Alton Jones encourages anglers to support their local reservoirs.
Erosion and saltwater intrusion have crippled the bass population in some areas at the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildfire and Fisheries.
Last year, 83 acres of prime fish habitat mysteriously disappeared from a cove in Lewisville Lake. The habitat consisted of some 4,000 trees that had been cut from the Texas fishery during a low water period.
Data reveals benefits and disadvantages of the various artificial habitat materials.