Inshore Fishing in Leeville / Golden Meadow in Southeast Louisiana
Wick Mayers with a nice pair.
Dwayne Mayers with a solid red
100qt box shot
finally had a trip worth posting!
I took a couple of good friends, Dwayne and Wick Mayers, to Catfish Lake this past Saturday. Water was on the rise and we had to endure a stiff 10-15 SE wind that was only supposed to be 5mph. Oh well, we made the best of it. Tried canals on north end of the lake. Found them to be stained but water was moving. Caught a few reds and a keeper trout or two there. Went over to the west side to fish Bayou Blue. Found cleaner water that had reds cruising the bank. Had a blast sightfishing the reds on plastics and also live minnows under a float. This was incredible. They were hungry! Ended the day with 15 beautiful reds and 3 keeper specks. Had to bug out when the trolling motor batteries were nearly dead.
The 2 smaller reds are just over 16' and the biggest was 26' and 7.5 lbs, with the rest being 19-22' and about 5 lbs. Specks were 12-14'.
I'm constantly reading everyone's reports. Now I finally get to report on a successful trip. Thanks to all for the great reports.