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|Mister Twister Flip’n OUT
3082 Views - Posted: September 16 at 9:00 am
Louisiana born and bred Mister Twister Flip’n OUTs, the latest in soft plastic creature baits, were scheduled to go on the market the first week of August.
|Legislators address hunting and fishing issues during 2013 legislative session
4907 Views - Posted: June 20 at 1:00 pm
Louisiana Legislature wrapped up its regular session in early June after debating dozens of bills related to hunting, fishing and the outdoors. A number of the proposals never made it through the process, having been voted down or pulled from consideration by lawmakers.
|Apply now for alligator lottery hunts
5955 Views - Posted: 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.
|House backs high-school bass fishing
2954 Views - Posted: May 15 at 3:49 pm
The House Education Committee unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that could lead to the establishment of competitive bass-fishing tournaments for Louisiana’s high schools.
|Dogged Determination — How to catch big Caddo Lake bass during the winter using Rat-L-Traps
1001 Views - Posted: February 01 at 7:00 am
Lipless crankbaits are not for the cowardly.
With all those exposed treble hooks, the faint-hearted have a hard time seeing past the snag waiting to happen.
On the other hand, the lion-hearted are able to look past potential pain and see the largemouth light at the end of the tunnel.
Therefore, the timid might as well find someplace else to fish during February rather than head to Caddo Lake.
|Caddo guide adjusts to salvinia on a daily basis
964 Views - Posted: February 01 at 7:00 am
The salvinia that has infested Caddo Lake has forced many bass anglers to adjust their approaches to fishing the lake.
|2013 Louisiana High School Fishing Championship to be held March 10
2748 Views - Posted: January 28 at 1:50 pm
The 2013 Student Angler Federation Louisiana High School Fishing State Championship will be held on Caddo Lake on March 10, the Bass Federation announced.
“The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, along with the City of Shreveport, the City of Bossier City, the Caddo Parish Commission and the Bossier Parish Police Jury are excited to have partnered with The Bass Federation on the previous two state high school fishing state championships …,” said Kelly Wells, vice president of the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission. “We’re excited to be back once again on the world-famous Caddo Lake this year and partner with Earl Williamson Park and the Caddo Parish Commission and their staff.
|Giant salvinia forcing Caddo Lake anglers to change their game plan
3511 Views - Posted: December 20, 2012 at 6:30 am
Old dogs don’t learn new tricks.
This cliché reminds me of a bassin’ buddy with whom I fished Toledo Bend several years ago.
“If they don’t bite this jig, I ain’t gonna catch them,” he grumbled.
Unfortunately, it was a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Anybody predicting they aren’t going to catch bass at Caddo Lake right now because of all the giant salvinia will be just as accurate in his or her assessment.
1252 Views - Posted: April 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
April and May events:
|Cold front grip loosens later in the day
1230 Views - Posted: March 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
Anglers who make an immediate and necessary change first thing in the morning after a cold front would be wise to not forget about what patterns were working well before the front blew through.
6559 Views - Posted: February 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
The newest wave of artificial lures has taken the fishing world by storm within the past few months.
YUM Bait Co. is glad to be in the middle of the tempest created by the introduction of multi-armed, literally and figuratively, umbrella rigs. Look at one, and you’ll see what looks like a spinnerbait head with five wires attached to the back of it, each ending with a barrel swivel and a snap swivel to affix a soft plastic of some sort imbedded on a hook.
|Fishing regs change Sept. 1 on waters along Texas border
5958 Views - Posted: August 26, 2011 at 3:49 pm
Fishing regulations on the waters running along the Louisiana-Texas border change Sept. 1 to make size restrictions and daily bags consistent, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reported.
The regulations, which cover the Sabine River, Toledo Bend and Caddo Lake, mean anglers on those waters no longer have to keep up with two separate sets of rules.
|BLF All-American Final: Wheeler takes wire-to-wire win on Caddo Lake
2778 Views - Posted: May 23, 2011 at 3:14 pm
Indiana pro Jacob Wheeler earned a wire-to-wire victory on Caddo Lake Saturday (May 21) during the BFL All-American held there. Wheeler, the youngest BFL winner, pocketed $100,000 and qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup to be held in July on Arkansas’ Lake Ouachita.
The 20-year-old Wheeler’s sealed the win in his very first BFL All-American with a final-day limit tipping the scales to 7 pounds, 9 ounces. That brought his three-day total to 36-3.
“This is the biggest thing that has ever happened to me in my entire life,” he said. “It is life changing.
|rbwilbanks wins March Big Bass Contest
3867 Views - Posted: April 08, 2011 at 11:40 am
Ron Wilbanks’ photo of his 10 ¾-pound Toledo Bend bass was declared the winner of the March Big Bass Contest by LouisianaSportsman.com users.
|Voting begins in March edition of Big Bass Contest
3358 Views - Posted: April 04, 2011 at 8:25 am
LouisianaSportsman.com users can help choose the March winner of the Big Bass Contest by voting from the three photos chosen from among the entries in the monthly contest. This month’s entries include some huge fish caught around the state.
|Public hearings set for Texas, Louisiana agreement on regulations on border waters
3746 Views - Posted: March 30, 2011 at 3:12 pm
Three public hearings are scheduled next week to provide the public opportunities to comment on the proposed fishing regulations changes on Toledo Bend, Caddo Lake and the Sabine River between the Toledo Bend Dam and Interstate 10.
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