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Depending on where you're located on the Louisiana coast, Tropical Storm Cindy could be a boon to fishing with a salty tidal surge — or a bust if it dumps heavy rain and inundates some areas with loads of fresh water.

Guides not expecting big fishing impact from Tropical Storm Cindy

Storm surge could actually improve salinities — depending on where heavy rains fall
June 21 at 2:45am
The author illustrates here the two jawbone views that you should photograph to ensure a reliable aging estimate.

More jawbone talk

Confirming your age estimate after the kill
June 21 at 2:30am
The McMullen brothers’ bream fishing partnership is built on a lot of years of shared outdoors experiences.

Brothers in arms

June 15 at 7:00am
Josh Chauvin shows off the 6-foot alligator gar he caught on a noodle line and landed in his 8-foot kayak.

Apex Predator: Catching 6-foot garfish in an 8-foot ‘yak

Video demonstrates how Chauvin rigs up heavy duty noodles suitable for gar
June 13 at 10:17pm
The author’s first buck photo of 2017; a nice adult buck that survived the 2016 hunting season.

Genetics, age, herd or habitat

What is the most important component of deer management?
June 12 at 9:00am
Jason Courville (right) and a client display a group of quality Toledo Bend post-spawn bass. According to the guide, quality fish can still be taken in the shallows due to lower-than-normal water temperatures occurring later this spring.

Toledo Bend post-spawn shallow bite still hot

Recent cool fronts have allowed quality fish to remain shallow longer than usual
June 05 at 4:23pm
For Mike McMullen, bream fishing trumps every other kind of fishing.

City Bream

Catching big bream in an urban oasis
June 01 at 7:00am
Phil Hanberry, of Hattiesburg, Miss., poses with the 260-pound swordfish he reeled in Tuesday morning out of South Pass. If certified by the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association, it will become the No. 5-ranked sword in the state record books.

260-pound Top 5 sword landed out of South Pass

Fish measured 84 inches from bottom jaw to fork, with 3-foot sword, Capt. Peace Marvel says
May 30 at 5:41pm
Chad Williams displays his Toledo Bend 10.86-pound largemouth taken during Day 1 of the Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash. The big fish netted Williams a new boat, trailer, pickup truck and $10,000 cash. <br />

10.86-pounder wins Sealy Outdoors Big Bass Splash

Arkansas angler catches winning lunker on crankbait at Toledo Bend
May 25 at 1:43pm

Former LDWF enforcement agent pleads guilty in Delta NWR poaching case

11-point buck illegally shot in January, 2016, according to reports
May 24 at 9:09am
A really good early season buck in velvet. The photo says one thing, but what would its jawbone say?

Ground proving buck age

May 19 at 10:00am
Shiree often sours corn to increase its attractiveness to hogs.

Life on his terms

May 15 at 7:00am
The author’s grandson, Charles Guidry, helps plant a white oak tree; the tree will be caged to keep deer from browsing on it.

The madness of March is over

It is time to get ready for the 2017-18 hunting season
May 11 at 4:25pm
Stabilizers that fit between the split limbs of a bow will quiet the bow substantially and cut down on vibration.

Get things stabilized

Stabilizers improve bows’ efficiency, accuracy
May 02 at 9:00am