Guess any interested fishermen could say the past couple of months have been practice for what’s coming during the next couple of ultra-competitive fishing months.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Louisiana has had world duck-calling champions, goose callers, too, and more than its share of world-class freshwater and saltwater anglers.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Fortenberry is a senior at St. Amant High School and will be competing in his third Bassmaster High School National Championship in June. In 2016, Fortenberry earned two wins in high school state tournament qualifiers — one where he bested 131 tea…
A junior at Oak Hill High School, Miller has earned two tournament wins this year, including a 120 boat-field ALBC State Champion event and B.A.S.S. Nation State Championship on Toledo Bend. Miller also has three top-five finishes in 2016-2017.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The brownish hue taking over most of the coastal waters over the past 10 days comes much earlier most years, but it comes from the same sources.
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Fishermen and the Wildlife and Fisheries folks who call the Pass a Loutre complex their home away from home were first to see it. Roseau cane, the most prolific above-the-ground Mississippi River delta plant, was turning brown at a time it was sup…
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Recreational offshore fishermen in the “private” sector will have three days to catch red snapper in federal waters across the Gulf of Mexico after Tuesday’s proclamation from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.
Central High School added another state championship trophy to its cabinet when Dawson Andrews and Wyatt Ensminger outfished 80 other prep teams to take the Louisiana B.A.S.S. High School title Saturday.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Saturday, April 29, 2017
After years of the Denham Springs-based Junior Southwest Bassmasters taking care to get the bass-fishing youngsters more involved in their sport, another group, RougeFish Deux, is stepping in to offer competitive fishing on the saltwater side.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
No not as in “Who dat sayin’ dey gonna beat dem Saints,” but who dat sayin’ dey gonna outdo Who Dat in da Gulf a Mexico wahders dis year.
Guess you could call Saturday’s monthly Junior Southwest Bassmasters tournament the “Jordan and Jimmy Show,” for the way Jordan and Jimmy Sylvester ran away with first places in their respective age groups.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Louisiana’s recreational offshore fishermen continue to wait for word from the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council for a red snapper season in federal waters.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Freshwater folks have been hitting the bait shops for crickets in the past week to take bluegill in the Verret Basin and the Lac Des Allemands area.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
MANY — Arizona native John Murray joined the Bassmaster Elite Series 11 years ago, having won more than $1 million fishing West Coast tournaments. But an Elite Series win has eluded him until Sunday at Toledo Bend.
Saturday, April 08, 2017
Other than deer hunting with dogs, there has never been a more pervasive, more passionate, more consuming discussion during Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meetings than red snapper.
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Although listed among the items deep into the agenda for the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, the entitled “Receive input on Red Snapper Management from members of the Louisiana commercial, charter, and private recreational sectors,” l…
Saturday, April 01, 2017
About the only folks who could like all this green are the Irish. Yeah, St. Patrick’s Day was two weeks ago, but south Louisiana folks were doing more than “wearing the green,” we were covered in the green.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Cade Fortenberry, a consistently high finisher in state, regional and national tournaments, was selected for the 2017 Bassmaster High School All-State team.
State Wildlife and Fisheries followed last week’s announcement by federal fisheries managers to close the recreational season on greater amberjack by closing state waters to the same group and for the same species.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
HOUSTON — Sunday’s final results from the 47th Bassmaster Classic held on Lake Conroe with anglers, their hometowns, first-day, second-day and third-day totals in parentheses (number of bass/pounds-ounces weight), total bass weighed (five-bass per…
Pierre Part’s Cliff Crochet said the Bassmaster Classic means immortality for the winner and a check for 51 other anglers.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
HOUSTON — Two of the three Louisiana natives fishing the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Conroe are still in contention to take home the most prestigious title in fishing after Day 2 of the competition.