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Andrews, Williams and Gros had their hands full hoisting the day’s catch.

There’s no place like home

November 15 at 6:00am
Channel catfish are vocal creatures, able to make a croaking sound with their air bladder. This one amuses Tyler Bordelon with its sounds.

Channel cats stay on the move

Covered in taste buds, they easily locate food
October 03 at 7:33am
Jerry Mitchell with two nice Red River South crappie caught off a sunken brush pile.

Crappie catch ensured —almost

Hit the brush piles in the old oxbows of Red River South
September 01 at 11:19am
Don’t underestimate the importance of preseason scouting to look for different hunting areas.

2017-18 WMA Forecast

A look at the public-land hunting for this year
September 01 at 7:00am
Pete Cooper’s Perch Float Popper took this nice slot red and several others during the recent Mission Six fly tournament.


August 15 at 7:00am


July 15 at 7:00am

River Shrimp bounty

June 22 at 1:35pm
Besides bluegill, Finch Lake offers lots of peace and quiet in a beautiful setting.

Through Haile & high water

Spring bream fishing beckons anglers off the beaten path
May 01 at 7:00am
Chris Macaulso finds sac-a-lait fishing to be addictive this time of year in the Basin.

Scoring sac-a-lait in the Atchafalaya Basin

Clean water is key to packing the ice chest this month
March 22 at 3:13pm

Two Avoyelles Parish men busted for allegedly gill-netting crappie

Incident occurred Jan. 26 on Old River in Vick, LDWF says
January 27 at 4:29pm
Rhonda Havens of Boyce with a nice buck taken on KNF near her home this fall.

Hunting federal lands in Louisiana

January 24 at 9:00am
Crappie anglers converge on suspended D’Arbonne crappie in December.

Crappie season suspended — Top tips for Lake D’Arbonne crappie

The plug was pulled on Lake D’Arbonne in September, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fish it this month. In fact, what it really means is that crappie will be concentrated and vulnerable to anglers’ baits. Here’s how to mop up.
December 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Ken Chaumont shows off a slot red taken on an Egret Baits’ Zombie R.I.P. Stik in the upper Calcasieu estuary, where freshwater from the Calcasieu River mixes with saltier water north of Lake Charles.

Targeting pre-winter slot redfish in upper Calcasieu estuary

Suspending baitfish attract both reds and hybrid stripers
November 29, 2016 at 9:01am