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Nice speckled trout can be found at the Trestles in June, despite what many anglers think.

How to rig a drop-shot

June 15 at 7:00am
If the Trestles are slow, rigs in Lake Borgne  surrounded by underwater shell pads are a good bet for specks.

Other options for specks

June 15 at 7:00am
Capt. John Falterman impales his live shrimp on treble hooks because of the great hook-up ratio.

Want reds? Head here

June 15 at 7:00am
Topwater lures provide explosive, heart-stopping action and nearly always produce larger fish. The best times are generally early morning or late evening, but don’t rule out throwing one in the middle of the day.

It’s topwater trout time

And a ‘yak is the perfect platform for a stealthy approach
May 18 at 9:00am
Paddle Palooza XV Champion Mark Eubanks shows of his new Hobie Pro Angler 14 he won by catching the heaviest Cajun Slam. Of more than 225 participants, only three managed to catch a true slam consisting of a trout, a slot redfish and a flounder. Flounder

‘Yak tournament tactics

May 15 at 7:00am
Cousins David and Dick Pecot ran into a large school of bull reds out of Dulac.

Waypoints for Cocodrie & Dulac

Knowing where islands were located is critical for angling success now
May 08 at 9:00am
Dr. Bob Weiss, a legendary Lake Pontchartrain trout fishermen, with a beautiful Seabrook speck.<br />

The Secrets of Seabrook

Much of the fishing in this legendary Lake Pontchartrain hotspot is concentrated in about a 1-square-mile area, so you might think location isn’t important. But you’d be wrong. Two certified trout masters share their plan of attack.
May 01 at 7:00am
Alligator gar are fascinating to those tired of the same old trout and redfish scene.

Lake monsters - How to catch and clean alligator gar

While many anglers release sharks and gar, this Lake Pontchartrain guide actually targets the teeth. The fight is a blast — and the meat haul is even better.
May 01 at 7:00am
Capt. Ty Hibbs flips in a nice speckled trout just after sunrise near the catwalk on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain.

South shore smackdown - How to target speckled trout in Lake Pontchartrain

Putting in some time on the computer before you hit the water could pay off big — if you can locate underwater reefs, shell pads and pilings in Lake Pontchartrain. One guide shares some tips that will help you catch more trout.
May 01 at 7:00am
In spite of the simplicity of the dish, Treasure Island Trout has a polished and urbane taste.

Speckled specialties

Trout are a blast to catch — and even better to eat ....
April 26 at 5:20pm
Using high-vis line, and keeping a close eye on where the line enters the water, is a great way to detect speckled trout bites in deeper water.

Top 3 tips to detect a bite

Great advice to put more fish in the boat
April 20 at 12:54pm

Marsh Man Masson scores personal best bass on Tchefuncte

Fishing trips don't start much better than this one
April 17 at 9:03am