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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
James Bryan, left, poses with the STAR-tagged redfish he caught Saturday morning in the Central Rig Facility in Breton Sound. Bryan is a Louisiana Sportsman subscriber, and will claim a $10,000 bonus prize in addition to the new boat, motor and trailer.

Sportsman subscriber lands STAR-tagged redfish in Breton Sound

Metairie angler in line for 21-foot NauticStar — plus $10,000 magazine bonus
August 21 at 6:38pm
Huk's Thomas deOgburn, left, and Chris Ellis show off a nice yellowfin tuna caught during a trip out of Venice last week aboard Mexican Gulf Fishing Company Capt. Zach Lewis' 37-foot Freeman.

Tuna time out of Venice

Yellowfin crushing live bait in clean water offshore, guide says
August 21 at 8:59am
Capts. Brent and Meredith Ballay with some nice snapper.

Red snapper tackle & bait tips

August 15 at 7:00am

Nine cited for alleged shrimping violations in Southeast Louisiana

Five separate vessels involved, LDWF says
August 09 at 5:47pm
The Red Snapper Act of 2017 would allow Gulf of Mexico recreational fishermen consistent seasons by limiting fishing to depths of 150 feet, but not less than 25 nautical miles from shore — leaving 80 percent of the snapper stock Gulf-wide protected.

2017 Red Snapper Act introduced in Congress

Legislation based on establishing recreational seasons out to depths of 150 feet, but no less than 25 nautical miles from shore
August 03 at 11:06am
Captains Meredith and Brent Ballay with Cast N Blast Venice use big hardtails as live bait to entice some of the larger red snapper on a rig to bite.

Target big red snapper — with big live bait

Large hardtails can pull some of the biggest snapper off a rig, guide says
August 02 at 4:45pm
If you’re going to go all the way offshore, make it worth your while with jumbo-sized snapper.

Snapper Snafu no More!

With a longer season in place, it’s time to get while the getting’s good
August 01 at 7:00am

19th Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo set for July 27-29 in Venice

Registration closes tonight, July 25
July 25 at 9:44am
Capt. Kris Robert has still been catching fish on rigs inside Lake Borgne this month, because specks are effectively trapped there by a

High Pearl River shutting down action at L&N Bridge — for now

'Freshwater Wall’ holding specks in Lake Borgne, guide says
July 17 at 10:35am