West winds make Lake P very complex for catching trout so we like to spend those days sight fishing reds while running up and down the Intercoastal Canals. The Key to Sight Fishing Redfish in Louisiana is to find Duck Ponds that hold freshwater grass. This fresh water grass is the key ingredient that filters…Details
Only 2 weeks ago Doc Wiess, Ricky Treyhand and Chink Sumas boated a 31lb stringer only to follow up with this trout just under 8lbs Awesome catch as it seems the reefs on the western end of the Lake is holding some horses. Live shrimp is bait of Choice
With all the High west winds, tides have drop out over 3 feet so far this week and dirtied up the Lake. When this happens we tend to settle for the Drum and Sheepshead bite more and look for the trout in deeper more protected waters or run far east looking for saltier water. West…Details
Live shrimp is king right now and we are keeping a large supply of them at DockSide Bait and Tackle. The trestle is still the most consistent area as of now but the mule trout have been hanging in the most eastern part of Lake Pontchartrain. As most have herd by now John Rucker caught…Details
Although the big trout have been late this year, John Rucker ran into this mule Thursday while fishing near Salt Bayou. His well known “Rucker Rig” faked out this 28″ Mule just minutes from DockSide. Now is the time to look for one to put on the Wall out of DockSide. We have plenty of…Details
Live Shrimp Season is now here and that’s what the trout want. The north end of trestle has been this weeks hot spot but check out Capt Kristian’s 5.5 pounder he caught near the Hospital wall saturday while fishing with live DockSide shrimp.
The bridges are still the place to be but the size of the trout have been small for lake pontchartrain this week. The midnight mullet has been the hot Matrix Shad this week and the 174 area has been the ticket especially on the incoming tide. Live Shrimp Season starts may 1st so look for…Details
Make sure to take a peak at hwy 11 and new twin span when trestle gets over fished and crowded. These two bridges are not as consistent as trestle but sure are great back up spots when trestle is busy. Check recent video on dockside live as Jonathan and I killed the trout on hwy…Details
Make Sure to keep ur eyes peeled when fishing the Lake with low stormy clouds this time of year as water spouts like this one can pop out of no-where.
Catches of multiple 4 to 5 pound trout have been coming through everyday out of DockSide. Big numbers and catching limits have been a rarity but the size and quality of the well known “Lake Pontchartrain Pigs” are right on time. We have been using the “Midnight Mullet” Matrix Shad a lot and producing plenty of…Details