A 20-year-old man was ticketed for multiple deer violations on Saturday for shooting an 8-point buck northwest of Robeline in Natchitoches Parish, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. […]
A 64-year-old Alexandria man was cited for taking deer in a closed season during illegal hours with an illegal weapon, and possessing an illegally taken animal, in connection with an investigation near Alexandria.
1) Learn to tight-line. Using a cork doesn’t allow fishing to be done deep enough to fish the 12 to 14 feet needed on the most important fish-holding structure — piers and pilings in front of camps.
The list of good places to fish on the Cane River in Natchitoches is long. You’ve got miles of shoreline reeds, scattered brush tops, a plethora of boat docks, grass beds, lily pad fields and combinations of all those. And that goes on for 30 miles (60 total miles of shoreline if you count both banks).
Having spent a lifetime eating my way across the watery landscape of Louisiana, I’ve eaten a lot of fish that were delectable, a few fish that were really close to inedible and quite a few fish that were good if you knew what you were doing in the kitchen — and bad if you didn’t.
My eyes popped.
I was scrolling through the Louisiana Fish Records Program when I got to the category labeled “Freshwater Drum (Gaspergou),” I saw that four of the Top 10 entries were held by one man — Mike Kelley Sr. — and all were caught in False River.