Has spring arrived early? Tommy Vidrine couldn’t believe the type of big speckled trout action he saw yesterday, Feb. 18, in Grand Isle. […]
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.
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. While many anglers sit home during these months, others probe the shallows, hoping for some early spawners. But savvy anglers key on brush piles, understanding that locating them is a huge step in boating their limit of bass.
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.
The last time I had a fishing pole in my hand O.J. Simpson was only known for his prowess on the football field, the only reality show on TV was “Cops” and Justin Bieber wasn’t even a twinkle in his dad’s eye.
That changed yesterday (July 3). […]
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. […]
In an effort to encourage the participation of more women in the outdoors, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has teamed up with Cabela’s to offer a series of workshops dedicated to teaching women the basics of hunting and fishing. […]
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. […]
There will be plenty to see and do at this weekend’s Louisiana Sportsmen’s Show and Festival in Gonzales. Louisiana Sportsman will be on hand, represented by some of the magazine’s contributing writers, who will be available for book signings throughout the three days. […]
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. […]
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? […]