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Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching monsters during popular fishing rodeo

It's all about the journey AND the destination
4 hours ago
Some hook manufacturers completely seal off the gap between the hook eye and shank, eliminating problems created when line gets caught in that space.

Inshore insights: Gaps in hook eyes can be troublesome

A dab of super glue can solve the problem
June 18 at 3:54pm
Sammy Romano holds up a nice speck caught on a recent trip to Curlew Island in the Chandeleur chain. Trout hit a variety of baits, including topwaters, suspending jerkbaits and soft plastics, but the key was being mobile and staying on the move.

Top 3 surf-fishing mistakes

Avoid these common missteps to catch more trout on the beach
June 18 at 1:50pm
The Louisiana Sportsman's website will be down for about three hours Sunday night, June 17, while maintenance on the server is being performed.

Sportsman’s website will be down Sunday night for scheduled maintenance

Server work expected to be completed from 9 p.m. to midnight
June 17 at 5:15pm
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Bernie Schultz shows off a nice bass caught in windy conditions this spring at Grosse Savanne Lodge in Cameron Parish during Shimano’s “Cast Smarter” Media Conference.

Top 3 tips for windy bass fishing

Elite Series pro says blowing conditions actually provide opportunities to catch
June 15 at 1:50pm
Black Bayou Lake summer slabs like this one made Randy Smith a convert to white perch fishing.

Crappie making converts on Black Bayou Lake

Target structure in deeper water
June 15 at 8:46am
Ron Manning with two nice summer D’Arbonne catfish.

Drown worms for D’Arbonne cats

Nightcrawlers make great bait
June 15 at 8:31am
Micah Doyle walks the beach at Grand Isle with a net full of speckled trout.

Grand Isle wade-fishing

Set your sights between the first and second sandbars, angler says
June 15 at 8:23am
Bill Lewis Outdoors StutterStep

Top 3 summertime bass baits

‘Cajun Baby’ offers up suggestions to keep bass biting when the mercury rises
June 15 at 1:45am
Through June 3, Louisiana anglers have brought about 160,000 pounds of red snapper, or 22 percent of the state's recreational allocation of 743,000 pounds, to the dock.

LDWF: 22 percent of Louisiana’s red snapper allocation already caught

Season to remain open until landings approach 743,000 pounds
June 14 at 5:36pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Mouth of Mississippi River getting right

Falling water pulling bass from canes
June 14 at 4:24pm
Capt. Mike Wittich said live shrimp under a cork or tight-lined plastics are both good options for Delacroix trout.

Find clean water for Delacroix trout

Live shrimp under a cork or tight-lined plastics effective
June 14 at 4:14pm
Capt. Ty Hibbs puts smiles on faces when he takes clients sight-fishing for reds.

Abundant grass perfect for sight-fishing reds

Pogies mean reds are there
June 13 at 5:15pm