Fishing

Todd Masson shows off a speck headed for the grease and a holiday feast for Thanksgiving.

Catch and cook: Raking in fish for a holiday feast

If fried turkey is getting old, maybe go with fried fish this Christmas
November 29, 2017 at 9:13am
As water levels fluctuate in the marsh, understanding where fish move and gather are keys to a successful trip.

Inshore insights: Understanding water levels in the marsh

Visualizing staging areas is key
November 28, 2017 at 3:09pm
Images like this one from the MODIS Today website provide Louisiana's inshore anglers with the daily status of current water conditions — which makes locating potential fishing locations that much easier.

Video: Using online satellite imagery to find clean water

MODIS Today website provides info that will help you plan your trip
November 28, 2017 at 2:14pm
The Castin' Cajun, Tony Fontentot, shows off a nice Terrebonne Parish redfish caught earlier this month. Fontentot passed away Monday morning in Thibodaux.

‘Castin’ Cajun’ TV host passes away

Fontenot died Monday morning in Thibodaux
November 27, 2017 at 2:40pm
Loads of trout can be found under birds working potbelly minnows this time of year, according to Capt. Anthony Kyzar.

Keep your eyes on Cocodrie

Speckled trout are stacked up and big enough to take home
November 20, 2017 at 2:46pm

Agents cite 16 for alleged oyster violations in Lake Borgne

Incident took place in a polluted area near Half Moon Island, LDWF says
November 17, 2017 at 2:29pm
If the intake on your lower unit gets clogged, you'll need something stiff like a thumbtack to clean out the gunk that got sucked in.

Tiny tools that might just save your fishing trip

Steps to take when your motor’s cooling system gets clogged
November 17, 2017 at 10:57am
The height of your sight-fishing casting platform is largely a matter of personal preference and budget, and there are advantages and disadvantages to both higher and lower set-ups.

Pros and cons: Best stand height for sight-fishing reds

Some anglers use a cooler, others tower 6 feet high or more. Which one is best?
November 17, 2017 at 10:12am
Capt. Eddie Berthelot Jr. said nice speckled trout like this one can be caught in November by using topwater lures over oyster reefs in Catfish Lake out of Golden Meadow.

Targeting specks in Catfish Lake

Topwater lure over oyster reefs effective for nice trout, guide says
November 16, 2017 at 2:27pm
Eddie Berthelot Jr. fishes a gold spoon with his rod tip down to keep the lure 6 to 8 inches under the surface of the water, and he recommends being patient on the hookset to reel in more redfish.

The lovin’ spoonful

A guide’s top tips to catch more redfish with spoons
November 16, 2017 at 6:00am

Biloxi shrimper cited for alleged TED violations in Breton Sound

More than 2,000 pounds of shrimp seized in the investigation, LDWF says
November 10, 2017 at 9:08am
Capt. Chad Dufrene with a hefty Four Horse Lake redfish caught on a dead shrimp under a Paradise Popper cork.

Delacroix action heats up on the inside

Temperatures determine target spots
November 09, 2017 at 5:00pm

Video: Insane tuna action out of Venice now

Epic day of fishing Tuesday 65 miles south of Venice
November 09, 2017 at 3:55pm
Getting out of your comfort zone — and experimenting with new tackle in new locations — will make you a better angler when the fish just aren't biting in your regular honey hole.

3 tips to become a better inshore angler

Get out of your typical routine — and ultimately catch more fish
November 09, 2017 at 10:30am