Capt. Chas Champagne is an avid angler, located in Slidell, LA. Capt. Chas owns and operates Dockside Bait & Tackle and also manufactures his own tackle producing the Matrix Shad fishing lure and the Golden Eye jig heads.

Dj Parker

My name is Dj Parker and I applied for the Pro Staff position and I’m getting back with you from your email. I am 15 years old, I live in St.Martin, Ms. which is about 15miles east of Biloxi. I’m on my school bass team and also the baseball team. I have been using Matrix…

Reggie Legendre

Hi my name is Reggie Legendre. I am a native resident of lower lafourche parish. I am happily married and have two children, a 17 year old daughter and an 11 year old son. I like to think of myself as a hardworking family man who enjoys spending time playing sports with my son. In…

Happy New Year

  Happy new year to all from Dockside TV we hope 2019’ turn out to be an epic year. The weather so far this year is starting off pretty dismal. The pearl river is already sky high pumping fresh water in the lake which could hurt our spring run. On days it isn’t blowing a…

“Hard Bait Time”

Well September felt more like August making us crave October cool fronts more than normal. The good news is we look like we escaped the heart of hurricane season yet again and the trout have already started their move to the west. Usually we do not start making good trout catches until October but we…

“Transition Time”

“Transition Time” August has past and gone and usually I am thrilled do get out of that dreadful month but this year was different. This August speckled trout unexpectedly showed up in several areas and I was pleasantly shocked. I personally started my mornings out in Lake Catherine each day drifting way off the banks…