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More freshwater pouring into South Louisiana's marshes — for better or worse — means an ever-expanding largemouth bass fishery for inshore anglers.

Inshore insights: Louisiana’s ever-expanding bass fishery

More freshwater means more opportunities for largemouths
February 09 at 1:46pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Little water delivers BIG bites

Trip turns incredible despite conditions.
February 08 at 3:20pm

St. Bernard crabber cited for alleged violations

Incident occurred in Pointe a la Hache on Feb. 5, LDWF says
February 08 at 11:41am

Bethany man busted for alleged deer violations in Caddo Parish

Suspect caught on game camera trespassing and hunting at night, LDWF says
February 07 at 2:36pm
Amanda Smith, of Brouillette, poses with the monstrous 25-point non-typical she shot on Jan. 13 in Avoyelles Parish. The score isn't official yet because the rack hasn't dried for 60 days, but the big buck grossed 240 ⅝ and netted 228 ⅜ B&C.

Avoyelles hunter knocks down giant 240-inch ‘Rougarou’ buck

Amazing 25-point non-typical could land in Louisiana’s all-time Top 5
February 07 at 9:17am

UNDERWATER VIDEO TEST: What is the best jighead weight?

Swimming pool footage indicates effects on lure action
February 06 at 8:53am
Redfish can be found this month in the dead-end canals around Dularge, according to Capt. Anthony Kyzar.

Find reds in Dularge’s dead-end canals

Soft plastics tipped with dead shrimp is the ticket, guide says
February 06 at 8:22am
Capt. Mike Guidry with a hefty February Sulfur Mine trout.

Target specks between the fronts

Throw topwaters for specks in the Sulfur Mine, Catfish Lake
February 06 at 8:15am
Locating oyster reefs is key if you want to have some choice speckled trout honey holes to target this spring and summer.

Inshore insights: Locating oyster reefs

Understanding oysters’ biological requirements key to successful scouting
February 05 at 5:44pm
Tommy Vidrine shows off a nice stringer of roadside specks on Highway 1. The Tsunami 3-inch paddle tail minnow in golden bunker caught almost all of the fish — a very slow, steady retrieve was what the specks wanted.

When temps cool, Highway 1 action heats up

Roadside fishing near Grand Isle great when fronts roll in, conditions right
February 01 at 6:55pm
Hunter Vaughn, 24, of Elm Grove, shows off the giant 12-pound, 5-ounce bass he caught Jan. 24 on Lake Bistineau. The big bass, which bit a wacky-rigged Senko in Mardi Gras color, was released back into the lake.

Bistineau angler catches, releases 12-pound monster

Giant bass measured 27 inches long, with a 20 ¼-inch girth
February 01 at 4:58pm
Brock Baudoin, 27, of New Iberia, dropped this rare leucistic greenhead on Jan. 17 in Vermilion Parish near Abbeville. Leucism causes a partial loss of pigmentation on an animal, in this case the drake's head.

Hunter shoots rare white-headed mallard drake

Leucistic bird went down in Vermilion Parish
January 31 at 5:19pm
Allowing Gulp baits to dry on your jighead will toughen them up, and make them more durable to fish with once they’re re-hydrated in the liquid attractant.

Make Gulp “jerky” for longer lasting lures

Drying out lures on jigheads in direct sunlight makes them more durable
January 31 at 5:17pm