Buck Hunting

Safety is worth the effort

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents are investigating another boating fatality, this one from the Fourth of July weekend. A couple was motoring down a river with hand tiller steering when the vessel made a strong turn ejecting

Bussey to re-open on July 15 at 6 a.m.

The much anticipated opening date of the Bussey Brake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Morehouse Parish has been determined. The newly renovated WMA will become available to the public on July 15 when the gates open at 6 a.m. The

California Lake named best lake of decade

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. While tournament data could not be gathered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, crunching numbers gathered over the past eight years revealed a surprising Best Bass Lake

Operation Dry Water

This is important, folks. It’s great to have a good time, but if you see somebody who is dangerous or out of control, call it in. The life you save may be your own! Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Go big or go home

A lot of anglers swear by big baits, especially this time of year. Big bass get a bit lethargic and would rather swim a couple of feet for a BIG GULP than swim around for an hour getting little bits

River’s getting right!

When the Ouachita River is right, it’s hard to beat. Bream, crappie and bass fishing is getting hot on the Ouachita River right now. There are dozens of backwater lakes, runouts and sloughs that hold fish. A great place to

What to do when fishing is tough

These days with water temperatures at 90 degrees or higher and long, hot days as the norm, fishing can be pretty tough. Here are three suggestions to help you catch more bass. Go early and late. The first couple of

The word on Bussey: “Soon”

We’ve been anticipating the opening of the renewed Bussey Brake for years and especially this spring as rainwater and pumping by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has almost got the lake up to the level that was wanted

Last chance to enter Big Buck contest

Time is growing close to enter your deer in the annual Simmons Sporting Goods Big Buck Contest. There are prizes and cash awards for all kinds of categories and just by entering, you can be a winner. Check all the

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