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Even on a hot August day, Wes Higgins and son Harper were able to stay safe wearing their PFD’s while fishing the Ride the Bull Tournament in Grand Isle. Wes landed this nice bull on a chrome/blue back Rat-L-Trap.

PFD protection

The life you save will be your own
15 hours ago
Allen Crawford helped bag more than 130 bream in the Basin Monday by using a jig pole and crickets, and working the banks.

Basin bream are swarming

Covering water until beds are located results in big catches
August 15 at 2:54pm
2016 Youth Hunters of the Year Seth Gottardi (left) and Kindal Tonn (center), with Barney Callahan of the Louisiana Wildlife Federation, who presented the awards in Natchitoches on Aug. 12.

Youth Hunters of the Year honored in Natchitoches

Tonn, Gottardi receive awards at Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association banquet
August 15 at 2:17pm
Pegging a worm weight is easy with tailor-made pegs. Slide your line into the loop at the end of the peg loop. Grab a peg and slide it onto your line. Thread your weight on then slide the peg back to the top of the weight and you’re ready to go.

“Pick” your peg

August 15 at 7:00am
Redspotted sunfish, or stumpknockers, are some of the spunkiest bream there are. And they’re delicious.

Don’t knock the stumpknocker

August 15 at 7:00am
Although it might seem counterintuitive, using dark colors is your best bet for success at night.

Cajun Lures: A lure innovator

August 15 at 7:00am
Capts. Brent and Meredith Ballay with some nice snapper.

Red snapper tackle & bait tips

August 15 at 7:00am
Pete Cooper’s Perch Float Popper took this nice slot red and several others during the recent Mission Six fly tournament.

Tippets

August 15 at 7:00am
Almost all game species will fall for the Zombie RIP Stik.

Zombie RIP Stik

This minnow style hard bait will keep the action from dying
August 14 at 4:55pm
Big redfish can be found by anglers who keep their eyes out for movement along the banks for movement, according to Capt. Kory Matherne.

Bank on Lafitte redfish this month

Forget about trout — for now
August 14 at 3:03pm
When the trout are deep, Capt. Jeff Poe said they don’t pay much attention to the boat, so he likes to be fairly close to the rocks.

Cameron jetties are a magnet for fish

These rocks are a great place to catch a cooler full of fish
August 14 at 1:39pm