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Folks who think the average boater is great at backing a trailer need only spend 30 minutes observing a busy boat ramp to learn the truth.

April 26 at 5:58am

Lafayette 8th-grader lands potential Top 5 bluefin tuna in Green Canyon

For the first time in almost 14 years, a giant bluefin tuna is poised to crack into the Top 5 of the Louisiana record books. 

April 25 at 6:14pm

Work the current for Calcasieu specks

When Kirk Stansel, a veteran charter boat captain, wants to catch speckled trout in the Calcasieu Lake area in April, he fishes the Ship Channel from Lake Charles to the Intracoastal Waterway.

April 25 at 1:46pm

Trout bite ‘busted wide open’ out of Cocodrie

Anglers heading out of Cocodrie currently have lots of options on the table when targeting speckled trout. 

April 24 at 4:26pm

St. Bernard oysterman sentenced for Lake Robin violations

A St. Bernard parish man who pleaded guilty to oyster violations committed last fall in Lake Robin was fined $950 and had his harvester license revoked for three years, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

April 24 at 1:38pm

Three cited for alleged oyster violations in Plaquemines Parish

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited three Port Sulphur men for alleged oyster violations in Plaquemines Parish this week.

April 21 at 10:41am

Shell Beach specks biting in MRGO

They say it’s not how you start — it’s how you finish.

April 20 at 5:17pm

Crappie on fire at Toledo Bend

Toledo Bend has been tagged as the nation’s No. 1 bass fishery two years running, but Dennis Tietje said there’s another reason to head to the sprawling border lake right now.

April 20 at 2:54pm

Beat the wind every time

It’s springtime, so thoughts naturally drift toward ice chests full of big pre-spawn trout, but Mother Nature often has other plans: howling winds that can muddy water, make casting difficult and generally cause chaos.

April 20 at 8:54am

LDWF: Pontchartrain anglers over speckled trout limit

Three Lake Pontchartrain anglers were ticketed on Monday for allegedly exceeding their daily limit of speckled trout, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

April 20 at 8:38am

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