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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
4 hours ago
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
Almost all game species will fall for the Zombie RIP Stik.

Zombie RIP Stik

This minnow style hard bait will keep the action from dying
August 14 at 4:55pm
Big redfish can be found by anglers who keep their eyes out for movement along the banks for movement, according to Capt. Kory Matherne.

Bank on Lafitte redfish this month

Forget about trout — for now
August 14 at 3:03pm
When the trout are deep, Capt. Jeff Poe said they don’t pay much attention to the boat, so he likes to be fairly close to the rocks.

Cameron jetties are a magnet for fish

These rocks are a great place to catch a cooler full of fish
August 14 at 1:39pm
Capt. Nash Roberts puts clients on nice speckled trout this time of year.

Bite not always early at Buras

Check the tides before beach fishing
August 14 at 1:30pm
Kevin Tippet and Jerry Bourgeois of Team Marshaholics look for reds during the Mission 6 fly tournament in June.

Fly fishing tournament raises money for heroes

'MIssion' accomplished!
August 09 at 6:15pm
Capt. Eddie Berthelot Jr. said the artificial bite typically returns to Grand Isle later in August, and he favors white or light-colored plastics because of the abundance of white shrimp in the water.

Grand Isle trout slowly move off beaches this month

But artificial bite usually picks up later in August, guide says
August 08 at 4:54pm
Capt. Bill Lake finds plenty of redfish this month using multiple techniques.

August is a real winner for Dularge reds

Target banks and deep bayous, guide says
August 08 at 5:30am
Capt. Jacques “Jakamo” Laboureur with a nice Bay Eloi trout.

Trout tips for Breton Sound

Head to bigger, deeper water for August specks
August 07 at 1:33pm
Capt. Anthony Kyzar shows off a 25-inch, 4.82-pound speck he caught Monday morning along the beach of a barrier island south of Cocodrie. The big specks were crushing green hornet Matrix Shad on a quarter-ounce jighead, he said.

Beaches south of Cocodrie producing big specks

Guide’s five-fish stringer Monday exceeded 20 pounds — all caught on Matrix Shad
August 02 at 1:39pm
Pierre Part's Sally Chapman Mabile reeled in this 18-inch leopard red Friday south of Hackberry Bay fishing a dead shrimp under a cork. She hasn't determined the exact number of spots, but plans on mounting the fish to commemorate her catch.

Pierre Part angler reels in Leeville leopard red

18-inch fish bit dead shrimp under a cork south of Hackberry Bay
August 01 at 1:50pm
The name of the game at Bayou Dularge is to catch them when you can. Somebody’s bound to see you and come in on top of you.

Trout in the Throngs

Don’t indulge in combat fishing this summer; there’s fish for everyone
August 01 at 7:00am
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