The bridges are still the place to be but the size of the trout have been small for lake pontchartrain this week. The midnight mullet has been the hot Matrix Shad this week and the 174 area has been the ticket especially on the incoming tide. Live Shrimp Season starts may 1st so look for…Details
Make sure to take a peak at hwy 11 and new twin span when trestle gets over fished and crowded. These two bridges are not as consistent as trestle but sure are great back up spots when trestle is busy. Check recent video on dockside live as Jonathan and I killed the trout on hwy…Details
Catches of multiple 4 to 5 pound trout have been coming through everyday out of DockSide. Big numbers and catching limits have been a rarity but the size and quality of the well known “Lake Pontchartrain Pigs” are right on time. We have been using the “Midnight Mullet” Matrix Shad a lot and producing plenty of…Details
Hotter and hotter the lake gets day by day as march started off a little slow but picking up to full steam as of right now. March 27 was the first day we saw a two man limit of 50 trout come through DockSide this March. Trout have been smaller on north end and…Details
Warmer and warmer everyday is making the trout reds and flounder fishing in Lake Pontchartrain really heat up. We have been fishing the trestle for our better numbers on catching trout but our bigger fish have been coming from the far eastern shoreline of the lake as we have been seeing a few 4-5 pounders…Details
We fished the tracks on wed. In 15-25 mph winds. What the bridges act as is a barrier on a SE wind. U can always hug the trestle on the west side and use it to block the waves on ur way to the southshore. Once u get to the south end the land protects…Details
Here is a pic of the Matrix Shad rigged as a trailer behind ur favorite trolling bait. Thread the line through lure pop it out on belly side tie a # 6 treble Great for trolling bridges.
These pics are being posted live from iPhone as we are out here right now wednesday feb. 29. Blistering big trout look for new videos soon on dockside live. Trolling 3/4 oz rattle traps with a matrix shad trailer threaded with a small treble is the ticket.
Last few trips we have made in late Febuary we have had similar results. The trestle has been very slow but the few we are catching are very nice trout. What has been producing has been the shove line between Chef pass and Irish Bayou. We have been getting about two cast distances off the…Details