The Fourchon Freeze — Kayaks are perfect for catching redfish in Port Fourchon’s fish-filled waters

OK, so the water around Port Fourchon might not freeze, but the redfish are thick and waiting for you to paddle right up to them.

The Port of Fourchon is not the frozen tundra that Green Bay Packer fans so fondly depict their hometown as being. Nor do the surrounding waters of the port freeze, as some of those seen on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch.”

But, that doesn’t mean this region doesn’t get downright cold, which just happens to impact the way anglers fish in the winter there.

When Kajun Custom Kayak’s Corey Coghlan invited me to do a little redfishing with him in one of the company’s kayaks at the Port of Fourchon, the idea of “freezing for fish in Fourchon” (note: something hard to say three times as fast as you can), was something I was willing to try.Click here to read more on The Fourchon Freeze — Kayaks are perfect for catching redfish in Port Fourchon’s fish-filled waters

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John Flores was enticed in 1984 to leave his western digs in New Mexico for the Sportsman’s Paradise by his wife Christine. Never looking back, the author spends much of his free time writing about and photographing the state’s natural resources.

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