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How to catch specks and reds over oyster reefs

Best bets to clean rod grips

Keeping your rods clean might seem like a fairly simple chore: Just hose them down at the end of every fishing trip and they’re ready for the next time, right?

April 19 at 6:00am

Texas guide catches third Toledo Bend lunker this spring

The old saying says, ‘The third time is the charm.’

And that was definitely the case Monday for Orange’s Jason Courvillle, who incredibly scored his third Toledo Bend lunker bass over 10 pounds — since February. 

April 18 at 10:09am

Keep ’em honest

One of the allures of kayak fishing is that the boats are lightweight and easy to transport. However, that also makes them susceptible to theft.

April 18 at 9:00am

Load up a bed with lures and get bit

Bass likely will still be spawning in many of the waters across the state this month, and that adds the element of sight to bass fishing like no other time of year.

April 18 at 6:00am

Two cited for shrimping during closed season in St. Bernard Parish

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited two men for allegedly shrimping during a closed season Monday in St. Bernard Parish.

April 17 at 4:25pm

Toledo Bend gives up 11.2-pound largemouth in San Miguel

When Matt Campbell set the hook on a nice bass in San Miguel last month on Toledo Bend, he was thinking he had a solid 4-pounder on the line.

April 17 at 3:41pm

Filet a trout in seconds flat

Lafayette's David Thibodaux details how to filet a trout in seconds flat.

April 17 at 11:23am

Storm's 360GT Searchbait

1999 Bassmaster Classic champion Davy Hite hopped in Bassmater Elite Series pro Jacob Wheeler’s boat on the final day before a tow vehicle took it from Cherokee Lake to the weigh-in Feb. 12.

Hite’s “First Look with Davy Hite: Jacob Wheeler” is all about what the top contenders were throwing in the Elite.

April 15 at 9:00am


April is one of the best fly fishing months of the year, offering great freshwater and excellent marsh action.

April 15 at 7:00am

Dress up Senkos for grass game

Senkos and other soft-plastic stick baits comprise one of the most versatile lure categories and certainly one to keep handy during April.

April 15 at 7:00am

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