Just a week removed from the frigid conditions on Lake Hartwell and his first-ever Bassmaster Classic appearance, Brett Pruett felt right at home on Caney Lake Saturday when he reeled in the biggest bass of his life.
It began six or seven years ago when guys attending a Sunday School class at Cook Baptist Church in Ruston mapped out plans for a fishing trip to Caney Lake, a trip that has become an annual event and has expanded to include friends.
Fishermen can be some of the hardest-headed creatures. They’ll often ask people in the know about the best lures, the best colors, the best time of day to fish. And then the questioners find themselves doing the exact opposite thing. […]
The last thing that comes to most people’s minds when thinking about Caney Lake is a chatter bait. Kenny Covington isn’t most people. He is a bassaholic who isn’t afraid to buck conventional wisdom. When fishing magazines instruct him to head to deep water during the middle of winter, what does Covington do? I’ll tell you what he doesn’t do. He doesn’t fish deep water.
It’s hard to get me to believe that lure color makes much of a difference.
Do you really think a bass waiting on top of some coontail for something to eat looks at a chatter bait and decides to pass because it’s green pumpkin instead of black-and-blue? […]
My wife and I have an agreement: I get to go hunting and fishing as much as I want as long as I don’t make her go with me.
In turn, she gets to go shopping as much as she wants as long as she doesn’t make me go with her.
The agreement worked like a charm this past Friday, also known as Black Friday. […]
The front that blew through North Louisiana yesterday (April 4), dumping rain and producing high winds, dropped temperatures at Caney Lake dramatically. Air temps were in the high 30s this morning, while water temps dropped into the low 60s.
So I was pretty uncertain about the fishing we’d find when LouisianaSportsman.com user Craig Graham backed the boat into the water. Graham was undeterred, however. […]