Fishing Hotspots

MRGO rocks holding specks

Veteran Shell Beach charter guide Capt. Jacques “Jakamo” Laboureur (504-303-1494) said, “To me, June means two things: One, fish the MRGO rocks, and two, fish the reefs in the big, fringe oyster-laden bays.” […]


Goin’ Downstairs: Tips for catching summertime fish deep in the MRGO

The trip looked doomed. It always happens this way. The prospects for the morning’s fishing trip always decrease in direct ratio to the number of wine corks popped and trips to the keg. When Doc cranks up “Shattered” by the Rolling Stones, the plans are seriously tail-spinning.

“So we’ll leave a little later,” Pelayo said as he boogied his way past Doc and Trisha on the impromptu dance floor that doubles as Doc’s pool deck. “No problemo. What’s the big deal?” […]