With the teal season now in the rear-view mirror, all eyes are on the big show to come in early November. Surely some of you are fishing or hunting deer, squirrels, rabbits or doves to pass the time ‘till we kick things off in the Coastal Zone on the 7th. My fishing trips this time of year are dual...read more!
It’s safe to say that the sight life here on the Northshore has been as hot as the summer heat. All through July, Northshore anglers as well as myself have seen great numbers of redfish and also nice schools of reds along the Lake Borgne and Lake Pontchartrain..read more!
October is here and the speckled trout are pushing bait up along the northern shoreline. Hotspots are the mouth of Bayou Cane, Goose point, Todd's Bayou, the mouth of Bayou's Liberty and Lacombe. Leave the live bait at home because October trout are smashing artificials. Magneto Matrix Shad, Gunmetal Shu-Shu's, and smoke colored flukes on a 3/8 oz head. If the grass is too thick with over to a 1/8 oz head.
Right on cue! The speckled trout have moved along the bridge. Trollers are finding it slow but the piling jiggers are boxing 20+ big beautiful trout per trip.Trolling motors are a must. Troll the bridge and pay attention to where the bites happen. Usually the hits will come in the same vicinity. Matrix Magneto on a 3/8 oz. jig or Gunmetal Shu-Shu with a split tail on a 3/8 oz jig head. Also don't be surprised if you pick up a few flounder along the bridge in November!
It’s about that time! Water temperatures are dipping into the lower 70’s and with the rainy days we’ve been seeing lately, the speckled trout have moved out of the bayou’s and are now settling in on the 24-mile artificial reef known as the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Todd Shultz of Mandeville made a trip to the bridge one morning and says the trout bite is early, but not too early. “We got our there at... Read More!
Legend to Sponsor FPBA AOY Race in 2016!
I’m excited to announce that Legend Cartography will be the title sponsor for the FPBA AOY race in 2016. Legend has the most recent aerial imagery mapping cards available and we are proud to have them on board for 2016...read more!
Bring on the Heat!
First let me say we are so incredibly lucky to live here in Southeastern Louisiana, we have the opportunity to catch fish all year long in freshwater or saltwater. With that said, I can also say we are not so lucky when it comes to summer...read more!
Kayaks can do things other boats cannot. I know that is a common theme in any article about kayak fishing, but how often is this characteristic utilized? In my case, and I'm sure in many others, not often enough. I spend a lot of time kayak...read more!