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Bass move to stretches of banks with a little current to find oxygenated water and feed up after the rigors of the spawn.

New cull system protects bass

April 15 at 7:00am
In addition to having the right calls, it’s important to be fully concealed with camouflage. Sitting at the base of a tree provides a comfortable ambush spot while you lure in a turkey.

Turkey talk

Sure, there are plenty of ways to call in a gobbler — but these proven tactics to kill will help you seal the deal.
April 01 at 7:00am
When Caleb Sumrall fishes runouts, he starts with moving baits like a Kajun Boss spinnerbait to take advantage of the aggressive fish that pile up to feed on bait being swept from the swamps.

Post-spawn particulars

If you head to the Atchafalaya Basin dead-ends this month, you’ll likely struggle to put bass in the boat. But Louisiana’s newest Bassmaster Elite Series pro knows just where those fish have gone — and shares his approach to catching them.
April 01 at 7:00am
Grilled gaspergou is mild and has a delightful steak-like texture.

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

March 15 at 8:00am

New Sportsman TV episode highlights Basin bass

Sixth season begins tonight at 6:30 on CST
March 01 at 11:06am
New Iberia Bassmaster Elite Series pro Caleb Sumrall (left) and Kajun Boss Outdoors' Marcus Curry put together a nice stringer of bass this week by targeting post-spawn fish.

Basin bass already moving to post-spawn pattern

Another wave of spawners waiting to move up, Sumrall says
February 20 at 2:50pm
The proof is in the pudding, or rather in the ice chest for these lucky Saline-Larto crappie fishermen guided by Tony Fuqua.

High five

Details on a handful of the hottest crappie-producing spots in Louisiana — and tips for you to catch some slabs.
February 01 at 7:00am
The Atchafalaya Basin water levels are at rock bottom, but bass are already in very shallow stained water readying for the first wave of the spring spawn.

Basin low, bass gearing up for spawn

Water temps approaching magic number
January 27 at 9:40am
Bass anglers Derward Maudlin and Mike Damron won a tournament with 20.36 pounds this year, including a 5.96-pound lunker caught on a Delta Lures buzzbait.

Delta Lures’ buzzbaits

Anodized blades provide unique sound
November 15, 2017 at 9:00am
Landing choupique involved brutally yanking them from the water and launching them overhead.

So where do you hunt for choupique?

October 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Jacob Shoopman of New Iberia caught this 3.2-pound bass in an evening tournament Aug. 9 on a buzzbait in the Atchafalaya Basin. He says buzzbaits and hollow-bodied plastic frogs should be very effective in September.

Bassin’ at the Basin

Action dictated by Atchafalaya River levels
September 19, 2017 at 6:10pm
This slab crappie inhaled a Cajun Lures’ Slim Jimmy.

Slim Jimmys

This bait’s tail action entices sac-a-lait to bite
September 13, 2017 at 5:20am