Turkey Hunting

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

Some neat Bussey info:

Bussey Brake should open to the public in July sometime. When the lake first opened, fishing was crazy good because it was brand new and had been sitting full of fish for a while. The “new” Bussey has fish in

Latest view of Bussey

Opening day at the “new” Bussey Brake will be an exciting time for so many. When the lake opened originally, cars backed up down the highway. It may be the same way “soon”…  Here’s a photo from the Bastrop-Morehouse Chamber

May I see your license, please?

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds anglers that you can now purchase your new fishing license and it will be good until June 30, 2021.  While current licenses will not expire until June 30, LDWF reminds anglers that

Where’s the beef?

Most hunters and fishermen prize their time outdoors, but also the bounty from their outdoor trip. Cooking fish, ducks, venison, etc. is a great way to take advantage of our bountiful outdoors resources. But sometimes, you gotta eat beef. If