Crappie’s Top Three

Louisiana Sportsman asked Bobby Phillips of West Monroe, owner of the Honey Hole Tackle Shop for 16 years, who recently retired to have more time for his favorite sport, crappie fishing, where to find the biggest crappie in Louisiana and how to catch them. […]


Hackberry Handbook

What constitutes a trophy? If you ask my 4-year-old son, it’s the Piston Cup from the movie Cars. He knows the movie by heart, and every time he sees a car on TV now, he asks if they’re trying to win the make-believe trophy. In his eyes, the Piston Cup is a trophy. […]

Bass Fishing

Flushed and Refreshed

One of the reasons Bill McCarty has been successful on the bass tournament trail is the same reason he catches bass more often than not in the Atchafalaya Basin in March, a time when the nation’s last great overflow swamp is high and some anglers go elsewhere. […]