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Wadefishing Wonderland

It was 5:30 in the morning, but John Engelsman was climbing off his bicycle after riding to the Grand Isle beach to check out the conditions as the sun’s first light leaked over the horizon and buddy Larry Langlois cooked bacon and eggs for breakfast. […]

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Venice Shocker

It was a shocking sight: Grass was matted on the point of the little trenasse north of Main Pass. That was unexpected in Venice, after reports that Hurricane Katrina had ripped up any vestiges of submerged vegetation. […]

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Spade Raid

The specks were finished spawning — scattered and scarce. Tides were low, so the reds were fickle and elusive on the inside.With the warm waters, offshore fishing had moved WAY offshore. […]

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Knee-Deep in fish

Don’t you love those dog days of summer? The electricity meter is spinning like crazy trying to keep up with the humming air-conditioning unit, and the very thought of spending a day in the boat is about as appealing as a root canal. […]

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Jinx of the Ugly Boat

I told my old buddy, Glenn Sanchez, over at the Breton Sound Marina, that he owed me a trip. A good trip. It’s a debt he has owed me for a long, long time, and it was debt he couldn’t escape, because I wouldn’t let him. […]