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  The Mayor of Cat Island
Cat Island National Refuge is loaded with deer. Listen to this long-time veteran hunter to up your chances of scoring this season.
  Port Sulphur's Sure Season
These Port Sulphur spots are all you need to know for a successful trip this winter, even in the worst of conditions.
  Stocks, Bonds and Wildlife
In most parts of the country, wealthy men spend their money on jet planes, yachts and imported cars, but in Louisiana, a growing number of nuovo-rich are pouring their cash into massive tracts of hunting land.
  Tour of the South
These two South Louisiana residents fight Kentucky bass on Florida Parish rivers that look like Tennessee streams.
  Lovin' Doves
Many wing-shooters target doves only at the beginning of the hunting seasons, but for these two hunters, it's a year-long passion.
  Cocodrie Chums
Lure snapper and lemonfish to the side of your boat with this veteran captain's techniques.
  Hardtail Tuna
Put the plastics away and drag the real thing for a tuna bite that'll blow your mind.

Grand Opening
Follow these steps to be on a trophy by the time the season opens.


Bicyclin' Bill
This angler finds remarkable success by pedaling his way to the trout on Grand Isle.

  Trolling for Treasure
With steel line or lead line and these savvy techniques, you can catch monster trout while other anglers watch.
  Pelto's Promise
Hit this coastal lake in June, and odds are you won't be disappointed.
  Specks on the Moon
Many experienced anglers find a correlation between the full moon and the prevalence of monster trout.
  Snapper Synopsis
Ready to put some red snapper in the freezer? Here's a rundown of everything you need to know to fulfill that goal.
  Long Ride for Big Trout
It's not easy to get to the rigs south of Marsh Island, but this time of year, it's worth the ride.
  Overlooked Opportunity
Looking for a double-digit trout? You want to try this largely ignored lake on the Louisiana/Texas border.
  Fisherman's Log
Fishing the Atchafalaya Basin can be tricky in April because of the unpredictable nature of the river. Follow this veteran angler's advice to be sure you're in the right areas to catch fish no matter how high the river is.
  Stickbait Bruisers
Put the jigs and lizards away, and try this exciting technique for springtime bass.

First Flies
Learning to use a fly rod is a challenge, but that's precisely what makes the sport so intriguing for so many saltwater anglers

  Low tide, High Cotton
When Arctic fronts blow marsh water to Cuba, you can't go wrong fishing these five spots.
  Tools of the Spawn
Lizards and jigs aren't the only lures that will take toads during the spring. Here's a list of alternative baits to add to your springtime arsenal.
  Jerk in a Jam
If you want to pull big trout out of thick grass, throw some of these underused baits.
  Tips for Tunica
If you want to score a deer on this rugged wildlife management area, listen to this area expert.
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