Offshore oilfield worker Marty Trahan thought he had caught the fish of his life last summer when he landed a 31-pound red snapper, but Trahan cranked up a fish Monday (June 6)that may propel him into Louisiana’s fishing immortality.
While between shifts on a platform in South Marsh Island 128, Trahan and some other workers decided to kill time dropping baits to the myriad fish in the aquarium-clear water beneath them.
“We were on one side catching red snapper, and I told the guys, ‘I’m going to go catch some mangroves,'” Trahan said. […]
Anyone can fish this weekend (June 11-12) without purchasing a fishing license, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced. […]
Dustin Huggins said he and Arkansas Tech teammate Evan Barnes were in panic mode. It was 11:30 a.m. and the team had only one fish in the well, and their Day One lead in the 2011 Mercury College B.A.S.S. West Super Regional was in serious jeopardy. […]
After the first day of competition, the College B.A.S.S. West Super Regional tournament on Arkansas’ Lake Dardenelle local anglers are solidly in the lead, but two Louisiana teams are still in the hunt for the win and a berth in the National Championship set for July. […]
Deer meat can be one of the most delicious meats around, but due to its low fat content it can be tough if not cooked down for long amounts of time. I’ve got a trick to overcoming this, as well as taking any gamey taste out of the meat: fruit juice marinades. […]
Former Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission member Henry Mouton pleaded guilty on yesterday (June 1) of taking more than $260,000 in bribes from the owner of a landfill company while using his position to try and keep a competing landfill from opening, according to news reports. […]
The Louisiana House of Representatives has passed legislation that would authorize the gutting of the Artificial Reef Program, but members of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission questioned today (June 2) the legality of such a raid because the program’s money is part of a constitutionally protected fund. […]
Serious archers know that when it comes to accuracy, perfect arrow flight is essential. Too often the time it takes to fletch your arrow can cause setbacks and even put a damper on your practice time. […]