Venice is widely known as one of the most productive outdoors playgrounds in the United States, if not the world. And Capt. Chris Thomas, who runs River’s End Outfitters out of Venice Marina, knows that reality first hand. […]
Steve Shook has been fishing South Louisiana waters for four decades, so when he offers tips on fishing in the Golden Meadow, Leeville and Grand Isle areas, people listen. […]
Capt. Mike Gallo was faced with a bit of a dilemma on Nov. 14. After a morning spent fishing for trout with clients at The Trestles in Lake Pontchartrain, Geoghegan’s Canal just off The Rigolets and another stop in the Pearl River Basin, his group had only boated a handful of fish.
But just before noon, Gallo received a call from another of his captains who said fishing was hot at the MRGO on the south shore.
“As I’ve asked so many others before, I said, ‘Do you have planes, trains or busses to catch?’ One (client) said, ‘The only place I have to be is Thanksgiving,’” Gallo said. “So off we went. By 3:30, we had 45 trout, a dozen or so over 18 inches.” […]
As is the norm across South Louisiana, fishing tends to slow down in Lafitte when the weather turns cooler. But Capt. Mike Daigle knows there are fish to be caught throughout the area for anglers who aren’t frightened by cooler climes. […]
To paraphrase a famous quote: “Don’t look back, something might be gaining on you.”
In Mitch Seitz’s case, the “something” was a 14-point buck that came within feet of his tree stand Saturday (Oct. 27) during a Barksdale Air Force Base hunt. […]
What’s in a name?
Well, if you’re Hunter Simoneaux, quite a bit, apparently. He’s been hunting deer since he was 6 years old. And now, as part of a group of friends and family that hunts on 1,100 acres just north of Alexandria, he prides himself on doing everything by the book, and then some. […]
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
That’s definitely the case for Johnny Gallion, who for the better part of two months, had been spotting a 10-point buck on a trail camera he set up on a small tract of land he hunts near Leesville. […]
For just about the entire time Brent Bonadona has been fishing the Atchafalaya Basin, there has been a 14-inch minimum length limit on bass coming from the area. And for the most part, Bonadona has been pleased with the results of that regulation, which was put in place shortly after Hurricane Andrew ravaged Southcentral Louisiana in 1992. […]