Inshore Fishing

This redfish, caught in the Delacroix area, appears to be blind in both eyes and has sores on its body. A LDWF biologist said reds in the area likely contracted secondary infections after this winter's severe cold snaps.

‘Zombie’ reds invade Delacroix marshes

Blind, lethargic fish likely developed secondary infections after cold snaps, biologist says
March 01 at 9:20pm
Stan Mathes likes trolling soft plastics in deeper canals for March specks.

Trolling for springtime trout

March 01 at 9:32am
Lane Zimmer uses popping corks to see when a trout hits rather than having to try to feel a bite in high winds.

The wind can be your friend

Typically, windy conditions affect an angler much more than the fish. Use these tips to keep putting specks on ice this month — even when it’s blowing.
March 01 at 7:00am
Dawn was just a hot peach glow when the men caught their first fish.

Caillou Island’s ‘Junkyard Trout’

Old submerged oilfield trash makes this spot a treasure trove for springtime speck anglers. Here’s how to target it — without too many snags — and fill the box.
March 01 at 7:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: More topwater trophy trout in entirely new area

Map study results in some really nice fish.
March 01 at 6:58am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Trophy trout completely wreck topwater plugs

Big fish make noisy appearance in Louisiana's marshes.
February 26 at 5:36pm

Marsh Man Masson video: Roulette wheel decides which baits we fish

The hands of fate can be kind — or cruel
February 22 at 4:06pm

Port Sulphur bank fishermen busted for alleged redfish violations

Trio in possession of 57 reds, of which 26 were undersized, LDWF said
February 21 at 1:46pm
Bill Darcey shows off a couple of nice speckled trout caught on a recent trip to Last Island out of Cocodrie with Capt. Tommy Pellegrin. The specks were hitting Berkley Grass Pigs and Rib Shad bounced on the bottom in at least 6 feet of water.

Hefty specks arrive near Last Island out of Cocodrie

Incoming tide is critical for bite, guide says
February 20 at 11:30am
Sometimes subtle changes with your lure or presentation are all that’s needed to get trout with lockjaw to start biting.

Top 3 tips for finicky speckled trout

Subtle changes might make the difference when fish have lockjaw
February 19 at 3:14pm

February’s best bets

February 18 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