Inshore Fishing

Tommy Vidrine unhooks a nice speckled trout while fishing recently on the Elmer's Island beaches.

Video: Elmer's Island beach trout tactics

Artificials, live bait both catching specks leading into holiday weekend
July 02 at 6:18pm
Aaron Pierce caught this 5-pound permit Sunday with a live shrimp under a 4 Horsemen popping cork while fishing the old Timbalier rocks.

Caribbean fish caught on Timbalier rocks

5-pound permit is Pierce’s biggest yet
July 02 at 5:41pm
Capt. Bobby Gros said getting an early start is a vital to summertime trout fishing out of Leeville.

3 keys to being Lucky in Leeville

Trout and redfish await the savvy angler
July 02 at 11:02am
Capt. Ron “Ahab”Broadus with a 21-inch Delacroix redfish caught on live shrimp.

Trout action should be ‘wide open’ out of Delacroix

Head to outside structures with live shrimp, guide says
July 02 at 10:18am
Capt. Bubby Lamy said tight-lining jigheads — instead of using popping corks — can be effective for specks in shallow water around islands in the Biloxi Marsh.

Outer islands of Biloxi Marsh holding trout

Artificials work, but live bait good insurance
July 01 at 10:10am
Jonathan Ryan prefers bright sunny days and calm water when sight-fishing summertime reds.

Sleep in if you’re sight-fishing reds

Use trolling motor sparingly for more hookups, angler says
July 01 at 9:53am
Trout will definitely fall for topwaters early in the morning, but Cocodrie’s Capt. Tommy Pellegrin knows live shrimp are the real meal ticket to fill out limits as the day goes on.

Trasnformer trout

If you want to catch summertime trout in Cocodrie, this guide knows how to turn live shrimp into specks that will fill the box day in and day out.
July 01 at 7:00am
Summer months are known to yield some of the year’s biggest trout.

High heat trout tactics

When the mercury rises and the temperature ramps up this month, try these tips to keep putting speckled trout on ice.
July 01 at 7:00am
Tina and Jeb Ard are regular fishing partners and nowadays wet their lines most often beneath the bridges that span the passes and bayous southeast of Lake Pontchartrain.

Made in the shade

Stifling summer heat can sap the energy of any angler. Find out how this couple uses bridges near Lake Pontchartrain to stay cool while they catch.
July 01 at 7:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Summer heat ruining your fishing? Not anymore.

Now, you have no excuse for leaving the boat in the garage.
June 27 at 2:00pm