October begins the best yellowfin tuna fishing of the year as close as 5 miles south of South Pass. Big tuna move in to feast on the schools of spawning mullet as they migrate into the Gulf of Mexico.
EDITORS NOTE: This is the 10th installment of a 12-part series exploring the best bass-fishing areas in the Bayou State.
I love the Red River. Ive tried to impartially write about each of the Louisiana waterways Ive covered so far this year, but I cant recuse myself from this one. Im biased toward the Red River, and I cant withdraw my emotions.
Toward the end of our most recent summer, sleepy-eyed residents lying in bed watching the 10 oclock news perked up their ears at the mention of four words seldom uttered in the Bayou State: late August cold front.
Its as real to me today as it was when it happened more than half a century ago. When my dad told me to pull on my boots, grab my jacket and come with him, I knew what that meant, especially if it happened on a Saturday morning in October.
Learn the techniques in this issue to put a wall-hanger on the ground this year.