With less than a month to go, area waterfowlers are beginning to itch, if not already in full blown duck fever. Yep it’s hot but the cool breezes of fall are at least a tiny speck on the horizon...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.
The Speckled trout have invaded the bayous here on the North Shore and Bayou Lacombe is out hot spot for this month. Specks are running bait at the mouth and along the inner shoreline of the bayou. Look for specks running shad early at the mouth then turn your attention to the cuts that spill out of the marsh along the eastern shoreline. Any split tail plastics in a smoke color are working now on trout right now.
The Fishing Forecast is out for the month of October and it is littered with 5-Star reports due to the fall-like temperatures that have reached the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain. As expected, the bayous that... Read More!
Wheat Wins on the West!
Fifteen anglers and 2 youngsters came out to fish the very low West Pearl today. As folks brought their fish up to weigh it was evident it wasa great day on the water. That, of course, makes for a close race for the top places. Only two onces separated ...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!
Finesse techniques don't get very much attention from anglers fishing the stained, shallow, often grass laden waters of south Louisiana. Spinning reels and tiny light lures aren't exactly synonymous with deep south bass fishing; however, like any other tool, there's a time and place where they can be used effectively...read more!