Inshore Fishing

Redfish put the finishing touch on a trifecta day.

Tips for the Delacroix trifecta

October 15 at 7:00am
Matrix Shad's Chas Champagne believes water temperature is key to kick off the fall Trestles bite at Lake Pontchartrain. Even though our first cool front has finally arrived, temps are still way too high for now, he said.

Good days very near at Lake Pontchartrain bridges

Cool front is dropping water temperatures.
October 11 at 3:56pm
Redfish, be afraid.Young fly anglers like Kurt Becnel are coming — with skills already honed.

The haunt for reds in October

It’s a great month for newbies to stalk their first poisson rouge
October 10 at 9:00am

Endless redfish in hard-to-reach area

Tough trip was well worth it
October 09 at 4:52pm

'Red'-hot action with BASSMASTER magazine editor

Redfish thick near popular Southeast Louisiana port
October 05 at 1:54pm
Catching numbers of Dularge redfish right now is a simple matter of dangling market shrimp under corks.

Redfish are thick in Dularge right now

Numbers of hard-fighting reds make up for subpar trout action
October 05 at 1:48pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching speckled trout with a grizzly bear

Fish show up en masse at popular Louisiana port
October 02 at 9:40am
Joe Shurden and Erin Brown discovered beautiful water and hungry redfish north of Venice.

Head to Buras to find willing redfish

Pretty water north of Venice gives up redfish despite high, muddy Mississippi River
October 02 at 9:32am

Trestle mania 2018

The World Series speckled trout run on eastern Lake Pontchartrain’s famed bridges is imminent, and just like in the Fall Classic, home runs and strike outs are both part of the game. Here’s how one guide keeps his clients swinging for the fences on the 5.
October 01 at 7:00am
The chokepoint of the Calcasieu Lake ship channel means fewer flounder would be less noticeable with only one way in and out.

Doormats in decline?

Except for Big Lake, the state’s flounder fishery — according to anglers, anyway — isn’t what it once was. But there’s still hope for a solid recovery.
October 01 at 7:00am
Fall trout fishing in Delacroix is fast-paced because there is no need for live bait.

The Delacroix trifecta

Specks, reds and bass are all doable on a nice fall day in Delacroix. Here’s what you need to know to pull off the triple play.
October 01 at 7:00am
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October 01 at 7:00am
When action is jam-packed at the Trestles in Lake Pontchartrain, head over to Lake Catherine for specks.

Lake Catherine is a solid choice for trout

Keep your eye out for wigeon grass and birds
September 28 at 10:58pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Which artificial shrimp is best?

Some shrimp imitations look far better underwater than others
September 27 at 5:02pm