Target Big Suspended Specks Right Now

This is a time of year where big trout will suspend in even the deepest of water. We have really been targeting big specks lately and throwing hard baits especially the Matrix Mullet Prototype in crystal clear water watching big specks coming from the depths up to 10′ to charge the Matrix Mullet. Soon as…

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Under the Birds

Now is the time to look up into the sky rather than down into the water.   Every year in the Pontchartrain basin during this time of year birds start working on the shrimp that the reds are pushing up to the surface.  If you catch the right flock of birds you will catch big trout…

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Dufrene and White With Another Victory Using MATRIX SHAD

Capt. Chad Dufrene and Capt. Barnie White just recently added another “W” to their already  impressively strong redfish career this past week. Amongst a very competitive 80 boat field during this year’s IFA redfish event held in the Houma area Dufrene and White were able to do more than hold off the other competitors, they actually…

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Low Salinity’s So Head For the Pumpkin Patch

Where did the Salinity go?   Lake Ponchartrain has been seeing the most drastic salinity readings I can ever remember.  The gauge which usually averages 6-12 parts per thousand of salt has been sitting at a dismal 1.5 parts per thousand since February and has done this the last three springs into summer.  Trout can…

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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.   …

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Lake Pontchartrain Limits

Not the biggest trout we have ever seen so far this spring but the numbers of fish showing up has been nice to see.    This 2015′ crop of trout has been about par in the Lake Pontchartrain basin so far this spring as we have seen the last few years.   The last few years has…

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