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Spur of the moment trip just to get away with the wife and the kids. Headed to point aux chene marina this weekend and have never been. Just wanted to see something new. Will be fishing out of a small boat and wondering if someone can point us in the right direction to catch some specks and reds. Thanks in advance.
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1st off, Point aux Chene has its share of weekend fishing pressure. If you don't mind a lot of boat traffic this really is a good place to fish. I've already launched my 21 foot Critchfield Bay Boat and didn't even start the Optimax. That day while in the marina slip, we just simply eased the trolling motor over the bow and made our way across the bayou from the marina. Strong tides are fairly common here, and that day we fished the oyster reefs finding lots of trout and a few reds. The marina does have fresh market shrimp most days if you want to try that approach. I do need to warn you about the private lands southeast of the marina. The bayou you drove along side of on your way to the marina is actually the boundry line between Lafourche parish to the east and Terrebonne parish to the west. Land owners in Lafourche parish will ask you to leave if you happen to find your way into their inner marsh. You should be fine if you stay in the main canals (Cut-off Canal) around the marina.The Jean Charles canal has numerous cuts and points for you to focus your attention on. The inner marsh of Terrebonne parish to the west is PRIME sight fishing area for Bronze backs. If you choose to travel about 1 mile south of the marina in the Jean Charles canal, you will need to focus your attention to the western marsh areas. Grassy duck ponds do have their share of fish as well. If you enjoy crabbing and have a few ring nets, pick up some crab bait and set a line in the deep Cut-off canal. Just about two miles to the east of the marina you'll come across several water control structures. Crabs love this area. The first 3 pictures were taken in Bayou Jean Charles, and the last pic is actually looking Southeast at the marina.
Good Luck, Safe ride.
Mudflat!
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Do you mind giving the name of the marina?
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I've always called it the Point-Aux-Chene marina. It is owned and operated by a local family, and they can usually put you on some fish. Really don't know it by any other name. The Point-aux-Chene Wildlife Management area is also a good place to fish in the colder months. It starts approximately 4 to 5 miles before the end of the road. You will see the boat ramp to your left as you travel down highway 665 near the Game Wardens facilities. There is also a smaller business across the slip from the marina. These guys cater to the Kayak fisherman. You do have options once you get there. Good Luck, and post your catch if you decide to go. I'll be checking in on it. Google the marina for contact info and a few pics.
Good Luck,
Mudflat
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