Port Allen’s Brent Bonadona earned his tournament chops fishing in the Atchafalaya Basin, and in October his boat will be found in the middle to lower portions of the huge swamp. http://www.louisianasportsman.com/details.php?id=8642
Fred King and Roy Laborde, owners of Delta Lures, know bass, at times, are as finicky and fussy as an old cat. Their lure company makes a wide assortment of bass lures for south Louisiana and across the Gulf coast, and they've refined their buzzbaits, spinnerbaits and jigs from their experiences in winning bass tournaments. Read More: As Mississippi River falls, Venice bass fishing picks up
LaPlace is the home of Delta Lures and the Thunder Jig, among other artificial lures being made by two serious bass fishermen. Fred King and Roy Laborde are churning out Thunder Jigs, which are similar to ChatterBaits, as quickly as they can in a home operation that includes hours of testing prototypes in a swimming pool. Read more: http://www.louisianasportsman.com/details.php?id=9727
As much as Ryan Lavigne enjoys fishing off the front deck, he’s proven lately to be extremely proficient competing out of the back of the boat, too. After winning the non-boater division at the B.A.S.S. Nation Central Divisional at Lake Guntersville to earn himself a spot at the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship at Lake Conroe this past weekend, he went on to lap the field in impressive and improbable fashion at the venue that will host the 2017 Bassmaster Classic roughly four months from now. He competed as a non-boater for the first two days at Conroe and by the end...