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A good hat helps your body retain heat during cold days on the water. Making sure that someone knows where you’ll be fishing will also help searchers in the event you need to be rescued.

Hypothermia Facts

November 15 at 6:00am

Be aware of duck hunters

November 15 at 6:00am

Tippets

November 15 at 6:00am
During January’s annual aerial survey when hunters are in their blinds, Reynolds said he can spot spinning-wing decoys like this King Mallard from Mojo Outdoors from long distances in the plane — and from the air, they really do look like ducks flapping t

Reynolds’ season-opening decoy set

November 15 at 6:00am
Andrews, Williams and Gros had their hands full hoisting the day’s catch.

There’s no place like home

November 15 at 6:00am
As some have found, deer are getting wise to tree stands. Hunting from the ground can be just enough of an edge to harvest an elusive buck that lives in thick cover.

Must have gear

November 15 at 6:00am
Barham, then secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, shows some of the oily mess left behind in the marsh following the Deepwater Horizon spill  in 2010.

The best eight years of his life

November 15 at 6:00am
Robert Barham poses with framed photos and information from the old Coulee Refuge, which his family spearheaded.

The Coulee — a Barham family legacy

November 15 at 6:00am
Needle nose and split ring pliers are invaluable for hook change operations.

Tools and tactics

November 15 at 6:00am
As with any presentations, vary your line size based on depth, water clarity and cover.

Tackle the task

November 15 at 6:00am
Nevalost’s most popular offering now are the four fishing books in its guide book series.

The growth of Nevalost

November 15 at 6:00am
Using lures with a weed guard or inline single hooks makes fishing in and near grass beds much easier. Several manufacturers are selling lures rigged with single hooks — or you can buy the hooks and modify your own.

Tourney winning tactics

October 15 at 7:00am
Pete Cooper with a red caught on one of his signature flies, the Golden Rule.

Tippets

October 15 at 7:00am