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Charles Johnson grew up as a country boy fishing bream. He cut his own cane poles from creek cane (bamboo that had escaped from cultivation).

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Rock–it Science — Trout-fishing tips for the MRGO rocks

It’s often said that it doesn’t take a rocket scientist (or brain surgeon) to know whatever obvious point a person is making.

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May 01 at 7:00 am
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Stone cold crappie — Duck Commander develops crappie-catching rig

“That’s not a fair question,” Jay Stone said, turning his head quickly to eyeball the tip of one of the 16-foot crappie poles that he thought had signaled another fish on the end of the line.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Depth finder critical to crappie-fishing success

What does the perfect picture look like on your electronic graph when you are looking for crappie in the deep water on D’Arbonne in February?

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Prespawn bass biting now in the Atchafalaya Spillway

Prespawn bass have already begun pushing into dead-end canals in the Atchafalaya Spillway, and Kelly Wheat has been there waiting for them.

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February 12 at 1:34 pm
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Break the bank — Targeting bass by fishing shoreline disruptions

We stepped to the bow, angled the trolling motor and mentally prepared ourselves for prospecting a long stretch of bank.

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September 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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From barrier to beach — Top 3 Big Lake fishing hotspots

While many Calcasieu Lake anglers were bemoaning the lack of fishing success last August, Moss Bluff’s Ray Christy was enjoying great action.

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August 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Stingray gives birth after being unhooked near Sabine Lake

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EDITOR'S NOTE: The language in the attached video is pretty coarse. If you’re easily offended or you're watching at work or with kids, you might want to view it with the speakers turned down.

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July 24, 2014 at 4:56 pm
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Angler’s Choice — Expert tips for Lake D’Arbonne bass fishing

The bass spawn is over on Lake D’Arbonne, so put up your rods and reels, pack up those lures and catch up on your honey-do list.

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May 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Candy from a baby — Best crappie-fishing tactics

Zounds! This guy is good.

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April 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Veterinarian arrows huge 9-pointer in Concordia Parish

Almost two weeks after arrowing a thick-racked 9-pointer on an old river bottom in Concordia Parish, Scott Robbins is still showing off photos of the buck like the proud father of a newborn child.

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January 22, 2014 at 4:30 pm
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Where to fish for prespawn bass

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet described the prespawn zone as those major stopping points bass utilize before heading into their spawning areas. It’s difficult, he said, to define a specific depth because the range varies by location and habitat.

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January 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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2014 turkey regulations, lottery hunt applications now available

The 2014 wild turkey season opens March 22, and the regulations pamphlet is now available from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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January 08, 2014 at 6:00 am
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Triple Play — Trout fishing tips for Lake Charles, Prien Lake and Moss Lake

There’s a lot going on in Lake Charles in November and December besides refining oil and moving liquefied natural gas.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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2014 wild turkey season dates approved

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission recently approved the 2014 wild turkey season framework, with opening day pegged for March 22.

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October 10, 2013 at 4:00 am
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Sabine Surrender — Sabine River bass fishing tactics

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, Texas, balls of “rain shad,” as he called them, were erupting from the water.

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September 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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