Inshore Fishing

February’s best bets

Yesterday at 9:00am
A built-in 1/4-ounce leadhead and painted on glow eyes are just two features of Egret’s new Vudu Vixen.

The Vudu Vixen

Meet Egret Baits’ ‘tough as hell’ shad imitation
February 15 at 9:00am
More freshwater pouring into South Louisiana's marshes — for better or worse — means an ever-expanding largemouth bass fishery for inshore anglers.

Inshore insights: Louisiana’s ever-expanding bass fishery

More freshwater means more opportunities for largemouths
February 09 at 1:46pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Little water delivers BIG bites

Trip turns incredible despite conditions.
February 08 at 3:20pm
Brian Young with a Biloxi Marsh redfish.

GPS waypoints for the Biloxi Marsh

February 06 at 6:00pm

UNDERWATER VIDEO TEST: What is the best jighead weight?

Swimming pool footage indicates effects on lure action
February 06 at 8:53am
Redfish can be found this month in the dead-end canals around Dularge, according to Capt. Anthony Kyzar.

Find reds in Dularge’s dead-end canals

Soft plastics tipped with dead shrimp is the ticket, guide says
February 06 at 8:22am
Capt. Mike Guidry with a hefty February Sulfur Mine trout.

Target specks between the fronts

Throw topwaters for specks in the Sulfur Mine, Catfish Lake
February 06 at 8:15am
Locating oyster reefs is key if you want to have some choice speckled trout honey holes to target this spring and summer.

Inshore insights: Locating oyster reefs

Understanding oysters’ biological requirements key to successful scouting
February 05 at 5:44pm
Tommy Vidrine shows off a nice stringer of roadside specks on Highway 1. The Tsunami 3-inch paddle tail minnow in golden bunker caught almost all of the fish — a very slow, steady retrieve was what the specks wanted.

When temps cool, Highway 1 action heats up

Roadside fishing near Grand Isle great when fronts roll in, conditions right
February 01 at 6:55pm
Pike considers February an ideal month for anglers to learn how to fish with artificial lures instead of live bait.

Cold water consistency

In Delacroix this month, there is no “in-between” trout bite. Fish are either shallow — or they’re deep. Here’s how one guide regularly tracks them down.
February 01 at 7:00am

Cover

February 01 at 7:00am
Allowing Gulp baits to dry on your jighead will toughen them up, and make them more durable to fish with once they’re re-hydrated in the liquid attractant.

Make Gulp “jerky” for longer lasting lures

Drying out lures on jigheads in direct sunlight makes them more durable
January 31 at 5:17pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Strengths, weaknesses of 3 main fishing-line types

All the details on mono, fluoro and braid
January 31 at 1:37pm