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Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Nice trout for Alan Hickman
  • Nice trout for the Capt!
Bob Jardine and Alan Hickman enjoyed their 2 days of fishing 'Down In Dularge!
5 hours ago
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Alan Hickman with a pair of Dularge trout!
  • Bob Jardine displays our nice box of trout!
  • Bunker swim baits did the trick!
More of the same nasty conditions on Monday morning. Day 2 with Bob Jardine and Allen Hickman was another great experience for the Pennsylvania crew. The winds were howling 20-25 out of the south and I was very apprehensive on how our day would go. Bob had the big red honor from the previous day so Alan was looking to bump him down with an even larger redfish. Of course before that could happen.... Read More
5 hours ago
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Bob Jardine gets his first Louisiana redfish.
  • Allen Hickman with a nice red!
Windy weekend on the DU! Bob Jardine and his customer Allen Hickman arrived at the Lakehouse late Saturday night. They flew in from Pennsylvania to tackle the mighty south Louisiana redfish. We left the dock Sunday morning around 6:30 with the winds around 12 mph. I know they wanted big reds but I convinced them to try the trout for at least an hour. Bob & Allen had no problem with the idea.... Read More
6 hours ago
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Double hook-ups!
Picked up a nice crew from the Chateau De Ryan camp on Bayou Dularge Saturday morning. I had 2 couples from California that went to school with Ike & Coogan Ryan. The guys treated them to a night of bowfishing with Capt John Verrett(The real deal when it comes to bowfishing at night for redfish) followed up by a trip with me in the daylight hours. Our first stop was very slow due to no tidal.... Read More
15 hours ago
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Perry with a nice red that ate up the blueback swimbait!
4/10/14....Day 2 with Perry Pellegrin with Shell was another good day on the DU! We only had a few hours to fish as Perry and his guest had to get back early. We fished roughly 3 hours catching 45 nice trout and 4 reds by 9:45 am. Swim baits in bunker and blueback got the job done quickly. The trout were feeding on small minnows and the swim baits mimicked what they were eating. The trout were.... Read More
15 hours ago
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Nice Dularge trout!
Catching up on reports from past few days.
4/9/14..It was a very good day on the DU with Perry Pellegrin with Shell. Capts Gerald & Josh Ellender helped out with the 3 boat trip with everyone getting in on the action. We worked over the Lake Mechant area catching fish in the lakes and adjacent bayous north of the lake. The trout were pretty easy to locate on the falling tide along with.... Read More
16 hours ago
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Nice red for Danny Ezell
Enjoyed a great redfish/trout bite this morning 'DOWN IN DULARGE'! Danny & Tyler Ezell joined me for their first saltwater trip. The guys live in Delhi, La. and drove in for their best fishing trip ever. Danny caught a nice trout on his first cast and it was on!! The trip was going great as we were steadily filling up the box with trout on bunker swim baits and then it happened!!! Danny.... Read More
April 08 at 3:29pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Afternoon delight yesterday on the DU! After talking with my Texas based customers yesterday we decided to rescheldule Friday & Saturdays trips due to the uncertain weather. However, yesterday afternoon the winds took a break and laid down to 5 mph. Capt Brady Giroir and I decided to take advantage of the window and it would be a great time to explore some open water reefs we have not been.... Read More
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April 05 at 11:01am
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • 4 inch VUDU getting the job done!
Beautiful weather on the DU right now. Sure is nice to enjoy some calm seas and pleasant temperatures. I had a fun trip on Tuesday with Mark Bennett and crew. His sons Drake and Luke along with his dad put the hurt on the reds. We started off at our first location with strike 1, not a bite. Our second stop was non stop redfish action with all the boys could handle. The new 4 inch VUDU shrimp is.... Read More
March 20 at 8:05pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Kamakize Matrix fooled this trout for Capt Rodney!
  • Bunker swim baits worked well yesterday!
High winds continue to be a problem as ole man winter just won't let go. Its been a rollercoaster ride with winds from every direction the past few weeks. The good news is that our area has moved into the springtime pattern in regards to trout fishing. The trout are slowly migrating back to the lakes leaving their winter holes behind. Small shrimp the size of grass shrimp are showing up but.... Read More
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April 02 at 8:28am
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Travis Hankins with the bull of the day!
