September is considered the beginning of the fall transition, when trout take their initial migratory steps toward the inside marshes where they’ll haunt deeper holes, bayous and canals during the colder months. […]
Capt. Jack Payne, over at the Sweetwater Marina (504-453-8382) said the trout action should be as hot as the sweltering temperatures this month. […]
Capt. Nick “Fishaholic” Rando (504-281-8287) said the trout are outside by now, so zero in your scope and aim for the big waters of Breton Sound and Black Bay. […]
De’ja vu. We get the expression from the French, and it means “already seen.” It’s the feeling that you’ve been there before, experienced something previously or seen the same thing on some former occasion. […]
It was drizzling when I stepped out of my truck at Sweetwater Marina early Monday (Dec. 5), the first signs of a front that was barreling through the state. I just shook my head, wriggled into my rain suit and headed to meet the two guys I’d be fishing with that morning.
I had told Scott Walker that I didn’t want to waste a day out of the office because I was slammed, and he had promised me it wouldn’t take long to fill our limits of speckled trout.
His confidence was more than braggadocio: I was back at the dock barely more than two hours later, loading up an ice chest full of speckled trout and heading back to the office. […]