Fishing

Chris Macaulso finds sac-a-lait fishing to be addictive this time of year in the Basin.

Scoring sac-a-lait in the Atchafalaya Basin

Clean water is key to packing the ice chest this month
1 hour ago

Six Alabama men cited for alleged shrimping violations

LDWF agents seize 1,450 pounds of shrimp in St. Bernard Parish
6 hours ago
Oklahoma's Edwin Evers won the 2016 Classic on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees. This year's event — which starts Friday — is being contested on Lake Conroe near Houston.

Who'll win the 2017 Classic on Lake Conroe?

Past winners detail life-changing experience
14 hours ago
In mid-March, Tommy Vidrine is already catching some nice specks at the Caminada Pass jetties. But without any live bait available, he's using a Tsunami swimbait and a Vudu shrimp under a cork to catch trout on both sides of Grand Isle.

Specks slamming artificial lures now on Grand Isle

Tsunami swimbait, Vudu shrimp under a cork catching nice trout, Vidrine says
Yesterday at 4:16pm

Port Barre man dies at Toledo Bend

Authorities called after unmanned boat spotted in Pirate's Cove area, LDWF says
Yesterday at 2:50pm
The 70th Big Bass Rodeo will be held this Saturday, March 25, in New Orleans City Park.

70th Big Bass Rodeo set for Saturday in New Orleans City Park

‘Battle for the Bass’ high school competition returns for 2017
Yesterday at 9:56am

Two men allegedly caught shrimping near Marsh Island Refuge during closed season

Agents seize almost 3,500 pounds of shrimp during investigation, LDWF says
March 20 at 3:47pm
The recreational harvest of greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico will close on March 24, 2017, at 12:01 a.m. and won't reopen until Jan. 1, 2018, according to NOAA.

Gulf recreational amberjack season to close March 24

NOAA says season won’t reopen until Jan. 1, 2018
March 20 at 3:20pm
If you see a tide line, there’s more than likely fish gorging on bait.

Work tide lines for more trout, reds

Current breaks mean easy pickings for fish and anglers
March 20 at 11:25am
Colfax’s John Hodnett displays his hefty Toledo Bend 10.95-pounder taken on a green-pumpkin Yamamoto Senko in the Six Mile area on Saturday, March 11.<br />

Colfax angler lands Toledo Bend 10.95-pounder

Lunker falls for green pumpkin Senko in Six Mile area
March 20 at 10:39am
Both commercial and recreational crabbers in Louisiana can return their crab traps to state waters beginning Wednesday, March 22, 30 minutes before legal sunrise, according to the LDWF.

Recreational, commercial crab traps good to go again on March 22

30-day closure ends Tuesday night, LDWF says
March 17 at 3:58pm
A rod is not a rod is not a rod. Understanding how to match the right action for specific applications allows anglers to get the most out of their lures.

Power vs. action: Choose the right rod

No one rod is right for every situation
March 17 at 6:00am

Does snelling a hook increase your bass-fishing odds?

Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk questions hook-up efficiency
March 16 at 4:18pm
Researchers independent of NOAA will conduct a Gulf-wide stock assessment of red snapper, which for the first time will include surveys of oil rigs, structures and artificial reefs.

New Gulf red snapper stock assessment to be conducted independent of NOAA

Updated assessment methodology to include remote cameras, surveys of artificial reefs and oil rigs
March 16 at 3:57pm