|Yes, we have no bananas today
2352 Views - Posted: December 04 at 9:00 am
“Yes, We Have No bananas Today” is the nonsensical title of a novelty song composed by Frank Silver and Irving Cohn for Broadway in 1923. Like the song, the little fish that Louisiana coastal anglers call “banana fish” is self-contradictory.
|Pothole fever — Duck hunting potholes along the Boeuf River
637 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
I had heard those words before: “Ray Charles could find it.”
|Vermilion Chill — How to avoid the crowds for winter trout
584 Views - Posted: December 01 at 6:00 am
When it’s cold, it can be hot.
|Tips to identify white bass, stripers and hybrid striped bass
501 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.
|Night Stripes — Fishing tips for Lake St. John hybrid stripers
676 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
It was over in a second.
|Lane snappers are candy
2321 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
If red and mangrove snappers are the meat and potatoes of the snapper fishing world, then lane snappers are the dessert. Maybe that’s why one of their common names is candy snappers, although it’s probably because they are striped, like a candy cane.
|The making of a hunting and fishing chef
858 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Thirty-three-year-old Mark Falgoust considers himself a “Cajun Chef” even he grew up in Algiers, the portion of New Orleans that lies on the west bank of the Mississippi River.
|How to make boudin
1100 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Boudin (pronounced BOO-dan) has become a cult food in South Louisiana, and is rapidly penetrating the rest of the state.
|Feral hogs ‘ecological disaster,’ state experts say
1337 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Feral hogs do have some friends, but they certainly aren’t located within the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
|Making hog’s head cheese
1109 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Hog’s head cheese, of course, isn’t a cheese made of dairy products; rather, it is a meat jelly known to professional cooks as a “terrine.”
|Why East Timablier Island has disappeared
1072 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
“Where are the rocks?” I asked Tracy Bayles.
|Leeville is perfect fishing location
1407 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Leeville, a wide spot on Louisiana Highway 1 between Golden Meadow and Grand Isle, offers saltwater anglers a lot of action.
1301 Views - Posted: October 15 at 7:00 am
Although Bomber Lures manufactures a 6-inch saltwater version of their Long A, Tracy Bayles insists on fishing with the 4 ˝-inch freshwater version of the lure, usually thought of as a bass bait.
|Going Whole Hog - Part II
1159 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
Last month, we left Chef Mark Falgoust and Bill Borges, president of New Orleans Fish House, admiring the impressive tusks of a wild boar Falgoust had just shot.
|Bombing the Rocks — Speck fishing East Timbalier Island with Bomber Long A’s
1241 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
Getting up at 6 a.m. to go speckled trout fishing is a luxury I could get used to.
|Is there a devil in your ditch?
9403 Views - Posted: October 01 at 7:00 am
Crawfish are almost our totem animal in Louisiana. A big, red crawfish held aloft in a clenched fist is the symbol of Cajun Power.
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