Lafitte Lowdown

I knew it was going to be a good day on the water even before I left home. For one thing, we’d fallen into a pattern of persistent, blustery winds that were like Dracula — they wouldn’t die.[…]


Is Our Seafood Safe?

In 1957, during the height of the Cold War, fiction writer Nevil Shute wrote On the Beach, a post-apocalyptic novel set in Australia shortly after World War III has wiped out all life in the northern hemisphere.[…]

Inshore Fishing

Paddle Palooza sets Louisiana kayak tournament record

The Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club held its 8th Annual Paddle Palooza kayak fishing tournament Saturday (March 26) out of Bobby Lynn’s Marina in Leeville, and it turned into a record event.

While tournament organizers planned for a large crowd, no one predicted the whopping 176 participants that made Paddle Palooza 8 the largest kayak fishing tournament in Louisiana history. […]