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Many angler lands third 10-pounder, joins Toledo Bend Lake Association's Elite Lunker Club

Longtime Many resident Bob Laroux hooked his third 10-pound-plus bass at Toledo Bend in Housen Bayou last week, becoming the newest member of the Lake Association’s Elite Lunker Club.

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March 11 at 1:55 pm
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LDWF to use helicopters to hunt down feral hogs this week on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs

With harvests by hunters not putting a dent in the wild hog population on state wildlife management areas, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is using helicopters this week to hunt down feral hogs on Pearl River and Sherburne WMAs.

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March 11 at 9:59 am
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Red snapper allocation public hearing set for 6 p.m. Thursday in Kenner

Louisiana’s recreational anglers are encouraged to attend a Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council public hearing in Kenner Thursday evening to discuss red snapper allocation.

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March 10 at 1:22 pm
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Washington angler takes a Toledo Bend 10.2-pounder north of Pendleton Bridge

Joseph Savant and Gavin Latour teamed up for an impressive day on Toledo Bend last Friday, Feb. 28, weighing in more than 28 pounds of bass on a five-fish stringer that featured a 10.2-pound lunker caught north of Pendleton Bridge. 

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March 07 at 8:15 pm
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Dry Prong angler reels in 10.1-pound lunker near the Indian Mounds

Brian Edwards knew the possibility existed for a great Toledo Bend bass when he ventured out with his father on a trip last Sunday, March 2.

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March 07 at 4:50 pm
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Roszell takes down 'Freaky' buck in November, hangs on to win women's division of Simmons' Sporting Goods Big Buck Contest

Tara Roszell is a registered nurse working in the recovery room at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, and although she’s hunted deer off-and-on for 30 years since she got married,  she’s spent most of her time at home as mom to her kids.

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March 07 at 3:25 pm
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67th New Orleans City Park Big Bass Rodeo slated

Billed as the oldest freshwater rodeo in the country, the Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival will be held on March 29 at City Park in New Orleans.

The Big Bass Rodeo features six categories: youth bass, adult bass, junior anglers (ages 12 and under for the heaviest perch, bream or cichlids), the Rio Grande Roundup (a team event to help rid City Park’s waters of the invasive species of Rio Grande cichlids), fly fishing for the heaviest bass or cichlids and a Champions Challenge bass division for past rodeo winners only.

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March 07 at 9:00 am
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Oak Grove seventh grader reels in potential state record blue catfish on Mississippi River

Few people ever get the opportunity to reel in a fish that weighs more than they do.

Even fewer anglers ever experience that thrill with a new potential state record on the end of the line.

But 12-year-old Lawson Boyte did both Saturday when he hooked a massive 114-pound blue catfish in the Mississippi River near Lake Providence.

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March 06 at 4:26 pm
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LWF Commission adopts notice of intent to increase black bass possession limit south of the saltwater line

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday adopted a notice of intent that would increase the possession limit for black bass in areas south of the saltwater line up to three times the daily creel limit.

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March 06 at 2:51 pm
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Deville angler reels in 10.43-pound largemouth bass on Toledo Bend

Despite a rough morning last Friday, Wallace Woodson finished the day off in style with the bass of his life at Toledo Bend. 

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March 06 at 9:29 am
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Leesville angler enters Toledo Bend's Elite Lunker Club with 11-pounder caught near Hausen Bay

Darold Gleason’s very last cast Saturday afternoon produced the result he’d been waiting for all day long.

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March 05 at 11:07 am
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Rayne man arrested for selling shrimp without a license

Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested a 36-year-old Rayne man on Feb. 26 for alleged shrimp violations.

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February 28 at 5:12 am
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Redfish, speckled trout in transition near Lake Pontchartrain as temperatures fluctuate

Redfish and speckled trout are in transition in the areas surrounding Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne, moving back and forth from deeper water to the shallows as water temperatures fluctuate, according to a fishing guide. 

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February 27 at 5:12 pm
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Three men plead guilty to oyster theft in Plaquemines Parish

Judge Michael Clement accepted guilty pleas earlier this week from three men for numerous commercial oyster violations last summer in Plaquemines Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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February 27 at 2:44 pm
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Statewide crappie recap: Saline-Larto complex

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the seventh and final article in an online series on hot crappie spots across the state that originally appeared in Louisiana Sportsman magazine. Today's article features information on the Saline-Larto complex.

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February 27 at 11:15 am
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Statewide crappie recap: Black River Lake/Horseshoe complex

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the sixth article in an online series on hot crappie spots across the state that originally appeared in Louisiana Sportsman magazine. Today's article features information on the Black River Lake/Horseshoe complex, and we wrap up the series tomorrow with the Saline-Larto complex.

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February 27 at 11:09 am
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