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Three restaurants cited for allegedly selling swai fish as catfish

Inspections reveal swai fish in freezers, LDWF says
February 14 at 5:16pm
Brian Young with a Biloxi Marsh redfish.

GPS waypoints for the Biloxi Marsh

February 06 at 6:00pm
Capt. Mike Guidry with a hefty February Sulfur Mine trout.

Target specks between the fronts

Throw topwaters for specks in the Sulfur Mine, Catfish Lake
February 06 at 8:15am
Rickey Lee delivers his lures with pinpoint accuracy using smooth underhand casts.

Bistineau bigmouths

Lake Bistineau in Northwest Louisiana is home to some lunker bass, and unfortunately, lots of salvinia, too. Here’s how one local angler fishes the first half of the year — and deals with the weedy pest.
February 01 at 7:00am
Catfish lurk in the shadows of large structures like boats, docks and bridges where they hide and ambush prey. Kayak anglers tucked into these areas and used a sliding cork to get the bait near the hull of this anchored boat.

Bayou catfishing

Catching really big fish — in a really small boat
January 18 at 9:00am
Robyn Bordelon drifted a chunk of mullet just above the bottom to catch this nice cat. Balloons or sliding corks work great to keep the bait off the bottom and free from snags as it moves with the current.

January’s Best Bets

January 18 at 9:00am
Floating blinds offer the advantage of being able to be moved to areas of high waterfowl usage — and to avoid competition with permanent blinds.

The skinny on Lake Caddo

January 15 at 7:00am
Capt. Troy Robichaux puts clients on big numbers of speckled trout in Catfish Lake this month.

Cold-weather fishing at Catfish Lake

Oyster reefs are key, according to guide
January 03 at 3:31pm
Large, open-water ponds provide lush feeding areas for waterfowl, but little natural vegetation besides roseau canes to camouflage hunters. Permanent blinds are prohibited on Delta National Wildlife Refuge.

Why hunt Delta National Wildlife Refuge?

December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
This fat Mermentau River bass was taken near the landing under the bridge by Aaron Pousson. The area near the bridge will hold bass because numerous tournaments release bass at the landing there.

The murky Mermentau

Don’t let the chocolate-colored waters fool you. Another warm winter could mean plentiful bass amongst the cypresses, cuts and drains of this Acadia Parish river this December.
December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Capt. Eddie Berthelot Jr. said nice speckled trout like this one can be caught in November by using topwater lures over oyster reefs in Catfish Lake out of Golden Meadow.

Targeting specks in Catfish Lake

Topwater lure over oyster reefs effective for nice trout, guide says
November 16, 2017 at 2:27pm
Andrews, Williams and Gros had their hands full hoisting the day’s catch.

There’s no place like home

November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
Dorothy Williams and Josh Andrews have a year-round friendship based on more than fishing.

Crappie clearing house

No matter what the weather is outside, crappie are almost always biting inside this fish house on Lake St. John
November 01, 2017 at 7:00am