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Dealcroix triple threat — 3 ways to catch March trout

Tip of the day

Leave the dainty little hemostats at home. 

March 15 at 8:00am

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Having spent a lifetime eating my way across the watery landscape of Louisiana, I’ve eaten a lot of fish that were delectable, a few fish that were really close to inedible and quite a few fish that were good if you knew what you were doing in the kitchen — and bad if you didn’t.

March 15 at 8:00am

Search mode

During that transitional time when fish are moving up, the last thing you want to do is go racing into shallow water ready to pitch beds. Fine if you’ve already found a few beds and know just where to go; but what if there are more new beds on your way in?

March 15 at 8:00am

Get pushy with spawners

Your trolling motor is essential for easing in and out of spawning areas, but when matching wits with skittish bed fish, even low power can ice the game. And if you’re working water with lower visibility and you make a hard move on the troller, you might blow out a spot before you see another bed fish.

March 15 at 8:00am

How to properly rig a Keith Poche Power Spinner

Before putting the worm on a hook, Keith Poche uses his teeth to bit about ¼-inch of plastic off of the worm’s tail (the smaller end). Then he simply screws the corkscrew on the Keith Poche (KP) Power Spinner into the bitten end of the worm.

March 15 at 8:00am

The birth of a lure

Lots of anglers can claim tournament wins, but few can claim a lure invention.

Keith Poche can.

March 15 at 8:00am

New gear reviews

Action hat

March 15 at 8:00am

March 2018 ‘Yakin’ Best Bets


March 15 at 8:00am

Kayak tourney news

Fishing a kayak tournament is a great way to meet new kayak-fishing friends and hone your fishing skills. A wide variety of formats are available across the state, and the friendly competition offers a chance to win some great prizes and bragging rights. 

March 15 at 8:00am

Gator trout in Leeville

Sean Rastanis is the assistant tournament director for the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club, and on Dec. 30, he was doing some scouting in Leeville. 

March 15 at 8:00am

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