Trout fishing at Delacroix ready to explode

Bryan Chauvin with a Delacroix speck caught on live shrimp. Charter Captain Ron Broadus, aka, “Captain Ahab,” (504-914-6063), said this is shaping up to be the best May Delacroix Island…

Locate the fish, but always listen to your inner “lure junkie”

Figuring out the right bait may not be as important as finding fish, but it’s certainly not an insignificant portion of the equation. (Photos by Todd Masson) We all know anglers…

Give big speckled trout big bites

  Intentionally target big trout and that’s what you’ll get! Doing the piscatorial version of “the wave,” thousands of terrified pogies desperately leaped from the water in a futile effort…

Biloxi Marsh trout are showing up and ready to get the spawn on

Capt. Eric Olsen caught some big trout in the Sound last April and May. Generally, February and March are the most challenging and discouraging months for anglers. It’s due to…

For specks, there’s one main menu item in April

  “Yes, I’ll have the delicious brown shrimp off the buffet, please” For winter-weary speckled trout, the month of April is like an oasis to a desert-dweller. During the previous…

Speck education

(Photo courtesy Stephen LaCombe) Research Center provides a wealth of information about speckled trout Good fishermen are always eager to learn.  Recently my buddy and fellow speckled trout enthusiast, Don…

Wading for trout will get your adrenaline flowing at Sabine Lake

Fat, healthy trout like this one are what we are after when wading during March. If I could be outdoors only one month out of the year, I would pick…

Pay attention to changing patterns for the best Delacroix trout action

Capt. Lane Zimmer puts clients on lots of speckled trout this month on both warm and cold days. (Photo courtesy Capt. Lame Zimmer) The fishing in Delacroix this time of…

Worm your way to cold water trophy trout action

  I imagine most normal people will be staying warm somewhere this month, recovering from hunting season perhaps. The rest of the crazies and myself will be looking at solunar…

Cold means hot fishing in Chalmette

Capt. Mike Gallo caught this 25-inch speckled trout on a shrimp-colored soft plastic lure fished off the bottom. Look for the speckled trout to start stacking up The action in…