Don’t know if you’ve ever thought about it, but a wet spring — and it’s been extraordinarily wet — is good for strawberries and crawfish, but bad for shrimp and crabs. It’s been that way for years.
With freshwater chasing speckled trout from many of their usual spawning grounds, there’s no hotter fishing spot along the entire coast than the ribbon of sand at the farthest eastern stretches of the Bayou State.
Bid applications for alligator hunts on some Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ wildlife management areas and Corps of Engineers for the 2019-2021 alligator harvest seasons have a 10 a.m., June 21 deadline.
Come Sunday, when the first pins are pulled from the Morganza Spillway gates, the entire 60 miles of our country’s largest overflow swamp will change.
When charterboat guide Eddie Berthelot took Louisiana Outdoor Adventures television host Kevin Ford out to shoot a show last week, the entire playground was open to him.
Hurrah, the recreational red snapper season opens Friday, and this a reminder to all heading into the Gulf of Mexico about the need to have a state-issued, fee-free Recreational Offshore Landing Permit.
In the hubbub of dealing with all the rain and high rivers, is it possible we’ve overlooked a pretty darned good run on speckled trout along the Central Coast?
There’s more to Mother’s Day than gifts, and while it’s not likely youngsters are reading here today, it’s up to us older “reader” folks to teach our children a life's lesson.
Launching from Amelia and Lake End Park in Morgan City afforded the 82 qualifying teams to work waters north and south of U.S. 90 during Sunday’s Louisiana B.A.S.S. Nation State High School Championship tournament.
While water temperatures are rising across Louisiana’s coast, it appears the unusually high and prolonged levels in the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers, the other bayous and rivers flowing into coastal waters has delayed the growth of brown shr…
Low tides that suck baitfish and shrimp from backwater marshes and force redfish to follow are as much a part of spring as clovers, pine pollen and turkey gobbles.
At a time when it appears speckled trout fishermen are finding more of their quarry than they did a month ago — even in Delacroix and Hopedale — bass fishermen continue to moan and groan about how the high water in the major rivers have kept them …
Cash awards are handed out every year to the top three in each of the three categories in the Youth Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Louisiana members of Safari Club International and the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association.
If fishing is your passion, have a little spare time on your hands, are imbued with a volunteering spirit and want to pass along to next generations a love of Louisiana’s waters and the fish living here, then Saturday is your day.