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Marsh Man Masson survival vid: It all comes together

Greg Hackney Catching Bass in Deep Hydrilla

Lake Okissa near Brookhaven, Mississippi is the stop for this week's episode of Sportsman TV. Host Greg Hackney got together with Bernie Reed, the owner of Reed's Metals. Hackney was excited to discover a lake with deep water within a couple hour drive of his house.

May 18 at 9:00am

Brand new Sportsman TV: Bass fishing in Lake Okhissa

The Sportsman TV crew loaded up and traveled over to near Brookhaven, Mississippi for this week’s episode featuring bass fishing on Lake Okhissa. 

May 17 at 2:10pm

Video: Fishing for big Grand Isle specks with Tommy Vidrine

If you've never been lucky enough to fish for some big Grand Isle specks on Tommy Vidrine's boat, then check out this video for the next best thing to being there. 

May 17 at 10:43am

Trout fishing looking up in Lafitte

Capt. Sean Thornton (504-388-4535) said it’s seemed like the speckled trout had the air let out of their tires because they were a no-show after this winter’s big freeze, but May should have prime speck action back on track.

May 16 at 3:29pm

Marsh Man Masson survival vid: We don't catch, we don't eat

Fishing is all fun and games when you've got a couple of po-boys waiting to be devoured in the Coleman. The sport takes on an entirely different feel when you're literally trying to catch your next meal.

May 16 at 3:18pm

Hunting and fishing license fee increase bill dies in House

As the clock winds down on the Legislature’s regular session, Rep. Jerome “Zee” Zeringue confirmed to Louisiana Sportsman that legislation which would have increased hunting and fishing license fees for many state residents is officially dead this year.

May 16 at 3:08pm

Two big bluefin caught out of Venice

They say it’s better to be lucky than good.

That was the case for four captains with Mexican Gulf Fishing Company in Venice on May 3 while they were wrapping up another successful yellowfin tuna trip about 35 miles south of Port Eads. 

May 15 at 10:26am

Rapala’s Scatter Rap Glass Shad

Some anglers refer to the plastic lip recently added to the Rapala Glass Shad crankbait as a “potato chip lip,” which is what it closely resembles.

May 15 at 9:00am

The new Port Eads

For one thing, the modern and comfortable facility set in the middle of the world’s most fertile fishing grounds is not simply Port Eads. It’s now called the Port Eads Marina.

May 15 at 7:00am

Keep it legal

Inshore fishermen making their first foray offshore for shallow water red snappers should be aware that simple Basic and Saltwater Recreational Fishing Licenses are not enough to bring red snapper back to the dock.

May 15 at 7:00am

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