Redfish

Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching redfish after a tropical storm

Strong fishing enters a new level in the wake of Gordon
September 11 at 3:19pm
Belle Chasse angler Chad Battles said redfish action is about to explode in Delacroix. He's been targeting 26- to 30-inch fish with a white Paca Craw.

Delacroix redfish getting thick inshore

Avid angler seeing defininte uptick in numbers
September 10 at 1:36pm
There’s nothing like throwing topwaters into a school of reds during a feeding frenzy.

Chasing reds in Cocodrie

And nothing beats topwater blowups from big bulls
September 04 at 5:22pm
Trout typically become scattered this time of year, but redfish more than pick up the slack.

Focusing on reds

September winds can make catching scattered specks tough
September 01 at 1:24pm
Redfish are making their way out of the interior marshes this month, so focus on outer bays for plenty of action.

Reds in transition

September is when coastal fishing turns on its head, with redfish moving out and trout moving in. Here’s how one guide ensures he’s in position to intersect the two species.
September 01 at 7:00am
Dylan Laborde landed this 19-pound red last month near the Leeville Bridge. It had a weird growth on its nose, and was released to swim another day.

Nosy redfish surprises Leeville angler

Freakish fish caught during white trout frenzy.
August 27 at 11:00am
Chris Holmes, executive director of the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association, shows off a nice red he caught sight-fishing in marshes north of Buras during the Marsh Media Bash at Cajun Fishing Adventures.

Sight-fishing bonanza for reds out of Buras

Low river, plenty of grass mean gin-clear water in marshes near Point a la Hache
August 20 at 8:47am
Capt. Boola Landry likes to target big bull reds like this one with purple or chartreuse soft plastics on a 30-pound fluorocarbon leader a couple of feet under a 4 Horsemen popping cork.

Run with the bulls in Venice

Grouper, cobia also solid offshore options
August 19 at 10:01am
Skeeter's Steve Crowell landed this bull red working a popping cork around a bait slick off Buras' California Point.

Bull reds swarming east side of Buras right now

Forget dead bait — just hang plastics beneath popping corks for plenty of action
August 17 at 11:56am
Capt. Chad Dufrene with a Delacroix Island redfish caught tight-lining glow soft plastics on a ¼-ounce jighead in deep bayous.

Delacroix’s redfish summer

August 13 at 3:50pm
Redfish are thick in the Buras marsh right now. Just be certain you're putting your baits right up on the bank.

Redfish swarming the banks of Buras marsh

Cast close to banks for best success
August 06 at 3:25pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching redfish after wicked west winds

Low water can't stop fast action.
July 18 at 10:01am
Chas Champagne, with Matrix Shad, always keeps a close eye out for snot grass like this because he typically finds redfish in the area.

Sight-fishing support

Stingrays, snot grass dead giveaways redfish are nearby
July 17 at 7:00am
Get out early, find redfish waking through grass flats and put gold spoons in the water to catch line-stretching bulls, according to Capt. Austin Plaisance.

Spoon-feed Delacroix's summer reds

Get out early to catch redfish on Delacroix's flats
July 12 at 5:22pm