“Track Time”

After a brutally cold, rainy and windy January we rolled right into an abnormally warm and calm February.   A lot of anglers relate the bridges in Lake Pontchartrain as an April and May place to fish but nothing is further from the truth if these certain starts align.  If water temps get over 55…

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“Tis the Sacalait Season”

Tis the season for Sacalait during the month of February. Around the coastal regions of the gulf coast the inshore saltwater fishing hits a wall during this tough month. Sure you can still make some nice catches of specked trout and redfish but why target these difficult saltwater species during this month when you can…

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“Play the Day”

“Play the Day” We are now into the thick of winter. Continuous fronts, wicked winds and cold water temperatures have now set it. The key to consistently catching this time of year is to be versatile. Lucky for South Louisiana Anglers we have a lot of species to choose from and that’s what you need…

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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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