The fall inshore shrimp season will open Monday in the majority of Louisiana’s inside waters, but there are two areas shrimpers will have to wait until Aug. 15 to drop nets.
GRAND ISLE — Spurred on by improving morning weather conditions, anglers entered in the 94th annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo showed this longest-running fishing event in our country still had teeth and plenty of bites.
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GRAND ISLE — Saturday’s final leaderboard from the three-day 94th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo with divisions, specie categories, anglers, their hometowns (when available) and weight of catch in pounds. Boat name (anglers in parent…
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission is changing its usual venue for this week’s monthly meeting, but the August issues appear to remain the same.
GRAND ISLE — Morning rains the past two days put a crimp in a fisherman’s best-laid plans going into Saturday’s final day of the three-day 94th annual Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.
GRAND ISLE — Friday’s second-day leaderboard of the three-day 94th annual International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo with divisions, specie categories, anglers, their hometowns (when available) and weight of catch in pounds. Boat name (anglers in paren…
Except for waters identified at the "double-rig line" in Breton and Chandeleur sounds, the spring inshore shrimp season will close statewide at official sunset Thursday, June 30, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced Monday.
It’s time for some “atta boys” to be passed out, especially now with Louisiana sending 24 teams — 48 young anglers — to compete in the Aug. 11-13 Bassmaster High School National Championship set for Lake Hartwell near Anderson, South Carolina.
Explanations involving the new Wildlife and Fisheries licensing regulations come every week as this agency’s managers face increasing questions from outdoors folks.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has begun implementing changes to its hunting and fishing licensing this month with a healthy list of differences to note.
1. Life jackets/personal flotation devices: Each boat needs enough serviceable PFDs for all occupants. State law requires anyone 16 and younger to wear a PFD while underway in vessels less than 26-feet long. National statistics show 79% of drownin…
Fishing, the state Legislature, the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission and a penalty for an unusual crime could make the headline this week, but Wednesday’s 75-22 vote in the state House of Representatives to pass House Bill 1033 will likely have t…
From among 400 applications, a panel of judges named the Bassmaster High School All-American Team last week, and Thibodaux High School senior Levi Thibodaux was in that number.
Happy Easter, and here’s hoping this celebration is the forerunner of our next months being able to spend with family and friends for what should be a first-rate fishing season.