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Dockside Bait and TackleProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
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www.MatrixShad.com
Sight Life in Full effect this am. Ty Hibbs and I armed with Matrix Shad on way out and armed with a limit on way in. We even managed to Tag Louisiana a few and release for other anglers. 'Pink Champagne' and 'Blazin Hornet' Vortex Shad was the ticket. The Pearl River ponds was the place. High water so we snuck deep in the creeks and ponds and saw....  Read More
23 hours ago
Capt. Rob Dupont - Impulse Fishing ChartersProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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It was a brisk departure this morning from the Reel Inn Dularge bringing Marvin and Phyllis Travasos to the honey hole. Fresh crab chilled in the cooler ready to be eaten by the reds we hoped to find. I got my hopes up high when the first red of the day doubled over Marvin's rod and sent the spool into a screaming tornado within seconds. This was Marvin's birthday present to Phyllis and he....  Read More
30 minutes ago
Ricky Aucoin, Louisiana Sportsman field reporterProfile Photo
Deer Hunting in Morgan City in South Central Louisiana
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  • Delta hog
  • Hog rooting evidence
  • Fawn on full alert
I went on my 7th scouting trip down at the Delta this morning. This time it was on Big Island and for the very first time I saw a hog there. I have killed quite a few hogs the last several years at the Delta, but all of them have been on the peripheral islands. I have seen sign for the last few years on Big Island, but no sightings until this morning.

The area I was on, had over one....  Read More
Yesterday at 5:16pm
Captain PaulProfile Photo
Captain Paul - GPS Info in Louisiana
What a beautifl autum day this is.
2 hours ago
Capt. ChristianProfile Photo
Site Sponsor Capt. Christian
Fishing in Louisiana
Fished the lights along Lake P. Friday night. Moved from light to light and only the ones where no one else was already fishing of course. Picked up 24 keeper trout and a few reds. Had a couple gar attack the bait as well. All fish caught on Matrix Shad shrimp creole. Don't forget to take advantage of our Who Dat Special. 14 months for $169 (2 Free months) Just call us locally or sign up....  Read More
Yesterday at 11:16am
sweetwater marinaProfile Photo
Fishing in Louisiana
Today 8 boats launched at Sweetwater they did really good on reds despite the wind from the cool front moving in. They caught a few trout also. Capt.Jack has a few charters available still this week. The trout he caught yesterday was unreal but they were only 11 inches so in the next few weeks they will be 12 inches so if your looking to book now is the time. We have lodging available also and a....  Read More
4 hours ago
duckhunter_89Profile Photo
Waterfowl and Duck Hunting in Southeast Louisiana
Arkansas 2014-15 duck season dates: \r\nNov. 22-30 \r\nDec. 4-Dec. 23 \r\nDec. 26-Jan. 25 \r\nYouth Hunt: Jan. 31-Feb. 1\r\n\r\nOnce again they open later to the north and we open earlier to the south even as hunters in Louisiana request later opening dates for duck season. I just thought it might be in the realm of common sense to believe that if you....  Read More
September 17 at 12:52pm
spanky701Profile Photo
Fishing in Calcasieu Lake in Southwest Louisiana
I am not usually one who would post something like this publicly , but I feel like people should know who they are dealing with.

I have a son that is autistic and we do a lot of volunteer work with the therapy center which he attends. The center is a non profit organization and we are currently getting different items together for an auction to raise money for the center.

