Fishing

Whether you call them white perch, crappie or sac-a-lait, that’s a nice fish Jeff Collins is about to put on ice.

No bull about Boeuf River crappie

Focus on edges of deep stumps
September 03 at 2:20pm
Capt. Casey Kieff said live shrimp under a popping cork will catch trout this month, as will gold spoons for reds in the upper Biloxi Marsh.

Biloxi Marsh: Trout in transition

Target oyster reefs in fringe bays
September 02 at 2:06pm
Trout typically become scattered this time of year, but redfish more than pick up the slack.

Focusing on reds

September winds can make catching scattered specks tough
September 01 at 1:24pm
Redfish are making their way out of the interior marshes this month, so focus on outer bays for plenty of action.

Reds in transition

September is when coastal fishing turns on its head, with redfish moving out and trout moving in. Here’s how one guide ensures he’s in position to intersect the two species.
September 01 at 7:00am
Padra is a serious bream specialist.

Bull bream beatdown

This Old River bream specialist placed her first bluegill in the state’s record books last fall — now she shares a few tips on how to ‘run with the bulls.’
September 01 at 7:00am
Spotted bass, named for the rows of small spots arranged longitudinally on their lower sides, are Joe Lavigne’s fishing passion.

Hitting the spots

The scenic Tangipahoa River is home to a healthy population of spotted bass. But navigation can be a bit tricky — here’s how to get lucky with Kentuckys.
September 01 at 7:00am
Jerry Coutee with a huge Black Lake largemouth.

Black Lake big boys

This 13,800-acre North Louisiana lake is home to some lunker largemouths — here’s how one local tournament angler targets them during the dog days of summer.
September 01 at 7:00am
Cranking the rocks in the main river can still produce lots of bass as long as you can find some that aren't silted in.

Hills and valleys

Recent floods have taken their toll on bass fishing in the Red River, but with a little cooperation from Mother Nature, there are some signs a rebound could happen.
September 01 at 7:00am
Shimano Curado DC Baitcasting reels

Shimano Curado DC Baitcasting reels

September 01 at 7:00am
Danco’s 7.5-inch Prodigy pliers

Danco Prodigy pliers

September 01 at 7:00am
Maluna cooler

Maluna: coolers without hinges

September 01 at 7:00am
Oyster drills are the most common large snail in coastal marshes. Obvious here is the operculum attached to each snail’s foot, used to seal the shell’s opening when the animal is out of the water.

The bigorneaux is escargot

(and the fiercest oyster predator in the state)
September 01 at 7:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Success with 2 offshore species in inshore waters

They're in close and not too hard to find
August 30 at 3:05pm