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September weather fires up Poverty Point crappie

Poverty Point Reservoir in Delhi is famous for whopper crappie — and lots of them. Local angler Twayne Hosea is famous for catching both, but that’s mostly in the spring. However, that isn’t the only time Poverty’s crappie fishing gets rich.

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September 21 at 8:42 am
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The perfect crappie boat

Every fisherman is proud of his new fishing rig. Steve Danna is no exception, but he didn’t just pick out a boat he liked.

Instead, Danna helped design his boat.

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September 15 at 7:00 am
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Basics of cork fishing for trout

In addition to the chunk-and-wind routine, late-summer trout anglers fishing Breton Island or other coastal island will do well to keep a cork rig handy.

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September 15 at 7:00 am
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Child dies in Amelia boating accident

A 7-year-old Bayou L’Ourse girl died Sunday afternoon when the boat she was riding in struck another vessel in a curve in Bayou Cheramie in Assumption Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 12 at 11:40 am
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Flooding delays drawdown on False River until Sept. 13

A drawdown on False River scheduled to start earlier this week was delayed until Sept. 13 due to recent flooding in the area, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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September 09 at 7:36 am
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Crappie tops Tips for September crappie fishing on Lake Claiborne

Crappie fishing is simple in the fall on Lake Claiborne.

“Find the shad and find the crappie,” said Steve Danna, a veteran angler who goes chases the panfish for fun and as a seasoned tournament fisherman. “That’s true just about all year long, but it is especially true when you are after crappie this time of year.”

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September 01 at 7:00 am
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Bottom feeders Late-summer trout tips for Breton Sound

I could tell he was getting a little impatient. Capt. Ross Montet knew there were loads of speckled trout in the warm shallows skirting Breton Island.

Two key words in that sentence: “loads” and “warm.”

This time of year does, indeed, find trout both stacked around the barrier islands and hanging out in the breeze of Breton Sound.

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September 01 at 7:00 am
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Bream-fishing made in the shade at Cheniere Lake

Bobby Phillips knows there are lots of reasons to fish Cheniere Lake in western Ouachita Parish this month.

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August 29 at 4:52 pm
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