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Bass anglers Derward Maudlin and Mike Damron won a tournament with 20.36 pounds this year, including a 5.96-pound lunker caught on a Delta Lures buzzbait.

Delta Lures’ buzzbaits

Anodized blades provide unique sound
November 15 at 9:00am
Nevalost’s most popular offering now are the four fishing books in its guide book series.

The growth of Nevalost

November 15 at 6:00am
Hunters need to make every shot count on opening morning, since estimates indicate about half the amount of ducks are in the state this year compared to opening day of 2016.

Duck numbers down ahead of opening day

1.54 million birds is half of last November’s estimate, LDWF says
November 10 at 2:51pm

Video: Insane tuna action out of Venice now

Epic day of fishing Tuesday 65 miles south of Venice
November 09 at 3:55pm
When cool fronts drop the water temperature enough, speckled trout will move into the Mississippi River out of Venice.

Head to lower Mississippi River for November trout

Long leader sometimes key under a popping cork, guide says
November 07 at 3:38pm
Native to our Louisiana coast, the mottled duck is a trophy for marsh hunters as they are among the most wary of waterfowl.

Prepping for early season success

New birds in the Bayou State make make for action-packed early-season duck hunting, but that doesn’t mean you can just get out there and wing it. Use these tips to fill your strap on opening day.
November 01 at 7:00am
Rat-L-Trap's Wes Higgins caught this hefty redfish by working a StutterStep over a shallow, milfoil-covered mud flat in the Wagon Wheel in Venice.

High water doesn't slow Venice redfish bite

Focus on shallow flats after days of high winds
October 02 at 6:19pm
If the Mississippi River cooperates, speckled trout can be found there using live shrimp on the bottom with a Carolina rig,  according to Capt. Dennis Bardwell.

Venice trout bite revolves around river level

Specks will start moving into a low Mississippi, guide says
October 02 at 11:39am
Abbeville angler Damein Clements destroyed the bass last weekend on his first trip to the waters south of Venice.

Venice bass fishing on fire, angler says

Abbeville angler catches dozens of bass during his first trip downriver
September 28 at 10:10am
Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney wrapped up Season 5 of the hunting and fishing show featuring all the outdoor action the Bayou State has to offer. Every episode is now available online at LouisianaSportsman.com.

Season 5 of Sportsman TV now available online

Check out every episode of Hackney’s fishing and hunting adventures — on your schedule
September 20 at 8:44am
September's aerial survey completed this week noted more than 370,000 blue-winged teal in the state, almost four times the number counted last year.

Teal numbers in LDWF’s September survey rocket to 373,000

Almost quadruples number of birds counted in 2016, Reynolds says
September 15 at 3:21pm
Some high quality deer can be found on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA in south central Louisiana, making it a popular destination for hunters.

Coastal Wildlife Management Areas

September 15 at 7:00am
Catches like this one made in 1964 by William Wagner Jr., Roy Copeland, and Murray Thompson, all of New Orleans, were once commonplace. The men also caught three cobia as lagniappe.

Where have all the pompano gone?

No one really knows what happened to this member of the jack family
September 01 at 7:00am