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Yesterday at 7:00am
The Ned rig might not look like much, but bass often smash it when other lures don’t produce a bite.

You need a Ned rig

Finesse bait catches bass when other lures don’t
Yesterday at 6:00am

LDWF aerial survey: December duck count at 3.02 million birds

Figure is double November’s estimate, but 16 percent below last December
December 14 at 6:27pm
After last weekend's cold front, Todd Masson found aggressive reds stacked up in deep holes in the marsh.

Marsh Man Masson vid: A great day of cold-water fishing

Records catch of tagged redfish
December 14 at 4:24pm
Dularge trout can be caught this month, as long as water temperatures are at least 51 degrees.

Redfish swarming in Dularge

Water temps dictate speckled trout bite
December 14 at 8:40am
LSU grad student Elizabeth Bonczek attaches a telemetry transmitter to a mottled duck hen that was captured late this summer — when the birds are flightless — at the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge..

Mottled duck telemetry study underway in Southwest Louisiana

Goal is to determine nesting success of reclusive ducks
December 14 at 6:00am
The Windfinder smartphone app provides wind forecasts in more preceise three-hour intervals throughout the day, rather than the one blanket 24-hour period provided by NOAA's marine predictions.

Inshore insights: Smartphone app provides more reliable, precise wind forecasts

Check out video for more details on Windfinder app
December 13 at 2:50pm

Benton man, juvenile busted for alleged nighttime hunting in Bossier Parish

Incident occurred Dec. 9 near Plain Dealing, LDWF says
December 13 at 2:29pm
Hunter McCullough, of Walker, poses with the big 15-point he shot in East Baton Rouge Parish on Dec. 9. The big buck green-scored 160 inches of antler bone.

Hunter strikes out in Illinois, scores big in EBR Parish

McCullough’s 15-pointer green scores 160 inches
December 13 at 10:34am
Larry Reynolds, who is currently flying the December aerial waterfowl survey, said numbers thus far hadn't met his expectations — considering the cold weather the state has experienced since the first split ended on Dec. 3.

Reynolds: December duck survey ‘disappointing’ so far

Numbers likely up from November, but not matching cold weather expectations
December 13 at 9:45am
This quality Desoto Parish buck is a prime example of how good the nutrition has been this year thanks to the abundant spring and summer rainfall.

Big Bayou State bucks going down

Deer season is in full swing — and now is the time to load up the freezer
December 12 at 9:00am
Tyler Wallace shows off the 11-point Webster Parish buck nicknamed Rocking Chair he shot on Dec. 5. The deer green-scored 152 inches of bone.

Big buck nicknamed Rocking Chair got rocked on Dec. 5

Webster Parish 11-point scores 152 inches B & C
December 11 at 10:26am
Ruston's Chris Hart poses with the big Union Parish 11-point he shot on Nov. 23 at the Shiloh Hunting Club. The big buck green-scored 150 ⅝ inches B&C.

Ruston hunter drops big Union Parish 11-point

Buck from Shiloh Hunting Club scores 150 ⅝ inches
December 11 at 9:44am

Boater’s body recovered in Little Bayou Pigeon

Accident happened Friday evening, LDWF says
December 11 at 8:45am