Fringe bays and islands around Biloxi Marsh doing well when weather permits. Anglers must get to the outside early before winds increase. […]
Lake Pontchartrain area anglers will soon have four new areas to target speckled trout and redfish after construction of four artificial reefs in and around Lake Borgne and the Biloxi Marsh. […]
The Biloxi Marsh area located in St. Bernard Parish encompasses the general area north of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Canal to the Mississippi Sound, and from Lake Borgne to Chandeleur Sound. There are several boat launches/bait sites in St. Bernard, New Orleans, St. Tammany and even some along the Mississippi coast, which offer easy access to the area. The entire region is crisscrossed with natural bayous, lagoons, bays, lakes and reefs.
“Go West, young man” might have been a popular slogan as America expanded in the 1800s, but if you’re looking to catch speckled trout in the middle of the summer, heading east out of the Rigolets to the islands speckling the outer edges of the Biloxi Marsh is some pretty sage advice.
This goes down as one of my very best summers — ever.
June came in with intense heat and sweltering humidity, and an abundance of speckled trout. At least it did where I was fishing — in and around Bay Eloi.
I arrived at the small-boat harbor in Pass Christian, Miss., 15 minutes before our 2 p.m. appointment — as storms just to the north of the coast broke loose.
So the next hour or so was spent visiting with Capt. Ronnie Daniels and the father-and-son fishing team of Dana and David Sanders while the rains passed.
The Biloxi Marsh is a daunting 90,000 acres of wetlands in St. Bernard Parish. Unsure of where to begin, we teamed up with Capt. Mike Gallo in this episode to guide us through out first trip to the Biloxi. […]