Jigging the Tracks

Jigging the Tracks By: Tyler Hall When fishing for speckled trout in Lake Ponchartrain, two things in particular stand out in my mind. One being the train trestles and the other being jigging. There is no question that the combination of the two are deadly when it comes to trout fishing in the lake, and…

“Easy as it Gets”

Cant ask for better conditions and situations so far this fall.  Huge redfish schools are going bananas all over the lake on nice calm days.  Just simply look for the birds and hold on.  If big trout is what you want, wait for your warmer days and pound the poles on the causeway and the…

“Before and After the Front”

Wether to go before the front or after is always a common question we receive through DockSide’s contact forum. This time of year as we enter our favorite month playing the front is the key. Once the trout station themselves in there late fall and winter time pattern after transitioning from the hot winter, Louisiana…

September Transitions

          brought to you by: MatrixShad.com         Hot as you know what is what the last couple weeks have been.  As soon as temps start to decline we will begin to search along the trestle for big doormat flounders.  If the flounders have a  poor migration this year we will…

“The Key To Perdido” (With Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V90SEd8aCrY Well the matrix and vortex shad is on the move again, headed east with golden eye jig heads of all sizes tied on all of our poles ready for any fishing situation we encounter. Fishing in the Lake has been horrible so we decided to go somewhere new. Perdido Key was our destination this…

Dockside Bait and Tackle is changing locations at this moment. As soon as we confirm a new location, we will let you know. Until then, we will continue to give you even more information on fishing around the lake using Matrix Shads and our newest Vortex Shad. As far as fishing the past couple weeks,…

“Lazy Days” (With Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWuCu6QPE6M   West winds have been relentless so far this June, but believe it or not fishing has stayed par for us in Lake Pontchartrain.  Salinity continues to stay down but school trout and puppy drum continue to over take the lake.  Catches out of DockSide have been plenty good enough for us to continue pounding…

Mixed Bag and School Trout

Well May has come and gone and pretty summer weather has taken its place across Lake Pontchartrain.  Calm wind and  hot temps is what you will expect from here on out.   Live shrimp have finally become available and anglers using them out of DockSide are doing well while using them.   If you are…