Recipes

Smoked meat goes with seafood

For the uninitiated, Cajun cooking is the same wherever bonafide Cajuns exist.

But as a born and bred Cajun, Tony Soileau knows better. The 47-year-old dentist lives in Lafayette now, but he was raised in Pine Prairie in Evangeline Parish. […]

Inshore Fishing

On a mission

Some say laughter is the best medicine. Mathew Roberts and Shawn Babin say adding in a dose of kayak fishing is even better. […]

Fishing

Nitro Z19

The Z19 is a latest offering from Nitro, a member of the White River Marine Group built in Clinton, Mo. Nitro specializes in high-performance freshwater fishing boats. At 19-foot-4, the Z19 is the smallest of their Z models available in the pro package for a package price that should be in the range of many budgets and exceed expectations. […]

Fishing

Stratos 186 VLO

The Stratos 186 VLO is one of the latest offerings from the Flippin, Ark.-based boat builder. They are packaged with features and options, plus accessories, requested by serious fishermen. […]

Fishing

BlackJack 256

The BlackJack 256 is the flagship of the BlackJack line of high-performance bay boats. Constructed by skilled craftsmen in Knoxville, Ark., the 256 is the largest of the BlackJack models and is made for the fisherman who wants to push the boundaries of the bay boat and explore bigger waters.  […]

Fishing

Blue Wave 2400 Pure Bay

The Blue Wave 2400 Pure Bay is the flagship at Blue Wave and embodies the latest in modern bay-boat design and construction. The Seminole, Okla., boat-builder set out to design the ultimate 24-foot bay boat and followed that mandate well this time.  […]

Fishing

Nautic Star 227 XTS

Fishermen will find a lot to like about with the 227 Xtreme Tournament Series bay boat from Nautic Star in Amory, Miss. This is the newest addition to Nautic Star’s XTS series; it offers standard features like forward and aft fishing decks, 3-across jump seats aft, a deluxe leaning post, a dash big enough for 12-inch electronics, and an optional console large enough for a head. […]

Fishing

Ranger 2350 Bay Ranger

The 2350 Bay Ranger from Ranger Boats in Flippin, Ark., is a serious bay boat, yet also brings an innovative, family-friendly, do-it-all inshore/offshore design to all kinds of anglers. The 2350 packs a bunch of features, is rated for 300 horsepower and has impressive performance in terms of speed and economy.  […]