The 50 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers showed up at Alabama’s Lay Lake for three days of practice last week, and were met by brutal weather. Temperatures remained consistently cold, and strong storms blew through the area. […]
The Wal-Mart FLW Redfish Series Western Division will make its first of four $200,000 regular-season stops March 8-10 in Lafitte. The lucrative tournament will feature as many as 150 redfish teams casting for a top award of $25,000 cash and $25,000 in Ranger, Yamaha and Evinrude bonuses. […]
The Coast Guard is working with local, state and federal agencies today to respond to an oil spill in Bayou Perot near Lafitte. […]
Exactly 2 years to the day, and almost to the exact hour, that Hurricane Ivan struck Orange Beach, Ala., the Gulf of Mexico swordfish record was broken. Angler Del Sawyer, along with Capts. Randy Howland and Robby Griffiths and crew of the Sea Reaper III, hooked the swordfish at 3:45 a.m. on Sept. 16. […]
The right of outdoorsmen to fish and hunt on navigable waters was issued a stunning defeat Aug. 29 when a federal judge ruled that the public has no “right to fish and hunt on the Mississippi River.” […]
My wife has always said I have brain damage.
Now she may have actual physical evidence.
Last summer, Harvard University researcher David Senn was preparing a study of mercury levels in Louisiana anglers before the two wicked witches roared ashore in the late summer and early fall. […]
A team of scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and Louisiana State University is forecasting that the “Dead Zone” off the coast of Louisiana and Texas this summer will be larger than the average size since 1990. […]
The CITGO Lake Charles Manufacturing Complex, the Coast Guard and the Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office have established a Unified Command to manage the clean up and recovery of a major oil spill in the Calcasieu Ship Channel near Lake Charles. […]
Hurricane Rita scattered residential, industrial and vegetative debris throughout the Calcasieu Lake estuary system, creating a hazard for recreational and commercial boaters, as well as their vessels and gear. […]
The public is invited to have a voice in the future of two area national wildlife refuges at a public meeting to be held on Thursday, June 29, 2006, at the Old Metairie Branch of the Jefferson Parish Public Library, at 2350 Metairie Road, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. The meeting is designed to gather input in advance of the preparation of 15-year Comprehensive Conservation Plans (CCPs) for Breton and Delta National Wildlife Refuges. […]
The new $1.8 million Wal-Mart FLW Kingfish Series will make its first Gulf Coast Division stop June 10 as teams compete for a guaranteed top award of $12,000 cash and a shot at the $300,000 Wal-Mart FLW Kingfish Series Championship. […]
Six Louisiana anglers will be on three of the 64 teams from 33 countries that have qualified to compete in the seventh annual Rolex/International Game Fish Association Offshore Championship Tournament May 7-12. […]