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Potential new No. 1-ranked bluegill caught Saturday on kiddie pole in Iatt Lake

Tim Delaney might have been fishing with a 2-foot kiddie pole on Iatt Lake Saturday evening, but the pint-sized tackle didn’t stop the 33-year-old Prospect angler from reeling in potentially the biggest bream ever to land in the Louisiana record books. 

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May 26 at 2:07 pm
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Apex Predator: How to make noodles to catch alligator snapping turtles

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Catching turtles is something I’ve done since childhood. In fact, I used to catch and sell them with a reptile collector’s license as a kid. 

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May 24 at 2:30 pm
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Lake to table - Lake D’Arbonne’s catfish are hard to beat

The appeal of catching an 8- to 10-pound bass or a cooler full of slab crappie brings most visitors to the 16,000-acre Lake D’Arbonne in Farmerville.

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May 19 at 11:08 am
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Bream action picks up at Lake Verret

The wind was blowing and it was still a little cool a few weeks ago when my son Garrett and I launched into Lake Verret from the Attakapas Landing. And the water was muddier than I expected.

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May 17 at 10:05 am
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The best panfish rig

I grew up bream fishing, and we caught a lot of fish using cane poles. And as I aged, I pretty much kept to the same approach, moving to telescopic graphite jig poles.

Then I decided one day to try a slip cork rig — and it changed my entire bream-fishing world.

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May 16 at 6:30 am
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LDWF biologist is small-water enthusiast

Ricky Moses knows what Scott Long is talking about. And he totally agrees.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Best fishing hotspots on the state’s only national forest

Public access to small bayou and stream fishing in North Louisiana is almost unlimited when you consider the resources available in the five ranger districts of the Kistachie National Forest, located within an imaginary triangle between Winnfield, Natchitoches and Alexandria.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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Fishing the scenic route

Fifty-one streams, bayous, branches and small rivers in Louisiana have been declared part of the Natural and Scenic Rivers System.

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May 15 at 7:00 am
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