Fishing News and Information

Sponsored by

7 steps to clean trout

Admit it: The worst part of a fishing trip is not finding trout, but cleaning the day’s catch.

Yeah, we all say it’s part of the experience, but few people really like getting their hands full of slime and fish guts.

Read More...
July 21 at 1:55 pm
4040 Views

Elmer's Island surf claims another truck this weekend

For at least the second time in the last month, another truck got buried in the surf on Elmer’s Island Sunday, and an enforcement agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries urged beachgoers to use caution when parking their vehicles.

Read More...
July 21 at 11:17 am
14809 Views

Four more accused of illegal oyster harvesting in Terrebonne Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested four men on Sunday for alleged oyster violations on the Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation, which is closed for the 2014-15 season, according to a press release.

Read More...
July 21 at 8:27 am
1581 Views

How to avoid buying ice

I grew up bream fishing with my parents, and they never bought ice. Instead, they filled used milk jugs with water, put those in the freezer and grabbed a few the morning of every trip.

Read More...
July 20 at 3:35 pm
4876 Views

Shell Beach specks smaller, but plentiful

Like death and taxes, steady west winds have been pretty constant this summer — and fishing out of Shell Beach has been no exception.

Read More...
July 20 at 3:22 pm
2102 Views

2015 International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo kicks off Thursday

The oldest fishing tournament in the United States is set to do it one more time this week, as the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo officially gets underway Thursday at daylight.

Read More...
July 20 at 12:11 pm
2150 Views

Texas angler lands monstrous 12.93-pounder at Toledo Bend

The odds were stacked against Trent Curphy catching a big bass on Toledo Bend last Wednesday — but sometimes the underdog pulls out the upset win.

With no net, rusty hooks on an old lure and his line wrapped around the trolling motor, Curphy just couldn’t escape his date with destiny when he landed an impressive 12.93-pounder –  the largest bass enrolled so far in the 2015-16 Toledo Bend Lunker Bass Program.  

Read More...
July 20 at 9:44 am
9143 Views

Baton Rouge kayak angler wins first 2015 CCA-Louisiana STAR bay boat package

David Torregrossa made a $30,000-plus decision when he registered just last week for CCA Louisiana’s STAR Tournament.

Read More...
July 18 at 7:00 pm
4297 Views

Legislation creating state-run GOM red snapper fishery introduced in Congress

Bipartisan legislation that would pave the way for state-based management of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery was introduced Thursday into the U.S. House of Representatives.

Read More...
July 17 at 9:44 am
2747 Views

Catfish Everdeen

Katniss Everdeen is a fictional character in the popular Hunger Games trilogy. The Everdeen character is a self-sufficient woman who uses her outdoors skills to survive and triumph.

Read More...
July 17 at 6:15 am
3105 Views

The Cajun Bahamas

 Video Included

Grand Isle, Louisiana is a true sportsman's paradise where life slows down and awesome fishing memories are made.

Read More...
July 16 at 6:00 pm
737 Views

C Mac's - Near Shore Artificial Reefs

 Video Included

Chris Macaluso talks about the importance of the Near Shore Reef program.

Read More...
July 16 at 6:00 pm
174 Views

Know how to pick the right topwater

Using topwater lures to catch fish is a favorite technique of many fishermen. The lure wobbles across the surface, imitating a thrashing, wounded baitfish, and the strikes come in knee-weakening violence.

But knowing which baits to choose under different circumstances is a key to success.

Read More...
July 16 at 11:10 am
2638 Views

Never break your pull rope again

Breaking the pull rope on a trolling motor is madding, especially since it makes getting the motor up and down difficult for the rest of the trip.

Read More...
July 16 at 10:44 am
4355 Views

How to maximize Carolina-rigging

When bass move out of their cool-weather haunts in shallow water, Carolina rigs are perfect tools with which to dredge up fish from the depths.

Read More...
July 16 at 6:00 am
2658 Views

Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo scheduled for July 23-25 at Venice Marina

The 17th Annual Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo is set for next week out of Venice Marina, and this year’s version will feature a brand new division and real time text updates to keep participants informed about what’s happening at the scales.

Read More...
July 15 at 4:57 pm
2215 Views

Top 5 nighttime bass-fishing tactics

Very few bass fishermen in the Southeast speak of July and August in glowing terms — the weather is just too hot to regularly spend too many long days on the water with the sun beating down.

Read More...
July 15 at 2:55 pm
3496 Views

Redfish action heating up at Cypremort Point

Anglers familiar with the Cypremort Point area know about the big influence the Atchafalaya River level has on the fishing there, and this summer has been no exception.

Read More...
July 15 at 10:58 am
3408 Views