As we flip the calendar to January and the home stretch of the 2014-2015 waterfowl season, it's time to buckle down and get after them hard before a long offseason. There's nothing more frustrating about the offseason than thinking of what tactics...read more!
While the others are banging the bridges, those who know the in's and out's of the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline are taking advantage of schools off trout that are patrolling the shallows! Bayou Cane, Goose Point, Green Point, Todd's Bayou, and Flat Point are all very good options along the shoreline. Tightling plastics along the drop-offs will give you your best chance at catching trout. Or work the shoreline with Shu-Shu's rigged under a cork.
It's time to fish the Trestles! With the warmer water temps the first installation of trout have moved in on the tracks. Although the sizes are down, the numbers are there and anglers are picking up limits on an incoming tide. the hot bait right now is the Pink Champagne Matrix on a 3/8 oz head. Focus on the 174 area of the tracks.
Right on cue! The Trestles are heating up and those warm weather limits are becoming more and more common place. Slidell angler Taylor Valios has been doing a lot of fishing on his off days recently, which keeps him at odds with his fiancé. “It keeps...read more!
Ralph Williams wins Bass Assassins!
We finally got a day with no rain. Unfortunately the damage was already done to the river. The Pearl was muddy, but surprisingly not that high. It was definitely a time that the old river fishermen would shine, and they did. A new comer...read more!
Last month I was asked many times about Fly Lines , Leaders , Tippets and Knots and how each is attached, so this month I wanted to take time and answer many of the questions about the Fly Tackle listed above. Start with the...read more!
"Bass fishing in Louisiana." that phrase, when uttered in the presence of any angler in the country, is sure to conjure a few images. Cypress laden swamps maybe, shallow stained water, thick mats composed of a diverse array of aquatic vegetation, small alligators...read more!