Inshore Fishing

Slidell anglers Christian and Colleen Orfanello hit the jackpot on specks and reds after struggling at their first stop Monday.

Slow day makes Slidell angler king of his Castle

Stumbles on fish after striking out at first stop.
9 hours ago

LeBleu Settlement man dies on Calcasieu River

Victim was baiting a trotline when he fell overboad, LDWF says
12 hours ago
Steve Neece caught this big bull on a Gulp Swimming Mullet in Barataria Pass at Grand Isle. Fishing a catch/photo/release tournament, the angler took the red to the beach to take the required photo before reviving and releasing it.

Riding Barataria bulls

It’s prime time for a ‘cajun sleigh ride’
14 hours ago

Marsh Man Masson vid: Why I'm smarter than Elon Musk

The facts don't lie
Yesterday at 4:56pm
The Reliefband 2.0 is a wearable device that uses electronic pulses to prevent or lessen the effects of seasickness.

New gear reviews

September 15 at 7:00am
Clayton Shilling combined this nice 42.25-inch bull red with a 14.125-inch trout to win first place in the IFA kayak fishing tournament in Grand Isle.

‘Yak tournament tactics

September 15 at 7:00am
After Chris Holmes landed a small bass, this young brown pelican swooped in and tried to steal a free meal. The bird wasn’t successful — but it didn’t give up easily, circling around and eventually landing on the kayak for a quick free ride.

September’s best kayak fishing

September 15 at 7:00am
Trout begin transitioning back into coastal marshes this month, so you can catch some specks in the same bays you’re targeting redfish.

Intersect incoming trout

September 15 at 7:00am
If you don’t find reds at your usual spots, it’s time to venture out and look for new areas.

Don’t make this mistake

September 15 at 7:00am
A Duce Echo paired with a Daiwa Tatula provide plenty of power to boat hard-fighting bull reds.

Best tackle

September 15 at 7:00am
Capt. Lane Zimmer was catching a few speckled trout inside before Gordon's surge. He expects to see that trend accelerate in the coming days.

Gordon gives Lafitte the nudge it needed

Slight surge does good things for region.
September 14 at 10:38am
Mike Malone shows off a couple of nice flounder - he and a buddy caught seven on a recent night-fishing trip out of Hackberry last weekend.

Night-fishing kayak trip in Hackberry produces

Swimbait near lighted dock was the ticket
September 13 at 3:48pm
Capt. Boola Landry with Reel Tite Fishing Guide Service in Venice said with an expected sharp rise in the river coming next week, he'll move out and start to target reds in outer bays.

Video: Consistent redfish action out of Venice 

But river scheduled for big rise starting next week
September 12 at 5:40pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching redfish after a tropical storm

Strong fishing enters a new level in the wake of Gordon
September 11 at 3:19pm