Capt. Chris Danos (504-606-6223) operates his Screaming Reels Fishing Charters business out of Pointe a la Hache on the east side of the river. But these days he’s traveling over to Lake Robin and beyond to get into bigger and better speckled trout action.
Do you ever wonder how the lakes and bays we fish in got their names? You have to admit, we traverse some waters with interesting names like Fishing Smack Bay, White Log Lake and Dead Duck Pass, just to name a few.
If youre a fisherman, mediocre is a good word to describe March. Websters says it means average, ordinary, unexceptional, low in quality, second-rate and inferior.
To be sure, its not horrible, like the months of January and February can be with their frigid cold and exceptionally low water conditions. But its certainly not May and June, either, when our weather and fishing action turns on and becomes phenomenal down here in Southeast Louisiana.
The fishing around Hopedale has been a little spotty lately, and the stormy weather has not helped out much. Specks and reds have been landed sparingly in the lakes and marshes surrounding Hopedale and Delacroix on warmer, calmer days.
But even then it not a sit-in-one-spot-and-load-the-boat kind of thing.