Fishing Hotspots

Calm-weather hoos

Milder winter that makes duck-hunting trips real duds can have a silver lining if you’re an offshore fisherman like Tyler Hatrel of Metarie. […]

Jeff Bruhl tight-lines crappie jigs to catch slabs this time of year.
Crappie/Bream

The tight-line fool

Jeff Bruhl tight-lines crappie jigs to catch slabs this month. It’s a technique that requires a bit of practice because they are notoriously light biters. […]

Field Notes

Why tag fish?

Fish-tagging programs assist fishery managers in gathering a lot of important data that can reveal migratory behaviors, growth rates, mortality rates, etc.  […]