  • Another big boy for Tim!
Day 2 with Tim and the TN crew was a carbon copy of the previous day. Left the 'Lakehouse' at 7 am with visions of big bronzebacks on the line. Only had to make 1 stop and it was on fire with hook-ups every cast! The guys caught 57 fish by 11:00am and we left them biting. The crew kept a few fish the day before but this day was totally catch & release. The largest red was just under 30.... Read More
March 31 at 10:08am
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Big reds invade Dularge!! The bull red run is on big time. A great alternative if the weather is not suitable to chase trout.
March 31 at 9:54am
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Tim Haberberger with a big ole south Louisiana redfish!
  • Bulls are running!
  • Triple hook-up!
It was a beautiful weekend to fish if you didn't mind a little wind. Tim Haberberger and his Tennessee crew came down to the DU for their bi-annual trip. They come down in September for their meat haul on slot reds. This time they only had one thing on their mind and it was bull reds, the bigger the better! Joining Tim at the 'Lakehouse' was Brian Jenkins,David Barnes,John Campbell and Travis.... Read More
March 31 at 9:48am
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Day 2 with Mark Bennett and crew was another fun day on the DU! We started out our morning looking for trout but only found 3 fish after fishing 90 minutes. The gnats were terrible as fishing the inside marsh was tough with no wind. The guys still had visions of big redfish fresh on their mind so off we went to slay some more. It didn't take long as it was a repeat of the previous day..... Read More
March 20 at 10:47pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • David and Lauren had a blast on the DU!
  • Debbie gets her red too!
Enjoyed a beautiful day on the DU with a great family from Katy, Texas. Got a call from David Muir who wanted to catch some big reds with his wife Debbie and daughter Lauren. They arrived at the 'Lakehouse' around 7 am and we headed south in search of the bronze backs. Our first stop did not produce a single fish but our second stop was golden. The crew had very little experience catching.... Read More
March 15 at 8:19pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Freshwater Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Woke up at 5 AM yesterday and couldn't stand it. I wanted another shot at those sac-a-lait before the front came in. My son Chris and I left in the dark from Bayou Black Marina and were catching nice sac one after the other at daybreak. They were 'on' big time and we were pulling 3-5 fish off every cypress tree. The action was fast paced up until 9:00 and the bite ended like flipping a.... Read More
March 13 at 4:53pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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Enjoyed fishing Wednesday,Thursday and Friday catching redfish with Sean Wendell and his family. The first day we found the reds stacked up and hungry. The next 2 days we had to search hard as they seemed to relocate and the ones we found would not eat. However there is good news as the trout are eating up again with the warmer temps. Capt Brady busted up some nice trout yesterday with my.... Read More
March 08 at 12:28pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in Cocodrie / DuLarge in South Central Louisiana
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  • Nice flounder for Edward Smith.
What a great day 'Down In Dularge'! A beautiful day to fish and the yellowmouths ate up big time! Edward Smith and crew enjoyed their first visit to Dularge and I'm sure he'll be back really soon. We got off to a quick start catching a dozen trout but it ended as quick as it started. Made several moves without any luck. We had to work for them as patience is the key to success. Should have.... Read More
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February 28 at 9:47pm
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Freshwater Fishing in South Central Louisiana
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Enjoyed a quick 2 hour trip on Tuesday just before the weather moved through the area. Capt Brady and I jumped in the Pro Drive catching 24 nice fish just before dusk. The sacs were holding right against the base of the cypress trees in about 3-4 ft of water. Most were all females and they slammed our tube jigs and wedgetail minnows immediately. The bayou was severely stained and we only could.... Read More
February 27 at 10:33am
Capt  Bill Lake - Bayou Guide Service Profile Photo
Inshore Fishing in South Central Louisiana
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  • Nice box of Deer Bayou trout!
  • Nice bass for Chris!
  • Mark & Chris with some nice sacs
Hard to choose between fresh or saltwater fishing right now. While saltwater is hit or miss the freshwater bite is going strong in regards to bass and sacalait fishing. I was able to get out and enjoy a couple days of saltwater fishing and another couple of days chasing bass and sacs this past week. Definitely more numbers on the freshwater side. We found speckled trout and reds eating up on.... Read More
February 23 at 8:28pm

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