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North Louisiana crappie: Made in the shade

Jim McKay loves to fish anytime, but his years as an educator make the summertime one of his favorites. When school was out for summer, Jim was out for crappie. Now he’s retired, but he still hasn’t broken that habit.

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June 23 at 3:50 pm
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Tip of the day

Mike and Freddie McMullen were making impressively long casts most of the day with minimum weight on the ends of their lines. I finally caught on to what they were doing.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Brothers in arms

Mike “Road Kill” McMullen, 52, and his brother Freddie, 54, grew up in Treasure Island, essentially an island formed by Bayou DeSiard (pronounced DE zeerd) and Black Bayou, on the northern outskirts of Monroe, Louisiana.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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The Thunder Cork

Freddie McMullen’s fertile mind has spawned a rattling cork specially designed for bream and crappie fishing. Dubbed the “Thunder Cork,” it features tiny BBs in two glass tubes firmly affixed to opposite sides of the cork.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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10 tips for finding and catching more bream

Bream are by the far the most plentiful fish and easiest to catch. You don’t even need a boat in many lakes and ponds. Almost every area body of water has bream in it and we have all kinds — bluegills. chinquapins, sunfish, goggle-eyes and all kinds of hybirds.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Bream recipe

There’s a long list of how to prepare fish to eat. But one of the oldest and most popular is whole-fried bream. Many people grew up eating them this way. They taste fantastic, from biting off the crispy tail to pulling the juicy meat off the backbone. You do have to be careful of the bones, but you’ll get the knack of it.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Dispute over public fishing hole leads to ticket, arrest on Toledo Bend

A dispute over a public fishing hole escalated Monday on Toledo Bend, leaving one angler with a ticket and another angler who allegedly pulled a firearm booked into the Sabine Parish Correctional Center, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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June 14 at 3:30 pm
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Apex Predator: Catching 6-foot garfish in an 8-foot ‘yak

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I’ve always found wrangling big fish exciting, but doing it from a tiny 8-foot kayak took the thrill to a whole new level. Last month, I spent an evening targeting big alligator gar with noodle lines — and what I ended up hooking pulled me a lot more than I pulled it.

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June 13 at 10:17 pm
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