It’s not the best of times, nor is it the worst of times for Louisiana’s coastal anglers, and it’s different for the guys fishing the Pontchartrain and Barataria basins and the Terrebonne Parish marshes bays, bayous and lakes.
When the 167 college, high school and junior Bassmasters teams converged on Caney Creek Reservoir earlier this month, the more than 300 young anglers proved this 5,000-acre impoundment south of Ruston is producing hefty largemouth bass again.
This beautiful spring weekend is predicted to dissolve into a not-so-nice-weather week, and that could throw a monkey wrench into the works when it comes to setting out a fishing plan.
It was cold, yep, but not as cold as it was in the early 1960s, nor in 1989 when south Louisiana’s daytime temperatures were in single digits venturing only into the teens briefly — and staying there nearly a week.
The ongoing run of harsh winter conditions has forced BREC officials to cancel Saturday’s Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo, and advised its next Geaux Fish event will be scheduled during fall months.
Here's hoping there are warm hearts all around on this Valentine's Day, because that's about the only thing that's going to stay warm.
The idea of commenting on the ongoing and recently concluded hunting seasons along with next season’s proposed dates and regulations had to be put on the back burner this week.
If you’re new to south Louisiana and to the freshwater fishing adventures within a 90-minute drive from the Baton Rouge, New Orleans or Lafayette areas, then here’s a little secret — IT’S SAC-A-LAIT TIME!
Don’t know how many wild waterfowl hunters you’ll find shedding tears on this, the final, day of the duck season in our state’s Coastal and West zones.
With hunters continuing to take to field, forest, marsh and swamp in the closing days of the current resident-game, migratory birds and waterfowl seasons, state wildlife biologists and managers took the first steps in setting the dates for the 202…
Happy New Year, and here’s hoping you outdoorsmen in our Sportsman’s Paradise will withstand the surge arising from our COVID-19 experience.
With a nod to President Franklin Roosevelt and his “Day of Infamy” speech which launched our country into World War II, can we bid goodbye to this “Year of Infamy” for our state and our country.