He’s not the fastest guy on the court, nor is he the flashiest. The center, the big man in the middle, has certain responsibilities, and when called on for particular duties, that size and strength play to his advantage
It’s a fact of life: Drop a piece of bait over any northern Gulf of Mexico structure from the Midnight Lump to the countless wrecks and reefs to the legs of any drilling rig, and something is gonna eat it.
Let’s start with a confession: I have an issue with hard-headedness. It spans well beyond fishing, but for this purpose we’ll focus on fishing — specifically the lifelong pursuit of all things speckled trout.
Covington’s Jason Pittman and his son Trenton worked the mouth of a canal leading into the river channel, working Mister Twister Jerk Rats — flat-bodied puffs of plastic with twin tails — across gator grass patches near points.
Before David Harrell even carried the big bass to the scales that Saturday, he had an inkling about what his friends were going to say.
Wondering how you can catch some bruiser trout like this one landed by Jovi Theriot last month at Elmer’s Island? Discover expert tips for surf-fishing success, as well as the best approaches to filling the box with speckled trout from your boat.