Fishing Hotspots

Don’t dismiss Lafitte

Lafitte is commonly known for relatively small trout — but this fall could be quite different, according to Capt. Lane Zimmer. He said a tough year last year could benefit the area this autumn, which means anglers will spend more time throwing speckled trout in their ice chest than on the measuring stick. […]

Fishing Tournaments

Tandem kayakers team up to win Ride the Bull 9

If you were anywhere near Grand Isle this weekend, you probably couldn’t help but notice kayaks everywhere you looked. More precisely, 628 kayak anglers were spread across the island before gathering at Bridge Side Marina Saturday morning for Ride the Bull 9, the world’s largest kayak fishing tournament. […]

Field Notes

Want crabs? All you need to know to fill a hamper

It’s difficult to think of any savory dish that isn’t made more elegant and profoundly more delicious by the addition of one of two ingredients: bacon or crabmeat. I can’t tell you where to get a great deal on the former, but I can definitely clue you in on how to load up on the latter. […]