Freshwater Fishing

Best locations

When the water is falling in the Atchafalaya River in conjunction with the spawning months of May, June and July, some of the best locations for sunfish action include the spillway out Adams Landing in 30 Inch Canal and surrounding Shell Field, Lake Verret, American Lake, Duck Lake, Flat Lake and Grassy Lake. […]

Bass Fishing

14-inch minimum size limit for Atchaflaya Basin bass should go, LDWF says

The 14-inch minimum size limit imposed for Atchafalaya Basin bass following the devastation of Hurricane Andrew will be a thing of the past in a few months if a Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries proposal receives final approval.

And that’s fine with Denham Springs angler Darren Cooper.

“It’s hard to catch 14-inch fish,” Cooper said. “How many fish do you catch in that 13-inch range?” […]