Outdoors

Large shrimp-like creature removed by fisherman in Florida goes viral

A rare 18-inch creature which looks like a large shrimp was pulled out the coastal waters in Fort Pierce, Fla., and the pictures of it are going viral.

New LA residents wait 6 months for recreational hunting, fishing licenses effective Aug 1

New residents in Louisiana will qualify for purchasing resident recreational hunting and fishing licenses after six months in state, once Act 429 becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2014.

Members of Northwestern State fishing team qualify for national championship

Justin Cooper and Johnny Ledet, members of Northwestern State University’s bass fishing team qualified for the 2014 Carhartt College Series National Championship to be held July 31 – Aug.

Morrison wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division event on the Red River

Brooke Morrison of Youngsville , La., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division tournament of the season on the Red River.

Vitter: Effort to update decades-old fishery levels progresses

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement regarding the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s (FMC) meeting today to debate and modify their allocations for red snapper quota.

Vitter gets bipartisan estuaries bill through EPW Committee

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, today announced the passage of a bipartisan Clean Estuaries Act of 2014 in committee. Vitter, along with Sen.

Back in the wild: One bald eagle's journey

A symbol of freedom is back soaring thanks to the LSU Vet School. Javier Nevarez, DVM, associate professor with the Vet School released a bald eagle he helped heal.

Record fish caught in East Texas lake

A new lake record blue catfish has been verified at Lake Tawakoni. The massive fish was caught back on February 15, 2014.

Lamar University wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Toledo Bend

The Lamar University team of Quinton Evans of Orange, Texas, and Colby Ogden of Kountze, Texas, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference tournament on Toledo Bend Saturday with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 6 ounces.

FLW College Fishing Southern Conference headed to Toledo Bend

FLW College Fishing is headed to Toledo Bend