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Status of ethanol-free gasoline in Southeast Louisiana unclear

An official with Southeast Louisiana’s largest producer of ethanol-free gasoline in Chalmette said media reports stating the facility is ceasing production of conventional gas are untrue, but a May 6 email obtained by LouisianaSportsman.com indicates conventional gas will no longer be available to refinery distributors effective June 4.

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May 07 at 10:00 am
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Three Louisiana fishing holes make Bassmaster's Top 100 list

Each year the folks at Bassmaster Magazine rank the Top 100 bass-fishing destinations in the country, and this year three Louisiana waters made the cut.

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May 07 at 8:58 am
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Body of kayaker found in Lake Charles on May 3, LDWF says

Search crews Friday evening found the body of a 24-year-old Texas man in Lake Charles, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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May 06 at 10:47 pm
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Natchitoches angler catches 10.65-pounder at Toledo Bend

Buzz Dranguet and his fishing partner Jimmy Mitchell didn’t plan on keeping any bass last Friday at Toledo Bend, but that was before they landed a lunker in the Six Mile area.

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May 06 at 9:10 am
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LDWF seeking up to 30 cadets for summer training academy

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The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will begin training a new class of up to 30 cadets this summer to fill game warden vacancies around the state.

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May 05 at 6:01 pm
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Redfish action better on the west side at Cypremort Point

Redfish and speckled trout action has been dependent on the wind and being able to find clean water out of Cypremort Point, according to a local guide.

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May 05 at 3:35 pm
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Cajun Baby finishes 12th at Bassmaster Elite stop on Toledo Bend

A great week of fishing shallow points and pockets on the outer edges of the main lake at Toledo Bend couldn’t have come at a better time for Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet.

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May 05 at 10:11 am
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The Cajun Baby makes the Top 12 at Toledo Bend

Pierre Part’s Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet turned in a 5-fish sack weighing a hefty 20-6 Saturday afternoon to qualify for the Top 12 and a chance to win the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster stop at Toledo Bend on Sunday.

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May 03 at 8:56 pm
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Two Louisiana anglers make Top 50 at Bassmaster Elite on Toledo Bend

Two of the three Louisiana Bassmaster Elite Series pros advanced to the Top 50 in the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite event at Toledo Bend.

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May 02 at 4:55 pm
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Old Highway 11 reopened on Pearl River WMA, LDWF says

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has reopenedOld Highway 11 on Pearl River Wildlife Management Area in St. Tammany Parish.

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May 02 at 2:13 pm
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Louisiana's Bassmaster Elite pros after Day 1 at Toledo Bend

Two of the three Louisiana Bassmaster Elite Series pros are in good shape after Day 1 at the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend.

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May 01 at 9:48 pm
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2014 spring shrimp season dates set

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday set the 2014 spring shrimp season dates at their monthly meeting in Baton Rouge.

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May 01 at 5:12 pm
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Get all knotted up - the Trilene knot

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EDITOR’S NOTE: With fishing action ramping up as we head towards summer, we thought now would be a great time to introduce a series on several basic fishing knots that can be used by a variety of anglers.

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May 01 at 10:16 am
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LWF Commission to formally adopt five WMAs into state system

Five properties are expected to be officially added to the state’s Wildlife Management Area roster at Thursday’s Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting in Baton Rouge, although four of them have already been actively managed as part of the WMA system for some time.

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May 01 at 9:34 am
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LDWF to close recreational season for gray triggerfish in Louisiana waters

Recreational fishing for gray triggerfish will close in Louisiana waters May 1 at 12:01 a.m. and remain closed until January 1, 2015, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 30 at 3:40 pm
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Get all knotted up

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EDITOR’S NOTE: With fishing action ramping up as we head towards summer, we thought now would be a great time to introduce a series on several basic fishing knots that can be used by a variety of anglers.

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April 30 at 2:32 pm
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