Changes in water temperatures are usually the catalyst that causes trout to transition from marshes to the lakes and vice versa.
This years winter has been mild. This is bad news for anyone wanting to see snow. But for fishermen looking for the spring bite to heat up earlier than normal, its a godsend.
Last Thursday (Jan. 24), Capt. Marty LaCoste of Absolute Fishing Charters caught a quick limit of speckled trout while fishing in the marshes near Lakes Mechant and De Cade and put some redfish in the box, to boot.
January 29, 2013 at 5:00pm