Inshore Fishing

Lafitte to host FLW Redfish Series event

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. […]

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Angler shatters Gulf swordfish record

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. […]

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Dove fields available to public

In addition to opportunities on several wildlife management areas, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is making three private fields available to dove hunters on opening day. […]

Inshore Fishing

Harvard study checks for mercury in La. anglers

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. […]

Events & Announcements

Public invited to comment on future of Breton, Delta

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. […]