Louisiana weather can go from hot to cold to hot in a short period of time. Passing fronts bring rain and high winds. River levels may go high one week and fall out the next. Winter bass fishing is tough to begin with but weather often makes it impossible to figure out a pattern. Along with a few local spots, here are...read more!
First Split Recap 2015
It was all lining up pretty nicely for waterfowl hunters down here in south Louisiana. Fronts were coming through in late September and into early October with unusual strength. Much of the Mississippi flyway was caught in a pretty significant drought making water scarce. These conditions make for a perfect...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!
There’s an old saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Tony Cyprus Jr. of Mandeville says “When Lake Pontchartrain hands you chocolate milk, catch redfish!” With the opening of the Bonnet Carre’ Spillway, catching speckled trout in Lake Pontchartrain has become more of a challenge than convincing my 10 year-old...read more!
Ken's Bayou Archery to Sponsor Charles Dauzat!
I am proud to announce that Ken's Bayou Archery & Arms of Slidell will be sponsoring Pearl River heavy hitter, Charles Dauzat for the 2016 NBS Season! Ken's shop has been a favorite among archery enthusiasts on the Northshore since opening his store...read more!
Cold Water Trout
Before I get started In my first post I mentioned “cold water trout” and I wasn’t talking about fishing specks in the winter. I was talking about the species of freshwater fish in the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae. Some of these fish are brook trout, brown trout, lake trout, and rainbow trout. These fish are what fly fishing was made for. These fish typically live in clear streams and lakes in water...read more!
The Mechanics of Beginning
Watch a great pitcher in baseball, a high percentage three point shooter in the NBA, a Grammy award winning actor, or an elite angler practice their craft. The best of the best in any sport or trade, the few who have mastered their craft, are mesmerizing to watch even if the observer isn't particularly interested in the sport or act. It doesn't take a die hard basketball fan to be impressed...read more!