February is the shortest month of the year. Normally, this is a good thing. February weather in south Louisiana is a roller coaster of hot and cold which can throw the fish for a loop. With a warmer than normal January, much of the south...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!
The Wounded Duck
Luke 12:24 says “Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds!” This is where Jesus teaches us not to worry. Like He always did, He took something known...read more!
Ray Miller of Madisonville is an admitted sac-au-lait addict. “Oh yeah, I got it bad,” Miller says. The 67 year old fisherman says he started fishing for sac-au-lait at an early age and got really good at fishing the lakes in Henderson Louisiana, but since moving to the North Shore in 1998, catching crappie on the Tchefuncte has taken him to a new skill level. “That was a rude awakening...read more!
Terry Jones Wins First P.R.S.C Tournament
In the first P.R.S.C event of the year, 18 boats were locked and loaded ready for the start of the 2017 season. Anglers left Crawford's landing at daylight, some heading north and others south. It proved to be a tough day with low tides in the marsh and high pressure...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!