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I dont know how many people read these reports or how many live in baton rouge that fish the brec park ponds. But I wanted to see who might chime in on a question I have. I fish the parks in baton rouge, probably just as much or more than I fish out of a boat. And when fishing out of a boat in a public waterway or fishing in the ponds around town I throw back the bass I catch. My question is what do you think about the people that go fish a public park and fill their stringer or ice chest with fish out of the public ponds? I realize it's a public resource but really? What do yall think?

September 09, 2018 at 3:23pm

Put a few fish in the boat yesterday, soft plastics tight to cover.

August 20, 2018 at 2:13am

Don't waste your time by trying to fish the pigeon area. I had a few spots I wanted to check and I needed to run my boat. I found the water way too high to fish my usual areas. It'll have to come down a good bit in my opinion before it gets good.

June 23, 2013 at 3:15pm

I'm interested in getting a map card for my gps. I have a HUMMINBIRD 898 and really don't know which card or brand would be the best. I fish in both fresh and saltwater. Anyone have any suggestions on what would be the best product to purchase? Any advice is appreciated. Thanks.

March 12, 2013 at 11:24am

Spent my day in the spillway yesterday. I noticed lots and lots of tall green grass on the edges and in the middle of many canals. Has this type of grass always been in the spillway? Or is this another invasive? It's looks like this grass may be worse than the hyacinths.

August 28, 2011 at 12:02pm

I like fried fish but like catching bass even more. What do you all think about keeping the bass you catch? I met a bass fisherman from up north and he said they consider them a sport fish, not really a food fish. I know in some places harvest is a part of conservation or so I've heard. But do you think everyone keeping the ones they can has a negative effect on the bass population? Or, is it more natural causes down here in Louisiana that affect them?

May 01, 2011 at 9:39am

Wanted to see if anyone had much luck fishing false river this weekend. I caught one nice keeper and that was it. I saw a bunch of boats. Wondering how everybody else did fishing at night.

March 20, 2011 at 9:51pm

Got a trip planned for this Friday and Saturday. Wondering what kind of chances we have catching after this front rolls through. Going after specks and reds. Anyone have any advice?

November 23, 2010 at 4:30pm

Awesome trip!! We went before the front yesterday dodging rain and caught a few...

October 21, 2018 at 7:36pm

I agree with what yall are saying. Alot of people might not but I do. Keep on catching em Lowe. It will give me motivation to go find em. And yes I payed attention to the color of the fish and I know they didnt come from muddy water. And I throw most if not all of the fish I catch when I'm in my boat. I might head south in the AM...

October 19, 2018 at 10:46am

Yeah I agree, but everyone is different. Bass anglers in particular. I guess I'd rather a guy not give me any info rather than the wrong info... I've had it done to me before... I guess we'll just keep admiring the fish Mr. Lowe shows us...

October 18, 2018 at 8:12pm

Hey I get it, I've just never been one to mind saying I put in at pigeon, or bayou black. We weren't asking for a dot on a map... but to each his own...

October 18, 2018 at 7:13pm

He shows some nice fish , but not a peep about the area... lol

October 18, 2018 at 2:01pm
A comment titled: Re: 9/30/2018 Morning bass fun again. in response to a report titled: 9/30/2018 Morning bass fun again.

How much do you charge for a guided fishing trip?... lol

October 03, 2018 at 6:04pm
A comment titled: Re: Brec bass fishing in response to a report titled: Brec bass fishing

Yeah, I've kept a few of the trout years back. Didnt really care for the taste... fun to catch though.

September 11, 2018 at 11:40am
A comment titled: Re: Brec bass fishing in response to a report titled: Brec bass fishing

The central pond by the ballpark is the one I fish the most. And there are a few regulars I see that keep fish when they catch them. And the deal with the cast net is a shame. I saw a guy at the Sherwood forest park walk around the entire pond throwing a cast net. It's a shame to see that. Especially for the people that just enjoy going to catch a few.

September 10, 2018 at 6:19am
A comment titled: Re: Jack millers bass fishing in response to a report titled: Jack millers bass fishing

Yeah, that was at the landing. That fish didn't come from that spot.

August 20, 2018 at 3:58pm
A comment titled: Re: Post spawn in response to a report titled: Post spawn

Lol, had a few mustads in my fingers, I get it trust me...

April 04, 2018 at 12:44pm
A comment titled: Re: Post spawn in response to a report titled: Post spawn

Nice fish!! But come on, holding a bass with a fish grabber?? Lol

April 03, 2018 at 1:40pm
A comment titled: Re: Bass and Sacalait Throwdown in response to a report titled: Bass and Sacalait Throwdown

Any of those big fish released?

March 04, 2015 at 9:03pm
A comment titled: spillway bass in response to a report titled: struggle

Had a good trip about a month ago. Little pigeon. Couldn't get em to eat a spinner bait. Even though I had several people tell me that's what they were biting on. Almost all my fish bit a bandit 100. Shad pattern. Canals with cypress trees, grass and good water.

December 26, 2014 at 8:31pm
A comment titled: bear reports in response to a report titled: Maybe pick a different stand

I'm guessing it's just the technology we have these days to communicate that makes it seem like the woods are full of these bears. It seems like you a see a report on a bear sighting every few days.

October 20, 2014 at 11:24am
A comment titled: Fried fish in response to a report titled: Louisiana Sportsman TV Trout Slam 4-22-14

The hack attack can do it all... What kind of strike king lures did they use on the trout?

April 22, 2014 at 9:34pm
A comment titled: Spillway bass in response to a report titled: Fishing Pigeon

I feel bad for the bass in the spillway. I think the meat hunters are gonna hurt em with this size limit change.

August 11, 2013 at 4:04pm
A comment titled: Boats in the basin in response to a report titled: basin

Its almost like being on the diversion canal or on the tickfaw on the weekend. I guess you just have to find some spots off the beaten path. If there is such a thing out there. Also, for a canal lined with boats for a mile. Stop for everyone? or keep it up on plane? Me and another guy were discussing this topic yesterday.

August 11, 2013 at 3:23pm
A comment titled: SMB in response to a report titled: Smallmouth bass?

From the reading that I've done I would say La. doesn't have the right types of habitat. That being rocky bottom lakes or rivers. I don't believe it's the high water temperatures but I may be wrong.

March 14, 2013 at 8:28pm
A comment titled: Venice trout in response to a report titled: Venice Trout

I'm glad y'all caught. I heard they were biting good down there.

December 01, 2012 at 10:54am
A comment titled: Take em fishing in response to a report titled: Challenge to LA Sportsman Readers

I would be interested in doing that. I appreciate being able to get out on the water, and catching fish is a bonus. Anybody interested in teaming up with me and chipping in on the fuel and ice (cost would be down the middle, not looking to make money on this deal), and enjoy fishing areas within an hour or three from baton rouge shoot me an email
Or text. I know my way around lots of places. And do manage to put a few in the boat on occasion. So, if anybody is a bank bound angler who would like to pair up with someone who has a boat give me a shout so we can exchange info. Also, I primarily fish for bass but will fish for panfish if the time is right.


May 21, 2012 at 1:18pm
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