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|Triple Play — Trout fishing tips for Lake Charles, Prien Lake and Moss Lake
890 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
There’s a lot going on in Lake Charles in November and December besides refining oil and moving liquefied natural gas.
|2014 wild turkey season dates approved
3174 Views - Posted: October 10 at 4:00 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission recently approved the 2014 wild turkey season framework, with opening day pegged for March 22.
|Sabine Surrender — Sabine River bass fishing tactics
1115 Views - Posted: September 01 at 7:00 am
In the corner of his eye, Lake Charles’ Ken Chaumont spied what he was looking for. On a weedy point on the Louisiana side of the Sabine River across from Orange, Texxas, balls of “rain shad,” as he called them, were erupting from the water.
|LDWF issues notice of intent for 2014 wild turkey season
3531 Views - Posted: July 04 at 7:44 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission proposed 2014 wild turkey season dates and regulation changes at a meeting Tuesday.
|Red River’s Bobo Hole not immune to change
933 Views - Posted: June 15 at 7:00 am
The Bobo Hole, one of the most famous fishing spots on all the Red River, used to attract anglers like cows to a watermelon rind.
|Corps expands restricted area at Old River Control Complex
3008 Views - Posted: May 30 at 11:24 am
The restricted boating zone below the Old River Control Complex have been increased to 500 feet, the U.S. Corps of Engineers announced today.
1609 Views - Posted: May 08 at 9:00 am
Look at a map of eastern Louisiana, from Bastrop to New Roads, and you’ll realize the power of the mighty Mississippi. Over millennia, the great river has carved out dozens of deep waterways, most of which have become isolated from the river’s flow.
|Blue water hidden under muddy water at mouth of Mississippi
1644 Views - Posted: March 01 at 7:00 am
Capt. Tommy Pellegrin likes to think he has the luxury of fishing out of Cocodrie. Now, before you start complaining that he is being just a little shortsighted, consider that his reasoning has more to do with the Mississippi River than it does a territorial stance.
|Prespawn Patrol — Tips for bass fishing success during the prespawn
1332 Views - Posted: February 01 at 7:00 am
Pickles and ice cream, donuts with lots of sprinkles, Cheese Whiz and anything with chocolate — pregnancy cravings are a fact of life, for a soon-to-be mom eating for two (or more).
Expectant bass might not crave anything odd, but they’re all about packing their bellies for their forthcoming spawn. Learn where and how to locate these fish and you can, ahem, “expect” your own delivery of rod-bending fun.
First, consider the basics of where they’ll spawn. Creeks, coves, backwater canals. Pretty much any shallow habitat with good sunlight and some type of cover will do.
|LDWF corrects 2013 turkey hunting season dates
3971 Views - Posted: January 31 at 5:00 pm
Turkey hunting on the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ Old River and Lock Area will be allowed March 23 through April 7, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries reported today.
The dates listed for that area were printed correctly in the 2013 turkey hunting regulations pamphlet, but were incorrect on page 86 of the state’s hunting regulations pamphlet are incorrect, the LDWF said.
|Defining Lake Catahoula
2022 Views - Posted: December 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
Defining Catahoula is difficult. Perhaps it is easier to define what it is not.
It is not a wildlife management area. It is not private property (or at least it has not been considered so historically), so it is open for “public” hunting. It is not hunter friendly.
Above all, it is not easy to manage.
It might not even be a lake — at least by the most common definitions of the word.
3204 Views - Posted: April 01, 2012 at 7:26 am
Once again, the weather prognosticaters had proven that their job is better left to leaf readers and Ouija boards.
I’d taken a good day of vacation to take my daughter Cokie fishing while she was off on Easter break. We were hoping to hit a home run on big bream at Lake Concordia.
1911 Views - Posted: April 01, 2012 at 7:00 am
April is one of the best months for both freshwater and marsh fly fishing. Picking the location and the species can be more difficult than catching the fish!
|Catahoula’s colorful history
3575 Views - Posted: November 01, 2011 at 10:03 am
Every Louisiana sportsman has heard of Catahoula Lake, the duck hunting mecca in east-central Louisiana, but they might not know what a rich and sometimes violent history it has.
|Farmerville angler wins Triton bass rig in Bassmaster All-Star week
5295 Views - Posted: August 02, 2011 at 1:28 pm
Farmerville’s Cynthia Bryan knew she had a good shot at winning a rigged-out $30,000 Triton boat this past weekend as part of the Bassmaster All-Star Week, but she couldn’t believe it when the hope turned into reality.
Bryan, a Bassmaster Central Open co-angler during the 2010 was one of only a dozen sweepstakes finalists in the Toyota Trucks All-Star Fan Favorites contest. Her hopes squarely depended upon the fishing performance of Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Ott DeFoe’s.
And when DeFoe came out on top Sunday (July 31) in the All-Star competition, he also won the boat for Bryan.
|Speck-tacular flyfishing comes to those who wade
3981 Views - Posted: June 09, 2011 at 2:18 pm
Flyrodders who had to cancel their trips to Grand Isle, Fourchon, Holly Beach and Breton Island last summer don’t want to ever again hear the word “Maconda.”
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