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Anglers plying the state's rivers and lakes have a good chance of wrestling with big cats and lots of them. Here are several of 2005's best waters for whiskerfish.The Best Waters For Louisiana Catfish
Catfish

The Best Waters For Louisiana Catfish

Anglers plying the state's rivers and lakes have a good chance of wrestling with big cats and

The halcyon days of 100 bass per outing may be over, but even during the dog days of summer, the fishing here is still pretty doggone good.Try Hot Days for Hot Action at 'The Bend'
Bass

Try Hot Days for Hot Action at 'The Bend'

The halcyon days of 100 bass per outing may be over, but even during the dog days of summer,

These two storied bass waters didn't get their lofty reputations by accident: They earned them by yielding up startling quantities of bass. To beat the crowds, get out there now!Deep-Freeze Bass at Bayou Black and 'The Bend'
Bass

Deep-Freeze Bass at Bayou Black and 'The Bend'

These two storied bass waters didn't get their lofty reputations by accident: They earned them

Joe Joslin

Even when nationwide waterfowl numbers turn dismal, ducks abound in the marshes and rice fields of southwest Louisiana. Making this great thing greater still: plentiful public hunting opportunities. (December 2005)Ducks Aplenty For Lake Charles Hunters
Hunting

Ducks Aplenty For Lake Charles Hunters

Even when nationwide waterfowl numbers turn dismal, ducks abound in the marshes and rice

With turkey season finally upon us, let's take a look at what hunters can expect this spring and explore some of the areas that promise to serve up the finest hunting. (March 2006)2006 Louisiana Turkey Forecast
Hunting

2006 Louisiana Turkey Forecast

With turkey season finally upon us, let's take a look at what hunters can expect this spring

Fish and wildlife can come back from the devastating damage of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, say the experts.  But the pace        and scope of the recovery are uncertain. (January 2006)After Katrina: What To Expect
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After Katrina: What To Expect

Fish and wildlife can come back from the devastating damage of hurricanes Katrina and Rita,

Often overlooked by anglers in pursuit of speckled trout and redfish, the No. 3 fish in the Cajun Grand Slam makes fine sport - not to mention excellent eating!Hunt the Flats for Fall Flatfish
Saltwater

Hunt the Flats for Fall Flatfish

Often overlooked by anglers in pursuit of speckled trout and redfish, the No. 3 fish in the

Weather permitting, Bayou State deer hunters should have a banner season in 2003-04. Biologists are bullish on our whitetail prospects.Louisiana's Deer Season Preview
Hunting

Louisiana's Deer Season Preview

Weather permitting, Bayou State deer hunters should have a banner season in 2003-04.

Say "big trout" and many Louisiana residents think "Calcasieu"-- and justly so. But all along the state's Gulf frontage, still more huge trout await your pleasure. Let's explore a few of the month's other options.Up And Down The Coast: Big Bayou State Trout
Saltwater

Up And Down The Coast: Big Bayou State Trout

Say "big trout" and many Louisiana residents think "Calcasieu"-- and

While no one truly knows where the next state-record largemouth will come from, these waters are as good a place to start as any in the Bayou State.Louisiana's Big-Water Bass
Bass

Louisiana's Big-Water Bass

While no one truly knows where the next state-record largemouth will come from, these waters

When you talk about Venice, Lafitte, Cocodrie and Lake Charles, you're talking Louisiana redfish. Get these experts' advice to make sure you're speaking the right language.The Gulf's Red-Hot Redfish Action
Saltwater

The Gulf's Red-Hot Redfish Action

When you talk about Venice, Lafitte, Cocodrie and Lake Charles, you're talking Louisiana

Natural lakes, artificial reservoirs, marshes, swamps: All confront anglers with very different sorts of conditions. But the common denominator linking our multifaceted bass waters is: catching the bigmouths! (April 2006)The Many Faces Of Louisiana Bassin'
Bass

The Many Faces Of Louisiana Bassin'

Natural lakes, artificial reservoirs, marshes, swamps: All confront anglers with very

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