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Marsh Man Masson vid: Most unlikely catch-and-cook in history

Conditions were horrible, but the fishing and the feast were superb
March 20 at 5:01pm
The Sportsman Show's Big Buck Contest wrapped up Sunday afternoon, with plenty more deer added to the state's all-time records, as well as some Boone & Crockett and Pope and Young record bucks.

Louisiana Sportsman’s Big Buck Contest results

Smith, Sullivan win with heavy-horned in-state deer
March 19 at 8:35am
Big Lake is famous for trophy speckled trout, but is also home to big bull reds like this one.

Waypoints for Big Lake

March 08 at 9:00pm
Lane Zimmer uses popping corks to see when a trout hits rather than having to try to feel a bite in high winds.

The wind can be your friend

Typically, windy conditions affect an angler much more than the fish. Use these tips to keep putting specks on ice this month — even when it’s blowing.
March 01 at 7:00am

Spotlight on Myrtle Grove

January 08 at 9:00am
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
Nevalost’s most popular offering now are the four fishing books in its guide book series.

The growth of Nevalost

November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
Big speckled trout like this one smash topwater lures this time of year, according to Capt. Theophile Bourgeois.

Bust out the old GPS in Lafitte

Knowing where land once was will help you catch fish now
September 18, 2017 at 9:20am
September's aerial survey completed this week noted more than 370,000 blue-winged teal in the state, almost four times the number counted last year.

Teal numbers in LDWF’s September survey rocket to 373,000

Almost quadruples number of birds counted in 2016, Reynolds says
September 15, 2017 at 3:21pm
Big redfish can be found by anglers who keep their eyes out for movement along the banks for movement, according to Capt. Kory Matherne.

Bank on Lafitte redfish this month

Forget about trout — for now
August 14, 2017 at 3:03pm
Reece Rojas, 10, left, and his sister Ramzee, 8, teamed up Wednesday morning in Little Lake and landed this 31 ¼-inch redfish — that was originally tagged for the 2014 STAR Tournament when it measured slightly more than 17 inches.

Lafitte anglers reel in STAR-tagged redfish — from 2014 tournament

Fish grew 14 inches, traveled at least 10 miles since being tagged 39 months ago, guide says
July 26, 2017 at 9:49pm
Capt. Lane Zimmer puts his clients on copious amounts of redfish this time of year out of Lake Salvador.

Follow the food

Reds in Lake Salvador are on the move
July 11, 2017 at 5:05pm
Brent Castille, of Lafayette, shows off the CCA-tagged redfish he caught Wednesday on Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge. Pending a polygraph, Castille will win a 2017 Chevy Colorado pickup for catching the second tagged redfish in this year's STAR tournament.

Second CCA-tagged red caught at Rockefeller Refuge; angler in line for Chevy truck

Castille’s first fish of the day Wednesday morning was 20-inch tagged red
June 28, 2017 at 2:52pm
When trout stop hitting topwaters in the morning, switch to a suspending jerkbait.

You can get a limit or a few large ones in Lafitte

Trout are suckers for topwaters this month
June 03, 2017 at 2:00pm