Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana’

Marsh Porn

Marsh Porn

IF YOU’VE FOLLOWED THIS newsletter for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that I don’t often post shots of people holding up fish for the camera. I certainly don’t deride that scene, but I’m typically shooting for publication and there aren’t many buyers for gratuitous fish portraits…unless the angler is wearing a bikini…and looks really good in […]


Back to the Marsh

Back to the Marsh

A year ago I visited South Louisiana at its brightest point in the post-Katrina era. The Saints had just won the Superbowl, New Orleans was buzzing again, and the marshes were full of healthy fish, birds, and critters. And then, a month later, the rug was again yanked from beneath their feet. Last week I […]


Marsh Donkeys and Pick-Sixes

Marsh Donkeys and Pick-Sixes

In a typical year there are exactly two reasons why we angling sorts might travel to New Orleans in February: Mardi Gras and really big redfish. For me, because I’m not real big on parades and costume parties, that leaves exactly one reason to go to New Orleans in February. I booked my dates with […]