Bass Fishing

Anthony stumbles, misses out on Bassmaster Classic

Louisiana’s Samuel Anthony couldn’t hold onto the BASS Central Divisional lead during the BASS Federation Nation National Championship that wound up yesterday on Florida’s Harris Chain of Lakes. Anthony led the division after the second day, but had fallen less than 3 pounds behind Texas’ Bryan Schmidt when the scales settled.[…]


Florida bass are different creatures

Largemouth bass are the most popular freshwater recreational fish in America, in spite of the changing face of the fishery. Gone are the days of a bass fisherman being pictured as a grandfather in a rowboat with a grandson or contemplative pipe-puffing angler patiently casting a clunky wooden topwater plug with his old knuckle-buster.[…]

Events & Announcements

Returning to my roots

Most of the 20 years I’ve spent in outdoors communications has involved writing for Louisiana Sportsman. A quick search of the archives reveals that I’ve written at least 125 stories for the magazine.[…]


Wildlife Farm

It was a common thread that bound Ronny Graham, Ronnie Myrick and Ken Newton together. They were college buddies who loved to hunt ducks and dreamed of having a place of their own where they could enjoy their sport.[…]


Welcome Wench

Face a firing squad, and you get a blindfold, right? Now I understood why. My doom seemed as imminent — and I was no more eager for a close-up of the grim reaper than a firing-squad victim.[…]