Inshore Fishing

Hopedale reds ganging up in Lake Robin

Anglers heading out to fish the Hopedale area in the next few days will find that the redfish bite is really strong. Captain Charlie Thomason with Bayou Charters (504-278-FISH) said, “They’re not in super shallow water, but it seems like it because the tide is so low right now.” […]


The Hopedale Highway

It doesn’t take much effort to see what the primary occupation of the locals is when driving toward Hopedale. Signs advertising saltwater fishing charters hang out from waterside boat docks and piers like Spanish moss dripping from the Evangeline Oak. […]

Inshore Fishing

Hopedale anglers catching early trout limits

Promises of easy speckled trout limits are often taken with a grain of salt. However, you shouldn’t have a skeptical ear if you hear Capt. Ben Leto of Louisiana Fishing Expeditions (985-630-2066) say he’s busting them. He’s been catching limits out of Hopedale the past few days before the clock hits 8 a.m. […]