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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Small Red Fish Invading Pontchartrain

This year has certainly been a strange one. Record amounts of fresh water, two openings of the spillway and not a trout around for months. One thing that has excelled is red fish. Small perfect grilling size red fish have came into the area in full force. The man made canals on the northern end…

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“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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