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Capt. Lee Daughdrill displays the huge 29 ½-inch, 9.2-pound speckled trout he caught in Big Lake on Tuesday. <br />

Guide scores on 9.2-pound Big Lake trout

Capt. Lee Daughdrill caught monster speck in West Cove on a 5-inch ruby red Slick Lure
April 13 at 3:50pm
Erin Brown, with Vanishing Paradise, shows off one of her first speckled trout this spring during a trip on the west side of the Mississippi River out of Buras Wednesday morning in Bastian Bay.

Short boat ride yields specks, reds out of Buras

But rising river means trout will be heading to more traditional summer spots, guide says
April 13 at 11:05am
Ted Samanie of Schriever reeled in this monster 29-inch speck on Friday, March 31 in Pointe-aux-Chenes. His decision to keep it and eat it upset many anglers, who felt the fish should have been released — or at least mounted if kept.

10-pound speck: Ice it down — or let it go?

LDWF biologist discusses trout size, spawning information
April 13 at 8:17am

Hackney's best baits for right now

Greg Hackney's best bass bets for April
April 12 at 11:09am

Pineville man drowns in Indian Creek Reservoir

Victim’s body recovered near rope swing in Rapides Parish, LDWF says
April 11 at 10:52pm

Two cited for alleged shrimping violations near Buras

Men were using skimmers during a closed season, LDWF says
April 10 at 10:34pm

Chatham man cited for alleged turkey violations

Incident occurred in Jackson Parish on April 9, LDWF says
April 10 at 3:30pm
Jovi Theriot shows off a nice 22-inch speck he caught recently fishing at night on Grand Isle. The key is having a good wharf light to attract baitfish, and using live shrimp — either free-lined or under a popping cork.

Nighttime speck bite heats up on Grand Isle

A good bait bucket, live shrimp and a wharf light are keys to get in on the action
April 10 at 10:53am
John Murray, of Tennessee, won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend Sunday on the strength of a five-fish bag that weighed 24-15. It was his first Elite Series victory at 11 seasons on the circuit.

Murray wins first Elite Series title at Toledo Bend

Jason Christie finishes 2nd, Jamie Hartman comes in 3rd
April 09 at 9:34pm
Jamie Hartman takes an almost 4-pound lead into Championship Sunday at the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend.

Hartman maintains Elite Series lead at Toledo Bend

Casey Ashley in 2nd, 3-plus pounds behind
April 08 at 10:23pm

Greg Hackney Breaks down Toledo Bend Elite

Hackney finished 19th thanks to a jig and soft plastics
April 08 at 5:59pm
Elite Series rookie Jamie Hartman leads after Day 2 of the Bassmaster Elite Series stop on Toledo Bend. Greg Hackney of Gonzales is in 10th place heading into the weekend.

Hartman leads Elites after Day 2 on Toledo Bend

Hackney moves into 10th place
April 07 at 6:31pm
Capt. Ted DeAgano III often uses a 2-inch clip-on sac-a-lait cork just above his tandem rig to help inexperienced anglers keep both lures in the strike zone longer.

Twice as nice: Tandem rig tips

Guide uses clip-on cork to keep both lures in strike zone longer
April 07 at 9:14am
Indiana's Jacob Wheeler leads after Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend.

Wheeler leads Elites after Day 1 on Toledo Bend

Hackney in 19th with 17-04 five-fish bag
April 06 at 9:37pm