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Gaudy lure colors catch spring bass

As much as anglers try to match the hatch when it comes to color selection, Kenny Covington knows there is a time and place to buck conventional wisdom and tie on a bait color that could bring as much embarrassment at the dock as it does bites on the water.

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March 15 at 8:00 am
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Color run — How to choose the right bass-fishing lure color

Several years ago, I was standing at the counter of a tackle shop shooting the bull when a customer dropped several crankbaits next to the cash register. 

“You don’t need all those colors,” I told him, as the manager began ringing him up.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Close call — Stay close for Lafitte’s spring trout

There is absolutely no reason whatsoever to drive past fish to find fish. That’s why Capt. Lane Zimmer is so excited about fishing out of Lafitte during March.

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Video: West Pearl crappie moving up to spawn

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When it comes to white perch fishing in South Louisiana, Slidell anglers Brian Baldwin and Steele Sessions rank the West Pearl River right up there with the best of best.

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February 21 at 9:11 am
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Heavy spinnerbaits work, too

Although he spends most of his energy fishing heavy jigs and Texas rigs, Pineville Bassmaster pro Chad Wiley knows reaching for a ¾-ounce spinnerbait at the right time and place also can pay big dividends.

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February 15 at 7:00 am
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Heavy metal — Go big to force bass to bite

In 1989, the U.S. military surrounded General Manuel Noriega, who was holed up in the papal nuncio’s residence (the Vatican equivalent of an embassy) in Panama City.

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February 01 at 7:00 am
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Video tactics for wintertime specks

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Watch this video to learn how to catch cold weather speckled trout, when fish stack up and move into deeper holes to find warmer water. 

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January 06 at 9:51 am
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Weekend cold snap will concentrate Dularge trout

Many anglers see cold weather as a problem, but Capt. Travis Miller sees wintry conditions as a solution to a problem.

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January 06 at 9:21 am
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