Inshore Fishing

Host Greg Hackney, left, and Capt. Travis Miller target Dularge trout in tonight's brand new episode of Sportsman TV. Check it out at 6:30 on CST, or catch it on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. or Sundays at 9 a.m.

New Sportsman TV tonight: Targeting trout out of Dularge

Episode offers tips for fishing under birds, locating flats with feeding specks
22 hours ago
Sometimes we all fish under varying degrees of pressure, but Devin Denman is participating in the America's Redfish Cup tournament series this year to make himself an even better inshore angler.

Inshore Insights: Why I’m participating in America’s Redfish Cup

Make yourself a better angler by fishing under pressure
Yesterday at 11:35am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Most unlikely catch-and-cook in history

Conditions were horrible, but the fishing and the feast were superb
March 20 at 5:01pm
Nice speckled trout come from Catfish Lake this time of year, according to Capt. Aaron Pierce.

The perfect spot to find Golden Meadow specks

Oyster reefs in Catfish Lake typically hold nice specks, guide says
March 19 at 4:55pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Big topwater explosions between big rainstorms

When the fish are biting, you'll jump through any weather window you can
March 19 at 4:52pm
If it's possible on your next trip, take along a veteran to experience all that Louisiana's inshore fishing has to offer.

Inshore insights: Sometimes fishing is about much more than the trip

Getting out on the water could make a difference for a veteran
March 19 at 11:04am
Step 1: Cut a 2-foot length of 30-pound test monofilament line and tie a black swivel on one end and a #4 Mustad UltraPoint treble hook on the other, using four-wrap improved clinch knots.

How to make a pre-rig

March 15 at 8:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Every idiot at a tackle store

You know you've bumped into some of these guys.
March 14 at 5:10pm
Louis Paretti holds up the monster 7.2-pound speckled trout he caught Thursday morning while trolling deep canals on the northern end of Lake Pontchartrain. The big speck bit a tiger-bait colored Matrix Shad.

Lake Pontchartrain gives up gorilla speckled trout

Paretti trolls up a hammer that tips the scales at 7.2 pounds
March 09 at 8:31am
Big Lake is famous for trophy speckled trout, but is also home to big bull reds like this one.

Waypoints for Big Lake

March 08 at 9:00pm
With the Bonnet Carré Spillway slated to be opened for two to four weeks, Lake Pontcartrain speckled trout anglers need to strike while the iron is hot — and be prepared to go to Plan B as more fresh water pours into the lake.

Tips to deal with the Spillway opening

Keep track of fresh water - and be prepared to go to Plan B
March 08 at 7:37pm
Capt. Kevin Drury shows off a nice red caught out of Venice during tonight's episode of Sportsman TV. The show airs at 6:30 on Cox Sports Television.

New Sportsman TV airs tonight: Venice hooks and hogs

Check out this cast and blast — with a twist
March 08 at 9:14am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Baby on the way, but still time for topwater trout

Specks crashing surface plugs near local marina.
March 07 at 5:06pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced they plan to open the Bonnet Carré Spillway Thursday at 10 a.m. Depending on how long it remains open will determine impacts on speckled trout fishing this spring in Lake Pontchartrain.

Bonnet Carré Spillway to open Thursday

April, May speck fishing in Lake Pontchartrain likely impacted
March 05 at 4:47pm