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Elite Series anglers expecting high, muddy water at Toledo Bend

Most of the 108 professional anglers on the Bassmaster Elite Series have had at least some experience on Toledo Bend — but probably not in the conditions they’ll face next week.

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1 hour ago
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Proposal would decrease bass minimum length limit on Lower Sabine River

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved a notice of intent to decrease the minimum length limit for black bass on the Lower Sabine River from 14 inches to 12 inches, according to a press release.

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2 hours ago
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Louisiana's spring inshore shrimp season to open May 23

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday announced the 2016 spring inshore shrimp season will begin at 6 a.m. on Monday, May 23 for all state inshore waters.

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4 hours ago
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MRGO rocks a perennial May trout hotspot

Capt. Jacques “Jakamo” Laboureur said the rocks at the end of the MRGO are always the first place the trout show up to kick off the summer trout season, and this is the month it happens.

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Yesterday at 10:44 am
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Plan on early bite for May Tchefuncte River bass

The Tchefuncte River seems to attract every boater around the state this time of year. Go there as an angler in May, and you better be prepared to fight off some wakes.

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Yesterday at 9:35 am
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LDWF/LDR team up on Mondays to expedite boat registration process

Because of tax changes that came about during March’s special session of the legislature, boat buyers who purchase a boat from an individual are now sometimes required to pay taxes at the Louisiana Department of Revenue before registering their vessel with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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May 04 at 10:11 am
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Hackney off to fast start in 2016

Tenth place at the 2016 Bassmaster Classic in Tulsa. Two Top 10s already, including a second place finish to kick off the season on the St. Johns River that would have likely been a victory — except for an improbable weekend run by Rick Clunn. Currently first place in Angler of the Year standings…

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May 04 at 5:56 am
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IFA Redfish Tours heading to Lafitte

The first Louisiana Division events of the 2016 IFA Redfish Tour will be held May 14-15 out of Lafitte Harbor Marina in Lafitte.

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May 02 at 4:52 pm
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Partially-filled 5-gallon buck perfect for onboard trash

We’ve probably all been guilty at one time or another: Watching a crumpled potato chip bag, candy wrapper or napkin that was wedged in the center console or behind the windshield fly off into the water when the boat gets up on step.

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April 29 at 2:49 pm
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Jeanerette angler scores on 11.45-pounder at Toledo Bend

Rodney Schexnayder feels strongly the benefits of retirement include having more time to fish —† especially on weekdays.

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April 29 at 10:27 am
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Two Terrebonne Parish men arrested for alleged shrimping violations

Two Terrebone Parish men were arrested for alleged shrimping violations Wednesday evening in Terrebonne Bay, according to a news release.

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April 28 at 2:38 pm
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Five cited for alleged red snapper violations in federal waters

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited five men in three separate boats Sunday for alleged red snapper violations 15 miles off of Louisiana’s coast, according to a news release.

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April 28 at 9:19 am
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Trout smackdown in the Grand Isle surf

After a long wait since the middle of last summer, Sammy Romano had been eagerly anticipating catching fat speckled trout in the surf again on Grand Isle.

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April 27 at 5:24 pm
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Feds set 9-day recreational red snapper season

If you blink, you might miss it.†

The always elusive red snapper recreational season was announced Wednesday, and anglers will have a whopping nine days this year to venture into federal waters in search of a fish that no one but the feds believes is threatened.

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April 27 at 11:35 am
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Video: Night footage captures speckled trout feeding frenzy

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With April’s full moon last week, plenty of impatient anglers are finally heading into prime speckled trout fishing time across Louisiana’s coast.

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April 27 at 10:29 am
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Top 5 live pogie tips to catch Grand Isle trout

Carl 'Tommy' Vidrine was in full-on beast mode Monday morning — not intent with just catching specks, but focused instead on hauling in some real hammer trout on Grand Isle.†

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April 26 at 7:24 pm
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