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Pete Cooper’s Perch Float Popper took this nice slot red and several others during the recent Mission Six fly tournament.

Tippets

August 15 at 7:00am

Search crews locate body of missing angler in Lake Pontchartrain

Investigators don’t yet know why boat capsized Tuesday near Highway 11 bridge, LDWF says
August 02 at 9:10am

Search crews looking for possible missing boaters in Lake Pontchartrain

Overturned 12-foot boat discovered near Highway 11 bridge, LDWF says
August 01 at 2:46pm
Bluegills are the bread-and-butter of Todd Schultz’s fly fishing in Bayou Castine.

Poppin’ Bugs for Bream

Don’t neglect the long rod for bream
August 01 at 7:00am

Covington man cited for allegedly stealing from Lake Pontchartrain crab traps

Incident occurred on July 19, LDWF says
July 26 at 10:06am
Capt. Mike Gallo displays a Biloxi Marsh speck.

Catching Biloxi Marsh specks

Hit the east side of the upper Biloxi Marsh for saltier water
July 25 at 1:59pm
Anglers often jokingly tell tales of catching enough fish to “sink the boat.” Here, it nearly happened. With the stern of his kayak underwater, Eric Muhoberac gives a victory salute while heading in with an overload of big blue catfish.

Kayak catfishing

Get easier access to where catfish hide
July 18 at 9:00am
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
John Davis, in front, and Mike Gallo were full of joie de vivre and competitive fishing spirit.

Sunken treasure

Find eroded, underwater islands to save the day
July 01 at 7:00am
Depending on where you're located on the Louisiana coast, Tropical Storm Cindy could be a boon to fishing with a salty tidal surge — or a bust if it dumps heavy rain and inundates some areas with loads of fresh water.

Guides not expecting big fishing impact from Tropical Storm Cindy

Storm surge could actually improve salinities — depending on where heavy rains fall
June 21 at 2:45am
Live shrimp is the preferred bait choice by both men for fishing for speckled trout and redfish. They use kahle hooks and hook the shrimp under the horn on top of its head.

Why Shell Beach?

June 15 at 7:00am
Branden Graf, 19, of Abita Springs, shows off the 9.9-pound lunker bass he caught on May 24 in the Tchefuncte River near Madisonville. The big fish, which Graf released, bit a Texas-rigged junebug Senko in about 3 feet of water.

Tchefuncte River gives up 9.9-pound lunker bass near Madisonville

Big fish fell for Texas-rigged Senko near Salty’s Marina
May 31 at 4:57pm
Sam C. Barbera, III, will become the new executive director of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation later this year, succeeding Kell McInnis, who has served since May of 2006.

Barbera named assistant executive director of La. Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation

Thibodaux native leaving LDWF, set to take new post in two weeks
May 25 at 10:19am