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  Bay Boat Blues
If locating trasition trout has got you down, put your bay boat to use by fishing the wells and pipes - and the cobia that hold on them - this September..
  Shallow Jaws
Go on a gator hunt, and you'll match wits with one of the oldest, wisest predators in existance.
  Get to the Point
Now's the time to load your boat with gas and motor to this set of rigs that aren't very accessible to anybody.
  Night Bite
Try fishing Toledo Bend after the sun goes down, and you might never go out during the day again.
  Surf Time Awakening
Learn the nuances of the beaches, and you'll spend more time with your feet in the water and fish on the end of your line.
  Main Attraction
The rigs out of Main Pass draw Venice's ample trout population to their rusty legs during the hot summer months.
  Carter's Country
Capt. Brandon Carter has figured out how to pull scale-busting trout from the bays near the mouth of the Mississippi River.
  Come Eat Me
Yellowfin tuna are one in a long list of species that can't pass up live menhaden.
  Trophy Time
Prime time for Calcasieu Lake's trophy trout begins now. Use these tactics to up your chances of boating a trout for the wall.
  Crappie Counsel
Put the lessons of North Louisiana's crappie guru to use this month to stay on the fish as they move out to their summer holes.
  Our Other 'Hoos
The Lump isn't the only place that holds line-stripping wahoo this time of year.
  Shocking Truth about Bass
Do only 10 percent of fishing spots hold 90 percent of bass? Do anglers pick up every fish in a given location? We pitted an accomplished Louisiana angler against an electroshocking crew to find out.
  Tough Turkey Tactics
Use these strategies to bag hard-to-call gobblers.
  A Taste of Spring
Every year, the speck season kicks off right in the bays just out from Empire and Buras.
  Ariba! Sac-a-lait
Cajun French and Espanol form a perfect marriage for anglers who fish the crappie run on Spanish Lake, which is arguably the best in the state.
  Rice-Field Rabbits
Several hunters meet up every year for a rabbit hunt on rice-field levees that is second to none.
  Precious's Passion
When the leaves fall from the trees, Lecompte hunter David Brodie hits the woods with his mountain cur to bag bushy-tails.
  Hog Wild
Hogs are showing up on more and more land. Is that a bad thing? Maybe not, if their numbers are controlled.
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