Paddles 'N Puddles

Kevin May weighed in an impressive full limit of specks and reds to win 4th place in the Minimalist Challenge. May’s haul weighed in at 40.18 pounds and earned him a $190.50 payday.

Minimum lures, maximum fishing results

Annual Minimalist Challenge test anglers
March 18, 2016 at 9:00am
Al Siener nets a bull redfish that qualifies for entry into the Massey’s/BCKFC year-long tournament.

BCKFC year-long Catch/Photo Tournament

February 18, 2016 at 9:00am
Adam Huynh used a chartreuse Gulp mullet to rack up a limit of speckled trout on a mild, fall day.

Take comfort in fall trout fishing

It’s the time ’yakers dream about
November 17, 2015 at 2:00pm
A group of kayak anglers prepare for launch at a Boondoggle event, a multi-day celebration of camping, kayaking and fishing attracting paddlers from across the country.

Kayak Fishing Boondoggle coming to Louisiana Oct. 9-12

Paddlers will descend on Fontainebleau State Park for camping, kayaking and fishing
September 18, 2015 at 6:00am
SUP’s are extremely stable and make great platforms for stand up fishing. YOLO Fishing Team Ambassador Jared LeRoy caught several redfish from his board near Fourchon.

Wassup?

Stand up paddle boards are new fishing frontier
August 18, 2015 at 9:00am
With an ocean-going ship anchored in the background, Catfish Everdeen (aka Robyn Bordelon) shows off one of several large cats she caught on a jug line using whole shad.

Catfish Everdeen

Kayaker regularly battles Mississippi River cats
July 17, 2015 at 6:15am
Despite windy conditions and muddy water, the author found this bull red hiding at the back of a cove. The bruiser inhaled a Top Dog and towed the kayak for a 15-minute “Cajun Sleigh Ride.”

’Yaking to parts unknown

Mothership provides access to new waters
June 17, 2015 at 2:58am
Contestants fishing the Adventure Fishing World Championship had to use their navigation skills to find five checkpoints scattered across the Delacroix marsh.

Which way do we go?

The best GPS devices for kayak anglers
May 15, 2015 at 6:52pm
Fly-fishing is a great option for kayakers, and redfish and bass will slam the diminutive lures.

Freshen up

Bass are an added bonus for coastal kayak anglers
April 17, 2015 at 8:00am
On windy days, try fishing protected pockets and coves first, but windward shorelines where fish gather to ambush bait are other good bets.

Easy breezy

’Yak fishing still possible during windy March
March 18, 2015 at 9:00am
February can offer great fishing. But there are those days when it’s best just to stay home and work on your ’yak.

February is for fishing and rigging

February 18, 2015 at 9:00am