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It’s rainbeaux trout time in Louisiana. Each winter, East Baton Rouge and Ascension parishes stock selected ponds with this coldwater species. In addition, LDWF now stocks ponds as part of their Get Out and Fish! community fishing program.

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January 15 at 7:00 am
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What was and is to be: The best of fishing 2015 and looking to 2016

As longtime readers to this column know, I hate “best” lists. So much so, that each year I make my own.

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January 10 at 9:00 am
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Weather prognosticators are predicting a wetter, colder-than-normal winter starting this month. That might not be so bad.

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December 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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Purple-and-gold - Winter specks love LSU-colored flies

The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association maintains the state fish records for each species, both for conventional tackle and fly tackle. And one glance at the fly-rod listings for speckled trout suggests that winter through early spring is the best time to catch trophy trout on a fly.

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December 10, 2015 at 8:00 am
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Tips for fly-fishing

Inquiring minds want to know: when is the best time of the year to catch speckled trout on the fly? The answer is “now”. So stop inquiring and go fishing!

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November 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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New fishing products for 2016

In our September column, we highlighted the many new rods coming out this fall and next spring.

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November 09, 2015 at 4:42 pm
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Tips for fly-fishing

Down on the coast, it’s prime time for speckled trout. A weighted clouser or shrimp pattern suspended 2 to 3 feet under a VOSI (a fly rodder’s popping cork) will work great over reefs, and in cuts, canals and bayous.†

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October 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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If you enjoy diversity in your saltwater fishing, then September is tough to beat. Before the first major cool fronts invade the coast, there’s a wide variety of pelagics that will be swimming within a short boat ride — or even paddle.†

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October 15, 2015 at 7:00 am
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