|Agreement allows the Pickets to remain
June 01 at 10:01 am
It appears that Ship Shoal 26 — better known as “the Pickets” and serving as a trout-fishing Mecca — will continue to be a fishing hotspot for the time being. But for how long remains the question.
|Corps expands restricted area at Old River Control Complex
May 30 at 11:24 am
The restricted boating zone below the Old River Control Complex have been increased to 500 feet, the U.S. Corps of Engineers announced today.
|State snapper season to mimic federal regs, LDWF says
May 29 at 12:19 pm
The snapper fishing season in Louisiana state waters will change from the weekends-only structure to mirror the federal season set last week, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced today.
|Feds extend red snapper season
May 24 at 11:43 am
Louisiana’s challenge of federal red snapper regulations has scored a significant victory: a 15-day addition — from nine to 24 days — to its offshore season, which starts June 1.
|Big speckled trout arrive at Grand Isle
May 23 at 3:30 pm
After hearing that plenty of big trout were being caught on live shrimp at the end of the rocks in Caminada Pass in Grand Isle, our group bought 150 live shrimp and headed out.
|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.
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