Inshore Fishing

Capt. Bill Lake said October is prime time to double up on specks in Lake Mechant.

Slaying specks in Lake Mechant

Guide shares four trout hotspots
October 12, 2017 at 3:49pm

Agents cite two men for alleged Highway 1 fishing violations

Both had undersized speckled trout, LDWF says
October 12, 2017 at 3:00pm

LDWF works multiple shrimping violations cases on Rockefeller

Cast netters on the refuge are not allowed to sell their catch, LDWF says
October 10, 2017 at 7:46pm
Troy Amy of New Iberia caught this 7.85-pound speckled trout while fishing a few years ago in Vermilion Bay. He said the trout fishing out of Cypremort Point should start heating up in inside waters as the weather cools.

Vermilion Bay’s best October options

Will specks actually make it inside this year?
October 09, 2017 at 7:29pm
Cooler temperatures and plentiful trout make October one of Tommy Vidrine’s favorite months to target specks on Grand Isle.

October is prime time for Grand Isle specks

Anglers have choice of fishing with live bait or artificials, Vidrine says
October 03, 2017 at 8:04am
Rat-L-Trap's Wes Higgins caught this hefty redfish by working a StutterStep over a shallow, milfoil-covered mud flat in the Wagon Wheel in Venice.

High water doesn't slow Venice redfish bite

Focus on shallow flats after days of high winds
October 02, 2017 at 6:19pm
If the Mississippi River cooperates, speckled trout can be found there using live shrimp on the bottom with a Carolina rig,  according to Capt. Dennis Bardwell.

Venice trout bite revolves around river level

Specks will start moving into a low Mississippi, guide says
October 02, 2017 at 11:39am
Capt. Travis Miller and his clients use Matrix Shad plastics this time of year to catch speckled trout.

Don’t stop moving in Dularge

Fish will be on the move this month — and that means you should be, too
October 02, 2017 at 11:38am
Capt. Chris Danos with a hefty Pointe a la Hache redfish that inhaled a live shrimp.

Specks popping at ‘The Pointe’

October 02, 2017 at 10:55am
Vudu Shrimp are deadly on Louisiana’s favorite saltwater fish.

Calcasieu voodoo

Tightlined or under a cork, the Vudu Shrimp is big fall bait on Big Lake
October 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Capt. Eddie Berthelot Jr. with Spots & Specks Charters shows off a nice redfish he caught on a gold spoon during a recent trip sight-fishing in the marshes near Catfish Lake out of Golden Meadow.

Striking gold in Golden Meadow

Redfish abundant in duck ponds off Catfish Lake, trout steadily moving in, guide says
September 29, 2017 at 2:25pm
More than 500 acres of thick salvinia on Lake Bistineau will be treated with an aerial herbicide application in the Gregg Lake area by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries on Thursday, Sept. 28.

Aerial herbicide spraying slated for Sept. 28 in Lake Bistineau

500 acres in Gregg Lake area to be treated for giant salvinia, LDWF says
September 26, 2017 at 3:09pm
Redfish are ganging up in the shallow ponds on the west side of Buras. And there is little fishing pressure on that side of the Mississippi River, so the fish are more than willing to eat lures.

Go west for hot Buras redfish action

Shallow ponds offer sightfishing opportunities
September 26, 2017 at 11:28am