“The great flood of 2016′

Well the end of a rather dry summer has came to a close with the most rain the great state of Louisiana has seen in hundreds of years or more. The people of the Baton Rouge area was hit with 20-40 inches of rain in just 48 hours and caused drastic flooding from the Amite…

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Summer Time Specks and Reds (With Video)

Well our annual spring speckled trout run is coming to a close in the conventional Lake Pontchatrain spots but it is not completely over just yet.  The day this “Tip of the Week” was written we made a quick run to the bridges and caught several trout on Matrix Shad.   The action was consistent…

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“Fishing Treacherous Waves” (With Video)

  Spring time is a time of high winds and frequent fronts.  Typically harsh SE winds blow good water in certain estuaries bringing in plenty bait fish with predators fish like the speckled trout to be waiting eagerly to eat up getting nutrients for the their spawning season.   If you are going to wait around…

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“Fishing the Flora-Bama Line” (With Video)

If you are looking for a Lake Pontchartrain report, well it’s the same ole story as every year in the spring.  The trestle is extremely crowded, the river systems are extremely high, the wind is howling but the specks are biting.  The annual run of specks is happening across all the bridges in Pontchartrain as…

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Low Salinity Specks (With Video)

Spring is here and this is prime time to target trophy trout.  The only problem with finding monster trout this year especially for us in Lake Pontchartrain is that water levels of every river surrounding the Lake has been near record highs so far this year.   After battling the opening of the Spillway dumping…

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