Bass Fishing

Clearance Sale

These young guns coming up on the competitive bass fishing scene have so much technology and information at their fingertips. That could be the main reason they are successful so often when their boats hit the water and the fishing rods are put on deck. […]

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Frozen Fish on the Flats

For once, the cursed weathermen were right.

My fishing buddy, Perry Frey, and I opted to spend last Mardi Gras with our families at his camp in Delacroix rather than waving our hands in the air for trinkets along Veterans Boulevard. We figured it would be a lot more fun to fight speckled trout than drunken mobs. […]

Ask Captain Paul

Sun damages GPS display screen

Capt. Paul:

I inadvertently left my hand-held GPS unit in my car on the dashboard near the windshield. It was there about five hours in the middle of the day and in the sun. When I picked up the unit, it was hot to the touch. When I turned it on, there were heavy black parallel horizontal lines across different sections of the screen. These lines stayed there regardless what different screen I selected. What happened, and can I correct it?

Ralph P.
Tampa, Fla. […]

Fishing

Fishfinders enter wireless world

The idea of using radio links in place of wires is nothing new. We have seen wireless remote controls for electric trolling motors, deck-mounted spotlights, helm steering systems and other equipment for years. […]

Bass Fishing

Summer Refuge

Most people fish Toledo Bend Reservoir on the Louisiana-Texas line for largemouth bass, but sometimes largemouths turn into closed mouths. […]

Bass Fishing

Tons of Fun

Years ago, Buck Perry taught bass anglers that there was an enormous population of fish that lived out in the middle of the lake. As professional anglers began unlocking the secrets of mining the depths they became the pioneers of deep-cranking, spooning and Carolina-rigging. […]

Bass Fishing

Tons of Fun

Years ago, Buck Perry taught bass anglers that there was an enormous population of fish that lived out in the middle of the lake. As professional anglers began unlocking the secrets of mining the depths they became the pioneers of deep-cranking, spooning and Carolina-rigging. […]

Currents

Trophy lake status, part II

Last month in this space, I called for the state to impose a stricter limit on speckled trout caught in Calcasieu Lake than that which applies across the rest of the coast. I invited readers to voice their opinions on https://www.louisianasportsman.com, and boy, did they ever. […]

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Sac-a-Lait City

Trophy bass fishing has gained the most media attention for Toledo Bend over the last few years, but its highly productive crappie fishing drives a strong and dedicated core of anglers to navigate these massive impounded waters. […]

Bass Fishing

Lure of Louisiana

Larry Nixon walked away with the winner’s trophy and first-place check at the conclusion of the B.A.S.S. Louisiana Invitational at Lake Bistineau Feb. 17-19, 1982. Little did he, or anybody else for that matter, know that B.A.S.S. would not return to Louisiana for 16 long years. […]