Inshore Fishing

Marsh Man Masson vid: 8 best baits for speckled trout right now

These lures are all you need for wintertime success.
January 26 at 9:34am

Marsh Man Masson vid: This lure overcame brutal conditions

The deck was stacked against it, but it shined
January 26 at 9:23am
Braid is tough, but eventually you'll be lamenting

Inshore insights: Top 3 things to do between casts

Paying attention to small details can make a big difference in your success
January 24 at 7:43am
A towel, thermal underwear, wool socks and a change of clothes should be in your dry bag in the event someone goes overboard while wintertime fishing.

Inshore insights: Keep a stocked dry bag onboard this winter

Be prepared in case you or someone else goes overboard
January 22 at 3:34pm
Mastering a wide variety of tactics, with different lures and tackle, will ultimately make you a better inshore angler — capable of catching fish when others struggle.

Inshore insights: Don't be a one-trick pony

Get out of your comfort zone to become a better angler
January 22 at 3:18pm
When targeting big reds under birds in Lake Pontchartrain, time is of the essence — so don’t approach them like you would a school of specks. Move into casting distance quickly when you see a bird dive, throw to that spot and then prepare for battle.

Be aggressive when targeting Lake Pontchartrain reds under birds

Speedy approach trumps stealth, angler says
January 15 at 2:00pm

One boat, two friends. It's a FISH-OFF!

All-day competition results in hefty catches
January 15 at 11:49am
When Capt. Joe Dimarco’s seeking winter reds, the various drilling structures throughout the marsh earn a lot of his attention.

Cold weather considerations

January 15 at 7:00am
This little bass won't win any rodeos, but it reminded the author that having an open mind and trying new tactics can not only help you catch fish — but also maximize your enjoyment out on the water.

Inshore insights: What one dink bass taught me

Learning new techniques can stoke your fishing passion
January 12 at 10:55am
According to Capt. Devin Denman, the Matrix Craw is a great all-around tool for targeting redfish — either retrieved quickly as a search bait, or bounced along the bottom like a jig.

Inshore insights: Top 3 redfish lures

Changing marsh dictates changes in lure selection
January 12 at 10:42am

Marsh Man Masson vid: The 8 most-common fishing googans

If you see one coming, run
January 11 at 10:25am

Spotlight on Myrtle Grove

January 08 at 9:00am
Tommy Vidrine shows off a big December speck caught at the Caminada Pass jetties at Grand Isle. By mid-December, trout in numbers hadn’t yet moved into their typical wintertime holes along Highway 1, where they normally ride out chilly temperatures.

Speckled trout tough to pattern on Grand Isle

Fish haven’t arrived in usual wintertime roadside spots
January 03 at 3:40pm