Inshore Fishing

Even on mild fall days, it’s important to wear clothing that keeps you warm and dry. When things get downright cold, adding gloves, a hat and neck protection keeps you from losing precious body heat and makes for safe and comfortable fishing.

Cold weather ‘yak fishing techniques

Staying warm and dry keys to a safe trip
November 16, 2017 at 2:00pm
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
Nevalost’s most popular offering now are the four fishing books in its guide book series.

The growth of Nevalost

November 15, 2017 at 6:00am

Be aware of duck hunters

November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
A good hat helps your body retain heat during cold days on the water. Making sure that someone knows where you’ll be fishing will also help searchers in the event you need to be rescued.

Hypothermia Facts

November 15, 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
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
Buzz Stansel, the father of Kirk, Guy and Bobby Joe Stansel, who own Hackberry Rod & Gun, has his hands full with a speckled trout caught in Turner’s Bay on the upper end of Calcasieu Lake.

Big time trout bite on Big Lake

Reefs in Turner’s Bay speck hotspots, guide says
November 08, 2017 at 5:22pm
Fishing under a cork is the best way to catch specks in grassy ponds, according to Capt. Jonathan Sanchez.

Bayou La Loutre is loaded with specks

Live shrimp under a cork is the ticket
November 07, 2017 at 3:44pm
When cool fronts drop the water temperature enough, speckled trout will move into the Mississippi River out of Venice.

Head to lower Mississippi River for November trout

Long leader sometimes key under a popping cork, guide says
November 07, 2017 at 3:38pm
Roy Williams and Lenny Barrios have been fishing pals since junior high school.

Old school trout tactics - How to catch speckled trout in Delacroix on a windy day

Live shrimp, popping corks, crimped leaders and a snap swivel did the trick for specks on a windy day out of Delacroix.
November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Tommy Vidrine likes to jig a Tsunami swimbait off the bottom to catch speckled trout near the Highway 1 bridges leading into Grand Isle.

Hit the road in Grand Isle

Specks moving into canals and holes along Highway 1, Vidrine says
October 31, 2017 at 5:23pm

Body of missing boater recovered Friday in Bayou Bienvenue

Victim fell overboard while fishing near Chalmette on Oct. 26, LDWF says
October 30, 2017 at 9:25am