Hard Bait Season

Fall and Winter is one of the best times to target trophy trout with hard baits and save the soft plastics for the schoolies. Focus on floating hard baits over grassy shorelines in the fall and transition over to hovering them over rocky banks as we move to winter. In the fall big trout seem…

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October Schools

  There probably is not an easier time to locate reds than the month of October.  Waters clean up, rivers drop and red fish flourish.  Water temperatures begin to cool and red fish begin to herd up like cattle.  We spend a lot of time while waiting on the speckled trout to settle in chasing…

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Sight Fishing Reds is in Full Force

     After a dismal and wet August this summer, September has seen more sun than the equator.  Blue bird sunny days on the regular bringing out record setting heat waves also.  The good news is the red fish love the sun and could care less about the heat.  The good news for us red…

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Pcola Report by: Captain Johnathan Willis

With warm temperatures the fishing has been fantastic! Schools of trout are being found along grass flats and around piers and other structures in 3-5 ft of water, and flounder are becoming ever more common as this warm weather is rolling in! Also with this weather with water temps rising we will start to see…

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Rain or Shine it’s Time to Grind

    “Rain or Shine it’s Time to Grind” Well August was as wet and cloudy as I have ever seen.  As you see in this Dockside TV above we fish under adverse conditions as we did most of August.  The thing to do on cloudy summer days is to put the Matrix Craw on…

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“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…

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Where Did all Our Big Trout Go??

     This is a subject that many trophy trout anglers across the great state of Louisiana continue to discuss and try to figure out daily.  So just where have the big trout gone in Louisiana.  Is it the high rivers year after year?  Maybe it’s the loss of land of our estuary.  Could it…

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What is Your Favorite Way to Fish??

What is your favorite way to catch a fish?  Is it bouncing a jig or slow rolling a spinner bait?  Maybe it’s watching your cork go down or relaxing while trolling plugs behind the boat or standing up in a tower sight fishing fat reds.   Well here at Dockside TV our’s is with out…

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