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Big bull reds in deep holes will devour cracked crab this time of year, according to Capt. Marty LaCoste.

Redfish raring to go deep at Dularge

September 20 at 4:27pm
Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney wrapped up Season 5 of the hunting and fishing show featuring all the outdoor action the Bayou State has to offer. Every episode is now available online at LouisianaSportsman.com.

Season 5 of Sportsman TV now available online

Check out every episode of Hackney’s fishing and hunting adventures — on your schedule
September 20 at 8:44am
Capt. Keith Bergeron uses whole crabs when his clients target bull reds, but breaks off the crab's claws and the two points on its shell to make it easier for the redfish to swallow.

Bull red action heats up on Grand Isle

Guide details how he hooks whole crabs to target big bulls
September 05 at 5:01pm
Four Grand Isle anglers recommend using a Carolina-rigged whole crab with a heavy weight if you're looking to hook up with a redfish big enough to win Ride the Bull 8 this Saturday.

Grand Isle anglers share winning tips for Ride the Bull 8

Using whole crab on a heavy Carolina rig is the way to go, guides say
August 24 at 11:16am

Des Allemands man arrested for alleged commercial catfish violations

Fonseca attempted to conceal undersized blue cats, LDWF says
August 23 at 4:43pm
Kade Roberts with a 15-pound D’Arbonne catfish.

It’s catfish time on Lake D'Arbonne

Flats near the main river channel especially productive
August 14 at 1:25pm
Capt. Bill Lake finds plenty of redfish this month using multiple techniques.

August is a real winner for Dularge reds

Target banks and deep bayous, guide says
August 08 at 5:30am
Bluegills are the bread-and-butter of Todd Schultz’s fly fishing in Bayou Castine.

Poppin’ Bugs for Bream

Don’t neglect the long rod for bream
August 01 at 7:00am

2017 Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo set for this weekend

'Tarpon Gras' parade to roll Saturday morning, rodeo tickets available daily at pavillion
July 26 at 8:53am
Barbara Ducote reeled in this South American spotted shovelnose catfish while fishing in the Atchafalaya River earlier this month north of Melville. The LDWF suspects the fish was likely a pet released by its owner.

Amazon catfish caught in Atchafalaya River

2-pound specimen likely a pet that was released, LDWF biologist says
July 20 at 11:24am
Josh Chauvin shows off one of the big catfish he wrestled on one of his

Apex Predator's extreme noodling: Swim-fishing for big cats

Chauvin leaves boat behind, tangles with cats in the water
July 19 at 1:41pm
Anglers often jokingly tell tales of catching enough fish to “sink the boat.” Here, it nearly happened. With the stern of his kayak underwater, Eric Muhoberac gives a victory salute while heading in with an overload of big blue catfish.

Kayak catfishing

Get easier access to where catfish hide
July 18 at 9:00am
The life-long commercial fishermen spends most of his days on the water now as a recreational fisherman.

A swamp life

July 15 at 7:00am