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All Star ASNano Fishing rods

All Star ASNano

Made to endure the intense demands of tournament action, All Star built this lineup of technique-specific rods with Nano Resin technology, which offers two distinct design options: lessening material for a lighter rod while maintaining break strength or keeping the same amount of material and significantly increasing break strength.

Going with Option 2 yields one of the strongest and most-durable rods on the market.


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A sunset provision has been added to HB 1082, which would raise Louisiana's saltwater license fee from $5.50 to $13.00. If the bill passes with the provision, it would have to be reauthorized in four years. Sunset provision added to House bill which would raise saltwater license fees

A 4-year sunset provision has been added to House Bill 1082, which would increase a Louisiana resident’s saltwater fishing license fee from $5.50 to $13.00 and create a Saltwater Fish Research and Conservation Fund, officials said.


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Jason Ellender caught this 10.65-pounder at Sabine Lake in March, 2013 on a Heddon Super Spook and landed at No. 8 in the state's record books for Top 10 speckled trout. An exclusive club: Louisiana's Top 10 speckled trout

Last year, only one angler managed to crack into the record books for the state’s Top 10 speckled trout.


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Port Sulphur man sentenced for oyster violations and public intimidation of law enforcement

A Plaquemines Parish man pleaded guilty on April 15 to his sixth offense of taking oysters in a polluted area and felony public intimidation of a game warden, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.


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Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney reels in a bass during the filming of tonight's episode, 'Grosse Basse,' which was filmed at Grosse Savanne Waterfowl and Wildlife Lodge in Cameron Parish. Hackney travels to Cameron Parish in pursuit of largemouth bass

Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney picked a great spot to test out some of Strike King’s new bass lures — Miller’s Lake at Grosse Savanne Waterfowl and Wildlife Lodge in Cameron Parish. 


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Long a favorite spot for speckled trout anglers south of Terrebonne Parish, structures making up the Pickets are scheduled to be removed and replaced by an artificial reef. Artificial reef that will ultimately replace the Pickets currently in design phase

Design work has begun on Phase 1 of the artificial reef that will ultimately replace the Pickets, with the hope that construction of the 8- to 12-acre site will be completed later this summer, officials said.


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The lips on the Scatter line of Rapala crankbaits give the lures action that drives bass to bite. Two new standout crankbaits

A proven Rapala crankbait moved to the forefront of bass fishing on the biggest stage when it helped produce the 2014 Bassmaster Classic champion three months ago in Alabama.


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Shawn Savant shows off the two largemouth bass he caught simultaneously Saturday afternoon on Oden Lake in Rapides Parish. Both bass were hooked on Strike King's KVD jerkbait in sexy ghost minnow. Woodworth angler gets 'two-for-one special' on Oden Lake

When Shawn Savant set the hook on his jerkbait Saturday afternoon on Oden Lake in Woodworth, he thought he was about to land a nice 5- to 6-pound bass as the very first fish on his brand new rod. 


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Redfish and black drum have been steady in the Lafitte area despite recent strong winds, according to Capt. Kris Hebert. Recent winds have muddied the waters near Lafitte, guide says

Windy conditions have muddied the waters near Lafitte, but the redfish and black drum bite remains steady, a fishing guide said.


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While some kayak tournaments require anglers to bring fish to weigh-ins, many are photo-and-release events. Gulf Coast Kayak Tournaments 2014:

• March 29 — Boats on the Bayou, New Orleans. New this year, a special kayak division is added to the City Park Big Bass Rodeo. Kayaks will compete for trophies fishing Bayou St. John. Go to www.neworleanscitypark.com/big-bass-fishing-rodeo-and-fishtival for more.


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Steve Smith says that in spite of small areas such as the Cove receiving intense pressure at times, speckled trout in the Vermilion Bay-Marsh Island area receive very little overall fishing pressure compared to other areas in the state. Vermilion Bay/Marsh Island

Of Louisiana’s seven speckled trout destinations, this one is hardest to describe (as well as being hardest to fish).


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Like other anglers, Eric Rue focuses much of his effort on the rocks of the Lake Calcasieu jetties during the hottest time of the year. Lake Calcasieu

Lake Calcasieu, locally called “Big Lake,” on the western end of the state anchors a speckled trout fishery known for producing large fish.


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