Bass Fishing

Baits for brush piles

So you’ve got your brush piles set up and now it’s time to reap the benefits of your labor. What are the best lures to use around brush piles? Marc Deschenes puts a lot of faith in two main lures — big plastic worms and spinnerbaits.  […]

Bass Fishing

Brush strokes

It’s no secret that largemouth bass love to hang around submerged brush piles, especially early in the year before they are ready to head for the shallow spawning grounds. […]


MS Oct. 2014 Columns

Turbidity negatively affects fisheries. It reduces light penetration and, thus, reduces the production of algae that is the foundation of the food web. Eventually the fine silt particles that make water turbid settle out smothering organisms that live on the bottom, turning hard bottom areas into soft muck, and eventually filling in reservoirs. […]


Deer Hero

When Randy Lambert of Barnwell may not be a poker player, but he knows how to play the cards he’s been dealt at the beginning of every deer season. […]

Fishing Tournaments

Benefit rodeo is great reason to fish

The Abbeville Harbor and Terminal Public Boat Launch in Intracoastal City will once again be the site of the Fishing for Memories Rodeo benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. Organizers have a goal of 500 fishermen this year and hope Louisiana anglers will help make that happen. The event will be held June 21-24 and all ages are welcome.

Adult participants will compete in 12 inshore and offshore categories, with the top three in each category winning cash prizes. First place youth division winners will receive a Lifetime Louisiana Fishing License. […]

BassMasters Classic

Mag offering VIP experience at Classic

The Bassmaster Classic returns to the Louisiana Delta this February to showcase bass fishing’s biggest names and brightest stars, and Louisiana Sportsman wants to give its readers unparalleled VIP access to the weekend’s events. […]

Bass Fishing

Dreams Come True Bass Classic set for March 6

On March 6, the 7th Annual Brian Harris Chevrolet Dreams Come True Bass Classic will be held at Doiron’s Landing in Stephensville. Proceeds from the annual fundraising fishing tournament go to Dreams Come True of Louisiana, Inc., a non-profit organization granting dreams to children in Louisiana with life-threatening illnesses. […]

Events & Announcements

Two big shows this month for sportsmen

Before all your focus has turned to turkey hunting and blasting that bearded gobbler, and before March Madness peaks and you’re consumed with basketball brackets, how about checking out the great shows offered this month to Louisiana sportsmen? […]