Inshore Fishing

In 2003, nearly 1.2 million sacks of oysters were available for harvest in Big Lake. Today, according to CCA Louisiana, fewer than 100,000 sacks remain.

Legislation introduced to prohibit oyster dredging on Big Lake

Bill would limit oyster harvest to tonging only, CCA says
21 hours ago
Hop from point to point in your favorite bayou for the next few weeks, and you’re likely to catch trout most anglers cruise over — if you know the keys to getting bites.

The best springtime trout tactic

Deep bayou bends hold scads of specks right now
Yesterday at 8:53am
The fish inhale the Berkley Rattle Shrimp this time of year, and it’s one of Capt. Tommy Pellegrin’s favorite lures.

Choosing the right speckled trout bait

Fish are starting to migrate to the outside islands this month
April 27 at 9:09am
Guide David Darnsteadt holds up a giant speck from Calcasieu Lake.

Work the current for Calcasieu specks

Paddletails, grubs and topwaters will all perform
April 25 at 1:46pm
Speckled trout anglers out of Cocodrie have been catching solid fish pretty consistently this spring, according to Capt. Anthony Kyzar with Cajun Fishing & Hunting Charters.

Trout bite ‘busted wide open’ out of Cocodrie

Plastics, live shrimp and minnows all great methods to load up on specks, guide says
April 24 at 4:26pm

St. Bernard oysterman sentenced for Lake Robin violations

LDWF: Alfonso pled guilty to harvesting in polluted waters, license revoked for three years
April 24 at 1:38pm

Three cited for alleged oyster violations in Plaquemines Parish

Men were dredging in an area closed to pollution, LDWF says
April 21 at 10:41am
Ged Schwing shows off a nice 21-inch speck caught Wednesday morning in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet out of Shell Beach. Flats in the MRGO are a great place to target transitioning trout on windy April days, according to Capt. Jacques Laboureur.

Shell Beach specks biting in MRGO

Guide shares tips for dealing with April winds
April 20 at 5:17pm

Beat the wind every time

Wind blows; here's how to beat it
April 20 at 8:54am

LDWF: Pontchartrain anglers over speckled trout limit

Three ticketed in two separate cases on Monday
April 20 at 8:38am

Two cited for shrimping during closed season in St. Bernard Parish

Incident occurred in Bay Eloi, LDWF says
April 17 at 4:25pm
David Thibodaux shows you how to carve 'em up right.

Filet a trout in seconds flat

The easiest way to clean a trout
April 17 at 11:23am
Green often fishes the lake when it is so rough that he has difficulty standing on the bouncing deck of his boat.

Forrest Green is a fishing fool

April 15 at 7:00am