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Basin bream are swarming

Temperatures are soaring and thunderstorms pop up every day, but that hasn’t slowed the bream bite in the Atchafalaya Basin.

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August 15 at 2:54 pm
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Donít knock the stumpknocker

Louisiana has a bunch of bream (if you are one who doesn’t consider “bream” to mean only bluegill) species. Most people can identify bluegills, goggle-eyes, and chinquapins, but the rest of them are often just lumped together with a shrug.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Trolling motors: An expertís view

In the years that he has owned Dixie Trolling Motors (985-809-0685) in Mandeville, Louisiana, Todd Schultz has probably seen it all, not just with trolling motors he sells and services, but with Power-Poles and marine electronics as well.

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August 15 at 7:00 am
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Itís catfish time on Lake D'Arbonne

Noted historian William Camden wrote, “The sea hath fish for every man.” If he were around Lake D’Arbonne this month, he would need to say, “The lake hath catfish for every man. Plenty of catfish.”

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August 14 at 1:25 pm
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Bite is on fire for Cutoff sac-a-lait

James Morgan spent several hours scanning the flats and edges of flats by the big curves in the channel of Bayou Bartholomew Lake, more commonly known as the “Cutoff” at Sterlington. He found lots of good structure for crappie on his electronics, but the crappie were scarce.

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August 04 at 9:30 am
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Poppiní Bugs for Bream

Todd Schultz throws bugs at fish.

Not real ones; fake ones — foam spiders. But the fish are real.

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August 01 at 7:00 am
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Amazon catfish caught in Atchafalaya River

About 500 yards north of Melville on the Atchafalaya River, Barbara Ducote landed a strange looking fish earlier this month that even initially puzzled the experts.†

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July 20 at 11:24 am
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Apex Predator's extreme noodling: Swim-fishing for big cats

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During the hot summer months, getting in the water has always been a fun way for me to stay cool while fishing.†

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July 19 at 1:41 pm
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