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February’s best bets

February 18 at 9:00am
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New gear reviews

February 18 at 9:00am
Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club members prepare for an early-morning  shotgun launch in Golden Meadow.

BCKFC ‘fish pics’ tourney marred by alleged cheating scandal

Officials say photo altered to make winning fish appear larger
February 18 at 9:00am
A built-in 1/4-ounce leadhead and painted on glow eyes are just two features of Egret’s new Vudu Vixen.

The Vudu Vixen

Meet Egret Baits’ ‘tough as hell’ shad imitation
February 15 at 9:00am
Collin Guillot, 9, of Loreauville, recently busted his first-ever deer, a 145-pound doe in Winnfield.

The season may be over — but memories remain

even disappointments can be learning experiences to help you improve for next year
February 12 at 9:00am
The Squirmy Butt uses tailing material from the tentacles of a wormy ball.

New ‘worm’ order

Toy tentacles make a hot crappie fly
February 10 at 9:00am
Brian Young with a Biloxi Marsh redfish.

GPS waypoints for the Biloxi Marsh

February 06 at 6:00pm
Florida pompano have long been regarded as one of Louisiana’s premium saltwater food fish.

Pompano: The glamour fish

February 02 at 1:00pm
The author killed this hit-list buck, nicknamed “Saban,” on Christmas Eve — after taking plenty of care not to put too much pressure on it.

Learn to manage hunting pressure

Key to successful hunting is keeping deer from knowing you’re around
February 01 at 7:00am
Wildlife agents frequently rescue lost boaters — good boating skills and intimate knowledge of area waterways are keys to success.

Lost & found

A compass or handheld GPS are vital if you get “turned around”
January 24 at 9:00am
This buck has the classic body build of a mature deer 5½ years or older, in spite of its paltry antlers.

Rate that buck

If a “big ol’ mature buck” is your goal, learn how to recognize one
January 22 at 9:00am
Robyn Bordelon drifted a chunk of mullet just above the bottom to catch this nice cat. Balloons or sliding corks work great to keep the bait off the bottom and free from snags as it moves with the current.

January’s Best Bets

January 18 at 9:00am