|Tips to identify white bass, stripers and hybrid striped bass
448 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
646 Views - Posted: November 01 at 7:00 am
It was over in a second.
|Shimano introduces all-new Antares freshwater baitcasting reel
3921 Views - Posted: October 22 at 2:30 pm
Shimano is introducing this week the all new Antares freshwater baitcasting reel series, built for long casts and super smooth operation.
|Lake Cataouatche bass fishing falls off hard with disappearance of hydrilla
5257 Views - Posted: October 07 at 6:55 am
Lake Cataouatche was 98 percent covered by hydrilla in 2007, and that mass of vegetation fueled a big-bass fishery that grabbed world attention in 2011 when Kevin VanDam won his fourth Bassmaster Classic by seining those grass beds for more than 69 pounds over three days of competition.
|Construction underway on Bayou Amy boat launch in Henderson
3296 Views - Posted: September 19 at 4:15 pm
Construction has begun on a boat launch on Bayou Amy directly across from the Atchafalaya Basin western guide levee in Henderson, according to a press release.
|The life of a bull bream
1320 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
For some unknown reason, big male bluegills are called “bulls.” Why is hard to figure out. Females aren’t called “cows,” and young bluegills aren’t called “calves.”
|Sliding corks are deadly bream-fishing rigs
4496 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
“We love to fish sliding corks,” 55-year-old Martin Close said. “They are the best thing that we have ever done.”
|Catfish bait should 'match the hatch’
1283 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
There doesn’t seem to be anything all that special about catfish bait. I mean, find something that stinks and put it on a hook, and the catfish will find it.
|Find bank fishing spots with satellite imagery
1234 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
Although Aaron Langlois and Joseph Bordelon showed me one of their favorite bank-fishing spots from a boat, there’s no doubt they are drawn to the simplicity of being land-locked anglers.
|Bank fishing essentials
1267 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
Bank fishing might not be as equipment intensive as fishing from a boat, but Prairieville angler Aaron Langlois said bringing the right gear makes the experience a lot more pleasant.
|Chinquapin prefer cold worms over crickets
2928 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
Most folks that load their boats for a bream-fishing trip toss a tube of crickets in, hoping the top doesn’t come off.
|Grass and point edges key to finding chinquapin
910 Views - Posted: August 15 at 7:00 am
Finding something as small as a chinquapin in the middle of a big reservoir like Grand Bayou is kind of like looking for a — well, you know.
|Aerial herbicide application on Spring Bayou set for Aug. 8
2899 Views - Posted: August 07 at 9:05 am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct an aerial herbicide application on Spring Bayou in Avoyelles Parish on Thursday to control aquatic vegetation.
|Sac-a-lait biting on southern end of Atchafalaya Basin
4719 Views - Posted: August 06 at 11:30 am
It took Eric Williamson a while to find some good clean water in the southern end of the Atchafalaya Basin Sunday morning, but his perseverance paid off.
|Stump Jumpin’ — Catching bull bream during the heat of summer
1604 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
OK, it’s August.
|Internal Alarm — Catfish go on a feeding frenzy when the Mississippi River begins to fall
1237 Views - Posted: August 01 at 7:00 am
Aaron Langlois has an internal alarm clock set by his ancestors through Canada all the way back to France.
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