Fishing

Shimano Curado DC Baitcasting reels

Shimano Curado DC Baitcasting reels

September 01 at 7:00am
Danco’s 7.5-inch Prodigy pliers

Danco Prodigy pliers

September 01 at 7:00am
Maluna cooler

Maluna: coolers without hinges

September 01 at 7:00am
Oyster drills are the most common large snail in coastal marshes. Obvious here is the operculum attached to each snail’s foot, used to seal the shell’s opening when the animal is out of the water.

The bigorneaux is escargot

(and the fiercest oyster predator in the state)
September 01 at 7:00am

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
August, September and October are the absolute best months for crabbing along the Louisiana coast.

Want crabs? All you need to know to fill a hamper

Recreational crabbing outstanding right now across the coast
August 22 at 9:20am