Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
Fishin’ in plentiful Louisiana
Most local fishers say that the March forecast is hard to predict, simply because of the warm and cold weather rotations. But the teeter-totter conditions don't seem to play a major role in Jonas Dufrene's sport.
"I really haven't gotten out full force on Lake Des Allemands or the Simoneaux Ponds yet," said Dufrene. "But now that we're closer to April I'm looking forward to reeling in some Lake Pontchartrain trout."
Dufrene, who has many fishing recreationally since he was a child, says that the with warmer waters and calm winds trout as big as 5 pounds are catchable in the lake, and points out that he like to use either Magic Minnow Hybrid or shrimp as a lure.
Dufrene has also been spotted near Bayou Segnette and says that catching and releasing up to 30 bass a day isn't that strange of an occurance for the end of March.
"I've really enjoyed casting at Bayou Segnette, but now that the catfish are spawning I can't wait to catch some Des Allemands catfish," said Dufrene.
Local fishing reports indicate that large-mouth bass is in full spawn now in Lake Cataouatche along with baitfish. The water is at the perfect temperature for sauger. They're feeding well and in good supply in the deeper waters.
With Lake Salvador's water rising to 62 degrees, the catfish will start becoming more active. The spawn is right around the corner and all species including Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking to spawn in places like deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade and holes in the bank.
We want to know what you're catching, how much your catching and what you're using to catch fish right here in St. Charles Parish! So send us your fishing pictures and personal forecast to Sports Editor Heather R. Breaux at email@example.com.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
A Kenner woman and her mother are accused of using a hammer and knife to attack and...
Over the past six years, a local couple has been transplanting saplings into the...
Revelers are preparing once again to line the streets of Luling and Des Allemands...
Hahnville junior Kendrick Jones became the second wrestler in his school’s history...
A Luling college student who is following his dreams to become an animator is...
Family and friends gathered on Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Jade...
Craig's Barber Shop has been locally owned and operated for over 25 years. We do men, women, and children's haircuts. Come in and enjoy that unique barber shop experience! Walk in and relax a while with Craig, Cheryl, and Angel!
Father faces 198 years in jail for molesting daughter - 1766 views
A Luling father who has been convicted of molesting his daughter twice in the last 10 years is facing up to 198 years in jail.