Search Results

Previous123456...23

How to avoid buying ice

I grew up bream fishing with my parents, and they never bought ice. Instead, they filled used milk jugs with water, put those in the freezer and grabbed a few the morning of every trip.

Read More...
July 20 at 3:35 pm
5261 Views

Bank-fishing fit for a king

In some cases, bank-fishing can make you king.

Read More...
July 15 at 7:00 am
587 Views

Trout trailers

Success, as usual in the artificial lure manufacturing business — or anything else, for that matter —  begats success.

Read More...
July 14 at 4:00 pm
3504 Views

Bank busters — Where to bank-fish in Northeast Louisiana

Years ago, news editor Jimmy Hatten would sit across from me in the Monroe News Star office. When things slowed, we turned to talk fishing. Jimmy and his wife loved to fish every Sunday afternoon.

Read More...
July 01 at 7:00 am
1406 Views

Tippets

With summer comes a change in sight-casting strategy. As the long, hot days heat the shallow ponds, bigger reds will move to the edges of lakes and bays.

Read More...
June 15 at 7:00 am
1328 Views

Video: Hackney lands 9-pound bass lodged on 12-inch sac-a-lait

 Video Included

When the cameras are rolling, you just never know what you might see on Sportsman TV.

Like in this recent episode, when host Greg Hackney and producer Jared Serigné traveled to Lake Sam Rayburn in East Texas to target crappie over brush piles with Mr. Crappie himself, Wally Marshall.

Read More...
June 03 at 9:28 am
8075 Views

Focus on travel routes for postspawn crappie

Most fishermen understand the basics for targeting crappie before and during their spring spawn, but when fish leave spawning grounds and head to deep water, what’s the deal?

Read More...
May 22 at 11:10 am
3419 Views

Top bream-fishing tackle

Charles Johnson grew up as a country boy fishing bream. He cut his own cane poles from creek cane (bamboo that had escaped from cultivation).

Read More...
May 15 at 7:00 am
2034 Views

Best baits and tackle for Toledo Bend crappie

Jackson has fished Toledo Bend most of his life. He was a competitive bass angler early in his career, qualifying for the 1982 Bassmaster Classic in 1982 on the Alabama River.

Read More...
May 15 at 7:00 am
1766 Views

Dredging up deepwater crappie

When crappie go deep — which happens sometime this through November — shiners are the mainstay of most Toledo Bend crappie guides in the summer, and Jackson is no exception.

Read More...
May 15 at 7:00 am
1511 Views

Toledo Bend crappie driven by low-water cycles

The quality of the crappie coming off the tops during the past couple of years has been outstanding: It is not uncommon to catch a few fish over 2 pounds.

Read More...
May 15 at 7:00 am
1660 Views

Crappie regulations could change on Eagle Lake effective Oct. 1

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday adopted a Notice of Intent that would modify current crappie regulations on Eagle Lake in Madison Parish.

Read More...
May 08 at 11:18 am
3547 Views

Mr Crappie

 Video Included

If you get the opportunity to fish with a guy who is named after the fish he catches, you better go with him.

Read More...
May 07 at 6:00 pm
4286 Views

11 tips for mopping up on post-spawn crappie

Earlier this year, Tim Bye was working a turnaround while the Internet was abuzz about big catches of spawning crappie.

Hearing that so many of his favorite species were being caught made him want to go fishing, but he wasn’t too brokenhearted.

You see, Bye doesn’t even like fishing the spawn.

Yeah, that’s right: This South Louisiana angler would rather wait until after crappie finish their spawning rituals and move out.

Read More...
May 06 at 3:09 pm
5140 Views

Slabs down deep - How to catch Toledo Bend crappie in the heat of summer

Toledo Bend has been on an amazing run lately, producing numbers of double-digit bass.

Read More...
May 01 at 7:00 am
5908 Views

The fishing chef works his magic

It’s problematic to decide what Dustie Latiolais loves more: fishing or cooking.

His job is cooking. He is executive chef and general manager of Crawfish Town USA, a Henderson-Breaux Bridge seafood landmark.

Read More...
April 29 at 9:00 am
608 Views
Previous123456...23