Freshwater Fishing

Andrews, Williams and Gros had their hands full hoisting the day’s catch.

There’s no place like home

November 15 at 6:00am
Dorothy Williams and Josh Andrews have a year-round friendship based on more than fishing.

Crappie clearing house

No matter what the weather is outside, crappie are almost always biting inside this fish house on Lake St. John
November 01 at 7:00am

LDWF agent rescues two Belle Chasse teens swamped in Lake Salvador

Boat capsized after taking on water, LDWF says
October 16 at 9:44am
Sweetening your trolling baits with added scents can help sell the deal.

Helpful hints for fall crappie

October 15 at 7:00am
Each choupique is added to the ice slush immediately after being caught to avoid stress on the animal.

Bring choupique back alive

October 15 at 7:00am
The security line running from the tip to the butt of each pole is secured to the pole with electrical tape. One pole here has the line spirally wrapped around it. On the other, the line runs straight down the pole.

Use big boy tackle for choupique

October 15 at 7:00am
Step 1 - Add 1 cup of vinegar to approximately 1 gallon of water and ice.

The best part is the eating part

October 15 at 7:00am
Choupique eggs suitable for caviar preparation are always gray-black in appearance.

The choupique goes uptown

October 15 at 7:00am

Kayak accident leaves one dead in Rapides Parish

Alexandria man died in Lake Buhlow Thursday, LDWF says
October 06 at 4:42pm
Channel catfish are vocal creatures, able to make a croaking sound with their air bladder. This one amuses Tyler Bordelon with its sounds.

Channel cats stay on the move

Covered in taste buds, they easily locate food
October 03 at 7:33am
A well-placed spread pushed at a slow pace is the recipe for crappie bites.

Trolling the transition - Can’t miss September crappie tips

As shad make their way farther into creeks and coves, you can bet crappie will be right behind them. Here’s what you need to know to load up on some slabs this fall.
October 01 at 7:00am
While choupique can be found in virtually all fresh waters in Louisiana, stagnant canals severely overgrown with water plants are prime habitat for the fish.

Taming the beast

Everything you need to know to target the delicious — but very much underappreciated — choupique
October 01 at 7:00am