Search Results

Previous12345

Defining the Atchafalaya Basin

It’s hard to define exactly what the Atchafalaya Basin is.

People can’t even agree on the name. Most experts on that sort of thing agree the name “Atchafalaya” is derived from the Choctaw Indian language and interprets as “long river.” 

Read More...
August 15 at 7:00 am
355 Views

Tippets

With summer comes a change in sight-casting strategy. As the long, hot days heat the shallow ponds, bigger reds will move to the edges of lakes and bays.

Read More...
June 15 at 7:00 am
1600 Views

Test of time and patience — How to catch summertime bass at Lake D’Arbonne

Before David Harrell even carried the big bass to the scales that Saturday, he had an inkling about what his friends were going to say.

Read More...
June 01 at 7:00 am
2398 Views

Top bream-fishing tackle

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).

Read More...
May 15 at 7:00 am
2320 Views

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.

Read More...
May 01 at 7:00 am
6319 Views

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.

Read More...
March 01 at 7:00 am
9442 Views

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?

Read More...
February 15 at 7:00 am
1834 Views

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.

Read More...
February 12 at 1:34 pm
6151 Views

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.

Read More...
September 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
3415 Views

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.

Read More...
August 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
7221 Views

Stingray gives birth after being unhooked near Sabine Lake

 Video Included

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.

Read More...
July 24, 2014 at 4:56 pm
7223 Views

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.

Read More...
May 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
6009 Views

Candy from a baby — Best crappie-fishing tactics

Zounds! This guy is good.

Read More...
April 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
10098 Views

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.

Read More...
January 22, 2014 at 4:30 pm
15790 Views

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.

Read More...
January 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
2291 Views

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.

Read More...
January 08, 2014 at 6:00 am
7233 Views
Previous12345

Hottest Reports