Hobie isn’t a company that rests on it laurels. The Mirage Pro Angler 14 was introduced in 2009 and won Best of Show Honors at ICAST (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) that year. […]
After Hurricane Issac the marshes of Southeast Louisiana showed scars, and fish kills were being reported in various areas. Fishermen were hindered from getting on the water, but now that the situation has normalized it is time to get back on the water. […]
A 60-year-old Lake Charles man was found dead in woods near Reeves in what the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries said was an apparent fatal hunting accident, the agency reported today (Oct. 19). […]
After a summer of finicky tuna fishing, the larger yellowfin have finally started to make their way into anglers’ ice chests with more consistency, and the landing of a pending state-record proves there are monsters out there. […]
It was fitting that Shane Ragon fell to his knees when he first put his hands on the massive antlers of the buck he killed Oct. 6 in the middle of a sweet potato field near his home in Calhoun County.
Heck, he was on both knees when he made the shot.
“I am not ashamed to tell you that I got very emotional when I grabbed those antlers and lifted them up and saw what I had done,” the 40-year-old Ragon said. “I cried. I laughed. I cried again. And I laughed again. […]
The weekend started slow for me. Laura had a hog walk behind her within 30 yards on Friday (Oct. 12) morning, but she couldn’t see it in the thick underbrush from her ground blind. She heard it softly grunt several times.
I had no action on either hunt Friday or Saturday morning. Things picked up on my midday stalk when I came across this huge king snake and a large 8-foot gator in a small 6-inch deep hole about 10 yards across. It was by far the longest king snake I ever seen. They are such pretty and friendly snakes, unlike the gator who wasn’t very happy to be stuck in a small place with me nearby. […]
Dredging will begin this week at Lake Henderson just east of Lafayette to allow access to the lake from several boat launches along the western guide levee of the Atchafalaya River during low water periods, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources announced today (Oct. 16). […]
During his meteoric rise to the top on the B.A.S.S all-time money list with more than $5.3 million won in tournaments around the United States, Kevin VanDam relied on artificial lures he had utmost confidence in. […]