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Turtle Bayou and Orange Grove are known for bass and other freshwater fishing.

Turtle Bayou and Orange Grove

Locations to popular fishing holes
June 08, 2016 at 9:00am
LDWF enforcement agents cited three people for allegedly operating a vessel while intoxicated during 2015's Operation Dry Water this past weekend.

LDWF agents make three DWI arrests during Operation Dry Water

Sander, Lennox and Burchfield cited for allegedly operating a vessel while intoxicated, LDWF says
June 30, 2015 at 3:57pm
Ty Hibbs generally doesn't catch as many fish at Des Allemands as he does in Lake Cataouatche, but the fish he locates there tend to be larger. At both locations, he generally likes to fish natural colors about 2 feet under a cork.

Crappie hotspots: Des Allemands and Cataouatche offer one-two punch!

Hibbs says Des Allemands features bigger fish, Cataouatche has the numbers
February 18, 2015 at 8:36am
Dillon King, left, and Kody Kelly show off a nice bass during a practice day last summer at the 2014 High School Bassmaster National Championship on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee. The duo from Livingston Parish finished in 8th place.

Bassmaster High School Series accepting new teams statewide

First qualifying tournament slated for Calcasieu River on Feb. 21
February 04, 2015 at 6:03pm
When the temperature gets warm enough to start shedding jackets, you can bet February bass have moved up shallow looking for something to eat.

February resolve — Where to and how to catch bass this month

Yep, fishing this month can be just miserable. But it also can be the best time of the year to catch big bass. So here’s where you need to fish and how you can tie into some great fish.
February 01, 2015 at 7:00am

Experimental nighttime activity season to begin June 1 on Salvador/Timken WMA

Allows for nighttime harvest of frogs and recreational fishing with rod and reel through Aug. 15
May 29, 2014 at 12:08am
Ken, left, and Devin Sherman will be hitting the road with Front to Back Boat Service's fisherman support team trailer. They will be on-site at many local tournaments with an inventory of parts and supplies to assist anglers with a variety of boat issues.

Shermans taking boat services on the road to Bayou Segnette this Sunday

Front 2 Back's 'fisherman support team' trailer scheduled to be on-site at tournaments across South Louisiana
January 21, 2014 at 2:50pm
Bass Kandi’s Croaker is the latest in the fake frog offerings.

Bass Kandi Croaker

The web-footed plastic frog with a toned-down sound
August 15, 2013 at 9:00am
Bassmaster Elite pro Greg Hackney finds big prespawners by pitching heavy jigs around the edges of grass lines.

Prespawn Patrol ­— Tips for bass fishing success during the prespawn

The prespawn can be maddening, as cold fronts roll through and impact the bass bite. Here are some tips from the pros to help fill out your stringer, even when things get tough.
February 01, 2013 at 7:00am

CWPPRA offers hope for future of coast

July 02, 2012 at 7:00am
Female bluegill, such as this fat beauty, are seldom caught on spawning beds.

Pocket Perch

Lake Cataouatche’s east side gets none of the glory, but it’s absolutely loaded with big summertime bluegill.
May 01, 2012 at 7:00am
By hitting what Clark Reehm called high percentage areas, anglers can dramatically up their chances of catching a good bag of bass.

Closing the Gap

Use this strategy to catch bass at all stages of their winter doldrums.
January 01, 2012 at 1:00am
Although all reports during practice had Venice with a healthier class of bass, Lake Cataouatche and its big-fish capabilities turned on just in time for Kevin VanDam.

Bassmaster Classic reveals lessons for tournament bass anglers

Timing is everything, Louisiana Delta tournament shows
March 03, 2011 at 8:02pm
Although he passes several great fishing holes between Grand Point and New Orleans, Matthew Hymel prefers fishing Lake Cataouatche because its been one of the hottest fisheries in all of Louisiana.

Take Home Angler: Matthew Hymel

This Grand Point bass angler passes lots of great fishing spots to get to Lake Cataouatche, because the action there is like an irresistible lure to him.
March 01, 2011 at 11:01am