Freshwater Fishing

The Thunder Cork, with metal rattles inside of externally mounted glass tubes, is Freddie McMullen’s brain child.

The Thunder Cork

June 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Filets are fancy and easy, but whole fried bream are hard to beat when it comes to fish flavor`

Bream recipe

Wholey mackerel! (Oops, we mean bream)
June 15, 2017 at 7:00am

Dispute over public fishing hole leads to ticket, arrest on Toledo Bend

Incident happened Monday near Kite’s Landing southwest of Negreet, LDWF says
June 14, 2017 at 3:30pm
Josh Chauvin shows off the 6-foot alligator gar he caught on a noodle line and landed in his 8-foot kayak.

Apex Predator: Catching 6-foot garfish in an 8-foot ‘yak

Video demonstrates how Chauvin rigs up heavy duty noodles suitable for gar
June 13, 2017 at 10:17pm
Terry Blankenship said there are 7 tips that can help you catch more crappie when the fish head to brush piles during the summer.

Top 7 tips for brush-top crappie

Learn the best tactics to snatch sac-a-lait from brush piles
June 06, 2017 at 6:23pm
Morgan City High School Principal Mickey Fabre proudly holds out a chunky chinquapin he caught while fishing with Bill McCarty in the Atchafalaya Basin at Flat Lake near Morgan City.

The chinquapin run

Flat Lake fishing takes off this month
June 01, 2017 at 5:08pm
For Mike McMullen, bream fishing trumps every other kind of fishing.

City Bream

Catching big bream in an urban oasis
June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Randy Tucker shows a keeper bluegill that will be coming home for supper.

Bed time for bream!

June offers fishermen “lights out” fishing action!
June 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Chris Lake displays a fine white crappie taken while fishing deep brush piles earlier this month on Toledo Bend.<br />

Sac-a-lait bite surges at Toledo Bend

Public reefs under Pendleton Bridge producing, guide says
May 22, 2017 at 10:56am
An in-line spinner like a Mepps Aglia can be just the ticket for going from throwbacks to bragging-sized bluegills.

To get out of a small-bream rut, go deep, go big

To catch bigger bluegills, look for deeper water and use bigger baits
May 18, 2017 at 5:29pm
Albert Chandler with two nice D’Arbonne catfish.

Want to catch fish this month at Lake D’Arbonne?

Change your target to catfish!
May 16, 2017 at 3:55pm
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Mr. Crappie’s top 10 crappie-fishing tips

Jig up more crappie with these tried-and-true tactics
May 15, 2017 at 4:12pm
Pace will mainly target treelines and the base of trees, but he’ll occasionally dip his line in and around laydowns.

Safety comes first in the backwater

May 15, 2017 at 7:00am