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.
They say necessity is the mother of all invention and perhaps no one can attest to this more than Mandeville resident Chip Moore. Chip has been boat-less for the past 4 years after selling his flatboat upon entering college. After college Moore started commuting across the Causeway and says it didn’t take him long to know that he had to figure out a way to fish the bridge. “I would...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!