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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, Texxas, 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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LDWF issues notice of intent for 2014 wild turkey season

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission proposed 2014 wild turkey season dates and regulation changes at a meeting Tuesday.Read More...
July 04, 2013 at 7:44 am
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Red River’s Bobo Hole not immune to change

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.Read More...
June 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Corps expands restricted area at Old River Control Complex

The restricted boating zone below the Old River Control Complex have been increased to 500 feet, the U.S. Corps of Engineers announced today.Read More...
May 30, 2013 at 11:24 am
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Oxbow blues

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. Read More...
May 08, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Blue water hidden under muddy water at mouth of Mississippi

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.Read More...
March 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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