Inshore Fishing

Anglers finding trout playground in Buras

Everybody knows how good the fishing can be at Buras, but it’s hard to imagine just how good it is right now unless you try it yourself. The trout fishing is absolutely insane, and Capt. Ryan Lambert of Cajun Fishing Adventures (985-785-9833) said that it’s as crazy as he has ever seen. […]

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Worth Its Salt

Saline Lake is located in the northcentral part of Louisiana approximately 6 miles northeast of Clarence. In fact, the lake is given the suffix “Clarence” to differentiate it from two other Louisiana lakes named Saline. […]

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Triple Treat

The tripletail, also called the buoy bass, blackfish, chobie or sunfish, derives its name because the oversized dorsal and anal fins sweep back toward the tail to give the fish a three-tailed look. […]

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Gulf Habitats Part II

The eight habitat types of special importance are marshes, seagrasses, mangroves, oyster reefs, live/hard bottoms, artificial structures, coral reefs, and sargassum. Each will be discussed in more detail. […]

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90-degree approach to basic casting

The last distance casting contest I attended was a shameless exhibition of male testosterone. With his arms and hips and shoulders spinning and gyrating, all one contestant needed was a pair of shades and a rhinestone suit, and you’d thought Elvis was in the building. […]