The Pearl is below 10 ft. This is what we have been waiting for! Steadily clearing water mixed with a good tidal range will produce plenty of bass. White colored top-water baits like Ribbit Frogs and buzzbaits are good in the morning hours. Switch over toTexas-rigged SHU-SHU Shad and fish the drains coming out of the swamp as daytime heating occurs.
A summer time favorite, the Rice Fields Canal is producing limits of bass. Concentrate on tranasses spilling out from the duckponds. Early morning is always the best time to hit the canal as the bass are more active. Look for activity on the surface of the water. Bass are exploding on baitfish and mullet. Anglers are having success with Texas rigged SHU-SHU's with the tail dipped in chartreuse Spike-It.
I recently overheard a conversation in a local bait shop in which two gentlemen were discussing what areas were producing bass on the Northshore. The older gentleman was rattling off rivers that he liked to fish this month. “Tchefuncte, Bayou Bonfouca, Bayou Lacombe are all good this time of year,” He suggested....read more!
Kevin Williams wins tough battle on Bayou Lacombe!
It was a sticky, and hot day today on the bayou. It started with a foggy mist in the air that turned into a cloudy morning. Then the sun came out and heated everything up. Except for the action. The word was the same up, and down the bayou as you passed people fishing. Just a raised hands, and shaking heads. At the scales the story was the same...read more!
After reading many local articles on fly fishing and the high interest in the sport and a considerable amount of folks asking about the sport after they read articles, I feel the need to step back and start from square...read more!