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Ouachita River offers largemouths, white bass and spots

High pressure, bluebird skies and temperatures in the lower 40s can threaten any angler’s frustration threshold.

When even a mild cool front arrives, bass often get lockjaw, leaving many anglers regretting getting out of bed early in the morning.

But Louisiana’s river systems – especially the Ouachita River - often seem to defy that old fishing truism. 

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December 01 at 10:30 am
2131 Views

Targeting pre-winter slot redfish in upper Calcasieu estuary

These aren’t your typical redfish making wakes along the shoreline. You won’t see their tails or silhouettes darting on the water’s surface, and you’ll rarely see a bird picking overhead. 

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November 29 at 9:01 am
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Youngsville angler lands 11.29-pound largemouth on Toledo Bend

Chayson Richard knew deer season was right around the corner, so the avid bass angler wanted to get in one more Toledo Bend trip before committing to his deer stand this fall. 

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October 27 at 9:55 am
7900 Views

Top squirrel-hunting tactics

Consistently killing limits of squirrels is no accident, and avid hunter Joe Speyrer puts in a lot of work to ensure he and his sons don’t come home empty handed.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Taxonomy of Louisiana’s squirrels

There is perhaps no greater source of discussion concerning Louisiana squirrels than identification of species and subspecies ,and their respective color phases.

Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Cody Cedotal said it’s really not that complicated.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
730 Views

Bayou boogie — Best WMAs and squirrel-hunting tips

On opening day last year, conditions were favorable for squirrel hunting at Sherburne Wildlife Management Area and the adjacent Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge.

Winds were calm, temperatures were tolerable and the forest floor was moist as hunters made their way into the 44,000-acre wetlands complex.

Well before sunrise, Joe Speyrer and his three sons boated south along Big Alabama Bayou, making their way through the area locally called the “narrows” and traveling past the Bayou Des Glaises junction.

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October 01 at 7:00 am
503 Views

Sulphur angler reels in Toledo Bend 10-pounder

With a full moon and dead calm conditions, the stage was set at for a good night-fishing trip on  Thursday, Sept. 15 — and Toledo Bend didn’t disappoint. 

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September 27 at 3:21 pm
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Top 10 tips for squirrel season opening weekend

Squirrel season is almost here, and almost 90,000 hunters could be headed into the woods this weekend in pursuit of tasty Bayou State bushy tails. 

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September 26 at 10:07 pm
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