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Off-duty game warden witnesses alleged fishing violations

Metairie men ticketed after keeping 31 redfish, LDWF says
September 22 at 10:39am
Big bull reds in deep holes will devour cracked crab this time of year, according to Capt. Marty LaCoste.

Redfish raring to go deep at Dularge

September 20 at 4:27pm
Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney wrapped up Season 5 of the hunting and fishing show featuring all the outdoor action the Bayou State has to offer. Every episode is now available online at

Season 5 of Sportsman TV now available online

Check out every episode of Hackney’s fishing and hunting adventures — on your schedule
September 20 at 8:44am
Capt. Chris Pike holds a hefty Bay Lafourche redfish, caught with a live shrimp under a popping cork.

Don’t pass up the passes for Delacroix’s transition trout

Specks won't venture too far from big outside bays, guide says
September 19 at 6:03pm
Capt. Jonathan Sanchez with a hefty Breton Sound speckled trout.

How to beat the September slump

Trout and reds aplenty — even in a transition month
September 18 at 9:30am
Some of the best locations in Louisiana to catch bull reds this time of year are the passes at Grand Isle. This one was tricked with cut bait on the bottom in Caminada Pass.

September’s best kayaking bets

September 15 at 9:00am


September 15 at 7:00am
Capt. Keith Bergeron uses whole crabs when his clients target bull reds, but breaks off the crab's claws and the two points on its shell to make it easier for the redfish to swallow.

Bull red action heats up on Grand Isle

Guide details how he hooks whole crabs to target big bulls
September 05 at 5:01pm
The thrill of the jump is what attracted David Prevost to tarpon fishing.

Quicksilver Kick

Don’t overlook the Gulf’s best and meanest acrobats
September 01 at 7:00am
Transition trout often come from dingy or even muddy water, but are just as pretty as mid-summer fish.

Highways to heaven

Find and exploit trout highways now
September 01 at 7:00am
James Dupuy, 15, won the junior angler division with a 26.42-pound redfish during Ride the Bull 8, but lost the potential tournament winner after a two-hour battle on light tackle when the giant red finally popped his line.

Youth loses bull red battle — but wins admiration of competitors at RTB 8

Dupuy still wins junior angler honors with 26-pounder landed earlier Saturday
August 28 at 10:47am
Ride the Bull 8 champion Steven Pracht, center, poses with his first place check along with The Backpacker's Tyler Hicks (left) and  Dwayne Walley, regional pro staff manager for Wilderness Systems.

Shreveport kayak newcomer wins Ride the Bull 8

36.78-pound red makes Pracht the 2017 champion
August 28 at 9:02am
Four Grand Isle anglers recommend using a Carolina-rigged whole crab with a heavy weight if you're looking to hook up with a redfish big enough to win Ride the Bull 8 this Saturday.

Grand Isle anglers share winning tips for Ride the Bull 8

Using whole crab on a heavy Carolina rig is the way to go, guides say
August 24 at 11:16am
Jody Sanders with Skeeter Boats poses with a big bull red he caught out of Buras near California Point. Schools of redfish are gathered in near-shore coastal waters now gorging on pogies in anticipation of heading offshore next month to spawn.

Battling big Buras bulls

Pre-spawn schools packed in now on east side of the Mississippi River, guide says
August 23 at 3:08pm