Inshore Fishing

This young lady rode in style as she accompanied her dad as he participated in the Ride the Bull kayak fishing tournament in Caminada Pass last summer. The added rear seat made for a great place to relax while the two spent the day on the water.

June’s Best Bets

June 15 at 7:00am

Tippets

June 15 at 7:00am
There’s nothing like the look on a young child’s face when pulling in a sea monster. Ten-year-old Brody Muhoberac caught this nice blue cat while riding in the back of his dad’s kayak while jug-fishing.

‘Kid’-yaking: Create memories on the water

A kayak is a great tool to teach kids to fish
June 14 at 4:29pm
Capt. Mike Wittich said live shrimp under a cork or tight-lined plastics are both good options for Delacroix trout.

Find clean water for Delacroix trout

Live shrimp under a cork or tight-lined plastics effective
June 14 at 4:14pm
Capt. Ty Hibbs puts smiles on faces when he takes clients sight-fishing for reds.

Abundant grass perfect for sight-fishing reds

Pogies mean reds are there
June 13 at 5:15pm
Capt. Jakamo Laboureur, with Jakamo South out of Shell Beach, holds up a nice Breton Sound speckled trout. Free-lining live shrimp was effective, especially at the Holy Cross rig, but Spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks were plentiful.

Video: Capt. Jakamo talks Breton Sound trout

Live shrimp, croakers are key
June 13 at 9:18am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Complete beginner rakes in the redfish

Action as easy as it gets right now.
June 13 at 8:41am
Berkley's 5-inch Grass Pig in swamp gas color (shown) is a heavy soft plastic with lots of action that's effective at catching redfish across Louisiana's coast, according to Capt. Devin Denman.

Inshore insights: My favorite redfish swimbait

Berkley’s 5-inch Grass Pig gets it done
June 12 at 5:15pm
Recon Marines use the GOTWA system to keep their team informed of each other’s whereabouts. You can use it to let others know about your fishing plans — and what to do if you don’t return.

Use ‘GOTWA’ to develop a game plan on the water

Inform others when you’ll be returning — and what to do if you don’t
June 11 at 5:54pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Just give the redfish what they want

Buzzbaits and frogs, or just live shrimp under a cork?
June 11 at 1:00pm
This nice red couldn’t resist eating a Coma Spoon. Spoon flies emit flash and vibration, making them highly attractive.

Spoon-fed reds

Tough day? send Spoon flies to the rescue
June 10 at 9:00am

Marsh Man Masson vid: Hot crabbing action with amazing underwater footage

Crabs big, fat, plentiful right now
June 04 at 5:25pm
Speckled trout action at typical hotspots on the west side out of Buras — like the Empire Jetties — will be dependent on how much the Mississippi River falls as June progresses.

Mississippi River level dictates June trout bite out of Buras

Action on beaches, mid-bays should pick up as month progresses — if river cooperates
June 04 at 10:04am