Inshore Fishing

Marsh Man Masson vid: What's biting on the rocks? Apparently everything

Five species bite artificial baits during trip
July 23 at 4:18pm

Marsh Man Masson vid: Catching redfish after wicked west winds

Low water can't stop fast action.
July 18 at 10:01am
Chas Champagne, with Matrix Shad, always keeps a close eye out for snot grass like this because he typically finds redfish in the area.

Sight-fishing support

Stingrays, snot grass dead giveaways redfish are nearby
July 17 at 7:00am
LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine twitchbait comes in 3- and 3 ½-inch floating or suspended models, and is available in four color variations.

LiveTarget’s Scaled Sardine Twitchbait

Detailed, realistic lure is irresistible to multiple saltwater species
July 15 at 9:00am
You might not catch absolute hammers at the islands, but you probably won’t have to measure many trout, either.

How to tie a uni knot stopper

July 15 at 7:00am
Slip corks are the best tools for working live shrimp over fish-holding trash in Timbalier Bay because it’s easy to cast the rigs no matter what depth you need to be fishing.

Why sliding corks are best

July 15 at 7:00am
Pellegrin uses a No. 4 treble hook when fishing shrimp because he knows they will sink into flesh and won’t let go without the use of pliers.

Treble hooks hold tight

July 15 at 7:00am
Capt. Tommy Pellegrin looks for sweet spots when he’s fishing jetties and beaches. If you find water pulling out faster than the surrounding surf, actively feeding trout are almost guaranteed.

Beating the barrier islands

July 15 at 7:00am
Birds just haven’t shown up this year, so you’ll likely not find any trout drifting the bays. Instead, find oilfield locations and satellite rigs, and work shrimp over the junk on the bottom.

The bay is all about structure

July 15 at 7:00am
No matter how blistering hot it is in the sun, the Ards find oases of cool air in the shadows of the bridges they fish under.

Back in the day

July 15 at 7:00am
Jeb’s terminal rig is built around a lot of weight, a 2-ounce pyramid sinker, plus a ¼-ounce jighead.

This is brute fishing

July 15 at 7:00am


July 15 at 7:00am