“Slamming Spillway Specks”

  I think we all know what exactly a spillway opening is but for those who don’t it is when the Bonnet Carre Spillway is opened to relieve pressure off the Mississippi River allowing it to flow freely into Lake Pontchartrain. There seems to be many of questions asking how the spillway will effect the…

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How to Target Trout During Spillway Opening

Another year of fighting freshwater in the Pontchartrain Basin. This is beginning to be the norm, small trout runs before the fresh water from the Bonnet Carre Spillway and then targeting bass and reds once the river floods the lake. The days of the Lake to be known as trophy trout estuary are becoming a…

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Sacalait Report By Capt. Anthony Kyzar

Sacalait Report By Capt. Anthony Kyzar   Spring is finally here and the sacalait and bass are starting to spawn . The water temps are climbing into the 60’s and that is the magic number. The males are pulling up to the bank to build the nests and the females will be waiting for the…

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Crappie Weather = Crappie Fishing

Well the 2019 weather could not start much worse than it already has.   The trout bite is still productive along the Mrgo but its about the only consistent place causing all the fisherman to funnel there also.  So here at DockSide TV we have made transition to crappie fishing.   This is one of our favorite…

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Happy New Year

  Happy new year to all from Dockside TV we hope 2019’ turn out to be an epic year. The weather so far this year is starting off pretty dismal. The pearl river is already sky high pumping fresh water in the lake which could hurt our spring run. On days it isn’t blowing a…

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“Hard Bait Time”

Well September felt more like August making us crave October cool fronts more than normal. The good news is we look like we escaped the heart of hurricane season yet again and the trout have already started their move to the west. Usually we do not start making good trout catches until October but we…

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“Transition Time”

“Transition Time” August has past and gone and usually I am thrilled do get out of that dreadful month but this year was different. This August speckled trout unexpectedly showed up in several areas and I was pleasantly shocked. I personally started my mornings out in Lake Catherine each day drifting way off the banks…

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