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Marsh Man Masson video: The absolute best way to fillet speckled trout

Speckled trout are Louisiana’s most popular coastal fish. They’re more plentiful in the Bayou State than anywhere else on the planet, and that means if you’re an angler down here, you probably regularly put a whole bunch on ice. And when you’ve got a box full of speckled trout to clean, you want to do it as quickly and efficiently as possible. […]

Inshore Fishing

A grand slam — just before the World Series

Though autumn cool fronts often bring in some ferocious winds, they also drop water temperatures and inspire everything that swims to bite like lionesses through the neck of a zebra. That makes this season the best time of year to boat a grand slam (redfish, speckled trout and flounder) or even a Cajun grand slam (redfish, speckled trout, flounder and largemouth bass). […]

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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.