Fishing

Marsh Man Masson vid: Short run to big snapper, and a surprise fish!

Crew heads offshore in small boat for heavy haul
July 30 at 9:27am
Prairieville's Tyler Brockman caught these two 5-pounders on back-to-back casts on Friday while fishing with his dad, Steve Brockman, in Lake Pelto. The larger of these fish went 5.27-pounds, and should put him on the CCA STAR leaderboard.

Bounce around for solid Cocodrie trout

Keys to Lake Pelto's 5-pound trout
July 30 at 5:18am
Guy Cenac, left, caught this 208-pound record-breaking tarpon Thursday after a three-hour battle during the opening day of the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

208-pound tarpon breaks Grand Isle rodeo record

Guy Cenac’s catch on opening day breaks record set in 1972
July 27 at 9:10am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Crankbaits and more deep in the Louisiana swamp

We're entering the season when swamp fishing goes crazy
July 26 at 5:26pm
Hook bonnets and rod socks are two easy, relatively inexpensive ways to keep your tackle tangle-free.

Inshore insights: Keep your tackle tangle-free

Hook bonnets and rod socks are easy fixes for a frustrating problem
July 26 at 5:19pm

Three cited for allegedly shocking fish on the Ouachita River

LDWF: Agents seized boat, motor, two shocking devices and 40 catfish
July 26 at 4:50pm
According to the LDWF, about 237,000 pounds of red snapper remain to be harvested before the state reaches its annual recreational allocation of 743,000 pounds.

LDWF: Red snapper harvest edges up to 506,000 pounds

About 68 percent of total recreational allocation has been reached
July 26 at 4:20pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: How do various topwaters look, sound to speckled trout?

Underwater camera delivers interesting findings
July 25 at 4:36pm

St. Bernard man cited for alleged crabbing violations

LDWF: Incident occurred in Bayou Biloxi in Plaquemines Parish
July 25 at 4:30pm

20th Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo set for July 26-28 in Venice

Scales close for the final time at 6 p.m. on Saturday
July 25 at 10:54am

2018 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo cranks up Thursday

Awards ceremony slated for Saturday night at 8:30
July 25 at 9:24am
Capt. Johnny Nunez with a good eating-sized redfish out of Shell Beach.

Three keys for Shell Beach specks

Reefs, rocks and rigs, guide says
July 24 at 8:35am

Marsh Man Masson vid: What's biting on the rocks? Apparently everything

Five species bite artificial baits during trip
July 23 at 4:18pm
Through July 8, LA Creel estimates that offshore recreational anglers have harvested about 407,000 pounds of red snapper so far, or 54 percent of the annual allocation of 743,000 pounds.

LDWF: Red snapper landings at 407,000 pounds

Amount equals 54 percent of Louisiana’s recreational allocation
July 19 at 3:03pm