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Captain Bob Leeville Report

Hello again Cyber Anglers,

Fished out of Boudreaux’s in Leeville yesterday and got into the nice Redfish and Specks again at Philo Bruce. I still haven’t had to any further or anywhere else to be successful catching in outside water.

I pulled up to the new north cut and anchored up current and hit the Reds as the incoming tide was slacking. The Specks were on also along with a few small Black tip Sharks. Water was gulf green and bait filled and by 7am turned to go out aided by a 10 knot Northwest breeze. I continued to catch until the bite ended around 930am. All of the fish came on the usual, Carolina rigged, large live cocahoes from Goo Goo. When it clouded some nice lunkers hit topwater. All of this action was filmed and will air on episode 1536.

We took cover from the sun under the boat umbrella and moved to the Northeast sand bar and once the falling tide started to rip and create nervous water, the nice Specks turned on, biting from 1230-230pm when we finished another show (episode 1537). We left them biting and ran in. I rode the nervous water with a large live Cocahoe under a weighted, rattling, clip-on Comel cork catching all of the nice Specks.

Episode 1535, also shot at Philo, is on the TV venues. We shot this edition of Between the Banks on New Moon in June. is still being updated so internet viewers can catch the new and past episodes on You Tube. Just type in key words Bob Gourgues and you will go to my channel. You can also get free notifications when a new episode is posted.

A few keeper Specks are also being caught at the fishing pier when tide is flat or switching. Three am to daybreak has been the best time lately to catch but check the tide data before you go. Small White Trout and Reds are running when the water is moving. Plastic shrimp and white shad rigs continue to be our bait of choice.

If you want more info, watch Between the Banks TV on the above mentioned venues. You can also get assistance by calling the Between the Banks fishing line at 504.458.9451. I will be happy to help. In the meantime good luck fishing...Capt Bob