Now I....  Read More
September 19 at 4:22pm
ProudCajun70Profile Photo
Deer Hunting in Central Louisiana
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Just looking for some opinions, this spike came on camera right outside the area I hunt; was on a family members camera, not mine. My question is , is he a shooter or not? This is a small area that we hunt and is natural area so to speak; what I mean by that is it is not an area that is really food plotable and such, lots of hard woods etc. Just wondering if he were to walk in front of my stand....  Read More
September 21 at 10:54am
crazyrebelProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Lafitte in Southeast Louisiana
Going to Lafitee this Thursday and Friday, any trout moving in yet? I know we always find some reds, but would really like to know if i can expect some of those yellow mouths?
9 hours ago
fishinbud965Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Vermilion Bay in South Central Louisiana
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  • Cleaning Table #1
  • Cleaning Table #2
  • My son on left and his buddy, all smiles!
Made another trip on Sunday staying close to the house. My son had a friend over on Saturday night and at 9:00 Sunday morning he wanted to go fishing, so we loaded up the boat and off we went. Him and his buddy had a blast, well and me too, caught white trout, croakers, reds, drum and one lonely speck. We made a nice meat haul.
11 hours ago
Chris Holmes , Louisiana Sportsman Field ReporterProfile Photo
Offshore Fishing in Outside Louisiana
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  • Sail hook up with a storm coming.
  • Got him by the nose.
  • Quick shot before revival and release.
The surf on Friday near Pensacola went from bad to worse. When we got to the launch site the surf wasnt too bad, but the Gulf was covered with T-storms. We headed to Waffle House to wait a while and see what would happen. After about an hour we headed back. Still had some storms, but it looked like we could get out. We did.

Finding bait was a little slow, but we managed some small cigs....  Read More
September 20 at 9:39pm
Catch CormierProfile Photo
Events & Announcements in Central Louisiana
Cenla National Hunting and Fishing Day
Saturday, September 27, 2014
7:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Woodworth Outdoor Education Center, 661 Robinson Bridge Road, Woodworth, LA

SCHEDULE:
7:00am - Gates open, registration begins for kids fishing rodeo (ages 15 and under)
9:00am - Opening ceremonies, national anthem, exhibits and activities open
10:30am - Alligator skinning....  Read More
17 hours ago
Honey Island Swamp BatmanProfile Photo
Opinions & Responses in Louisiana
Why is LDWF Leaving Money On the Table

Is it any wonder, after reviewing the facts regarding the fees Louisiana charges compared to Mississippi, why Mississippi is the leader of the two states in so many Wildlife Management Areas?

From first hand experiences, Louisiana WMAs, like the PRWMA (Pearl River Wildlife Management Area), have always struggled through low budgets, and....  Read More
20 hours ago
Cast & Blast ChartersProfile Photo
Site Sponsor Cast & Blast Charters
Waterfowl and Duck Hunting in Delacroix Island in Southeast Louisiana
I just had a cancellation for Saturday, so I now have an opening for a group of up to 4 for a Teal hunt or a 'Cast and Blast'. Today my group decided that they would rather do a mid morning fishing trip instead of a hunt because it was dead calm and they didn't want to pass on a perfect fishing morning. We left out around 830am per their request and we were able to have non stop action....  Read More
21 hours ago
LARancherProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Louisiana
Finally, getting some time off to do some fishing. Heading out to Lake Ponchartrain and probably Borgne. Anybody been having any luck out there?
Yesterday at 1:56pm
HOOK LINE SINKERProfile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
Any good fish being caught along Rigolets from L&N Bridgee to the Ole Light location by highway 90 Bridge Lookin to geaux tomorrow
Yesterday at 3:06pm
Bestred1Profile Photo
Captain Paul - GPS Info in Delacroix Island in Southeast Louisiana
Any feedback on how good or bad the detail is for our area on the new Garmin BlueChart g2 Vision Map?

Its a bit pricey and I don't want to commit another $300 on top of what I already spent for a new GPS. The current base maps just stink. For example, it doesn't even show the Spoil Canal next to the MRGO.
22 hours ago
Sportsman AdminProfile Photo
Opinions & Responses in Louisiana
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This is a walkable land map of Louisiana from this story:

https://medium.com/matter/louisiana-loses-its-boot-b55b3bd52d1e

Do you think this map would change opinions on the importance of coastal restoration?
September 19 at 11:25am
mike the tigreProfile Photo
General in Southeast Louisiana
Has anyone had this problem? I have an03 115hp four stroke yahama an the tach is giving false readings at times sometime and most of the time it reads proper RPM but every once in a while it reads off (more RPM's than the engine is running but the goes back to normal Don't know why engine runs fine though///// Any oppinions?????????
Yesterday at 4:04pm

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