Five-year-old Hayden Johnson’s grandpa and dad recently brought him turkey hunting for the first time on their club in Jackson Parish and he got a fully plumed, wily tom squarely in the neck from 25 yards away. […]
Salty water this month combined with milder temperatures have turned on speckled trout fishing out of Delacroix unlike anything the area has seen in at least three years, according to a fishing guide.
The coastal duck population estimates for Louisiana’s 2014-2015 season were almost off the charts compared to recent years, and hunters in the state’s East Zone are also reporting seeing lots of birds.
Redfish and speckled trout are in transition in the areas surrounding Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne, moving back and forth from deeper water to the shallows as water temperatures fluctuate, according to a fishing guide.
Sac-a-lait season is in full swing in South Louisiana. This means the little fish are spawning and using up energy reserves causing them to be more aggressive than usual for a meal. Spawning sac-a-lait coupled with times of low atmospheric pressure will cause them to strike at mostthings you can throw their way. […]
A question that any angler asks himself when he’s got a variety of live and artificial baits at his disposal is, “What should I use?”
The answer lies in timing. Some basic guidelines should be realized, however, if you’re going to hit the water around Catfish Lake in search of speckled trout this spring. […]
The 2013 red snapper fishing season opens Saturday off the coast of Louisiana, with state wildlife enforcement agents enforcing only state regulations out to just past 10 miles.
And reports from fishing guides indicate there are plenty of fish around the rigs.
“The snapper are so thick, they’ll pretty much bite on anything.” Tommy Pellegrin with Custom Charters said. […]
Capt. Chris Pike with Cast and Blast Charters has been smashing the trout in Delacroix for the past few days. The key is understanding where to fish on any given day, he said.
Pike drifts the deeper canals on colder days, and then fishing the flats, ponds and shallow bays on warmer days.
The seventh annual Bayou Dularge Trash Bash is scheduled for March 16, and organizers hope to collect as much as two tons of from the popular waterway.
“We started this in 2006 due to the marine debris from (Hurricanes) Katrina and Rita,” Capt. Wendy Billiot, one of the founders of the clean-up effort, said. “A friend of mine, Capt. John Verret, and I started this together. […]