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Free-diver shoots pending world-record tripletail near Venice

Right depth critical to Hopedale success right now

If you’re one of those guys who sets your cork at a specific depth and doesn’t touch it again for the rest of the trip, you’re probably not going to catch a whole bunch of fish right now out of Hopedale.

September 20 at 9:00am

Trout tough - but still doable

If you asked avid Louisiana trout anglers what their favorite month for targeting specks was, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single one that said September. However, that doesn’t mean trout can’t be caught — and after a long hot summer, one of the best places to catch during the transition is Bayous Liberty and Lacombe.

September 19 at 3:35pm

Sunday morning Hackberry kayak trip produces doormats

Cooler temperatures and a slight north breeze greeted us as we launched our kayaks last Sunday at 6 a.m. at Ellender Bridge just north of Hackberry on the Intracoastal Canal.

September 19 at 2:30pm

Slow day makes Slidell angler king of his 'Castle'

Christian Orfanello had some really bad fishing luck Monday, and he couldn’t have been happier about it.

September 18 at 1:55pm

LeBleu Settlement man dies on Calcasieu River

A 24-year-old LeBleu Settlement man died Monday night after falling overboard while baiting a trotline in the east fork of the Calcasieu River, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. 

September 18 at 10:36am

Riding Barataria bulls

Kayak anglers are always looking to catch big fish out of their tiny boats. In coastal Louisiana, bull redfish easily fill the bill. They are hard fighters and regularly weigh up to 40 pounds. Plus, bulls are easy to catch in the right locations — and there’s no better time than the present.

September 18 at 9:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Why I'm smarter than Elon Musk

The lives of thousands -- and perhaps eventually millions -- of Earth's residents have been bettered by the genius of Elon Musk. The guy's brain functions differently than that of mere mortals, and it's always cobbling together designs for machines that maximize the benefits of physical properties.

September 17 at 4:56pm

Delta Lures’ Spinnerbait

Two longtime fishing buddies couldn’t keep a good thing to themselves 7 ½ years ago, which was a blessing for bass fishermen who love to catch on quality spinnerbaits.

September 15 at 9:00am


School is back in session: Not just for humans, but also for fish. As water temperatures begin to drop during the month, look for various predatory species to school up as the fall feeding frenzy begins. 

September 15 at 7:00am

September’s best kayak fishing


September 15 at 7:00am

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