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|Waterfowl hunting not permitted on Bussey Brake WMA in Morehouse Parish
2404 Views - Posted: November 22 at 12:10 pm
With opening day of duck season in the east zone slated for Nov. 23, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising hunters that waterfowl hunting will not be permitted on Bussey Brake Wildlife Management Area this season.
|Tips to identify white bass, stripers and hybrid striped bass
513 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Men, it seems — more specifically fishermen — like to mess with Mother Nature. North America is blessed with hundreds of suitable species for fishermen to catch, yet the pursuit of superfish for anglers to chase has led fisheries biologists to cross breed many naturally occurring species.
973 Views - Posted: November 15 at 6:00 am
Speckled trout on fly? To quote Si Robertson, it’s on like Donkey Kong! A game plan for putting a nice mess of fish in the box starts off with poppers around sunrise, switching to weighted flies like clouser minnows and charlies under a VOSI around mid-morning, then finishing the day with poppers near sunset.
|Sac-a-lait biting on southern end of Atchafalaya Basin
4748 Views - Posted: August 06 at 11:30 am
It took Eric Williamson a while to find some good clean water in the southern end of the Atchafalaya Basin Sunday morning, but his perseverance paid off.
|Firecrackers — Grand Bayou offers some great August chinquapin fishing
1224 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
As far as clichés go, few are more frequently used than, “Dynamite comes in small packages.”
|Stump Jumpin’ — Catching bull bream during the heat of summer
1632 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
OK, it’s August.
887 Views - Posted: July 25 at 9:00 am
While Louisiana has thousands of boats on the water on any given day of the year, recreational boating activity peaks during the summer months.
|Atchafalaya Basin crappie, goggle-eye fishing cranked up
6833 Views - Posted: July 19 at 4:00 pm
With the last pages of the August issue of Louisiana Sportsman heading to the printer, my thoughts wandered to catching a few fish. And the phone call from buddy Eric Williamson of St. Gabriel only fed the deal.
|Bait care essential to crappie-fishing success
1031 Views - Posted: July 15 at 7:00 am
When crappie are feeding, they might hit a jig or a skirted hook, but everything tastes better with a Missouri (aka Arkansas) minnow on the back.
|Chains help slow down drift for more crappie success
785 Views - Posted: July 15 at 7:00 am
Crappie pro Mark Williams knows that working with the wind is a make-it-or-break factor for spider rigging.
|Tackle talk for spider-rigging crappie
995 Views - Posted: July 15 at 7:00 am
Williams said his standard spider-rigging outfit comprises a 14-foot medium-action Wally Marshall rod with a Wally Marshall spinning reel strung with 8-pound monofilament terminating in a snap swivel for quickly attaching and switching out rigs.
|Storm unleashes Arashi lure series
2590 Views - Posted: July 06 at 7:00 am
The new triple-threat series of Arashi lures from Storm are ideal for a multitude of water, structure and fishing applications.
|Crappie Cops — Tips for summertime crappie-fishing success
905 Views - Posted: July 01 at 7:00 am
Thoughts of summertime crappie tactics often center on reaction-bite strategies — crankbaits, vertical jigging and the like.
|Go deep for Toledo Bend crappie
4714 Views - Posted: June 28 at 12:00 pm
The sales personnel at Lafayette’s Service Chevrolet had anticipated the big trip for quite a while. It was a once-a-year excursion for Toledo Bend crappie — and lots of them.
|Evans angler lands Toledo Bend 10-pounder
5262 Views - Posted: June 27 at 12:00 pm
Avid bass angler Tracy Linaweaver of Evans woke up Saturday at 4:15 a.m. and performed his usual morning rituals before setting out to fish.
|Legislators address hunting and fishing issues during 2013 legislative session
4912 Views - Posted: June 20 at 1:00 pm
Louisiana Legislature wrapped up its regular session in early June after debating dozens of bills related to hunting, fishing and the outdoors. A number of the proposals never made it through the process, having been voted down or pulled from consideration by lawmakers.
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