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Crappie dock shooting tips

1) Practice before you go. The concept looks easy, but shooting a lure into the constricted space between the dock and the water’s surface accurately is challenging.

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September 15 at 7:00 am
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Crappie gaining popularity at Toledo Bend

Dusty Anders smells a change in the air. 

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September 15 at 7:00 am
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Top 7 tips for catching slabs in brush

Terry Blankenship’s passion is finding and catching crappie year-round. And the fish don’t stand a chance when the summer heat pushes fish out to deep, flooded brush and standing timber.

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September 15 at 6:00 am
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Slim Jimmys

Before there was a Cooyon Croaker, Kaplan-based Cajun Lures probably was best known for the little soft plastic that slayed sac-a-lait here, there and everywhere.

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September 13 at 5:20 am
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Crappie sniper

Even bass fanatics have to eat!

When we last left Dusty Anders, he was exercising his addiction to largemouth bass in Toledo Bend Reservoir. 

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September 01 at 7:00 am
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Apex Predator gets a big bull shark surprise

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Editor's Note: Louisiana Sportsman was contacted by Rob Heffner, park ranger at the Bonnet Carré Spillway with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, after this story was posted. The possession of a firearm is only allowed in accordance with the Spillway's hunting regulations, which are available here. The decision was made to leave this story up to educate the public on the Bonnet Carré rules and regulations.

 Earlier this summer, I went on a fishing adventure that turned out much different than originally planned — when I came within inches of a monster bull shark’s jaws. The trip also produced some giant alligator gars, as well with one going around 130 pounds.

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August 30 at 10:06 am
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Slidell man ticketed for allegedly stealing crabs in Lake Pontchartrain

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a 68-year-old Slidell man for alleged crab trap theft on Aug. 21.

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August 22 at 5:20 pm
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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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