Post hurricane Barry report! The fishing has been unbelievable since hurricane Barry, it took a few days for the water to settle but once it did mayhem took place! The redfish bite has been out of control, limiting before 7:40 AM and catching close to 100 fish a day! Speckled trout on the other hand finally appeared in big numbers! The storm surge brought in some saltier water, but it’s still not completely rid of all the fresh water coming from the Mississippi River. The new dose of somewhat saltier water brought a whole new crop of fish along with a ton of bait!! And as fisherman know if you have plenty of bait the fish follow. Limits of trout came in all week this week and plenty of redfish too! We are booked for the rest of July but do have a few dates open for charter fishing and lodging for August. This hot bite should last a few more weeks, if you want to come down to south Louisiana and experience this crazy action give us a call!
Capt. Britt Ordes
Hopedale, Louisiana Fishing Charters & Lodging
Another challenging but successful week here in Hopedale, LA with The Big Outdoors Charters. We had a full schedule this week with 3 to 4 boats out everyday, everyone caught plenty of fish but had to work for them with the big south winds this past week. With the full moon in full swing big tides drained our marsh creating very low tides and high winds. This changed the pattern of our fish but once we figured the pattern out it was nonstop action the rest of the week. Some groups opted to target the redfish this week and some targeted trout. The trout fishing was the best bite we’ve seen yet this year, the spawning females showed up in big numbers during the full moon and made for some awesome trips. On the other hand the redfishing was a little slower than the norm but every group landed 30-50 redfish per trip. Hopefully this week we can get back to the easterly winds with normal tides and get some of our water back to make for better fishing.
Capt. Britt Ordes
Hopedale, Louisiana fishing c harters
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