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Video: West Pearl crappie moving up to spawn

When it comes to white perch fishing in South Louisiana, Slidell anglers Brian Baldwin and Steele Sessions rank the West Pearl River right up there with the best of best.

February 21 at 9:11am

Boat crashes into Empire jetty

A 24-foot boat crashed into one of the Empire jetties Thursday evening, according to media reports.

February 21 at 8:33am

Texas angler lands two Toledo Bend lunkers in one week

Most anglers dream about catching just one double-digit bass in their entire lifetime.

Incredibly, Jason Courville accomplished the task twice in one seven-day-stretch recently at Toledo Bend. 

February 21 at 8:08am

Many angler scores on Toledo Bend 12.37-pound hawg

Mike Thaxton and his fishing partner Tony Ivy were among the thousand-plus anglers fishing various club tournaments Saturday on Toledo Bend.

February 20 at 9:55am

Epic trip yields 14 tuna out of Venice

As the owner of the ‘Ms. Lou" — a houseboat in Venice Marina — David Baker has seen more than his share of special catches brought to the docks.

February 20 at 7:45am

Steve Lessard wins Hobie Fishing Worlds 2016

The fishing in south Louisiana is often referred to as world-class. That’s the reason that Hobie Cat Company chose Leeville as the site for the sixth annual Hobie Fishing World Championship held there in mid-December 2016.

February 18 at 9:00am

Crab season to close for 30 days beginning Monday

If you enjoy eating fresh boiled crabs, get your fix this weekend because they won’t be available for about the next month.

February 17 at 9:49am

St. Bernard man cited for alleged oyster violations

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a 33-year-old St. Bernard man for alleged oyster violations in Drum Bay on Feb. 14.

February 17 at 8:53am

Orange Grove sac-a-lait bite on fire

Another unseasonably mild winter — even by South Louisiana standards — has been a boon for sac-a-lait anglers, who’ve been reeling in slabs almost since late last year.

February 16 at 4:41pm

Video: Commercial red snapper haul

A video posted by a Grand Isle commercial red snapper fisherman is getting lots of attention on Louisiana Sportsman’s Facebook page.

February 16 at 2:12pm

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