The all-new 2019 Hobie Outback
New Products

New gear review

The Hobie Outback has been the world’s best-selling kayak for quite a while. Its feature-rich platform utilizing the unique Mirage Drive pedal system kept it a step above all other fishing kayaks — and it’s likely just jumped a few more steps. […]

Catfish

Sidney Haynes’ juglines

Sidney Haynes begins building his juglines by cutting a 6- or 7-inch section off a foam swimming pool noodle. He then cuts about a 10-foot length of twisted, tarred black nylon twine from its spool. He wraps one end around the center of the noodle section and ties it tightly. […]

Columns

Draw your own conclusions

Much of the allure of bowhunting is the challenge it presents. Many things have to go right for a bowhunter to successfully harvest game.  First, the quarry has to be at close range and unaware of the hunter’s presence. […]

Columns

‘Fall’ for trout

Fall is finally here. The trout are on the move back into the marsh, and that’s great news for kayakers. The shorter days are coupled with shorter paddles, there’ no need for live bait and great catches of speckled trout await. Oh, and did I mention the pleasant weather? […]

Deer Hunting

Keeping up with the Joneses

The rut won’t start for six to eight weeks now in the deer woods of Union Parish. But one family of successful deer hunters is already make plans and preparations for being there when it happens. […]

Features

Trestle mania 2018

When October arrives, Mother Nature typically loosens her grip on the heat and humidity that have gripped the state since early summer, and teases us with a few tantalizing cool fronts that usher in the start of fall. […]

Bass Fishing

Sling ‘em far

Whether they’re hot on the heels of fleeing baitfish or wise to your presence in clear water, fall bass can be hard to reach. That’s why long casts are golden in the fourth quarter. […]