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A good warm day in Lafitte will have trout ready to eat where shrimp wash out of drains during a falling tide.

Close call — Stay close for Lafitte’s spring trout

Sure, you could head to Barataria Bay to catch some speckled trout this month. Or you could stay close to Lafitte and spend the day fishing instead of burning gas — and you’ll come home with plenty of fish.
March 01 at 7:00am
Working with your dog now will help it get rid of bad habits it might have picked up during the season.

Video: Training tips to get your dog ready for next season

Spend time with your retriever now to get rid of bad habits
February 20 at 1:50pm
Capt. Scott Poche surrounded by brothers Reed and Rhett Gandy caught these 7-pound redfish under corks in the Texaco Canals.

Low-down Lafitte

Fish deep, fish slow in February
February 06 at 9:49am
Nice speckled trout can be found in Lafitte this month using soft-plastics threaded on light jigheads.

The lowdown on Lafitte specks

Small-trout rep bucked this month
October 21, 2016 at 11:00am
If you catch the conditions just right, you can hit a home run and take home a boat load of big trout from Lafitte.

Best bets for October specks

October 15, 2016 at 7:00am
Bob Mercer displays a picture-perfect Lafitte redfish.

The backup plan — Lafitte fall redfishing tactics

October offers fantastic fishing, but it can also be frustrating as cold fronts push in howling winds. But this Lafitte backup plan will keep your rod bowed and your ice chest full.
October 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Larry Reynolds, waterfowl study leader for the LDWF, suspects wet conditions up north, no cool fronts and high water levels from recent flooding in South Louisiana have conspired to create the second-lowest September teal count ever.

September's aerial teal survey officially second-lowest on record

Includes fewest birds ever reported in Southeast Louisiana this month, Reynolds said
September 09, 2016 at 3:20pm
Capt. Ross Montet, of Cajun Fishing adventures knows the shallow surf holds great trout potential.

Surf strategists — Top surf-fishing tips

Louisiana beaches fill with speckled trout this month, providing plenty of action for those willing to wade into the fray. And these accomplished surf anglers share their expertise.
August 01, 2016 at 7:00am
Silicon ear plugs are comfortable and effective at blocking loud snoring when at the camp.

The key to a good night’s sleep

Silicon ear plugs are effective, comfortable solution to camp snorers
July 18, 2016 at 6:00am
Lafitte specks stack up around the outside islands this time of year, and they can be fooled easily with lures.

Go light in Lafitte

Soft plastics should mimic live shrimp
May 31, 2016 at 6:35pm
You can catch all the school trout you want this month by targeting flocks of birds, but there also are solid fish patrolling the shorelines and reefs.

Trout invasion is on at Lafitte, charter guide says

Anglers have two choices: schoolies or yellowmouths
May 10, 2016 at 5:15pm
This red fell for a bendback-style fly that was tied on an inverted hook to make it weedless.

Green, green grass of Houma

Early summer reds love weedy ponds
May 09, 2016 at 5:45pm
Big, hungry trout are waiting in the surf across Southeast Louisiana, but before you head out get in on the one-day BOGO 50-percent flash sale on Sportsman Cool Breeze shirts.

They. Have. Arrived.

Get in on one-day flash sale for Sportsman Cool Breeze shirts
May 03, 2016 at 9:28am
The IFA Redfish Tours will be heading to Lafitte for a weekend of action May 14-15 out of Lafitte Harbor Marina.

IFA Redfish Tours heading to Lafitte

Events set for May 14-15 out of Lafitte Harbor Marina
May 02, 2016 at 4:52pm