Inshore Fishing

Loads of lemonfish out of Fourchon

There are lots of options for anglers launching at Port Fourchon, as inshore and offshore action has been hot. However, Capt. Charlie Pitre of Seawind Fishing Charters (985-632-2243) suggested that the offshore lemonfish action is topping all the rest.[…]


Handheld GPS units get high-tech

I recently tested a cross section of handheld GPS units, and was amazed to discover how much their performance has improved. If my old eyes were a bit more compatible with small LCD screens, I wouldn’t hesitate to use a new handheld as my only navigation unit.[…]

Bass Fishing

Cross Examination

Of course, there are plenty more examples of crossness at Cross Lake. Pull up to the City Park boat ramp on Memorial Day, and you’ll see what I mean. Listen to the conversation between two boats fishing the same spot, and you’ll see what I mean.[…]


The Senior Circuit

Ten New Iberians came back with the sunburns absorbed during so many hours of activities on and around the water, which isn’t surprising for recently graduated high schoolers on a senior trip. What is surprising was the venue they chose.[…]


Twice as Nice

Traveling south along Highway 23 in lower Plaquemines Parish, numerous signs of recovery from the devastating hurricanes of 2005 are evident.[…]


Leeville Levity

Bayou Lafourche glimmered in the moonlight to our left as we rumbled our serpentine way down Highway 1 to Leeville for the weekend. Ten old college chums would converge at the motel for three days of serious fishing, serious revelry and serious reminiscing.[…]