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Slidell anglers Christian and Colleen Orfanello hit the jackpot on specks and reds after struggling at their first stop Monday.

Slow day makes Slidell angler king of his 'Castle'

Stumbles on fish after striking out at first stop.
September 18 at 1:55pm

LeBleu Settlement man dies on Calcasieu River

Victim was baiting a trotline when he fell overboad, LDWF says
September 18 at 10:36am
Hunters at Bin There Hunting near Welsh enjoyed a pretty successful opening weekend in the rice fields, despite the second-lowest teal count on record in the LDWF's annual September aerial survey.

Teal opening weekend produces mixed results

Hunting conditions in the state seemed to improve heading west
September 18 at 4:53am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Why I'm smarter than Elon Musk

The facts don't lie
September 17 at 4:56pm
The September 2018 teal survey estimate of only 59,000 birds is the second lowest on record, behind only 2013, according to the state's waterfowl study leader, Larry Reynolds.

LDWF: Teal numbers plummet for aerial survey

59,000 birds is second-lowest estimate on record
September 14 at 1:29pm
Capt. Lane Zimmer was catching a few speckled trout inside before Gordon's surge. He expects to see that trend accelerate in the coming days.

Gordon gives Lafitte the nudge it needed

Slight surge does good things for region.
September 14 at 10:38am
Mike Malone shows off a couple of nice flounder - he and a buddy caught seven on a recent night-fishing trip out of Hackberry last weekend.

Night-fishing kayak trip in Hackberry produces

Swimbait near lighted dock was the ticket
September 13 at 3:48pm
Capt. Boola Landry with Reel Tite Fishing Guide Service in Venice said with an expected sharp rise in the river coming next week, he'll move out and start to target reds in outer bays.

Video: Consistent redfish action out of Venice 

But river scheduled for big rise starting next week
September 12 at 5:40pm
Daniel Wilson, of Mobile, Alabama, poses with the 9-foot gator he shot Sept. 1, during Mississippi's alligator season. After a 40-minute fight with a Penn 6000 Series rod and reel, Wilson was able to dispatch the gator with a shot from his 20-gauge.

9-foot gator landed — from a ‘yak!

40-minute battle in Mississippi results in angler’s first-ever gator
September 12 at 4:43pm

Dead spotted fawn allegedly found in Winnsboro restaurant cooler

Animal was allegedly roadkill, LDWF says
September 12 at 3:16pm

Alexandria man cited for deer violations in Rapides Parish

Subject admitted to shooting a deer on Sept. 1, LDWF says
September 12 at 2:14pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching redfish after a tropical storm

Strong fishing enters a new level in the wake of Gordon
September 11 at 3:19pm
Belle Chasse angler Chad Battles said redfish action is about to explode in Delacroix. He's been targeting 26- to 30-inch fish with a white Paca Craw.

Delacroix redfish getting thick inshore

Avid angler seeing defininte uptick in numbers
September 10 at 1:36pm
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