Ask Captain Paul

Knowing the original datum is essential to locating that hotspot your buddy shared with you.

Getting the correct datum is important

March 05, 2015 at 3:00pm
The basic maps that come with GPS units will definitely get you where you want to go, but there are better options out there.

Maps and charts for your GPS unit

February 05, 2015 at 11:00am
Create a route to and from your hunting stands now, and next season you’ll just have to follow the trail.

Using your GPS to improve your hunting

January 08, 2015 at 9:00am
Use old maps to discover where older channels were located so you know where water is deeper and safer to run.

Use your GPS for improving your fishing

December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
The Mud Lumps just southwest of South Pass are usually great for speckled trout and redfish throughout the summer but also can be a wintertime hotspot.

Venice voyage

Make the run south for stellar fishing
November 08, 2014 at 9:00am
All that remains of the former Horseshoe Island is an irregular bottom.

Horseshoe Island

The island isn’t there anymore, but the fish might be
October 08, 2014 at 9:00am
It might take some work, but research into the Tiger Shoal area is well worth the effort.

Old oil structures in Tiger Shoal

A lesson on finding productive fishing
September 08, 2014 at 9:00am
The Pickets near the Isles Dernieres chain are being removed, but reefs are being added to the waterbottom. So it’s worth keeping some coordinates.

The Pickets are to be!

An update on the Pickets
August 07, 2014 at 9:00am
Polecate Bend and Baldwin Lodge are great areas to fish.

Polecat Bend and Baldwin Lodge

July 07, 2014 at 9:00am
Accurate maps and resources like Capt. Paul’s Fishing Edge can make the difference between running around searching for a hotspot and getting there quickly.

What to look for in a GPS unit

Mapping should be part of consideration
June 06, 2014 at 9:00am
Vermilion Bay can provide a lot of fishing action, as user reelin1 discovered.

Who doesn’t want a fishing edge?

April 07, 2014 at 9:00am