Elite Series Pro Bill Lowen is fishing out of an all-welded aluminum boat from Xpress this season.

Elite’s Lowen jumps on the ‘Xpress’ train

Shallow-water specialist to fish out of all-welded aluminum boat in 2018
March 15 at 7:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Every idiot at a tackle store

You know you've bumped into some of these guys.
March 14 at 5:10pm
House Bill 391 has been filed in the Louisiana Legislature by Rep. Kevin Pearson, and seeks to make the state's tidally-influenced waters open to public access.

Bob’s Bayou Black Marina faces closure due to canal access issue; HB 391 filed in Legislature

Bill seeks to make Louisiana’s tidal waters public
March 14 at 3:58pm
Casey Allen, of Saline, reeled in this big 10.45-pound largemouth Friday, March 9, on Caney Lake. The big lunker anchored a 33-pound five-fish stringer caught by Allen and his fishing partner.

Big 10 anchors another 30-pound-plus stringer for Caney

33-pound bag anchored by Allen's 10.45-pound hawg
March 13 at 4:24pm

Governor to submit nominations for GOM Fishery Management Council seats

CCA Louisiana providing input on recreational sector nominee
March 12 at 1:53pm
Louis Paretti holds up the monster 7.2-pound speckled trout he caught Thursday morning while trolling deep canals on the northern end of Lake Pontchartrain. The big speck bit a tiger-bait colored Matrix Shad.

Lake Pontchartrain gives up gorilla speckled trout

Paretti trolls up a hammer that tips the scales at 7.2 pounds
March 09 at 8:31am
With the Bonnet Carré Spillway slated to be opened for two to four weeks, Lake Pontcartrain speckled trout anglers need to strike while the iron is hot — and be prepared to go to Plan B as more fresh water pours into the lake.

Tips to deal with the Spillway opening

Keep track of fresh water - and be prepared to go to Plan B
March 08 at 7:37pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Baby on the way, but still time for topwater trout

Specks crashing surface plugs near local marina.
March 07 at 5:06pm
Ville Platte native Eric Fusilier caught this 10.77-pound bass while fishing in Toledo Bend's Six Mile branch on March 3.

Four 10-pounders caught at Toledo Bend in last week

10.77-pounder leads the pack
March 06 at 2:06pm
Jacob Hearne shows off the 12.94-pound monster largemouth he caught last Thursday, March 1, at Caney Lake. The big bass, which was tagged and released, bit a California craw-colored Rage Craw.

Caney Lake gives up monster 12-pounder

Spawned out female hammered Rage Craw, angler says
March 06 at 1:58pm
Larry Mallet of Groves, Texas, caught this 12.12-pound bass March 4 while drifting a flat on Toledo Bend's Housen Bay. It is his second 12-pound lunker caught at the reservoir, and it was entered into the Toledo Bend Lunker Bass Program and released.

Texas angler catches second 12-pound Toledo Bend bass

Mallet's latest toad falls for Senko-type lure
March 06 at 1:02pm
Broc Corcoran, 29, hoists the big 9.3-pound bass he caught Monday afternoon out of a pond in New Orleans City Park. The big fish bit a soft plastic minnow, and became the park's new record largemouth.

9.3-pounder breaks New Orleans City Park bass record

Corcoran lands lunker with soft plastic minnow Monday afternoon
March 06 at 10:56am
Corey Harris, left, and Hunter Freeman show off some of the lunker bass they landed during an epic morning of fishing on Caney Lake Feb. 26. Their five best fish tipped the scales at 36.3 pounds, including the heaviest bass which weighed 9.68 pounds.

Caney Lake gives up 36-pound stringer

Freeman, Harris had 30 pounds in their livewell — by 7 a.m.
March 05 at 7:52pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced they plan to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway Thursday at 10 a.m. Depending on how long it remains open will determine impacts on speckled trout fishing this spring in Lake Pontchartrain.

Bonnet Carré Spillway to open Thursday

April, May speck fishing in Lake Pontchartrain likely impacted
March 05 at 4:47pm