Capt. Josh Ellender

My name is Captain Josh Ellender and I am part owner/operator of Light Tackle Charters, L.L.C. I am from Houma, Louisiana and have been fishing Theriot, Louisiana (Dularge area) since I was 10. My passion for fishing is what drives me to be a fishing guide. Whether site casting for those bronzed back redfish or…

Transitioning Trophies

  Spring is finally here and so are some big trout.  We have already made some impressive catches on the bridges and shorelines in the eastern part of the Lake.  A nice warming trend in late February triggered the big sows to start there annual gorge.  What trout like to do this time of year is…

“From Red to Green”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAcdq47Tzzk Between the Ice Storms, the wind and rain and even threats of snow the Lake Pontchatrain estuary is still giving up good redfish catches through out the month of February.  The marsh off Irish Bayou has been productive for reds and bass where and so has the Chalmette area.  The new wall and old…

“The Ice Age” (With Video)

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ip1JplZVdg Water temps have plummeted all the way to cold enough to create ice on water surface a few times.  Check out video above to see just what we mean by the ice.  Redfish are the fish to target during these freezing times.   Forget about speckled trout when water temps are below 53…