Inshore Fishing

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
Capt. Mike Guidry with a hefty February Sulfur Mine trout.

Target specks between the fronts

Throw topwaters for specks in the Sulfur Mine, Catfish Lake
February 06 at 8:15am
Locating oyster reefs is key if you want to have some choice speckled trout honey holes to target this spring and summer.

Inshore insights: Locating oyster reefs

Understanding oysters’ biological requirements key to successful scouting
February 05 at 5:44pm
Tommy Vidrine shows off a nice stringer of roadside specks on Highway 1. The Tsunami 3-inch paddle tail minnow in golden bunker caught almost all of the fish — a very slow, steady retrieve was what the specks wanted.

When temps cool, Highway 1 action heats up

Roadside fishing near Grand Isle great when fronts roll in, conditions right
February 01 at 6:55pm
Tommy Vidrine shows off a nice wintertime speck caught in one of the deeper holes situated along Highway 1 heading into Grand Isle.

Highway 1 bridges are trout hotspots on Grand Isle

But on colder days, move to deeper roadside pits for specks
February 01 at 11:33am
Brian Epstein catches big speckled trout on a ringworm lure this time of year.

Slow down in Delacroix

February 01 at 11:01am
Capt. Mike Gallo, left, and his uncle Dan Couvillion with a 35-pound redfish caught at the Air Products Canal with dead shrimp on the bottom.

Top 5 cold-weather tactics for Chalmette success

Target more than just specks this month
February 01 at 10:58am
Speckled trout can be found in deep water this time of year, and Robert Campo advised anglers to target them slowly on the bottom.

Troll the bottom for trout

Use variety of soft plastics at Shell Beach
February 01 at 10:42am
Pike considers February an ideal month for anglers to learn how to fish with artificial lures instead of live bait.

Cold water consistency

In Delacroix this month, there is no “in-between” trout bite. Fish are either shallow — or they’re deep. Here’s how one guide regularly tracks them down.
February 01 at 7:00am

Cover

February 01 at 7:00am
Allowing Gulp baits to dry on your jighead will toughen them up, and make them more durable to fish with once they’re re-hydrated in the liquid attractant.

Make Gulp “jerky” for longer lasting lures

Drying out lures on jigheads in direct sunlight makes them more durable
January 31 at 5:17pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Strengths, weaknesses of 3 main fishing-line types

All the details on mono, fluoro and braid
January 31 at 1:37pm
When you can head into a new area you've never fished before and still catch a limit, you've probably mastered both the psychological and technical aspects of inshore angling.

Inshore insights: When does an angler become great at fishing?

Fishing is part psychological, part technical know-how
January 26 at 11:00am