bass anglers hoping to catch some early-spawners shallow on Toledo Bend.

Read More...
23 hours ago
1850 Views

Beaumont angler scores on 11.39-pounder at Toledo Bend

 Video Included

Beaumont’s Ray Beck and Alexandria’s Shane Hilton teamed up Saturday, Feb. 14, to compete in the Skeeter Bass Champs tournament on Toledo Bend.

Read More...
Yesterday at 10:15 am
1735 Views

BR angler wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division event on Sam Rayburn

With a 9-pound monster safely onboard, Gary Caruso didn’t need five fish to win the first FLW Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division tournament of 2015.

Read More...
Yesterday at 4:07 pm
1318 Views

Fresh from the 2015 Bassmaster Classic, Pruett lands 10.89-pounder on Caney Lake

Just a week removed from the frigid conditions on Lake Hartwell and his first-ever Bassmaster Classic appearance, Brett Pruett felt right at home on Caney Lake Saturday when he reeled in the biggest bass of his life. 

Read More...
March 03 at 9:17 am
3019 Views

Crochet expects bass action 'to explode' across Louisiana during next warm-up

Despite the recent wild variations in temperature the last few weeks - cold then warm, warm then cold - Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet thinks the timing is almost right for the full-on bass spawn to begin.

Read More...
March 02 at 8:15 pm
2516 Views

Could 2015 be the year for a new Louisiana record largemouth bass?

Despite Mother Nature’s hot and cold mood swings over the last few months, lots of lunker bass have been caught around the state this winter, including a Poverty Point record 14-pounder this January.

With March’s full moon just around the corner, some folks are wondering if this will finally be the year when a new state record is set.

Read More...
March 02 at 4:05 pm
2810 Views

Beating Ole Man River — Pro tips for Venice trout fishing

Rule No. 1 for speckled trout fishing: Look for clean water. 

As far as Louisiana speck fisherman go, that’s probably rule Nos. 2 and 3, as well. Their definition of “clean water” is clear water— that kind of green, fishy clear that makes their pulses run hard.

There is some dispute as to whether Mark Twain called the Missouri River or the Mississippi River “too thick to drink and too thin to plow.”

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
67 Views

Code Red — Shallow-water fishing tips to catch more redfish

I shivered involuntarily in the predawn light. It felt more like I was going duck hunting than fishing, especially since I was in a surface drive-driven shallow-water boat.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
82 Views

Biloxi Marsh Mishmash — The key to March fishing

Webster’s Dictionary defines a mishmash, as “an assortment or variety of odds and ends, a mixture; a hodgepodge.”

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
55 Views

The little things in life — Bass fishing tips for Bayou Dularge

As I’ve grown from a wild-eyed 13-year-old wondering what kind of hovercraft I would be driving in the year 2000 to a 45-year-old wondering where the time went, I’ve learned to appreciate the little things in life.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
96 Views

Stone cold crappie — Duck Commander develops crappie-catching rig

“That’s not a fair question,” Jay Stone said, turning his head quickly to eyeball the tip of one of the 16-foot crappie poles that he thought had signaled another fish on the end of the line.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
96 Views

Cool Cats — Best ways to catch springtime catfish

My father-in-law was a marsh man who dreaded coming home from down the bayou after trapping season.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
60 Views

Po-boy panfish — How to catch lake runners, bluegill and catfish in Bayou Lacombe

You know how it goes: After slurping through a few pounds of spicy boiled crawfish you start craving a something a little heavier and crunchier.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
54 Views

Veggie variables — How to fish for prespawn bass

Grass equals bass — yep, we got that. But getting to know the specific makeup of vegetation is essential, especially during the early spring before the it grows tall and thick. 

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
73 Views

Moving up — How to catch prespawn bass

There’s a fine line between prespawn and spawning movement — get it wrong and you’ll be wasting time by fishing ahead of or behind the fish.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
40 Views

Deregulated bass — How to catch Chicot Lake bass after the slot limit

It’s not often when you get Chicot Lake mostly to yourself. But Turkey Creek’s Mike Barzare and I found an afternoon last spring when we encountered only a few boats on the Evangeline Parish fishery.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
37 Views

Lacassine lessons — Best bass-fishing bets for this Southwest Louisiana hotspot

Most bass anglers drool the prospects of catching double-digit fish.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
60 Views
Previous123456...242

Hottest Reports