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This month marks the real start of the trout-fishing season, and Capt. Marty LaCoste knows there are plenty of specks to be had in the marshes surrounding Dularge.

Top 3 trout hotspots

If your freezer is lacking speck fillets, theses are the three places you need to visit this spring — with local guides sharing tactics on how to put meat in the box.
April 01 at 7:00am
Troy Amy of New Iberia caught this 7.85-pound speckled trout while fishing a few years ago in Vermilion Bay. He said the trout fishing out of Cypremort Point should start heating up in inside waters as the weather cools.

Vermilion Bay’s best October options

Will specks actually make it inside this year?
October 09, 2017 at 7:29pm
CCA state president Kirk Seiber shows off one of the redfish that was tagged and released Wednesday near Cypremort Point for the 2017 STAR Tournament.

CCA’s STAR — featuring 100 tagged reds — kicks off in one month

Louisiana Sportsman puts up $10,000 bonus prize for first subscriber who catches tagged red
April 27, 2017 at 11:22am
Speckled trout are the all-around outdoorsman’s favorite fish. Note the Mann’s Sting Ray Grub on the rod.

Finders keepers — Secrets to trolling for Cypremort Point trout

This Cypremort Point angler doesn’t cross his fingers and hope to catch limits of specks. Instead, he trolls until he finds schools, and then he mops up. And that tactic works across the coast.
January 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Creamy shrimp and mushroom fettuccine is a satisfying meal and only needs fresh garlic bread to set it off.

Cajun cook does shrimp his way

‘Don’t be scared to try new things’
November 29, 2016 at 9:00am
For his Zydeco Sauced Fish, David Billeaud used blue catfish, but the recipe adapts easily to any mild, white-fleshed fish.

Vermilion Bay means seafood to Trout Masters

September 29, 2016 at 9:00am
Speckled trout like this one caught by Todd Semar of Lydia fill The Cove and Weeks Bay in October.

Fish The Cove for consistent fall trout

Close-in limits are waiting
September 28, 2016 at 11:07am
Bull reds like this one caught during the Iberia Rod & Gun Club Saltwater Fishing Rodeo can be caught at Boxcar Reef this month.

Boxcar Reef - Find the ditches to locate big bulls

Vermilion Bay redfish hotspot heats up this month
September 08, 2016 at 5:22pm
David Billeaud (with cigar) and Steve Smith have mastered the art of speckled trout fishing in the Vermilion Bay complex.

Vanquishing Vermilion — How to catch Vermilion Bay trout

Vermilion Bay isn’t a year-round trout fishery, so many anglers ignore the area. That’s a big mistake, these trout experts say. Discover how they make the most of this fishery, which should be turned on by now.
September 01, 2016 at 7:00am

Weather cancels CCA’s Specks and Spots Tournament at Cypremort Point

Officials uncertain if event will be rescheduled
August 12, 2016 at 10:05am
You don’t have to make a long haul this month to catch trout out of Cypremort Point. Just focus on camp piers.

Piers in the bay

Trout await close in at Cypremort Point
August 01, 2016 at 11:57am
The afternoon before the trip, while McLaurin and LeMaire cook, Zeringue and Hutson make Carolina rig leaders and store them on Tackle Buddies. Having pre-made leaders speeds up the process of re-rigging after a break-off while fishing.

The bone-a-fide fishing style

July 15, 2016 at 7:00am
Offshore trout fishing is productive for the members of Team Bone-A-Fide and their guests.

Double up — Why you should fish nearshore Gulf waters instead of Vermilion Bay

Even if the Atchafalaya River has finally allowed Vermilion Bay to clear up, this group of anglers head to the nearshore Gulf. That’s because they know plenty of solid trout and mangrove snapper await.
July 01, 2016 at 7:00am
These Point-aux-Chene crabbers had a good day on the wildlife management area. The state of Louisiana is flush with public crabbing opportunities.

Blue crab special — Public crabbing opportunities abound

There are few more-relaxing pastimes than crabbing, and the results are loads of delicious meat. So load up the kids and head to one of these public crabbing hotspots.
July 01, 2016 at 7:00am