Kevin Wartberg

My name is Kevin Wartberg. I reside in Slidell, La., and have been fishing Lake Pontchartrain, Biloxi Marsh, and Hopedale for about 20 years now. Working all throughout the marsh in my 20′ Skeeter Bay is my favorite way to put em in the boat. I’ve been using Matrix/Vortex Shad since the day they were…

Capt. John Rivers

Capt. John has a lifetime of fishing knowledge and over 18 years of experience fishing the northern gulf coast in the Pensacola, Navarre and Perdido Key waterways. “I have enjoyed fishing all my life. While living in the Midwest, I fished Kentucky & Barkley Lake for years along with the Ohio River and many local…

Capt. Bill Willis

Captain Bill Willis is a native of Pensacola and has fished the waterways surrounding Perdido Key and Orange Beach for over twenty five years. In addition to local knowledge he has fished Key West ,Marquesas Islands, Sebastians Inlet, Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Apalachicola, Sarasota sound, Indian Pass, Louisiana Marsh and most lakes and ditches in…

Joshua Lim

Born and raised in San Francisco California. Grew up saltwater and freshwater fishing alike along California’s coast for striped bass and large mouth bass. Joined the Navy at the age of 21 traveled the world and had the opportunity to fish places like Dubai Thailand Singapore Japan and Hawaii. Still currently active duty and a…

Tyler Morel

An avid fisherman who has been fishing the Lake Pontchartrain estuary for several years and is a Matrix Shad sales representative. Tyler regularly is on the road with Chas Champagne, owner of The Matrix Shad fishing lure, and helps promote and market the lure all over the gulf coast. Tyler’s specialties include sightfishing for redfish…

Avoiding the Crowds

This is the time of year when crowds can get out of control and the usual community holes are over fished there is ways to get the water to yourself.  Not only here in Lake Pontchartrain but all over the Gulf coast there are everyday common community holes and the pressure can be unbearable.   …