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It turns out those predator eyes of a speckled trout can discern a pretty wide range of color, including violet, green and red.

Inshore Insights: Can speckled trout see color?

Or are all those lure colors out there designed to catch you - and not the fish?
April 20 at 1:54pm
Using high-vis line, and keeping a close eye on where the line enters the water, is a great way to detect speckled trout bites in deeper water.

Top 3 tips to detect a bite

Great advice to put more fish in the boat
April 20 at 12:54pm

Pool Test: Which creature bait looks best underwater?

Marsh Man Masson gives scores to some of the most popular.
April 19 at 7:30am

St. Martinville man dies in boating incident near Lake Fausse Point

Victim didn’t return home from Tuesday fishing trip, LDWF says
April 18 at 4:55pm
Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife cited two men in Empire Tuesday for possessing 103 speckled trout after they allegedly caught a morning limit, brought those fish to their camp, and then returned to the water to continue fishing.

Duo busted with 103 specks in Empire

Suspects admitted to catching a morning limit, returning to their camp and then continuing to fish, LDWF says
April 18 at 2:51pm
By a vote of 59 to 37, the Louisiana House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon killed HB 391, which would have granted public access to the state's tidal waters.

Water-access bill fails in House

Legislators kill bill by a 59-37 vote after lengthy debate
April 17 at 7:52pm

Marsh Man Masson scores personal best bass on Tchefuncte

Fishing trips don't start much better than this one
April 17 at 9:03am
If you're lucky enough to get invited on a fishing trip, show up on time, at least offer to cover some of the expenses and be prepared to keep fishing for at least as long as your host.

Top 3 tips when you get invited for a fishing trip

Do these, and you just might get asked back again
April 16 at 11:49am
Sometimes altering your retrieve or changing your technique will convince fish just following your lure to finally strike.

Inshore insights: Closing the deal

How to convince fish just following your lure to actually strike
April 16 at 10:58am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Big speckled trout on world's longest artificial reef

Thick fish crowd stanchions of Lake Pontchartrain Causeway.
April 13 at 4:50pm
House Bill 391, which would guarantee public access to Louisiana's tidal waterways, is scheduled for floor debate next Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

Water-access bill scheduled for House debate on April 17

Anglers requested to pack the Capitol next Tuesday afternoon
April 13 at 2:14pm
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited 14 hunters statewide during the opening weekend of turkey season in the state, many for allegedly hunting over a baited area.

14 cited for alleged turkey hunting violations

Many ticketed for hunting over a baited area, LDWF says
April 12 at 5:10pm

Boyce man cited for alleged April deer hunting violations

Suspect admitted to nighttime kills, LDWF says
April 11 at 4:36pm
The 2019 Bassmaster Classic will be contested on the Tennessee River out of Knoxville March 15-17.

2019 Bassmaster Classic set for Knoxville

Tennessee River to be featured in ‘Super Bowl of Bass Fishing’
April 11 at 1:53pm