Inshore Fishing

Buras man arrested for alleged shrimping violations, battery on an officer

Incident occurred in Bastian Bay on Aug. 15, LDWF says
Yesterday at 8:41am
Big redfish can be found by anglers who keep their eyes out for movement along the banks for movement, according to Capt. Kory Matherne.

Bank on Lafitte redfish this month

Forget about trout — for now
August 14 at 3:03pm
When the trout are deep, Capt. Jeff Poe said they don’t pay much attention to the boat, so he likes to be fairly close to the rocks.

Cameron jetties are a magnet for fish

These rocks are a great place to catch a cooler full of fish
August 14 at 1:39pm
Capt. Nash Roberts puts clients on nice speckled trout this time of year.

Bite not always early at Buras

Check the tides before beach fishing
August 14 at 1:30pm

Nine cited for alleged shrimping violations in Southeast Louisiana

Five separate vessels involved, LDWF says
August 09 at 5:47pm
Capt. Eddie Berthelot Jr. said the artificial bite typically returns to Grand Isle later in August, and he favors white or light-colored plastics because of the abundance of white shrimp in the water.

Grand Isle trout slowly move off beaches this month

But artificial bite usually picks up later in August, guide says
August 08 at 4:54pm
Capt. Bill Lake finds plenty of redfish this month using multiple techniques.

August is a real winner for Dularge reds

Target banks and deep bayous, guide says
August 08 at 5:30am
Capt. Jacques “Jakamo” Laboureur with a nice Bay Eloi trout.

Trout tips for Breton Sound

Head to bigger, deeper water for August specks
August 07 at 1:33pm

Fall inshore shrimp season to open statewide Friday, Aug. 18 at 6 a.m.

Commission voted to delay season originally set to open on Monday, Aug. 14
August 04 at 10:20am
Tripletail are bested in their fighting ability only by their flavor.

Tripletails are triple treats

August 03 at 9:30am
Capt. Anthony Kyzar shows off a 25-inch, 4.82-pound speck he caught Monday morning along the beach of a barrier island south of Cocodrie. The big specks were crushing green hornet Matrix Shad on a quarter-ounce jighead, he said.

Beaches south of Cocodrie producing big specks

Guide’s five-fish stringer Monday exceeded 20 pounds — all caught on Matrix Shad
August 02 at 1:39pm

Search crews locate body of missing angler in Lake Pontchartrain

Investigators don’t yet know why boat capsized Tuesday near Highway 11 bridge, LDWF says
August 02 at 9:10am

Search crews looking for possible missing boaters in Lake Pontchartrain

Overturned 12-foot boat discovered near Highway 11 bridge, LDWF says
August 01 at 2:46pm