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.

From Soft Baits to Hard Baits

This is the time of the year to put the soft plastics up for a few weeks and pull out your hard bait box.  Speckled trout across the entire Gulf coast really favor top waters and suspending jerk baits throughout the transition months of early fall until true fall or winter temperatures set in.   The…

Jace Oulliber

I am a well experienced fisherman I fish both salt and freshwater. I fish mostly in Delacroix, bayou bienvenue, and the lake ponchatrain areas and little bit of grand isle. I am also a fish tagger for tag Louisiana. Matrix shad is the best bait ever made. I’ve yet to find a species of fish…