Fishing

Off-duty game warden witnesses alleged fishing violations

Metairie men ticketed after keeping 31 redfish, LDWF says
Yesterday at 10:39am
With more than 100,000 pounds available before the state's self-imposed snapper quota is reached, it's possible Louisiana anglers could get to snapper fish in state waters this fall.

LDWF: State red snapper fall season possible

Extended summer season left more than 100,000 pounds available
Yesterday at 5:09pm
Big bull reds in deep holes will devour cracked crab this time of year, according to Capt. Marty LaCoste.

Redfish raring to go deep at Dularge

September 20 at 4:27pm
Jacob Shoopman of New Iberia caught this 3.2-pound bass in an evening tournament Aug. 9 on a buzzbait in the Atchafalaya Basin. He says buzzbaits and hollow-bodied plastic frogs should be very effective in September.

Bassin’ at the Basin

Action dictated by Atchafalaya River levels
September 19 at 6:10pm
Capt. Chris Pike holds a hefty Bay Lafourche redfish, caught with a live shrimp under a popping cork.

Don’t pass up the passes for Delacroix’s transition trout

Specks won't venture too far from big outside bays, guide says
September 19 at 6:03pm
Capt. Jonathan Sanchez with a hefty Breton Sound speckled trout.

How to beat the September slump

Trout and reds aplenty — even in a transition month
September 18 at 9:30am
Big speckled trout like this one smash topwater lures this time of year, according to Capt. Theophile Bourgeois.

Bust out the old GPS in Lafitte

Knowing where land once was will help you catch fish now
September 18 at 9:20am
Luther Cifers demonstrates the standing stability of the new Bonafide kayak. The company’s first model, the SS127, was on display at ICAST 2017 and drew rave reviews. Cifers is the owner of YakAttack kayak fishing accessories and recently launched the Bon

ICAST Buzz

September 18 at 9:00am

Tip leads to oyster citations in Terrebonne Parish

81 sacks of oysters seized near Bayou Dularge Thursday, LDWF says
September 15 at 1:29pm
Some of the best locations in Louisiana to catch bull reds this time of year are the passes at Grand Isle. This one was tricked with cut bait on the bottom in Caminada Pass.

September’s best kayaking bets

September 15 at 9:00am
The state record tarpon, the largest ever caught in North America, dwarfed Jeff DeBlieux and David Prevost (on right).

A big fish tale

September 15 at 7:00am
Coon Pops, with various soft plastic tails, are the lure of choice for Louisiana fishermen.

How to rig a Coon Pop

September 15 at 7:00am
Current lines are important places on which to focus trout fishing activity during the transition period.

Seven deadly speckled trout sins

September 15 at 7:00am