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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
Capt. Ahab Broadus finds loads of speckled trout willing to bite live shrimp and plastic this time of year.

Make Delacroix your May trout destination

Live shrimp under a cork the ticket, guide says
May 12 at 8:55am

Get knotty with the FG knot

Learn to tie the FG knot
May 10 at 8:47am
Capt. Matt McCabe flips another keeper aboard his Skeeter along the Trestles.

Braid or fluorocarbon? Best options for speckled trout

Two experts weigh in on when to use each
May 05 at 9:47am
Capt. Mike Gallo caught this pretty speck last year on Mother’s Day on the outskirts of the Biloxi Marsh bouncing a soft plastic lure off the bottom.

Pontchartrain specks set to bust loose

Lake Catherine is a good option for windy days, guide says
May 02 at 9:36am

LDWF: Pontchartrain anglers over speckled trout limit

Three ticketed in two separate cases on Monday
April 20 at 8:38am
Green often fishes the lake when it is so rough that he has difficulty standing on the bouncing deck of his boat.

Forrest Green is a fishing fool

April 15 at 7:00am
More than 5,600 derelict crab traps were removed from Louisiana's coastal waters during the 30-day crab season closure earlier this year, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

LDWF’s Crab Trap Rodeos yield more than 5,600 traps

Since program started in 2004, more than 33,000 derelict traps removed
April 06 at 10:17am
Forrest “Mr. Green” Green fishes 300 days a year and looks for more.

Lacombe Spring Fling — Tips for speckled trout fishing out of Bayou Lacombe

The window for crazy speckled trout action out of Lacombe is only about four weeks, but you don’t want to miss it. And this die-hard angler shares all you need to know to load the boat.
April 01 at 7:00am