Was able to break away and took a stroll down to Golden Meadow. Water was clear in most areas, water temps were 53-54 degrees, overcast, and raining at times. Started in the pond by the pump station, landed somewhere around 30-40 trout in an hour, but could only keep about 1 out of every 10, then the pumps turned on and shut the entire area down. From there moved to catfish lake in search of....
Caught a yak full of reds and couple trout. Great trip, caught on Matrix shad, gold spoons, and gulp attached to rockport rattler heads. water was extremely low and the tails were showing everyhwere. Enjoy the action. http://youtu.be/oZ5jkzbdj84
http://youtu.be/KxD0KY8HerQ This is a video put I together from 2 trips within a 12 hour period last week. thanks to wingman for accompanying me to leeville and going in blind, and thanks to my brother for mustering up the courage to take your first kayak fishing trip. Sorry we didnt get into the the 40 inch reds as promised, but that sheepshead and black drum gave you all you could handle from....
Good evening in the lake with my daughter. Was able to set up an extra chair in the back of the yak and my daughter had a blast realing em in. I can remember when my dad used to check me out of school early, this one will be memorable. All on artificial keeping it right about the grass about a foot and a half off the bottom. Reasonably fast retrieve, chicken on a chain cocahoe and H&H glow....
Where is everyone putting in to make it to the trestles so the paddle isnt that bad? Also any suggestions on where to put in to try to make it to Polecat bend in Lake Borgne. Last week I was able to sneek off in the marsh off of hwy 11 and did well with the reds and a few specs, would like to get into more of the open water world.
Looking to put the kayak in the water one of the next 3 days after being cooped up with no ac for way too long. Was wondering if any of these areas are even worth getting in right now. Thanks for any suggestions.
Eric, thanks for putting this past weekends rodeo together, i thought the cause was great and your mother in law really was touched and honored. I know the kids had a great time, I know my daughter was happy as could be to bring home her new rod and reel to momma. And momma is happy to be attending the 49ers game next month. Great Job!