Redfish

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
When targeting big reds under birds in Lake Pontchartrain, time is of the essence — so don’t approach them like you would a school of specks. Move into casting distance quickly when you see a bird dive, throw to that spot and then prepare for battle.

Be aggressive when targeting Lake Pontchartrain reds under birds

Speedy approach trumps stealth, angler says
January 15 at 2:00pm
According to Capt. Devin Denman, the Matrix Craw is a great all-around tool for targeting redfish — either retrieved quickly as a search bait, or bounced along the bottom like a jig.

Inshore insights: Top 3 redfish lures

Changing marsh dictates changes in lure selection
January 12 at 10:42am
Vince Theriot holds a bull red caught at the Mermentau River Jetties. Anglers can try the jetties if the reds aren’t biting at the Mermentau River Bridge, or the “Old River” of the Mermentau.

Hit ‘old river’ on the run to Mermentau

Redfish are stacked up at the drains
January 03 at 3:33pm
Joel Masson shows off a nice roadside redfish caught between Shell Beach and Hopedale during the New Year's bitter cold snap. But act now — once the cold weather is over, the fish will move on.

Marsh Man Masson vid: Roadside redfish on every cast

Bitter cold has fish stacked up across the Louisiana coast
January 03 at 11:28am
Redfish stack up on cold winter days in the canals and bays near Venice, according to Capt. Ron Price.

Seeing red in Venice

January 01 at 2:53pm
Capt. Jeremy Cable, with Lite'M Up Bowfishing in Cocodrie, shows off the nearly 42-inch long bull red he arrowed on Nov. 1. It is currently the Bowfishing Association of America's state and world record redfish.

World bowfishing record redfish stuck out of Cocodrie

Big bull freed itself from first two arrows on Nov. 1
December 11, 2017 at 8:29am
The height of your sight-fishing casting platform is largely a matter of personal preference and budget, and there are advantages and disadvantages to both higher and lower set-ups.

Pros and cons: Best stand height for sight-fishing reds

Some anglers use a cooler, others tower 6 feet high or more. Which one is best?
November 17, 2017 at 10:12am
Eddie Berthelot Jr. fishes a gold spoon with his rod tip down to keep the lure 6 to 8 inches under the surface of the water, and he recommends being patient on the hookset to reel in more redfish.

The lovin’ spoonful

A guide’s top tips to catch more redfish with spoons
November 16, 2017 at 6:00am
If the Mississippi River level drops enough, a saltwater wedge typically moves in each fall, bringing with it redfish and speckled trout that come in to feast on the abundant bait there.

Mississippi River level key for October Buras bite

Specks, reds ride saltwater wedge in if river drops low enough, guide says
October 17, 2017 at 11:00am
Pete Cooper with a red caught on one of his signature flies, the Golden Rule.

Tippets

October 15, 2017 at 7:00am