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School’s In

The morning had barely begun, but Capt. Troy Robichaux already was speeding across Lake Raccourci with one eye glued to his GPS.Read More...
August 04, 2004 at 11:20 am

Marsh Maggots

“You're not going to believe this,” said Bryce Michel as we sped across Lake Decade. “I don't know how much they told you about this deal, but it really is unbelievable.”

Strong words from someone I'd met just minutes before at Falgout Canal in the southern Terrebonne Parish fishing village known as Theriot. And even more pronounced since the subject was a bait used to catch Louisiana's smallest, though arguably most popular, game fish.Read More...
July 30, 2003 at 11:00 am

Sashay of the Senko

I picked up the phone and politely said hello. The caller didn’t have time for such pleasantries. Instead, he began panting something into the phone.Read More...
April 30, 2003 at 9:24 am

Lure of Louisiana

Larry Nixon walked away with the winner’s trophy and first-place check at the conclusion of the B.A.S.S. Louisiana Invitational at Lake Bistineau Feb. 17-19, 1982. Little did he, or anybody else for that matter, know that B.A.S.S. would not return to Louisiana for 16 long years.Read More...
April 10, 2002 at 10:48 am