Freshwater Fishing

Step 1 - Add 1 cup of vinegar to approximately 1 gallon of water and ice.

The best part is the eating part

October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Landing choupique involved brutally yanking them from the water and launching them overhead.

So where do you hunt for choupique?

October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Each choupique is added to the ice slush immediately after being caught to avoid stress on the animal.

Bring choupique back alive

October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Choupique eggs suitable for caviar preparation are always gray-black in appearance.

The choupique goes uptown

October 15, 2017 at 7:00am

Kayak accident leaves one dead in Rapides Parish

Alexandria man died in Lake Buhlow Thursday, LDWF says
October 06, 2017 at 4:42pm
Channel catfish are vocal creatures, able to make a croaking sound with their air bladder. This one amuses Tyler Bordelon with its sounds.

Channel cats stay on the move

Covered in taste buds, they easily locate food
October 03, 2017 at 7:33am
A well-placed spread pushed at a slow pace is the recipe for crappie bites.

Trolling the transition - Can’t miss September crappie tips

As shad make their way farther into creeks and coves, you can bet crappie will be right behind them. Here’s what you need to know to load up on some slabs this fall.
October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
While choupique can be found in virtually all fresh waters in Louisiana, stagnant canals severely overgrown with water plants are prime habitat for the fish.

Taming the beast

Everything you need to know to target the delicious — but very much underappreciated — choupique
October 01, 2017 at 7:00am

Des Allemands man ticketed for alleged catfish violations

Angler found with 120 blue cats, 62 of which were undersized, LDWF says
September 26, 2017 at 3:22pm
Large docks provide the most shade and usually hold the most crappie.

Crappie dock shooting tips

September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Hooked fish are jiggled with the rod tip during the retrieve to encourage them to swim themselves out of the piling bracing timbers.

Crappie gaining popularity at Toledo Bend

September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Crappie can’t avoid Terry Blankenship just because it’s summer and they’re deep.

Top 7 tips for catching slabs in brush

Pro angler lends his expertise for catching late-summer crappie around deep cover
September 15, 2017 at 6:00am
This slab crappie inhaled a Cajun Lures’ Slim Jimmy.

Slim Jimmys

This bait’s tail action entices sac-a-lait to bite
September 13, 2017 at 5:20am
Justin Maxwell with big Grand Bayou Reservoir crappie.

It’s a grand time for Grand Bayou

September 02, 2017 at 11:31am