Most people fish an entire lifetime and never get lucky enough to reel in a tagged fish. […]
Winston Michel has been fishing near his home in Pierre Part since he was about 6 years old, but he’s never caught a bigger bass there than the one he reeled in Thursday morning. […]
The 15th Annual Faux Pas Lodge Rodeo is slated for July 25-27 in Venice. […]
The planned drawdown of the Wham Brake Impoundment on the Russell Sage WMA near Monroe is almost complete, and engineers are currently on-site surveying potential spillway modifications, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said. […]
Editor’s Note: Because of the recent media attention given to Gulf Coast beaches — and the potential for contracting vibrio vulnificus during the hot summer months — LouisianSportsman.com is again running this article featuring advice from Dr. Mary Eschete, an infectious disease specialist in Terrebonne Parish, and her tips to avoid the bacteria.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Eschete’s advice is simple and straightforward: If you suffer any type of injury while fishing, swimming or working in a saltwater or brackish environment here in South Louisiana — from being poked by a fish or jabbed with a hook — wash the wound quickly and thoroughly.