Saltwater Series: Calcasieu Lake

“Most were over 5,” he said. “It had been warm the week before, and the water temperature crept up to 67 degrees. The topwater bite usually doesn’t kick off until [the water temperature] hits 70, but those extra three degrees didn’t matter that day.” […]


Bruisin’ Bruin

“I’m a catch-and-release fisherman,” says 63-year old Charles Johnson. He is sitting at a campfire in the Johnson Compound at the Lake Bruin State Park Campground. “I catch them and release them into the ice chest.” […]

Deer Hunting

Jarreau’s Langlois takes 170-class buck on second try

Andy Langlois came out of the woods in early January kicking himself for missing the deer of a lifetime while hunting a 110-acre piece of family property just outside of New Roads.

“It was a morning hunt, and about 6:50 (a.m.) what looked like a 4-point came out at about 100 yards,” the Jarreau hunter explained “I looked at the 4-point, and I put my gun down.”

That’s when a huge-racked deer appeared from the nearby cutover. […]