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.

“A Month Full of West Winds”

August, well summer in general is a typical south east wind pattern with afternoon showers.  This August so far is going against the grain of that theory with showers and storms starting early in the morning hours along with moderate west winds day after day.  Already with a dirty and fresh Pontchartrain from the spillway’s…

Vuong Le

My name is Vuong Le. Born and raised in Lafourche Parish. Fishing has been a part of life ever since I could remember. It wasn’t until I moved to New Orleans in 2008 that I found my passion for fishing. When I was introduced to Matrix Shad, the game had changed. I began to see…

RIP DRAKE

“The Legend” Drake Champagne was arguably the most knowledgeable fisherman that ever walked on all fours. Drake was a very loving dog that had a great life with most of his days being on the water. One thing I can almost guarantee is that this pup holds the record for most hours on a boat…

Mike Long

I fish out of a 12′ Jackson Cuda Kayak Fishing Boat. I’m From Ponchatoula La I Have 20 Years Of Fishing. I Target Lake Pontchartrain areas, Lake Catherine, Port Sulfur, Hopedale, also freshwater fish the North Shore of Louisiana. Check out My Facebook page Mike Long for all my reports.   Matrix is my GO TO…