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Amberjack season in state waters set to close March 30

Less than a week after the NOAA Fisheries shut down amberjack season in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced the recreational season will also close in state waters on March 30.

March 27 at 1:43pm

Tournament angler scores on Toledo Bend 10.61-pounder

Anglers were socked in by fog early during the American Bass Anglers AFT tournament at Toledo Bend on March 18. 

March 27 at 11:25am

Elton angler lands Toledo Bend 10.82-pounder

Trey Daggett received an early 10-pound-plus birthday present Saturday, March 18, while fishing on Toledo Bend.

March 27 at 10:20am

Jordan Lee wins 2017 Bassmaster Classic

In 2013, Jordan Lee was a member of the Auburn University fishing team. On Sunday, he was on top of the professional bass fishing world.

March 26 at 9:35pm

C-MAP lets you customize inland and coastal mapping

A bass club member I used to know was hilariously secretive about his tournament fishing. As we watched from the headquarters dock, he would circle around the far side of a lake before returning to weigh-in to hide where he’d been fishing.

March 26 at 9:00am

Classic Day 2: Ehrler maintains lead, Crochet slips to 11th and Lavigne climbs to 14th

The three Louisiana anglers participating in the 2017 Bassmaster Classic all had different levels of success during Day 2 Saturday on Lake Conroe.

March 25 at 10:03pm

Ehrler leads Classic after Day 1, Cajun Baby in third

Pierre Part’s Cliff Crochet was very open before this year’s Bassmaster Classic, saying he was solely focusing on winning.

March 24 at 10:03pm

Go big or go home

“If you want to catch a giant bass on Lake D’Arbonne, now is the time to do it,” according to Todd Risinger.

Risinger isn’t bashful about that prediction, and he even goes further.

March 24 at 4:34pm

LDWF agents make drug arrests on Bayou Bartholomew

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested two men in Morehouse Parish on suspected drug violations after a routine fishing license compliance check on Bayou Bartholomew.

March 24 at 11:01am

Big Lake anglers seeing red

On Wednesday, I fished with Capt. Erik Rue of Calcasieu Charters and the redfish were on fire.

March 24 at 8:33am

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