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Marsh Man Masson vid: Strengths, weaknesses of 3 main fishing-line types

All the details on mono, fluoro and braid
January 31 at 1:37pm
Tournament angler Blake Bourque caught this 5-pound False River bass recently working worms under docks in about 6 feet of water.

Three patterns to catch False River bass

Mississippi River oxbow again showing promise
January 30 at 11:18am

Two busted for alleged night-hunting in Washington Parish

Incident occurred on Jan. 27, LDWF says
January 30 at 10:34am
The Atchafalaya Basin water levels are at rock bottom, but bass are already in very shallow stained water readying for the first wave of the spring spawn.

Basin low, bass gearing up for spawn

Water temps approaching magic number
January 27 at 9:40am
When you can head into a new area you've never fished before and still catch a limit, you've probably mastered both the psychological and technical aspects of inshore angling.

Inshore insights: When does an angler become great at fishing?

Fishing is part psychological, part technical know-how
January 26 at 11:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: 8 best baits for speckled trout right now

These lures are all you need for wintertime success.
January 26 at 9:34am

Marsh Man Masson vid: This lure overcame brutal conditions

The deck was stacked against it, but it shined
January 26 at 9:23am
Braid is tough, but eventually you'll be lamenting

Inshore insights: Top 3 things to do between casts

Paying attention to small details can make a big difference in your success
January 24 at 7:43am
Prairieville's Michael Campo shot this rare leucistic gadwall Jan. 16 while hunting in Delacroix.

Blond gadwall killed in Delacroix

State waterfowl biologist says leucistic grey duck is rare
January 23 at 4:32pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: The tough Tchefuncte

Some bites result in fish; others, um, not so much
January 22 at 3:48pm
A towel, thermal underwear, wool socks and a change of clothes should be in your dry bag in the event someone goes overboard while wintertime fishing.

Inshore insights: Keep a stocked dry bag onboard this winter

Be prepared in case you or someone else goes overboard
January 22 at 3:34pm
Mastering a wide variety of tactics, with different lures and tackle, will ultimately make you a better inshore angler — capable of catching fish when others struggle.

Inshore insights: Don't be a one-trick pony

Get out of your comfort zone to become a better angler
January 22 at 3:18pm

Rabbit hunters cited for alleged violations in Plaquemines Parish

Two Alabama men cited in Jan. 3 incident near Pointe a la Hache, LDWF says
January 22 at 1:30pm
January's aerial survey indicated big increases in mallard numbers, from 94,000 in December to 188,000 earlier this month.

January's aerial waterfowl survey similar to December numbers

3.07 million ducks is 17 percent higher than recent five-year average
January 18 at 4:51pm