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LDWF busts two for buying, selling redfish and crabs

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two Terrebonne Parish man for allegedly buying and selling game fish illegally, according to a news release.

February 16 at 10:17am

The Vudu Vixen

Speckled trout and other saltwater species feed on shrimp and baitfish, shad, mullet, cocahoes and more.

February 15 at 9:00am

Mind your minnows

If you want to stay on Rick Hill’s good side, just mind your manners. Or, to be more exact, mind your minnows. 

February 15 at 7:00am

Two quick lessons

When it comes to finding crappie on trees, concentration and patience are important. But nothing can make up for experience. 

February 15 at 7:00am

Louisiana isn’t a level playing field

Horace Greeley was an 1860s farmer who heeded the call to “Go west, young man” because he saw the fertile farmland there as an ideal place for people to succeed.

February 15 at 7:00am

Tippets

By now, most of the “rainbeaux trout” that were stocked in ponds across the state have been harvested. But there’s still plenty left to make for some exciting action. 

February 15 at 7:00am

Maximum motion tempts prespawners

In the early round of Toledo Bend’s spawn, much of your success will come from targeting prespawners and those that have started moving into the bedding areas. Covering water is the name of the game and one of your best tools for doing so is a swim jig. 

February 15 at 7:00am

The right dropshot outfit

Bassmaster Elite pro John Crews is so exacting with his dropshot tackle that he helped Cashion Rods design one to his specifications.

February 15 at 7:00am

Salvinia is tough on motors

Salvinia causes more than fishing problems. When running and approaching a drift line of the floating weeds, boat operators should keep a sharp eye out for barely floating logs disguised in the plants.

February 15 at 7:00am

Salvinia, salvinia and more salvinia

Rickey Lee sounded worried the night before the trip.

February 15 at 7:00am

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