Lake Pontchartrain is hallowed ground when it comes to trout fishing, but it's notoriously finicky. So it's vitally important to understand exactly how to trigger strikes from the lunker trout that roam those waters.
And there's no better resource than Trout Masters Too: How the pros do it, which includes tips for fishing Lake Pontrchartrain by veteran guide Capt. Greg Schlumbrecht of To Fish Charters.
If you think you can catch a bigger mangrove snapper than Morten Andersen or a heavier drum than Dalton Hilliard, you’ll get your chance Saturday during Stan Brock’s Black & Gold Classic at Grand Isle.
Living and working in Johnson Bayou nestled between Sabine and Calcasieu lakes, 60-year-od Hank Badon is in a unique position to practice his art of taxidermy on the many trophy speckled trout taken in the area.
Even though the forecast for Friday and Saturday looks a little dodgy with good rain chances both days, there’s a silver lining lurking next week for speckled trout anglers that will hopefully make up for a soggy weekend.