Stefanie Rogers lives with her husband Scotty in the rural Louisiana community of Pine — the same village where they grew up. Considering where they live, it would be easy to assume she would simply cook Southern style dishes, with little seafood other than fried catfish.
In the late 70s, some of the western states began establishing reward programs for information leading to the arrest of fish and wildlife violators. One of the original names for the programs was Operation Game Thief (OGT). The idea worked, and similar programs were established in a majority of states by the early to mid-80s.
By the time you are reading this, unless you live in the extreme southern part of Mississippi, the 2017-2018 deer season will already be “in the books,” as they say.
Dec. 9, 2017 was a day that many will remember for years to come across South Louisiana.
While any day spent squirrel hunting in January and February is better than one spent at work or at home, some are definitely better than others according to veteran hunters Joe Shumaker and Terry Fletcher.
Rickey Lee never buries the point of the hook into the body of his creature baits to make them weedless. Rather, he shoves the hook completely through the body and allows the hook point to lie in the groove on the bait’s body.
Salvinia causes more than fishing problems. When running and approaching a drift line of the floating weeds, boat operators should keep a sharp eye out for barely floating logs disguised in the plants.