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Hey boys,

I'm looking to do a charter with Mike Gallo in November and would be interested in finding anyone who would want to join to split the cost.

Let me know if you are interested and we can discuss.

September 15, 2014 at 8:19pm

Hi all,

I'm a newbie and just went on a charter last weekend and had a blast. I wanted to check out the pier at Calcasieu and wondered if it would be worth it if I was only looking to catch 2-3 fish? If so, what kind of bait would you recommend?

thank you.

April 09, 2014 at 9:58pm

Hi all,

I'm a newbie and just went on a charter last weekend and had a blast. I wanted to check out the pier at Calcasieu and wondered if it would be worth it if I was only looking to catch 2-3 fish? If so, what kind of bait would you recommend?

thank you.

April 08, 2014 at 7:21pm

Hi all, I am looking to purchase a travelling rod. I will primarily fish in saltwater including Pontchartrain and other lakes available and will targeting specks and redfish. I was going to look at a Falcon rod, but decided that since I will be travelling with the rod in the air, that it would get destroyed by the airline. So any input you have would be appreciated.

January 12, 2014 at 8:39am

I'm looking to do a trip in late March on Lake Pontchartrain. It would be $200 a piece, and you cannot beat that price.

Send me a message and we will coordinate something.

January 11, 2014 at 12:35am

Hi y'all,

Good evening. CHRISTmas is coming up and my wife asked me tonight what I wanted for that and my birthday. I immediately thought gift card so I can purchase my first rod and reel!

I'm going to be targeting speckled trout and maybe redfish and flounder.

I was wondering where would you recommend I ask her to get my gift? Cabella's, Bass Pro Shop, or anywhere specific for a good supply of poles?

thank you,
Kevin

November 15, 2013 at 8:53pm

Hi all,

Good morning to ya. Where do those who live in Lafayette go fishing without a boat? I know there is a pretty nice pier in Mandeville and another one coming soon in St. Tammany.

Is there another pier closer that is worth it? Is Calcasieu point a pier where I can catch some specks? I would only like to catch a 5 or less fish.

Have a great day
Kevin

October 27, 2013 at 9:37am

Hi all,

I'm a newbie here and was curious about what kind of knife would you recommend for someone interested in speckled trout? I would probably be interested in redfish and flounder too.

I won't be fishing other than a few times per year right now, but I hope that will pickup substantially later on.

October 15, 2013 at 10:20pm

Hi all,

I'll be in Lafayette next week. I want to try some speckled trout if I can get some at this time of year. If so, does anyone have any recommendations where I may find some?

thank you,
Kevin

October 06, 2013 at 4:05pm

Hey boys, I'm going to be passing through the area in October and wanted to go check out the fishing on the Pier in Mandeville. I'm a newbie and was just curious to check it out. Maybe somebody can show me a thing or two? I plan on coming out there on a Friday afternoon. Thank you, Kevin

September 06, 2013 at 10:13pm

Hi all,

Happy Father's Day to those of you who are daddy's. Anyway, I was curious on what everyone did for a living? Since y'all are such knowledgeable anglers, I was curious what you do.

I am a Mortgage Loan Processor at Bank of America.

Have a great day
Kevin

June 16, 2013 at 2:26pm

Hi all. Does anyone have a good and easy speckled trout recipe? My wife doesn't like fish so I was looking for possibly something where I can mix the fillets with Italian bread crumbs, butter, parmesan cheese, etc. I am a terrible cook, so any recipe you have will be appreciated :)

May 29, 2013 at 9:03pm

Hey all,
Is kayaking for speckled trout on Lake Calcasieu possible? My apologies for the ignorant question, but I'm a newbie and just want to begin fishing for speckled trout after I go on a charter.

Thanks!
Kevin

May 26, 2013 at 1:08pm

Hi,

I am a newbie looking for some information. I don't own a boat and would be interested in catching just a few speckled trout at the pier at Calcasieu Point. Would I be too far inland to catch any trout on the pier?

thanks,
Kevin

May 25, 2013 at 12:22pm

Hi,

I would like nothing more then to go on a fishing charter. However most of these trips are expensive, unless a group can be put together. I am not looking to go on a fishing trip now, but most likely in the summer or fall. But I wanted to see if anybody was interested in getting a few guys together in order to save on costs?

If interested, lets talk over email.

thanks,
Kevin

May 24, 2013 at 10:41pm

Hi,

I am a newbie and I see there are plenty of options on finding a fishing charter. What I have not been very successful is finding someone to show me how to clean the fish? Is there a charter service I am missing, or is there a group around who makes fish cleaning their unique type of business? I consider myself a horrible cook, and I would need to learn with hands on instruction.

Have a great day!

May 22, 2013 at 7:37pm

Hi all,

I'm a newbie here looking for some advice. I have fished once in my life but know as much about fishing as my two-year daughter.

I'm looking for a fishing charter specifically to both learn how to fish and how to dice, prepare and cook the fish. My feeling is why learn how to fish, if I have no idea what I'm doing once I catch it:)

If there is an alternative to hiring a charter boat captain to learn, I would be open for other ideas.

