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Rigolets Fishing

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Never fished the Rigolets, but I will be heading that way this weekend. Anyone have any pointers on how to find any action over there this time of year?
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I launched from Fort Pike yesterday and fished the Geohaegan canal which is the canal behind the Rigolets marina and did okay considering the weather. Just position yourself with the bank and cast to the deeper water and work the canal. I did not limit on trout but what I did catch were all keepers. The smallest trout was 13'. I used matrix shad in black/chartreuse tail. The bite just felt like a wet rag and then there'd be a trout on the end of it. I let it hit the bottom and rip it hard then let it sit for about 30 seconds on a tight line, go to rip it again and bingo..a trout.
Good luck,

It was nice frying up some fresh trout dinner!!
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i would recommend waiting a few more weeks when the trout really start to move in right now its tough to catch a good bit. but if you are set on coming to give it a try i would try the bridges in lake P first the trout should start showing up there soon with this warmer weather.
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Thanks for the responses. Greatly appreciated.

Would it be worth it to run out to Lake Borgne to look for some reds? What about the northern parts of the Biloxi marsh?
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I wouldn't recommend running that far for reds, they should be pretty easy to find in the rigolets much closer to the marina. the canal right by the rigolets marina holds red fish and they have a lot of marsh around lake P, lake Katherine and in the rigolets that if you fish you should be able to find reds. another good option would be to put in at the yellow store on chef, hit the intercostal towards Chalmette and fish up in there you should be able to find plenty of reds in there and might pick up some trout to.
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