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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
Capt. Marty LaCoste intercepts trout beginning to move  from inside the marsh to the Gulf this time of year.

Spring success around Dularge

March 07 at 10:26am
Brady Giroir, left, a charter boat captain who owns Cajun Waters Fishing Charters, and Jeff Burke hold speckled trout caught in inside waters in December.

Transition trout in Dularge

March 02 at 9:51am
Lane Zimmer uses popping corks to see when a trout hits rather than having to try to feel a bite in high winds.

The wind can be your friend

Typically, windy conditions affect an angler much more than the fish. Use these tips to keep putting specks on ice this month — even when it’s blowing.
March 01 at 7:00am
Capt. Tommy Pellegrin of Custom Charters said the waters in Cocodrie are filthy with speckled trout right now.

'A million speckled trout' swarm Cocodrie, guide says

Focus on travel routes for best success
October 23, 2017 at 9:20am
Capt. Bill Lake said October is prime time to double up on specks in Lake Mechant.

Slaying specks in Lake Mechant

Guide shares four trout hotspots
October 12, 2017 at 3:49pm
Capt. Travis Miller and his clients use Matrix Shad plastics this time of year to catch speckled trout.

Don’t stop moving in Dularge

Fish will be on the move this month — and that means you should be, too
October 02, 2017 at 11:38am
Fred Lambert, left, and his grandson hold redfish they caught while fishing with Brady Giroir, right.

Rolling in the reds

Spend September in Dularge
September 02, 2017 at 11:38am
Capt. Bill Lake finds plenty of redfish this month using multiple techniques.

August is a real winner for Dularge reds

Target banks and deep bayous, guide says
August 08, 2017 at 5:30am
Thankfully, the two young girls involved in a boating accident on Lake Mechant were wearing their life jackets when the vessel they were riding in struck another boat on April 19.

Lake Mechant boating accident highlights importance of kill switch

Two young boaters, who were wearing life jackets, were ejected in crash
May 02, 2017 at 4:33pm
The fish inhale the Berkley Rattle Shrimp this time of year, and it’s one of Capt. Tommy Pellegrin’s favorite lures.

Choosing the right speckled trout bait

Fish are starting to migrate to the outside islands this month
April 27, 2017 at 9:09am
Look for diving birds and jumping shrimp to load up on Lake Mechant speckled trout right now.

Video: Guide details Dularge speckled trout bite

Capt. Marty LaCoste describes Lake Mechant action
April 06, 2017 at 4:49pm
Focus your attention on the southeastern sides of Dularge’s lakes in April.

Get a move on — Tips for speckled trout success at Dularge

April isn’t the month to sit in one spot and hope trout come to you. Instead, it’s all about hitting as many spots as you can — and this guide knows shares the keys to his home waters of Dularge.
April 01, 2017 at 7:00am