Fishing

Capt. Tommy Pellegrin said the cobia bite along the eastern Louisiana coast should last until the end of October, when the fish migrate toward south Florida for the winter.

Video: Crazy cobia bite going on now

Bite should be consistent through late October, guide says
September 07 at 4:17pm
A notice of intent presented to the LWFC yesterday would move the closed season for female blue crab harvest from the spring of 2019 to the fall, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

LWFC: Changes likely in blue crab harvest regs for 2019

Female blue crab harvest closing would move from spring to fall next year
September 07 at 1:58pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Jack attack in a yak!

These fish will pull you all around the lake in your plastic boat
September 06 at 7:59am

LDWF cites several for alleged crabbing violations

Multiple cases in St. Mary and St. Martin parishes
September 05 at 5:15pm
There’s nothing like throwing topwaters into a school of reds during a feeding frenzy.

Chasing reds in Cocodrie

And nothing beats topwater blowups from big bulls
September 04 at 5:22pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that Elmer's Island will close at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning until further notice in advance of Tropical Storm Gordon.

Elmer’s Island to close in advance of Tropical Storm Gordon

Closure will start at 9 a.m. Tuesday until further notice, LDWF says
September 04 at 7:59am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Success with 2 offshore species in inshore waters

They're in close and not too hard to find
August 30 at 3:05pm
Josh Hall recently has been targeting jack crevalle from the banks of Lake Pontchartrain near Seabrook. Redfish like the one he's holding are also in the mix.

Big fish accessible every day to bank-bound anglers

No boat, no problem right now in this area
August 29 at 3:09pm
Capt. Tommy Pellegrin said speckled trout have been biting unusually well for the late-summer in Terrebonne Bay over about the last two weeks. Live shrimp and plastics have been the ticket to fill the box.

Trout bite back on in Terrebonne Bay

Unusually aggressive late-summer bite making for early limits
August 29 at 8:25am
Jacki Shea and Capt. Louis Thornton shot these tripletail last week while free-diving platforms near Venice.

Tripletail out of Venice, if you're crazy enough to target them

Angler has great success around platform legs.
August 28 at 6:28pm
Ricky Smith. left, and Dustin Adams show off their winning checks from the Ride the Bull 9 kayak fishing tournament Saturday on Grand Isle. In addition to the cash, both anglers won brand new Wilderness Systems kayaks. <br />

Tandem kayakers team up to win Ride the Bull 9

Brothers-in-law connect with school of reds, hold on for victory
August 27 at 11:55am

Marsh Man Masson vid: This confirms it. Speckled trout definitely inside the marsh

Fish have made the move early this year.
August 27 at 11:09am
Dylan Laborde landed this 19-pound red last month near the Leeville Bridge. It had a weird growth on its nose, and was released to swim another day.

Nosy redfish surprises Leeville angler

Freakish fish caught during white trout frenzy.
August 27 at 11:00am
Tyler Carriere, of Youngsville, is currently in third place after Day 1 at the Bassmaster Elite Series stop on the St. Lawrence River. Thursday, he weighed in 26 pounds of smallmouth bass and is less than 2 pounds behind leader Matt Lee.

Youngsville’s Carriere third after Day 1 at St. Lawrence Bassmaster Elite

Matt Lee in first after whopping 27-pound bag
August 23 at 5:44pm