Spring is a time when flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the fish are biting! Here in Southwest Louisiana, we without-a-doubt have some of the best fishing around. Lake Charles’ proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and the rich marshlands along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road provide thrilling opportunities for both fresh and saltwater fishing. If you’re planning to go out and land prized trophy fish, it’s important to know how to properly prepare your catch. We’ve got you covered.

So, before you grab some seasoning and start heating up your oil, check out our “How to Clean Your Catch” video guide featuring our resident fishing expert, Captain Sammie Faulk!

Once you’ve got that down, check out a few of our favorite Cajun recipes for all sorts of delicious ways to prepare the catch of the day!