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LDWF agent rescues two Belle Chasse teens swamped in Lake Salvador

An enforcement agent with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries rescued two teenagers Saturday afternoon after their boat capsized in Lake Salvador.

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October 16 at 9:44 am
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Helpful hints for fall crappie

For fall crappie work, consider these finer points, as needed:

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Bring choupique back alive

Regular choupique anglers all agree on one thing: The fish must be cleaned alive. Even if held properly iced but dead, as are other fish, the texture of their flesh very rapidly deteriorates. 

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Use big boy tackle for choupique

Fishing choupique the Lirette way is power fishing, and that starts with the poles. 

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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So where do you hunt for choupique?

The Lirettes were fishing with permission in canals on private property. But choupique are found virtually everywhere in Louisiana, ranging from swamp and freshwater marsh bayous and canals to the state’s natural lakes and reservoirs from Toledo Bend on down. They are even found in the crystal-clear, fast flowing creeks and rivers of the Florida Parishes.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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The best part is the eating part

It is often said that Cajuns eat anything. This picturesque pair may be poster boys for that adage. Their Cajun accents were so thick that they could have been cut with a knife and served on a cheese tray.

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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The choupique goes uptown

The humble choupique evolved during the Triassic Period, over 150 million years ago. Then, dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus, Brachiosaurus, and Triceratops roamed the land. 

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October 15 at 7:00 am
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Kayak accident leaves one dead in Rapides Parish

The body of a 62-year-old Alexandria man was recovered Thursday afternoon after an apparent kayak accident, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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October 06 at 4:42 pm
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