What is LOWA, anyway?

Youth Angler of the Year Winners

Maybe I should give you a little background information on the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association before I post the third in the series about our 70th annual conference.  LOWA is the official professional organization for outdoor journalists in our state … Continue reading

LOWA 70th Annual Conference – Lake Verret Birds


As I said in the previous post, “to be continued“, and now I’m keeping my promise.  Plus, those of you who have been here awhile know that I’m a bird nerd and no trip is complete without a post about … Continue reading

La. Outdoor Writers Association – 70th Annual Conference – The Fishing Trip


The 70th Annual LOWA conference was held this past weekend in Morgan City, LA, a stop along the Cajun Coast.  I arrived Thursday afternoon and checked into the hotel after riding around to a couple of familiar places, like the … Continue reading

Like Mother, Like Son

Seth with a Bass

Before I started this blog in 2007 and long before anyone really ever heard of the Bayou Woman, I spent a lot of time out on the water exploring, sight seeing, photographing, and fishing.  My youngest son, appropriately nicknamed Termite the Tenacious, … Continue reading

Graine a Voler – American Lotus


Skim across the surface of the warm, fecund waters of the shallow marshes of South Louisiana in midsummer and behold the gift of a floating field of the largest flowering plant in the state. The wind whips the giant leaves, … Continue reading