Fishing

Pool Test: Which creature bait looks best underwater?

Marsh Man Masson gives scores to some of the most popular.
20 hours ago

St. Martinville man dies in boating incident near Lake Fausse Point

Victim didn’t return home from Tuesday fishing trip, LDWF says
Yesterday at 4:55pm
Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife cited two men in Empire Tuesday for possessing 103 speckled trout after they allegedly caught a morning limit, brought those fish to their camp, and then returned to the water to continue fishing.

Duo busted with 103 specks in Empire

Suspects admitted to catching a morning limit, returning to their camp and then continuing to fish, LDWF says
Yesterday at 2:51pm
By a vote of 59 to 37, the Louisiana House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon killed HB 391, which would have granted public access to the state's tidal waters.

Water-access bill fails in House

Legislators kill bill by a 59-37 vote after lengthy debate
April 17 at 7:52pm

Marsh Man Masson scores personal best bass on Tchefuncte

Fishing trips don't start much better than this one
April 17 at 9:03am
If you're lucky enough to get invited on a fishing trip, show up on time, at least offer to cover some of the expenses and be prepared to keep fishing for at least as long as your host.

Top 3 tips when you get invited for a fishing trip

Do these, and you just might get asked back again
April 16 at 11:49am
Sometimes altering your retrieve or changing your technique will convince fish just following your lure to finally strike.

Inshore insights: Closing the deal

How to convince fish just following your lure to actually strike
April 16 at 10:58am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Big speckled trout on world's longest artificial reef

Thick fish crowd stanchions of Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.
April 13 at 4:50pm
House Bill 391, which would guarantee public access to Louisiana's tidal waterways, is scheduled for floor debate next Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

Water-access bill scheduled for House debate on April 17

Anglers requested to pack the Capitol next Tuesday afternoon
April 13 at 2:14pm
The 2019 Bassmaster Classic will be contested on the Tennessee River out of Knoxville March 15-17.

2019 Bassmaster Classic set for Knoxville

Tennessee River to be featured in ‘Super Bowl of Bass Fishing’
April 11 at 1:53pm
HB 391 that would guarantee public access to tidal waters was approved by a House of Representatives committee on April 10, sending it to a hearing by the full House.

Water-access bill passes House of Representatives committee

Bill receives 5-3 vote Thursday, sending it to the House floor
April 10 at 2:10pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Whacking bass in raging rapids

South Louisiana rivers surprisingly swift, productive.
April 05 at 3:56pm
Matrix Shad's Chas Champagne hasn't let the opening of the Bonnet Carré Spillway stop him from catching Lake Pontrartrain trout. His wife Kristi and daughter Charleigh even got in on the action recently.

Lake Pontchartrain trout fishing mediocre after Bonnet Carré Spillway closes

Trout still hanging in areas of the lake, but veteran angler says spring run won't be great
April 04 at 5:00pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Springtime speckled trout slam in the marsh

Long runs not necessary this time of year
April 04 at 7:04am