Whether your fall pursuit involves fur or feathers, the off-season is brutal. It doesn’t take long from the close of the season to get caught up on rest and all those things neglected during the season so it’s usually around this time of year I start to get the semblance of an itch for the season to come and start poking...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!
Right on cue! Salt Bayou is your best bet to finding bass in the oppressive summertime heat. Get out on the water early and take advantage of the top-water bite. Look for bass busting the surface and areas with plenty of baitfish. Any top-water soft plastics will work including Matrix Shad, Flukes, and Shu-Shu's. As the temperatures heat up during the day switch over to deeper running crnakbaits to keep the bite alive.
The bass bite is on in Bayou Bonfouca this month! Anglers are having plenty of success early in the mornings on buzz-baits and frogs then finishing off their limit with Texas rigged worms in the deeper cooler waters. With the hotter temperatures be sure to try and get out on the water earlier than normal and take advantage of the shade that is more prevalent up-river.
As anglers, we are accustomed to tried and true fishing knowledge that is embedded in our subconscious from generation to generation. One of those tidbits of knowledge passed down for centuries is the simple, but very true, statement; “Find the bait and you’ll find the fish.” I had the pleasure of fishing wit ...read more!
Peirre Dominates on Bayou Liberty!
This morning was a welcome change with milder temps making it not so hot. The milder temps also brought hot fishing as a added bonus. Ronald Pierre blew the competition away with a beautiful 11 lbs. 9 oz. limit. He also had a nice 4 lbs. kicker but that was not enough for big fish. That was brought in by the...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!