Trout Fired Up After Nate Pushes in Bait

Trout Fired Up After Nate Pushes in Bait by: Joel Masson Hurricane Nate, fortunately, wasn’t much more than a little high water and rain for Southeast Louisiana, but for particular areas along thecoast, it had major impacts – in a good way.Nate brought in loads of super saltyGulf water, which carried with it a monstrosity of bait. All that…

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While Waiting on Trout, Do This

  While Waiting on Trout, Do This By Joel Masson:   September and a lot of October can be more difficult for speckled trout anglers than Quantum Physics. And, as it’s shaping up this year, the lack of cold fronts will mean giant groups of specks will be challenging to locate. So, instead of beating…

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Running from Hurricane Harvey and Irma

On this episode of Dockside TV, we headed East attempting to flee the wrath of Hurricane Harvey, but soon found out that the wind and rain wasn’t quite going to miss us. We arrived in Perdido in the afternoon on Monday morning, and were immediately greeted with some nasty storms and some of the strongest…

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After Tropical Storm Cindy

     Well everyone figured salinities would rise after another summertime tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico but that is not the reality from tropical storm Cindy.  Cindy made landfall near the Lake Charles area, putting Lake Pontchartrain on the wet side of the storm. Although water levels did rise with the storm surge…

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Monster Cats on Vortex Shad

By: Sawyer   The lady & I made a road trip up to Wisconsin, & then to Minnesota for a few days, last week to go to a wedding & to surprise our families. Luckily I managed to make it out fishing a couple nights as well. We made two trips to a stretch of the Yahara…

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Matrix Tagging Program

By: Joel Masson   A few years back, Tag Louisiana started a program that allowed anglers to stick yellow tags in fish, with the potential of that fish being recaptured. The value of this program shows itself in many facets. For each recaptured fish, Tag Louisiana sends both the recipient and the original tagger a…

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The Heat is On

Summer is now here along with the hot temperatures. If it is speckled trout you are after there are two things you will have to change up from fishing during the spring. First off early starts is key. The early bird gets the worm in the summer months. The other thing you may have to…

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This Northshore River Piled Up With Aggressive May Bass

Months like May provide a litany of fishing related activities to chose from. With many teens seeing their last days of school before summer vacation, popular saltwater destinations get choked up with fishermen. For anglers who like a real challenge, Tchefuncte River bass are hard to beat. Although the place isn’t known for it, catching…

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Fish the Moons for Big Trout

The Pontchartrain estuary is making a turn to be a fall and winter big trout hot spot now the MRGO is closed.    It used to be known as the place to be to catch wall hangers all through the spring and summer but the last few years have shown differently.  It now seems the…

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