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|2014 Bass Championship Open scheduled
750 Views - Posted: Yesterday at 7:00 am
Last March, St. Martinsville’s Andre F. Cazelot and Brooke Morrison of Youngsville walked away with a cool $14,000 after rising to the top of the two-day Yamaha-Skeeter Louisiana Sportsman Bass Championship Open.
|Herbicide applied on Sherburne WMA to improve waterfowl habitat and hunter access
2899 Views - Posted: November 11 at 6:00 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently treated more than 700 acres of undesirable wetland vegetation on Sherburne Wildlife Management Area that will improve waterfowl habitat and hunter access, according to a press release.
|Varmint hunting (Deep South style)
3332 Views - Posted: October 30 at 9:00 am
I don’t know why we were never arrested.
|Construction begins on Bayou Sorrel boat launch improvements
3687 Views - Posted: October 16 at 11:55 am
Construction has already begun on improvements to the Bayou Sorrel boat launch located in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin, according to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.
|Construction underway on Bayou Amy boat launch in Henderson
3316 Views - Posted: September 19 at 4:15 pm
Construction has begun on a boat launch on Bayou Amy directly across from the Atchafalaya Basin western guide levee in Henderson, according to a press release.
|Detour necessary to access Sherburne WMA's South Farm via I-10
2679 Views - Posted: September 18 at 11:45 am
Anyone needing access to Sherburne Wildlife Management Area’s South Farm from I-10 in Ramah will need to detour while a bridge is replaced, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
|Never give up
4321 Views - Posted: September 02 at 9:00 am
When my kids were young, I was determined they would be as eaten up with hunting and fishing as I was. They were dragged along on trips as often as possible, and the lessons stuck — at least with my son.
|2013-14 Rut Report
5943 Views - Posted: September 01 at 7:00 am
Many factors can impact the breeding season of deer but, for the most part, breeding activity occurs during the same month every year.
|Basin boating mishap serves as potential warning for everyone
10946 Views - Posted: August 23 at 10:30 am
Robert Wray was heading down the California Canal about midday Saturday on his way to one of his favorite fishing holes, just like he had done hundreds of times before in the Spillway.
|Sac-a-lait biting on southern end of Atchafalaya Basin
4735 Views - Posted: August 06 at 11:30 am
It took Eric Williamson a while to find some good clean water in the southern end of the Atchafalaya Basin Sunday morning, but his perseverance paid off.
|The lunker parade
2226 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
My introduction to Toledo Bend was almost 20 years ago this month when I drove to the reservoir for a Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association meeting. Former Louisiana Sportsman editor Todd Masson and I jumped on John Dean’s boat, and spent a broiling-hot day dropping plastics into 30 feet of water.
|Pearl River bass offer crazy action
13834 Views - Posted: July 25 at 3:10 pm
Sunlight had barely dribbled over the horizon when Jeff Bruhl eased the throttle back on the Phoenix, crawled from behind the boat’s console and stepped up onto the front deck to drop the trolling motor.
As the eastern sky gradually lightened, the Covington angler ran a Stanley Ribbit along a marsh bank just off the West Pearl River.
|Atchafalaya Basin crappie, goggle-eye fishing cranked up
6811 Views - Posted: July 19 at 4:00 pm
With the last pages of the August issue of Louisiana Sportsman heading to the printer, my thoughts wandered to catching a few fish. And the phone call from buddy Eric Williamson of St. Gabriel only fed the deal.
|Managing and protecting the Louisiana black bear
1168 Views - Posted: June 21 at 9:00 am
I like bears. I like black ones, brown ones and white ones, and I like the fact they still roam free in some of their original habitat ranges. The wild places just wouldn’t seem quite as wild without the bear.
|14-inch minimum ends in Basin
6372 Views - Posted: June 18 at 2:20 pm
A 14-inch minimum-length regulation that has been in place since Hurricane Andrew blasted the Atchafalaya Basin becomes a thing of the past Thursday (June 20) after the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved its removal.
|An outdoors legacy
1240 Views - Posted: June 07 at 9:00 am
On Easter Sunday of this year my father passed away. He was 90.
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