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Endless redfish in hard-to-reach area

My favorite fish to catch is speckled trout, but when someone is giving away valuable prizes in a friendly redfish competition, I target spottails the most basic and efficient way to put them in the boat — with dead shrimp under a cork. […]

Redfish

More popping cork pointers

A good topwater bite can offer an entertaining display of ferocity, but at some point the fish shy away from this game. Maybe it’s the intensifying sunlight/heat, fishing pressure or a combination of such factors; but whatever the case, Capt. Ross Montet knows that the fish haven’t necessarily stopped feeding. In his view, you simply need to descend into the water column — and popping corks offer the perfect transitional tool. […]

Fishing Hotspots

Head east for Buras trout

The high Mississippi River began sending tons of sediment out into the waters surrounding Buras in March — particularly on the west side, where trout will move to Grand Isle and Barataria Bay. […]

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Mississippi River level key for October Buras bite

The calendar might say it’s officially fall, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the Mississippi River has begun its traditional fall yet, when saltwater from the Gulf usually begins feeding into the river — bringing hungry redfish and speckled trout along with it.  […]