Inshore Fishing

Fleeing the river

For the first time in history, high water levels in the Mississippi River have forced the opening of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway in consecutive years. Here’s how the Bonnet Carré opening is affecting our fish, crabs and oysters. […]

Inshore Fishing

Legislation introduced to prohibit oyster dredging on Big Lake

A bill has been introduced in the Louisiana Legislature that would prohibit dredging for oysters on Big Lake, which according to Coastal Conservation Association Louisiana has seen both its oyster population and vertical reef structure decline since the mid-2000s when scrapers were first permitted as an allowable harvest method. […]