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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! Bass

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

Joe Joslin - September 28, 2010

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

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. Bass

Try Hot Days for Hot Action at 'The Bend'

September 28, 2010

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

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. Catfish

The Best Waters For Louisiana Catfish

September 28, 2010

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

When it comes to truly heavyweight trout, nowhere in the state beats the Big Lake. And spring is the optimal time for hooking fish in double digits. Other Freshwater

The Jumbo Trout Of Lake Calcasieu

September 28, 2010

When it comes to truly heavyweight trout, nowhere in the state beats the Big Lake. And spring...

Fishing in this vast floodwater system is the best it's been in several years - not least because Florida bass stockings have begun paying dividends in the form of lunker largemouths. Bass

Comeback Bassing In The Atchafalaya Basin

Ben Norman - September 28, 2010

Fishing in this vast floodwater system is the best it's been in several years - not least...

Slight increases in air and water temperature this month mean that lunker largemouths are on the prowl in the Sportsman's Paradise. (January 2006) Bass

Temperature's Rising!

September 28, 2010

Slight increases in air and water temperature this month mean that lunker largemouths are on...

Overall, things look pretty good for Bayou State hunters intent on taking a gobbler in 2004. Here's the lowdown. Hunting

The State of Louisiana Turkey Hunting

September 28, 2010

Overall, things look pretty good for Bayou State hunters intent on taking a gobbler in 2004....

Caney Lake has produced 16 of our top 20 largemouths, but recent management efforts have hurt the fishery. Will Caney ever regain its former prestige as a trophy bass lake? (May 2006) Bass

The Changing Face Of Caney Lake

September 28, 2010

Caney Lake has produced 16 of our top 20 largemouths, but recent management efforts have hurt...

Redfishing success may hinge more on the rig you park your boat next to than on the rig on the end of your line. (June 2006) Saltwater

'Rigging' For Reds

September 28, 2010

Redfishing success may hinge more on the rig you park your boat next to than on the rig on the...

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