Inshore Fishing

After Chris Holmes landed a small bass, this young brown pelican swooped in and tried to steal a free meal. The bird wasn’t successful — but it didn’t give up easily, circling around and eventually landing on the kayak for a quick free ride.

September’s best kayak fishing

September 15 at 7:00am
Trout begin transitioning back into coastal marshes this month, so you can catch some specks in the same bays you’re targeting redfish.

Intersect incoming trout

September 15 at 7:00am
If you don’t find reds at your usual spots, it’s time to venture out and look for new areas.

Don’t make this mistake

September 15 at 7:00am
A Duce Echo paired with a Daiwa Tatula provide plenty of power to boat hard-fighting bull reds.

Best tackle

September 15 at 7:00am
Capt. Lane Zimmer was catching a few speckled trout inside before Gordon's surge. He expects to see that trend accelerate in the coming days.

Gordon gives Lafitte the nudge it needed

Slight surge does good things for region.
September 14 at 10:38am
Mike Malone shows off a couple of nice flounder - he and a buddy caught seven on a recent night-fishing trip out of Hackberry last weekend.

Night-fishing kayak trip in Hackberry produces

Swimbait near lighted dock was the ticket
September 13 at 3:48pm
Capt. Boola Landry with Reel Tite Fishing Guide Service in Venice said with an expected sharp rise in the river coming next week, he'll move out and start to target reds in outer bays.

Video: Consistent redfish action out of Venice 

But river scheduled for big rise starting next week
September 12 at 5:40pm

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
A notice of intent presented to the LWFC yesterday would move the closed season for female blue crab harvest from the spring of 2019 to the fall, according to a release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

LWFC: Changes likely in blue crab harvest regs for 2019

Female blue crab harvest closing would move from spring to fall next year
September 07 at 1:58pm
Capt. Keith “Herk” Bergeron said free-lining live croakers is a good way to catch trout deep.

Grand Isle — Still hot in September

Trout moved out of shallows to deeper, cooler water
September 06 at 3:22pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Jack attack in a yak!

These fish will pull you all around the lake in your plastic boat
September 06 at 7:59am
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