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Federal regulations prohibit waste of migratory game birds such as these three wood ducks.

Wanton waste regulations

Is it time to prohibit the waste of fish and wildlife in Louisiana?
April 21 at 9:00am
Using a lockable tube or box on your vehicle or trailer provides secure storage for expensive items like rods and reels, as well as paddles and stakeout poles.

Keep ’em honest

Ways to protect your kayak and fishing gear
April 18 at 9:00am
The Port Eads Marina is located on the South Pass of the Mississippi River snugged up next to the historic lighthouse. Note the protected harbor with slips behind the marina buildings.

What is the new Port Eads?

April 15 at 7:00am
Jovi Theriot shows off a nice 22-inch speck he caught recently fishing at night on Grand Isle. The key is having a good wharf light to attract baitfish, and using live shrimp — either free-lined or under a popping cork.

Nighttime speck bite heats up on Grand Isle

A good bait bucket, live shrimp and a wharf light are keys to get in on the action
April 10 at 10:53am
The author’s primitive Lutcher camp site.

Info on the old Lutcher Moore GMA

Public area is now Clear Creek WMA
April 08 at 9:00am
Get into the fun of topwater strikes with the easy-to-cast Crease Fly.

In-Crease your odds

This fly brings topwater fun to the masses
April 07 at 4:00am
From the left, Brian and Torrie Eaton, the author and Randy Levingston pose with one of the hogs they downed during a March hunt on the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

Public Rambling: Late-season hog success at the Delta

Relentless pursuit pays off on final hunt of the season
April 05 at 9:46am
In 2016, Jesse Langlois made quick work of this swamp gobbler. He drifted with the current of the Atchafalaya River and honed in on the turkey after hearing far off gobbling.

Stealth mode — The No. 1 Atchafalaya Basin turkey hunting tactic

Accessing the turkey woods by boat offers a stealthy approach and an escape from the crowds — and is the perfect solution for tracking down Atchafalaya Basin gobblers.
April 01 at 7:00am
Capt. Will Wall says that yellowfin tuna can be caught almost year-round out of the port of Venice.

Paradise redux — Venice is still a tuna heaven

Hurricane Katrina devastated Port Eads in 2005, but the powerful storm didn’t do any damage to the world-class tuna fishing to be had to the south. And this captain shares the secrets to success.
April 01 at 7:00am
Toledo Bend guide Darold Gleason expects the shad spawn to play an early role in April’s bass action.

Hawg heaven — Big-bass tips from Toledo Bend guides

Toledo Bend is still in the throes of the annual spawn, which means double-digit bass are more accessible than during any other time of the year. And these guides share how to put your lure in front of those fish.
April 01 at 7:00am
William McKey, left, and Chase Walker took down this 325-pound boar Friday night, March 24, on private property north of St. Francisville. The big hog was more than 6 feet long, stood more than 40 inches at the shoulder and had 3 ½-inch bottom tusks.

BR hunter downs 325-pound boar near St. Francisville

Hog was more than 6 feet long and stood more than 40 inches at the shoulder
March 31 at 4:10pm
Orange turkey kabobs offer hunters with a different way to bring wild turkey to the table.

Make an old tom kabob

This unique turkey recipe brings grill into play
March 30 at 4:30pm