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November is a great month to target speckled trout at Pointe-aux-Chenes, in deeper bayous and holes on colder days and spread out across flats when it’s a little warmer.

November’s best bets in a ‘yak

November 18, 2017 at 9:00am
Wilderness Systems pro staff member Dwayne Walley had his Radar 135 with the Helix Pedal Drive all decked out for the Ride the Bull Tournament held earlier this year in Grand Isle.

New gear reviews

November 18, 2017 at 9:00am
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
Bass anglers Derward Maudlin and Mike Damron won a tournament with 20.36 pounds this year, including a 5.96-pound lunker caught on a Delta Lures buzzbait.

Delta Lures’ buzzbaits

Anodized blades provide unique sound
November 15, 2017 at 9:00am
The author’s son, Ruffin, catches an early morning bass.

Slow dove hunts prompt fishing trip

Dry September could mean food plot troubles
November 12, 2017 at 9:00am
Even during his bout with cancer, Pete Cooper spent time pursuing his favorite fish.

For Pete’s sake — part deux

The late author’s tactics for fall flounder
November 10, 2017 at 8:00am
On this topographic map, a benchmark is indicated with a small triangle just northeast of the hilltop.

Locating benchmarks

Geocaching makes for great GPS practice
November 07, 2017 at 3:51pm
This is how crabs grow. The freshly shed crab after it has swelled with water is on top, and its old shell is on the bottom. Notice how much larger the crab is now than the shell it came from.

Blue crabs’ molting miracle

Crustaceans can grow new claws and legs
November 03, 2017 at 2:50pm
Mission Archer’s F.I.T. cam system offers 80 percent let-off and 55 pounds of draw-weight adjustment for owners of the Hype DTX bow.

DTX lives up to the Hype

Mission’s new bow offers extreme adjustability
November 02, 2017 at 9:00am
The flavorful bread of the stromboli marries perfectly with Louisiana seafood.

Cajun meets Italian: The “Stromboli Psychic”

Folse expresses herself in the kitchen
October 24, 2017 at 8:00am
This young buck would just qualify in Mississippi for harvest in the Delta deer zone with a 12-inch inside spread, but it would exceed the 10-inch minimum in the other four zones.

Mississippi adjusts deer harvest regs

Changes to antlerless bag limits in Mississippi are in effect
October 22, 2017 at 9:00am
Reds can’t resist a spinnerbait like this venerable Beetle Spin. Just don’t be surprised if a trout or flounder also nails it.

October’s best bets in a ‘yak

October 18, 2017 at 9:00am
The Compass is a hybrid ‘yak featuring all the best features from other popular Hobie models.

New gear reviews

October 18, 2017 at 9:00am