March is month where flowers blooms and trees bud out. However, with the warm winter, all that has occurred. So has much of the bass and perch spawn. One weekend it was game on. The next weekend it was “where did the fish go...read more!
'16-'17 Waterfowl Wrap-up
"That's a wrap on the 2016-2017 waterfowl season here in South Louisiana. This season we about saw it all, from sweaty mornings with swarming mosquitos to frozen ponds. Overall, though, it was a pretty solid season for the Bayou State with plenty of birds taken for the pot. Here's a quick recap of my season and the travels I made along the way."...read more!
Looking down at the skies crystal clear reflection as I’m drifting over the marsh. Standing on my platform above everything, waiting. Waiting to see a wake pushing through the vegetation. Waiting to see a tail peak its way along the bank. Waiting to aim my lure towards a redfish that skipped breakfast and is dying for lunch...read more!
Springtime Pond Tips
Bass fishing in the spring can be either your best friend or your worst enemy. The bass are beginning to move up on their beds. Right now it's mostly males on the beds, and the females are out in deeper water. Within the next few weeks both the males and...read more!
Black Friday Hunt
My friend and I have a tradition known as the “The Black Friday Hunt”. Neither of us care for shopping, large crowds or cities. So on this day of national mayhem, we intentionally find the deepest, darkest part of the woods and do our dead-level best to avoid...read more!
The warmer weather has sent the perch into the shallows on Bayou Bonfouca. Daniel and Roger Sissac of Pearl River recently made a trip to the bayou where the father and son team fished a mixture of plastic and crickets. “We had our usual crickets and Sexee Shad with us but this time I convinced my dad to try the lures since I was...read more!
Dorris Wins Bass Assassins at Crawford's Landing
On Sunday the Bass Assassins shared Crawfords landing with the Liar's and Lunkers crew. It was nice to get to intermingle with some new folks all morning. The river was at 11 foot and falling and the marsh was low and slowly falling so it was looking like it was going to be...read more!
Old man winter has finally hit. Water temperatures have dipped into the 50’s and most fish will probably have started to go to deeper water. There is one fish species that thrives in cold water and can be considered the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. I’m talking about rainbow trout, or rainbeauxs as some of us...read more!
The Mechanics of Beginning
Watch a great pitcher in baseball, a high percentage three point shooter in the NBA, a Grammy award winning actor, or an elite angler practice their craft. The best of the best in any sport or trade, the few who have mastered their craft, are mesmerizing to watch even if the observer isn't particularly interested in the sport or act. It doesn't take a die hard basketball fan to be impressed...read more!