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November is a great month to target speckled trout at Pointe-aux-Chenes, in deeper bayous and holes on colder days and spread out across flats when it’s a little warmer.

November’s best bets in a ‘yak

November 18 at 9:00am
Capt. Eddie Berthelot Jr. said nice speckled trout like this one can be caught in November by using topwater lures over oyster reefs in Catfish Lake out of Golden Meadow.

Targeting specks in Catfish Lake

Topwater lure over oyster reefs effective for nice trout, guide says
November 16 at 2:27pm
Eddie Berthelot Jr. fishes a gold spoon with his rod tip down to keep the lure 6 to 8 inches under the surface of the water, and he recommends being patient on the hookset to reel in more redfish.

The lovin’ spoonful

A guide’s top tips to catch more redfish with spoons
November 16 at 6:00am
Nevalost’s most popular offering now are the four fishing books in its guide book series.

The growth of Nevalost

November 15 at 6:00am
Barham, then secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, shows some of the oily mess left behind in the marsh following the Deepwater Horizon spill  in 2010.

The best eight years of his life

November 15 at 6:00am
Even during his bout with cancer, Pete Cooper spent time pursuing his favorite fish.

For Pete’s sake — part deux

The late author’s tactics for fall flounder
November 10 at 8:00am
Getting out of your comfort zone — and experimenting with new tackle in new locations — will make you a better angler when the fish just aren't biting in your regular honey hole.

3 tips to become a better inshore angler

Get out of your typical routine — and ultimately catch more fish
November 09 at 10:30am
Buzz Stansel, the father of Kirk, Guy and Bobby Joe Stansel, who own Hackberry Rod & Gun, has his hands full with a speckled trout caught in Turner’s Bay on the upper end of Calcasieu Lake.

Big time trout bite on Big Lake

Reefs in Turner’s Bay speck hotspots, guide says
November 08 at 5:22pm
When cool fronts drop the water temperature enough, speckled trout will move into the Mississippi River out of Venice.

Head to lower Mississippi River for November trout

Long leader sometimes key under a popping cork, guide says
November 07 at 3:38pm
Roy Williams and Lenny Barrios have been fishing pals since junior high school.

Old school trout tactics - How to catch speckled trout in Delacroix on a windy day

Live shrimp, popping corks, crimped leaders and a snap swivel did the trick for specks on a windy day out of Delacroix.
November 01 at 7:00am
Robert Barham hunting ducks in the shallow flooded timber near his home in Oak Ridge.

A wildlife legacy - Robert Barham’s wildlife legacy

The former head of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries shares a few hunting tips, discusses his family’s impact on North Louisiana hunters and reflects on his tenure overseeing the LDWF.
November 01 at 7:00am
The flavorful bread of the stromboli marries perfectly with Louisiana seafood.

Cajun meets Italian: The “Stromboli Psychic”

Folse expresses herself in the kitchen
October 24 at 8:00am
Live shrimp under corks will be deadly on Delacroix’s speckled trout population this month — and you don’t have to run far to find them.

Short runs for Delacroix trout

October 24 at 7:40am
If the Mississippi River level drops enough, a saltwater wedge typically moves in each fall, bringing with it redfish and speckled trout that come in to feast on the abundant bait there.

Mississippi River level key for October Buras bite

Specks, reds ride saltwater wedge in if river drops low enough, guide says
October 17 at 11:00am