Bass Fishing

Classic Concentration

Louisiana bass anglers haven’t had a native son to cheer for during the Bassmasters Classic since 1999, when Baton Rouge’s Rodney Wagley earned a berth in the first New Orleans Classic. […]

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Marsh Maggots

“You’re not going to believe this,” said Bryce Michel as we sped across Lake Decade. “I don’t know how much they told you about this deal, but it really is unbelievable.” […]

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Can’t Be Beat!

Passing anglers might have thought Raymond Aucoin was after tuna in his flatboat if it hadn’t been for the fact he was anchored more than 15 miles north of the open Gulf. […]

Bass Fishing

Shocking Truth about Bass

It didn’t take five minutes to get the first bite.

The jig was pitched to a cypress tree in the dead-end canal, and the angler’s line moved about 6 inches to the side. […]

Bass Fishing

Sashay of the Senko

I picked up the phone and politely said hello. The caller didn’t have time for such pleasantries. Instead, he began panting something into the phone. […]

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Our Other ’Hoos

Anybody who has wet a line past the breakers of our state’s barrier islands knows that the stakes go way up regarding the health of most all fish on the food chain. Safety in numbers is the motto for many kinds of baitfish, but speed is what most anglers find much different among the dozens of species seen on most excursions where water clarity is measured in feet rather than inches. […]

Bass Fishing

Creek Bound

A shiver coursed through my body as I stowed my gear in the cabin at Wildwood Resort, and the words of my editor sounded softly in the corners of my mind as I tightened my jacket. […]

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Bays, Bayous, Buras

Eddie jerked his head and waved his arms frantically while trying to help with the boat straps. “G**damn gnats!” he sputtered, “ahh-ahh! I’d forgotten about these blasted things!” […]