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.

Don Maille

I have fished the SE Louisiana marshes since I was 4 years old, fished from Grand Isle to Slidell.  Currently I am part of Team BugginDaFish with Cpt. Calvin Duvalle in both the Tito’s Homemade Vodka Redfish Series and the IFA Redfish Tour.  Currently working on my Captain’s license.  I fish out of a 24’…

Bryce Gibson

I have always loved fishing ever since I got started as just a little kid with my grandpa on my hometown lake Grand lake. I fish mainly for largemouth bass, crappie, and white bass. I have a passion for bass fishing and I love studying the fish and trying to figure out their patterns. I…

“Do you Troll or Jig”

When to Troll, When to Jig Most of you that know us at www.MatrixShad.com know that we mostly jig soft plastics along the bridges of lake Pontchartrain but this time of year it may be a little different. This is a time you may want to try a different technique called trolling. Trolling lures behind the boat…