Clay Peltier prepares to throw a cast net at the Big Dam along Bird Island Bayou in Marsh Island.
Outdoor Updates

Shrimp at the weir

New Iberia’s Clay Peltier has walked the two weirs along Bird Island Bayou in Marsh Island with cast net in hand for many years to catch shrimp. […]

Inshore Fishing

Inshore shrimp season to close June 27, in a portion of Zone 1 and Zone 2, LDWF says

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that the 2018 spring inshore shrimp season will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from the Mississippi/Louisiana state line westward to the western shore of Freshwater Bayou Canal except for the following waters: Lake Pontchartrain, Chef Menteur and Rigolets Passes, Lake Borgne, the Louisiana portion of Mississippi Sound, and the open waters of Breton and Chandeleur Sounds. […]


Beginner’s guide to fishing live shrimp

Everyone knows how to fish with live shrimp, right?

Well, I’ve always taken that for granted, so when a neighbor told me about a recent trip to Grand Isle during which he killed every one of the 25-cent shrimp he had purchased I couldn’t help but laugh. […]