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.

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…

Trevor Farkas

Trevor Farkas, of Springfield, La. I grew up bass fishing on the Tickfaw River and in the Manchac area. My first taste of saltwater fishing came at around 10yrs old when my dad took me on my first trip to Grand Isle to fish the surf for specks. That’s where the passion for fishing took…