“Wind from the WEST!” Artie yelled, waving his arms crazily and looking around. “Fish bite BEST! Who on earth came up with DAT?”
He pointed at the flapping Saints flag on the porch of Doc’s camp as he yelled.
“Whoever it was sure didn’t live in Southeast Louisiana!” Eddie answered, pointing at the exposed mud stretching about 2 feet from the edge of the spartina grass to the muddy canal right below us. “Gonna be a skimpy Father’s Day fish fry!”
Picture this, if you will: About 50 crappie fishermen of all sizes and shapes are all gathered in the same area of the lake in different boats, wearing different-colored clothes and using different baits, all fishing with jig poles.
Don't give up on Toldeo Bend just because the spawn is over. You just have to know the best tactics. And the big trout are lurking around structures out of Venice, and these guys proved the best tactics.