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Albert Chandler with two nice D’Arbonne catfish.

Want to catch fish this month at Lake D’Arbonne?

Change your target to catfish!
May 16 at 3:55pm
Tommy Vidrine caught and released this big speck at the Caminada Pass jetties last week, but reported trout on the beach at Elmer's Island were running bigger than normal.

Big trout on the beach at Elmer’s Island

Cast into the breakers — not smooth water — to catch big specks, Vidrine says
May 15 at 4:46pm
The selection of flies available to the inshore angler is bountiful.

Tippets

May 15 at 7:00am
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, hunted down giant alligator snapping turtles in a pirogue this spring.

Apex Predator: Noodling for giant alligator snapping turtles - in a pirogue

Chauvin got 101-pounder in boat - briefly
May 09 at 5:59pm
Creighton Ward is all smiles when his customers begin to catch fish.

Buras Tag Team

Teaming up with other boats can pay big dividends in the marsh.
May 01 at 7:00am
Ged Schwing shows off a nice 21-inch speck caught Wednesday morning in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet out of Shell Beach. Flats in the MRGO are a great place to target transitioning trout on windy April days, according to Capt. Jacques Laboureur.

Shell Beach specks biting in MRGO

Guide shares tips for dealing with April winds
April 20 at 5:17pm
John Murray, of Tennessee, won the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Toledo Bend Sunday on the strength of a five-fish bag that weighed 24-15. It was his first Elite Series victory at 11 seasons on the circuit.

Murray wins first Elite Series title at Toledo Bend

Jason Christie finishes 2nd, Jamie Hartman comes in 3rd
April 09 at 9:34pm
Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, and his wife show off a couple of big cats caught with noodles.

Apex Predator: Making custom-rigged catfish noodle lines

Check out the video for step-by-step instructions
April 06 at 6:45am
Capt. Mike Gallo with a speckled trout caught at The Castle.

Raid the Castle — Fishing tips for catching trout at The Castle

Speckled trout and reds roam the old ruins of what for decades was known as ‘The Castle.’ So take some tips from this guide and catch your fill.
April 01 at 7:00am
A tiny stinger hook on a small leader can help you catch more catfish, especially when they are striking short on your bait.

Catch more catfish with this one tip

A tiny detail can help hook even big catfish
March 29 at 4:30pm
Speckled trout are less tolerant of freshwater, but can be found in nearby deeper areas where saltwater lies beneath.

Fresh and salty mix near Pointe a la Hache

Fresh, saltwater fish found in the same spots during spring trips
March 16 at 5:09pm
Channel catfish are easy to identify by the long, heavy, dark whiskers in the corners of their mouths.

Channel catfish do it all

These cats are hard fighting and great to eat
March 02 at 9:15am