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May 22 at 9:00 am
As this article goes to press, the 2012-13 deer season is about three months in the rear view mirror. As they say, “It is time to re-load and re-mount.”
|Apply now for alligator lottery hunts
May 21 at 3:00 pm
If you want to participate in the 2013 alligator lottery hunts, now is the time to get in your application. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will select eligible hunters to hunt on four Coastal & Nongame Resources (CNR) Division Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), 15 Wildlife Division WMAs, one U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) property and 24 public lakes for this year's alligator harvest season.
|Make mine live
May 20 at 9:00 am
For most power boats, the use of live bait is such a given that livewells almost always come as standard equipment. Many don’t think that taking live bait along in a kayak is a viable option.
|The Florida Keys vs. Louisiana’s coast
May 17 at 2:39 pm
Recently I went on a 10-day fishing excursion for my honeymoon to a place where an island is known as a key and the ocean view will take your breath away. A few friends told me this is the only fishery that can compare to coastal Louisiana.
|Sportsman TV goes tuna fishing
May 16 at 4:29 pm
On a fairly calm day in mid-May, Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney, Bowie Outfitters’ David Reynerson and Capt. Trey Pique of VooDoo Sportfishing Charters in Venice landed four tuna averaging 80 pounds each.
|Black Bayou Lake is pretty as a postcard
May 15 at 7:00 am
Black Bayou Lake, the centerpiece of the Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge, is pretty as a postcard. The 2,000-acre, cypress tree-studded lake holds vast beds of American lotus, a plant with huge, lily pad-like leaves up to 3 feet across and beautiful 6-inch yellow flowers.
|A turkey for dad
May 13 at 9:00 am
When you hear “Phfffffftt,” you know a strutting tom is close and it is time to get ready.
May 08 at 9:00 am
Look at a map of eastern Louisiana, from Bastrop to New Roads, and you’ll realize the power of the mighty Mississippi. Over millennia, the great river has carved out dozens of deep waterways, most of which have become isolated from the river’s flow.
|Legislative update: Hunting regs, Commission appointments and red snapper
May 01 at 4:56 pm
The Louisiana Legislature dealt with a few outdoors-related issued today. Here's a quick look:
May 01 at 7:00 am
When chasing wily old toms or mature bucks, hunters need all the advantages they can get. That’s why CamoBands lets you slip plants, leafy branches and grass into flex straps on your body to conceal your shape, color and scent. Consisting of high-tech rubber frames, embedded with double-layered, paired elastic bands, and rugged buckles to secure them in place, CamoBands allows sportsmen to adapt to any environment.
|Artificial Intelligence — Tips for trout fishing with artificial lures
May 01 at 7:00 am
“Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.” Yeah, Sir Walter Scott’s insight rings true for interpersonal relationships, but when it comes to speckled trout fishing, the Scottish writer can stick that nonsense in his bait bucket.
Tricking trout is the name of the game.
|Schoolie Mecca — Stay close to Cocodrie and load up on school trout
May 01 at 7:00 am
Pelayo punched his iPhone, put it to his ear, and discovered that his cousin Becky and her husband Al planned a trip down from New Jersey for Memorial day weekend. They hadn’t been down since the Saints’ Super Bowl, and Pelayo seemed pleased.
“Great!” he replied. “We’ll make a side trip to Doc’s Cocodrie camp for some fast and furious school speck action. Y’all remember that from a few years ago. This time of year it’s a slam-dunk — a no-brainer — in the upper Lake Pelto Area. We’ll have another short boat haul, get into some school specks under the birds for some action-packed fishing — then enjoy some great eating!”
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