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Port Fourchon, Grand Isle, Timbalier, Its Speck Time

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I ran two trips this past weekend, I had the pleasure to fish with friends and we were very successful catching over 200 speckled trout and 15 bonus red fish. The first day I made the decision to go long and it payed off fishing the bay side oyster reefs. This day the water was chocolate milk on the Gulf so we ended up with a full box fishing shallow. On this trip we left the fish biting due to running out of live bait. With the fishing this hot my new live bait number is 75 per person minim.
Second day I made the decision to fish the Gulf side. The water was clear and I had good reports, pulled up and told everyone to cast, it’s on all rods bent at the same time. It was on fire and we filled the box. The only issue was the 20 boats that past by and decided to pull inches from our lines. Well that’s fishing, the bait of choice was live shrimp and style you desire.
Kick-Em-Up LLc Fishing Charters
Capt. D Foster
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Re: Port Fourchon, Grand Isle, Timbalier, Its Speck Time
what do you mean by 'new live bait number is 75 per person minimum?'
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Re: Port Fourchon, Grand Isle, Timbalier, Its Speck Time
Easy explanation, I usually cast net or purchase 50 shrimp per person and this is good for a fish limit. But the last two trips we were out of live bait and the hammer trout moved in and I had to leave them biting. We had some stubborn fish because I empty the tackle box tossing matrix, voodoo, gulp and every color plastic and no takers. Found the last shrimp swimming in the drain and bamm... produced a huge trout. I guess my message for the day is make sure you have adequate live bait. It is costly but you can take the time and cast net all the live bait you need.
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Re: Port Fourchon, Grand Isle, Timbalier, Its Speck Time
that's what I thought you meant. Man that's a lot of shrimp but I can understand your reasoning. Thank you
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