Fishing

Shrimp are piled up in Big Lake — and speckled trout and redfish are right there with them.

Big Lake kayaker finds insane action on specks and reds

Shrimp are plentiful as fall bite cranks up
8 hours ago

A grand slam — just before the World Series

Catching speckled trout, redfish, flounder and more
9 hours ago
If you’re targeting big fish, Capt. Casey Brunning recommends throwing topwaters this month out of Delacroix.

Delacroix trout can be tricky to track this month

‘Confusion state’ rules for specks, guide says
Yesterday at 4:05pm

Five Mississippi men cited for over the limit of redfish

Men allegedly ‘double-tripped’ out of Venice, LDWF says
Yesterday at 3:53pm
Chad Battles got stuck on a sandbar in Venice, and buddy Shannon Thomas was able to pull him free — but not before taking his picture first to remember the occasion.

Avid angler in midst of terribly unlucky streak

Chad Battles is having a string of fishing misfortune
October 16 at 9:35am
Marsh Man Masson went on a recent trout trip, and loaded up fishing with shrimp creole-colored  Matrix Shads under a popping cork.

The autumn speckled trout run begins

Fish are right where they're supposed to be
October 15 at 4:45pm
In the year since dredging was banned on Big Lake, state biologists have found a 50 percent increase in oyster availability there, according to CCA Louisiana.

CCA: Big Lake oyster reefs on the comeback

Biologists see 50 percent increase in oyster abundance on Calcasieu
October 15 at 9:59am
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will be discussing potential changes to cobia harvest regulations at its meeting later this month in Mobile, Alabama.

Gulf Council requesting input from anglers on potential cobia changes

Harvest reduction measures to impact both recreational and commercial fisheries
October 11 at 6:10pm
Matrix Shad's Chas Champagne believes water temperature is key to kick off the fall Trestles bite at Lake Pontchartrain. Even though our first cool front has finally arrived, temps are still way too high for now, he said.

Good days very near at Lake Pontchartrain bridges

Cool front is dropping water temperatures.
October 11 at 3:56pm
Professional angler Whitey Outlaw loves fishing heavy vegetation for crappie.

VIDEO - How to catch crappie in thick grass beds

If you bypass vegetation mats, you're missing a lot of fish
October 10 at 3:35pm

Endless redfish in hard-to-reach area

Tough trip was well worth it
October 09 at 4:52pm

Two cited for over the limit of bass on Bayou Black

Anglers near Gibson allegedly caught with 53 fish, LDWF says
October 08 at 8:06am

'Red'-hot action with BASSMASTER magazine editor

Redfish thick near popular Southeast Louisiana port
October 05 at 1:54pm
Catching numbers of Dularge redfish right now is a simple matter of dangling market shrimp under corks.

Redfish are thick in Dularge right now

Numbers of hard-fighting reds make up for subpar trout action
October 05 at 1:48pm