Inshore Fishing

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
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
A 24-foot Sport Craft crashed into one of the Empire jetties Thursday eveing. No one was injured in the accident, but the boat was heavily damaged.

Boat crashes into Empire jetty

24-foot Sport Craft receives heavy damage; occupants uninjured
February 21 at 8:33am
The commercial harvest of blue crabs in Louisiana waters will be prohibited for 30 days beginning on Monday, Feb. 20.

Crab season to close for 30 days beginning Monday

Move aimed at reducing fishing pressure on state’s blue crab stock, LDWF says
February 17 at 9:49am

St. Bernard man cited for alleged oyster violations

Incident occurred Tuesday in Drum Bay, LDWF says
February 17 at 8:53am
Dudley Vandenborre likes the versatility of plastics.

Are soft plastics playing out?

February 15 at 7:00am

Tippets

February 15 at 7:00am
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