Thank you for the information.

Kevin

April 13, 2013 at 1:14pm
A comment titled: November trip in response to a report titled: capt mike gallo - looking for a second

November is primetime fishing for trout. Its cooled off and it makes good fishing. I have a few guys interested in going on Gallo's charter but nothing yet is confirmed. He runs out of spots quickly so I want to book something in the next week.

September 17, 2014 at 5:30pm
A comment titled: November trip in response to a report titled: capt mike gallo - looking for a second

Speckled trout will be back in full force from Oct to early December!

September 15, 2014 at 8:44pm
A comment titled: kayak in response to a report titled: Free Kayak Fishing Seminar

Would have liked to have been there.

April 08, 2014 at 7:14pm
A comment titled: JP in response to a report titled: Dularge Trout Fishing

JP is my fraternity brother from ways back. I was shocked when I saw the pic :)

November 18, 2013 at 7:21pm
A comment titled: Gear in response to a report titled: Fishing gear

Thanks all. I think both of those stores will have what I need. I went into Cabella's and looked at a Penn Battle and the salesman showed me a number of poles as well.

November 16, 2013 at 11:53pm
A comment titled: retail in response to a report titled: Fishing gear

Hi Samarai,

Thank you for the response. Where should I ask my wife to purchase a gift card for me? I'll figure out what brand later, but just was wondering if one store is better than the rest?

November 15, 2013 at 10:14pm
A comment titled: Sub in response to a report titled: Kayak submarine?

I wonder what the cost of that would be?

November 03, 2013 at 6:59pm
A comment titled: bait in response to a report titled: Down in Dularge!

Hi, thanks for the response. It looks like those LSU chubs are winners.

October 16, 2013 at 9:10pm
A comment titled: bait in response to a report titled: Down in Dularge!

What kind of live bait are you right now for speckled trout and at what time of the year do you switch to artificials to target specks? Thanks for the info.

I'm loving this site!

October 15, 2013 at 10:05pm
A comment titled: Pier in response to a report titled: Fishing w/ no boat

Yes, the Mandeville pier looked to be pretty nice. I went out there this past weekend for the first time to check it out. I will definitely be utilizing it. The few fishermen I spoke to or watched had each caught crabs on that day.

October 14, 2013 at 3:53pm
A comment titled: Trout? in response to a report titled: Restaurants in Lafayette that serve fish

Thanks Outfitters. Looks delicious. But I didn't see any trout on the menu. Is it too early in the season for it?

October 06, 2013 at 10:12pm
A comment titled: October in response to a report titled: Mandeville Pier

Thanks sir. I wont be there until the second week in October and with it being cooler weather, hopefully it will have more action.

September 10, 2013 at 5:43pm
A comment titled: professions in response to a report titled: What is your profession?

A wide array of different professions. Good info.

June 19, 2013 at 10:38pm
A comment titled: Swamp People in response to a report titled: NOW CASTING FOR HIT SERIES SWAMP PEOPLE

I like the show second to Duck Dynasty. I do really like RJ and Jay Paul. I've grown to really like Troy. I miss Joe and Tommy and I really don't care for the Texans. I also will agree with everyone that the teenage kid is annoying. Liz potty mouth gets really old and she is always critical of her help.

June 16, 2013 at 2:22pm
A comment titled: app in response to a report titled: Need tips on best kayak spots

Hi,

I asked a similar question and someone suggested I download this ACK Launch Point 2.0 app. I did and really like it. Give it a shot.

May 31, 2013 at 10:31pm
A comment titled: Demos in response to a report titled: Kayak Fishing HWY 11 Bridge

Hi,

Thanks for that I just love this site baby:) What stores can show me the ropes on these kayaks?

thanks,
Kevin

May 31, 2013 at 10:29pm
A comment titled: ACK Launch Pro 2.0 in response to a report titled: Kayaking for speckled trout on Lake Calcasieu?

Thanks for that info! I've downloaded and really like it. I mentioned Lake Calcasieu but being a beginner, I would be interested in your opinion on if I should begin in the river instead, or other areas where I can catch some speckled trout.

thank you!
Kevin

May 31, 2013 at 10:26pm
A comment titled: Kayaking on Lake Pontrachain in response to a report titled: Kayak Fishing Lake Pontchartrain / Lake Catherine

Thanks for the info Chris. I'm pretty excited about going out on the lake without having the cost and expense of a boat:)

May 29, 2013 at 9:40pm
A comment titled: Trout fishing in response to a report titled: Best Rod and Reel Combo for Speckled Trout

Great question and follow up. I as a beginner appreciate all of the good feedback and hopefully one day, I'll be able to share some good knowledge to others.

May 27, 2013 at 4:05pm
A comment titled: kayaking in response to a report titled: Kayak Fishing HWY 11 Bridge

Nice work. I'm looking more into kayak fishing myself. Are you able to catch any speckled trout?

May 26, 2013 at 1:03pm
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