Freshwater Fishing

LDWF agents make drug arrests on Bayou Bartholomew

Incident occurred during fishing license check in Morehouse Parish
Yesterday at 11:01am
Chris Macaulso finds sac-a-lait fishing to be addictive this time of year in the Basin.

Scoring sac-a-lait in the Atchafalaya Basin

Clean water is key to packing the ice chest this month
March 22 at 3:13pm
Jeff Bruhl flips 1/16-ounce jigheads under corks to big cypress trees when targeting sac-a-lait this time of year.

Best bets for crappie jigs

March 15 at 8:00am
Jeff Bruhl says he gets more strikes from finicky sac-a-lait when using the Crappie Nibbles, and he never throws his jigs without them.

Add scent to catch more crappie

March 15 at 8:00am
Jeff Bruhl finds skipping Road Runners under docks to be very effective this time of year.

Go big for sizable sac-a-lait

March 15 at 8:00am
Dwayne Hosea caught this 3.14-pound slab last month, and said he expects the crappie spawn at Poverty Point to really heat up over the next 10 days — if the weather cooperates.

Poor weather delaying bulk of Poverty Point crappie spawn

Action expected to heat up in the next 10 days, local angler says
March 08 at 5:08pm
Head to Poverty Point this month and you just might have to call your taxidermist to mount the crappie you catch.

Crappie riches at Poverty Point

Fish slower if there's lots of boat pressure, local angler says
March 07 at 9:39am
Channel catfish are easy to identify by the long, heavy, dark whiskers in the corners of their mouths.

Channel catfish do it all

These cats are hard fighting and great to eat
March 02 at 9:15am
When fishing down the shoreline, Jeff Bruhl focuses his efforts around big cypress trees.

Wham, bam, sac-a-lait slam — Tips to catch more Tchefuncte River sac-a-lait

The Tchefuncte River has a reputation as a tough fishery, but the scenic waterway holds a considerable sac-a-lait population. And this is the best month to connect with slabs.
March 01 at 7:00am
Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney enjoyed a recent sac-a-lait trip out of Houma..

Orange Grove sac-a-lait bite on fire

Guide provides tips to load up on slabs out of Houma
February 16 at 4:41pm