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Robyn Bordelon drifted a chunk of mullet just above the bottom to catch this nice cat. Balloons or sliding corks work great to keep the bait off the bottom and free from snags as it moves with the current.

January’s Best Bets

January 18 at 9:00am
Capt. Chad Dufrene with a hefty Four Horse Lake redfish caught on a dead shrimp under a Paradise Popper cork.

Delacroix action heats up on the inside

Temperatures determine target spots
November 09, 2017 at 5:00pm
Capt. T-Man Cheramie, showing off a nice Lake Raccourci trout, said specks are hanging out near mouths of cuts and bayous now devouring pogies.

Striking gold (and silver) in Golden Meadow

Specks and bronze-backs in the bays
October 23, 2017 at 9:32am
Hooked fish are jiggled with the rod tip during the retrieve to encourage them to swim themselves out of the piling bracing timbers.

Crappie gaining popularity at Toledo Bend

September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
Transition trout often come from dingy or even muddy water, but are just as pretty as mid-summer fish.

Highways to heaven

Find and exploit trout highways now
September 01, 2017 at 7:00am
Capt. Jack Payne with a Delacroix trout.

Fish early - or late - for Delacroix trout

August heat shuts bite down pretty quick, guide says
August 23, 2017 at 2:15pm
Big redfish can be found by anglers who keep their eyes out for movement along the banks for movement, according to Capt. Kory Matherne.

Bank on Lafitte redfish this month

Forget about trout — for now
August 14, 2017 at 3:03pm
Reece Rojas, 10, left, and his sister Ramzee, 8, teamed up Wednesday morning in Little Lake and landed this 31 ¼-inch redfish — that was originally tagged for the 2014 STAR Tournament when it measured slightly more than 17 inches.

Lafitte anglers reel in STAR-tagged redfish — from 2014 tournament

Fish grew 14 inches, traveled at least 10 miles since being tagged 39 months ago, guide says
July 26, 2017 at 9:49pm
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, 2017 at 7:00am
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, 2017 at 1:48pm
Dudley Vandenborre (standing) and Ed Sexton have become fast fishing partners and personal friends.

How two trout masters became fast friends

February 15, 2017 at 7:00am
January might be nippy, but it offers really nice trout without making long runs.

Deep Delacroix

Trout, reds invade Little Lake
January 04, 2017 at 9:53am
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