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Inshore Fishing in Lake Pontchartrain / Northshore in Southeast Louisiana
all caught on shrimp creole matrix shad

all caught on shrimp creole matrix shad

caught and stopped

Beautiful conditions this morning at the causeway,then the wind flip flopped and the bite stopped.
November 23, 2012 at 5:52pm
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jls
Posted November 23, 2012 at 6:39pm
causeway

@least there was a Bite there we didn't have nothing but 2 rays@trestle@hwy 11

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Posted November 23, 2012 at 6:57pm
cant post

Trying to post pics but it won't let me.had this problem twice now

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Posted November 23, 2012 at 7:00pm
thebite???

never go fishing the day after thanksgiving, they are still full from thanksgiving dinner, like us!!!

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Posted November 23, 2012 at 7:02pm
thebite???

never go fishing the day after thanksgiving, they are still full from thanksgiving dinner, like us!!!

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Posted November 24, 2012 at 10:04am
yep

i tried for years and i cant blame it on weather because there were all sorts of different weather conditions, with and without fronts passing.

i have found the day before and day of thanksgiving was usually great fishing but the day after was a struggle.

its gotten to the point i dont even go the friday after thanksgiving anymore, i just dont have any confidence in catching anything on that day.

seams its about the same for christmas eve and christmas day where those two days are usually great fishing but the day after christmas has always been a struggle for me.

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jls
Posted November 24, 2012 at 10:37am
Matrix Shad

mule........that color creole in the clear w/diff color glitter right?

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Posted November 24, 2012 at 12:42pm
awesome bait

Yeah jls ,that's it.great bait.made to fish in clean water.caught fish all over with them.

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jls
Posted November 24, 2012 at 1:07pm
Matrix Creole

Yep i tried it off trestle 11 w/ 1/4 oz head + i used lemon head too w/o no luck there, I bought there newest Tiger Bait&Pink Chap, I have all Now look forward to try them next time out

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Posted November 24, 2012 at 1:16pm
too light

You need at least a three eights jig head when fishing the bridges

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jls
Posted November 24, 2012 at 5:47pm
jigheads

3-8?? or you mean 3/8 oz??......I tried 3/8 oz golden eye on slip cork bout 6-9 ft workin it w/ Open Nite/Blue Moon 3' cocahoe. Also used the Creole Matrix but was on 1/4 oz head but next time i'll have some more 3/8 heads thanks for info bro

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Posted November 24, 2012 at 5:48pm
Bridge fishing

mule is right jls you will never feel the bottom at the trestles fishing a 1/4oz. You need at least 3/8, 5/16, or even 1/2oz jig heads. 1/4oz is only used along the shorelines in lake p. You are wasting your time with a light jighead like that at the bridges. The main thing to keep in mind when fishing any of the bridges is to feel the bottom. That's where the fish will be.

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jls
Posted November 24, 2012 at 6:04pm
Taken 1/4 oz w/jighead

Taken 1/4 oz w/jighead

1/4 0z

troutman....I still learnin all this I fished the South Pass Manchac@Lake P w/1/4 oz there was way more tide movment then then there was@the trestle yesterdayand i caught fish on the 1/4 oz But like i said I'll be ready next trip so we'll see what works, Now far as all this twitchin the Rod like i see some do i think is way over doin it, I fished mine where i caught fish just hoppin on maybe 1-2 jerks, sometimes it didn't even get to sink to bottum&trout nail it My buddy&his freinds caught 75 on 1/4 oz jighead w/ super fluke Rainbow shad they all fished diff baits but same 1/4 oz head if you can feel bottum there w/ 1/4 you should beable to@11 trestle Now L&N is different story i seen it roll threw there /2 more like it there But thanks for good Info

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Posted November 24, 2012 at 7:06pm
too light

Jarret is 100%. If you can feel the bottom at the Trestle with a 1/4 oz then its best to move on because theres no tide. When i jig its 3/8 - 1/2 oz. If you don't feel the bottom you're not down to the fish.

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jls
Posted November 24, 2012 at 7:09pm
Tide

there was lil tide wasn't much put it was moving

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troutsman (Jarett M.) Profile Photo
Posted November 25, 2012 at 7:32am
Tide

I understand that you may have caught fish in south pass with 1/4oz jig heads with a good tidal movement. That means nothing at the bridges, those fish at south pass were probably suspended. Not the case at the bridges, these fish are on the bottom. 1/4oz will not get it done out there.

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jls
Posted November 25, 2012 at 7:46am
Bridges

Thanks troutman i do have few 3/8 oz jigheads some Golden eye from Dside&some w/white slender heads but larger hooks, So i need to get some 3/8&1/2 oz unpainted ones for the next time i hit the bridges

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Posted November 25, 2012 at 10:41am
fishin

which day was it you caught sat was tough for me friday was great

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Posted November 25, 2012 at 1:51pm
friday

Caught those Friday jiggin the causeway.was like a light switch got cut off when the wind swapped.could have caught more fish at a few different spots,I just love catching um at the causeway.call me sick but I love that subtle bite that most can't stand.

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