Bass Fishing

‘Pick apart’ Cane River for post-spawn bass

The list of good places to fish on the Cane River in Natchitoches is long. You’ve got miles of shoreline reeds, scattered brush tops, a plethora of boat docks, grass beds, lily pad fields and combinations of all those. And that goes on for 30 miles (60 total miles of shoreline if you count both banks).[…]


Try crawfish for Lake D’Arbonne bream

Bluegill and chinquapin bream are just getting going on Lake D’Arbonne in Union Parish. And while there are many ways to catch them, you need to stand out in the crowd to make the most of it — and that doesn’t mean wearing a bright yellow shirt or singing country songs loudly in the boat.[…]

Inshore Fishing

How to find fish in unfamiliar marsh

Every angler has secret honey holes, the places known only to him or her that offer a reasonable chance for success. I have those as well, but I’m always on a quest to locate new ones. What I really LOVE to do is branch out from areas that are familiar into those that have never floated my boat.[…]