|STAR kicks off Memorial Day Weekend
May 17 at 9:39 am
The 2013 STAR begins May 25, with more than $500,000 in prizes up for grabs. This year's saltwater fishing tournament spans the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts.
|Sportsman TV goes tuna fishing
May 16 at 4:29 pm
On a fairly calm day in mid-May, Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney, Bowie Outfitters’ David Reynerson and Capt. Trey Pique of VooDoo Sportfishing Charters in Venice landed four tuna averaging 80 pounds each.
|Record number of monster fish entered into Toledo Bend big-bass program
May 16 at 2:03 pm
If you’re one of the many thousands of anglers who each year catches a trophy bass at Toledo Bend, you have a few options.
|7-pound trout snatched from South Pass jetties
May 16 at 11:11 am
When Capt. Allen Moreau set the hook Tuesday, he knew he had a good fish. It turned out to be a 7-pound speckled trout.
|House backs high-school bass fishing
May 15 at 3:49 pm
The House Education Committee unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that could lead to the establishment of competitive bass-fishing tournaments for Louisiana’s high schools.
|Erosion gobbles up Plaquemines Parish hotspots
May 14 at 1:28 pm
“Accuse not Nature, she hath don her part.”
—Paradise Lost, John Milton, 1667
It’s a busy morning off the floor of the state House of Representatives, where lobbyists and reporters are bird-dogging lawmakers, looking for votes and quotes. Still new to freshman Rep. Chris Leopold, a Republican from Belle Chasse whose district follows the winding Mississippi River well below Venice, the pace and stress of ongoing budget hearings are beginning to show.
|Popular trout-fishing destination known as the Pickets being removed
May 10 at 1:46 pm
The Pickets are hallowed ground in the Houma trout-fishing world. If you fish out of Cocodrie and Dularge during the summer, the odds are pretty darned good you schedule time at this perennial hotspot to add big specks to your box.
|Bill banning possession of red snapper moves forward in state Legislature
May 09 at 9:31 am
The drive by a state senator to outlaw the possession of Gulf red snapper for recreational and commercial fishermen, as well as everyone else in Louisiana, cleared its first hurdle Wednesday, and the debate now swims to the full Senate for further consideration.
|Eschete, Jordan take Calcasieu Lake HT Series redfish event
May 06 at 11:47 am
Madisonville’s Dwayne Eschete and Texas’ Clark Jordan teamed up to win the 2013 HT Redfish H20 Shock Series tournament held on Calcasieu Lake Friday and Saturday.
|Prather Coliseum packed for Natchitoches Fishing Expo
May 06 at 11:26 am
The inaugural Natchitoches Fishing Expo was held in Northwestern State University’s Prather Coliseum on Saturday, drawing hundreds of people who enjoyed examining the wares of more than 35 vendors that included Cabela’s, Academy Sports and Bass Pro Shops.
|Trailer inspection required, enforcement on ‘case by case’ basis
May 03 at 3:25 pm
The Internet has been abuzz lately with warnings that tickets are being issued at boat landings to boaters whose trailers have no inspection tags.
|Sweep of Artificial Reef Development Fund pushing through the House
May 01 at 4:36 pm
The House Appropriations Committee approved the required legislation earlier this week to transfer $20.6 million from the Artificial Reef Development Fund to help plug holes in the administration’s annual budget.
|Reports / Forum|
Calendar of events