Matrix Tagging Program

By: Joel Masson   A few years back, Tag Louisiana started a program that allowed anglers to stick yellow tags in fish, with the potential of that fish being recaptured. The value of this program shows itself in many facets. For each recaptured fish, Tag Louisiana sends both the recipient and the original tagger a…

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The Heat is On

Summer is now here along with the hot temperatures. If it is speckled trout you are after there are two things you will have to change up from fishing during the spring. First off early starts is key. The early bird gets the worm in the summer months. The other thing you may have to…

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This Northshore River Piled Up With Aggressive May Bass

Months like May provide a litany of fishing related activities to chose from. With many teens seeing their last days of school before summer vacation, popular saltwater destinations get choked up with fishermen. For anglers who like a real challenge, Tchefuncte River bass are hard to beat. Although the place isn’t known for it, catching…

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Fish the Moons for Big Trout

The Pontchartrain estuary is making a turn to be a fall and winter big trout hot spot now the MRGO is closed.    It used to be known as the place to be to catch wall hangers all through the spring and summer but the last few years have shown differently.  It now seems the…

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“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…

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“Sacalait Season” (With Video)

Although Christmas has come and gone and we are already far along on another new year it is now that “Tis the Season” for the sacalait.   What most of the nation calls the the “white perch” or “crappie”, here in south Louisiana it is aka the “sacalait” which is french for “sack of milk”…

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