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|Injured bald eagle in Beauregard Parish returned to the wild
1120 Views - Posted: December 16 at 6:00 am
A female adult bald eagle found injured in Beauregard Parish by a work crew late in October was rehabbed and returned to the wild, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
|Tropical weather pushes trout toward Lafitte
830 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
To say you’re hoping for a hurricane to blow through South Louisiana just to make the fishing better would be a tad bit insensitive.
|Clovelly Oil Field offers best of both worlds
958 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
The particular area that produced all these limits of speckled trout for Capt. James Wilson is a part of the Clovelly Oil Field. The canal that comes out in the middle of Little Lake is a part of it, but the other part, where we fished, is the south end by Brusle.
|Clovelly two-step — Speckled trout fishing gets hot at Lafitte’s Clovelly
1005 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
I couldn’t figure out why my son wasn’t making a cast.
|Theophile’s Flying Circus — Seaplane offers easy fishing access to barrier islands
1042 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
Did you ever go to the circus when you were a kid? There really wasn’t anything else quite like it.
|River Rat — Bass-fishing tips for the Florida Parishes rivers
1274 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
Joe Lavigne saw more deer than probably half the Louisiana hunters who had humped their way up trees one morning last October.
|Lucky 7 — Top Lafitte fishing hotspots
1499 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
October changes everything. In gaming parlance, you’d say it reshuffles the deck and ups your odds for a winning hand.
|Internal Alarm — Catfish go on a feeding frenzy when the Mississippi River begins to fall
1372 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
Aaron Langlois has an internal alarm clock set by his ancestors through Canada all the way back to France.
|No Tails Necessary — Redfishing options for Vermilion Bay
2502 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
Surrounded by boats, raucous gulls and terns dived into the green waters of Vermilion Bay near Weeks Island. And as quickly as lines could be cast, anglers were landing speckled trout.
|Coastal Master Plan ‘worth following,’ state’s top restoration official says
3732 Views - Posted: July 22 at 4:30 pm
According to Dr. E.L. Corthell, former president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the breakdown of the Mississippi River Delta’s coastal wetlands is in part a debate of commercial use and flood control versus conservation. It’s about short-term benefits versus long-term benefits and finding a way to battle a rising sea and disappearing earth.
|Dehydration a lurking summertime danger
606 Views - Posted: July 15 at 7:00 am
Capt. Jason Shilling with New Orleans Style Fishing Charters cautioned that anglers should not dismiss the heat with a hot-headed attitude that they’ll do anything to catch the fish.
|Toups’ family fishing tradition
1534 Views - Posted: July 15 at 7:00 am
Fishing the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo wasn’t something Bootsie Toups did as a child, but when he began fishing the event in 1978 at the age of 23, he was instantly hooked.
|Snow Days — How to fish Lafitte depends on weather in the frozen North
918 Views - Posted: July 01 at 7:00 am
Storm clouds loomed over Capt. Jason Shilling’s head as he idled away from Seaway Marina in Lafitte with the intention of heading toward Lake Salvador.
|Time to move north?
2005 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am
Last July I wrote about my hope for the Louisiana coast, which seems to be melting away like so much candle wax, because of projects funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act. Finally, instead of studying the problem of coastal erosion to death, things were getting done to help shore up what is left of our marshlands.
|Slot Red Roundup — Tips to win redfish tournaments
1556 Views - Posted: April 01 at 7:00 am
Kaplan’s Skip Floyd and his wife Tanya had traveled east by boat all the way from Bridge City, Texas, to the Lambert weir on southern Lake Calcasieu. The husband-and-wife team were fishing a Gulf Coast redfish tournament, and they made the long run to boat two slot redfish to haul back to the weigh-in.
“Tanya and I pulled up behind the weirs and began easing along while sight-fishing for redfish,” the 47-year-old Skip Floyd said. “We were fortunate to eventually see a group of birds hovering in one of the ponds, and there was a school of redfish beneath them.
Skip was throwing a pearl white, 6- inch Al Gag Whip-It Eel, while Tanya chunked a pink version of the lure.
|Bull reds ganged up around Chandeleur Island chain
3472 Views - Posted: March 25 at 4:15 pm
Spain’s Running of the Bulls has nothing over ours: Every year, usually beginning somewhere between late February to early March and extending into April, huge schools of bull reds show up at the barrier islands and maul everything in the water.
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