Matrix Mini COMING SOON

A pan-fisherman’s dream is to hit the stores very soon. The DockSide crew and captains are spending countless hours field testing the brand new Matrix Mini. Numerous fresh water lakes are producing beautiful freshwater fish such as crappie bass and blue gill. They are even field testing the Mini in salt water conditions. It has…

Capt. Henry Poirier

TROPHY TROUT CHARTERS Long time angler of Lake Pontchartrain and a master of seeking out Trophy size trout that lurk the pilings that supports Lake Pontchartrain’s bridges.  An expert in trolling and jigging for some of Louisiana’s most illusive creatures, the sow trout of Lake Pontchatrain. image

Paul Oliver

Owner operator of Anchored Design’s Fishing Apparel.  Paul is one of the elite shallow water redfish anglers on gulf coast.   He also won several redfish competitions with the owner and creator of Matrix Shad before the creation of the lure.  He is a sight fishing machine.

Jigging the Tracks

Jigging the Tracks By: Tyler Hall When fishing for speckled trout in Lake Ponchartrain, two things in particular stand out in my mind. One being the train trestles and the other being jigging. There is no question that the combination of the two are deadly when it comes to trout fishing in the lake, and…

Jigging the Tracks

Jigging the Tracks By: Tyler Hall When fishing for speckled trout in Lake Ponchartrain, two things in particular stand out in my mind. One being the train trestles and the other being jigging. There is no question that the combination of the two are deadly when it comes to trout fishing in the lake, and…

“Easy as it Gets”

Cant ask for better conditions and situations so far this fall.  Huge redfish schools are going bananas all over the lake on nice calm days.  Just simply look for the birds and hold on.  If big trout is what you want, wait for your warmer days and pound the poles on the causeway and the…

“Before and After the Front”

Wether to go before the front or after is always a common question we receive through DockSide’s contact forum. This time of year as we enter our favorite month playing the front is the key. Once the trout station themselves in there late fall and winter time pattern after transitioning from the hot winter, Louisiana…

September Transitions

          brought to you by: MatrixShad.com         Hot as you know what is what the last couple weeks have been.  As soon as temps start to decline we will begin to search along the trestle for big doormat flounders.  If the flounders have a  poor migration this year we will…