Features

Beating the drum

My eyes popped.

I was scrolling through the Louisiana Fish Records Program when I got to the category labeled “Freshwater Drum (Gaspergou),” I saw that four of the Top 10 entries were held by one man — Mike Kelley Sr. — and all were caught in False River. […]

Fishing

Sportsman Dri-Balance shirts

These moisture-wicking long sleeve tees look and feel like cotton, but added microfiber makes them resistant to wrinkles and quick-drying. Unlike pure poly garments which tend to retain odor even after washing, Dri-Balance garments will be odor free for the life of the garment. […]

Features

Tuning up for turkeys

We have a love/hate relationship with our turkey shotguns — if they knock over a big gobbler on an improbable shot, we love them and take the credit. But if the gobbler runs off after what should have been an easy kill, it’s always the gun’s fault. […]

Columns

Meet the best-tasting grouper: yellowedge

In recent years, a whole new world has opened up for offshore fishermen. Beset by lengthy season closures for gag and scamp groupers, red snappers, amberjacks and even triggerfish, as well as tight bag limits and restrictive size limits, many offshore fishermen began to wonder if owning a boat was worth it. […]