Freshwater Fishing

Clip-on Rotogrip Paddle Holder

New gear reviews

August 15 at 7:00am
The tapered end of a wooden chopstick makes a perfect cork peg for Dave Pizzolato because it floats.

Tip of the day

August 15 at 7:00am
Pizzolato nets every fish — no exceptions.

A crappie hot dog

August 15 at 7:00am
Longear sunfish are aggressive feeders to the delight of many youngsters.

So what’s a sunperch?

August 04 at 9:00am
Dave Pizzolato’s face is familiar to south Louisiana crappie addicts.

Jigging up Old River slabs

August 01 at 7:00am
Capps says he and Steve Coleman now fish only four poles out the front of their boat — two on each side.

Push-poling for slabs

With the advent of today’s electronics, this national champion crappie angler says old-fashioned spider-rigging is a thing of the past. Now that he can see underwater structure — he pushes his lure right where it needs to be.
August 01 at 7:00am

Three cited for allegedly shocking fish on the Ouachita River

LDWF: Agents seized boat, motor, two shocking devices and 40 catfish
July 26 at 4:50pm

LDWF schedules August drawdown on Henderson Lake

Measure aimed at controlling nuisance aquatic vegetation
July 18 at 10:41am
Huge goggle-eye are thick in the lower Atchafalaya Basin right now — and there seems to be no pressure on them.

Hit the Basin now for beastly goggle-eye, bluegill

Falling water levels turn on the bream action
July 16 at 10:22am
Leonard Kleinpeter mounted this brass plaque in Crackerhead to commemorate a long bream fishing friendship.

The plaque in the swamp

July 15 at 7:00am
Leonard Kleinpeter keeps one hand on the trolling motor to position his boat carefully to avoid spooking the fish, while fishing with the other hand. Note the homemade pedestal seat mount.

The man and his boat

July 15 at 7:00am