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February is a great month to target redfish in Delacroix. Capt. Randall Shaw with Louisiana Fishing Charters said dead shrimp under a popping cork works great - but be sure you have a long enough leader to be near the bottom. <br />

Focus on drum, redfish out of Delacroix

Speckled trout doable on days with good tidal range, guide says
February 22 at 1:48pm
Using 17-pound line with a lighter jighead when fishing the flats for wintertime speckled trout slows the lure’s descent and keeps it in the strike zone longer, according to Capt. Kris Robert.

Slow lure fall key for February specks

Guide combines heavier line, lighter jigheads to target trout warming up on flats
February 21 at 2:44pm
If an edict issued in the last hours of President Barack Obama’s administration is not overturned, bass anglers on Delta National Wildlife Refuge could lose the right to use lead lures to probe the fish-rich environment.

National policies really do matter

Lead ban could hurt our sport
February 21 at 2:00pm
Brian Baldwin, left, and Steele Sessions enjoyed a great trip loading up on white perch from the West Pearl.

Video: West Pearl crappie moving up to spawn

Local anglers recommend Matrix Mini lures 2 feet under a cork
February 21 at 9:11am
Redfish will stack up on cold days this time of year in the back-levee canals near Cox Bay, according to Capt. Lloyd Landry.

Let the wind work for you

Focus on Buras’ East Side Canals for plenty of wintertime action
February 07 at 1:55pm
On February days when water temperatures exceed 55 degrees out of Cocodrie and Dularge, Capt. Tommy Pellegrin likes to target speckled trout like this one reeled in by Elise Keriset. <br />

Take cue from February water temps out of Dularge

Warmer water target specks, cooler temps try for redfish
February 06 at 4:06pm
Having a positive attitude is important for speckled trout fishermen, stressed Ed Sexton.

Plastic blast — How two trout masters fish soft-plastic baits

Live bait will certainly produce bites, but these trout masters understand soft-plastic lures will catch big specks. Here’s all you need to know to mimic their success.
February 01 at 7:00am
Jamie Mumphrey catches speckled trout within sight of Rigolets Marina this time of year in the Geohegan Canal.

Geohegan Canal trout are good to go

And the reds and bass ain’t bad, either
February 01 at 3:50am
Even though the famed Hot Water Canal in Chalmette has gone cold this winter, Capt. Bubby Lamy said several spots in the area still attract some great speckled trout and redfish.

Hot Water Canal goes cold

For the first time in a generation, anglers won’t be able to bank on warm water temperatures to catch specks and reds near Chalmette. Knowing that, here’s how a guide plans to target the area this winter.
January 26 at 9:41am
Capt. Marty LaCoste finds piles of sheepshead waiting for him and his clients this time of year out of Dularge.

A back-up option that’s actually better in the cold

Sheepshead keep guide’s clients happy when trout don’t cooperate
January 23 at 10:34am