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I received 3 texts from people wanting to know what the trout been biting on lately. If you ask 50 people you will probably get 50 different answers as everyone has their favorite “go to” bait. Well this is one of my favorites with bunker my color of choice followed up with injured mullet. The larger trout are feeding on fin fish like finger mullets and small pogies and the Vudu Vixens mimic those baitfish very good. The best thing about the Vixen is that you can catch 50-75 fish on a lure as they are almost indestructible. Tsunami swim baits are good too but after catching 3-4 fish they rip off the hook. To each his own but I like to spend my money wisely. 🎣🎣🎣

April 26, 2021 at 7:58am

Great weekend “Down In Dularge” ! The redfish and trout cooperated for our crew from Mississippi & Louisiana. Weatherman sure blew the Saturday forecast and the trout ate up big time. Big thanks to long time customer John Pittman for putting the trip together. Shaping up to be a great month of May trout fishing as the fish are hungry and full of eggs. Captains Brady & Andy also helped out with the crew and a big thank you to both guys! Good luck fishing! Book your trip! 985-637-3712

April 26, 2021 at 7:48am

Donny Robinson and crew fished with me today and were looking to bust up the reds. Mission accomplished as the guys filled the box. We found the fish stacked up at one location and the guys put the hurt on them quickly. Hot day on the water and glad we finished up before noon. Good luck fishing. Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:38pm

Great redfish action for Mandi and Travis on their first trip to the Dularge area. Non stop action for this couple as the reds were eating up big time ! It was the perfect birthday gift to Travis from his wife. A great couple to spend the morning with “Down In Dularge”! Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:34pm

There is no better redfish bite than right now. Mike Eppler and his crew enjoyed their 3 night stay at the Lakehouse . They fished 2 days and worked over the reds both days. No problem catching their 25 fish each morning for a total of 50 fish. The fish are stacked up and easy to locate right now. Big thanks to Capt Brady Giroir for showing the guys a great time. Give me a call and we’ll hook you up. 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:31pm

It was another great morning catching redfish with Monroe Howell and crew from Thibodaux. This was his 3rd trip this year and the guys whacked the reds as we had no problem catching our 25 fish. Only had to make a couple stops to find the reds! We left them biting as everyone had a blast reeling in the bronzebacks. September is one of the best months of the year as the fish are stacked in the deeper waterways . One call and we’ll hook you up. 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:24pm

John Miller and crew arrived on the DU to battle the redfish. They enjoyed their stay at the Lakehouse and busted up the reds. It was a slow start but they finished strong. Big thanks to Capt Brady Giroir for his help with the crew. Hope the stiff winds die off tonight . Good luck fishing. Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:21pm

It was my pleasure to fish with Mr Roger Bourgeois of Houma and his friend Tom Hammerberg from Georgia. The guys wanted to catch redfish and It didn’t take Roger long to hook up with the first one at our second stop. Then we had a dry spell hitting 4 more locations with plenty big black drum but no reds. I told them to be patient and we would get on the reds when the tide switched. Around 10:30 the tide started falling and the fish cooperated. We caught a dozen reds very quickly and it slowed down as the winds were ripping 20-25 mph. Glad the guys stuck it out and were rewarded with a nice box of fish. Good luck fishing! Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:13pm

Redfish bonanza on the DU! Joel Sembritzky and his 6 man crew from Shreveport arrived at the Lakehouse for 2 days of fishing. The first day Capts Alden & Ricky fished with the crew . They busted up the reds enjoying some great action and the guys were ready and primed for Day 2. Capt Ricky was back for the second day and Capt Andy was the other captain. The crew really whacked the reds both days catching 85 reds and a bunch of puppy drum. Big thanks to the captains for putting the guys on the fish both days. Good luck fishing. Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

September 22, 2019 at 9:08pm

Great to have Tim Downing from Indiana and his daughter Lea back on the DU for their annual Labor Day fishing trip. They fished 3 days catching over 60 fish. They always enjoy their stay at the Lakehouse Lodge and this year was no exception. Capt Ricky Brondum took them out the first day and I followed up with them on Sunday & Monday. The reds cooperated as usual and the father/daughter team whacked the reds in all shapes and sizes. They already booked for next year and I look forward to their return to the DU! Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

September 03, 2019 at 7:40pm

Day 2 with John Byers & crew found them on board the big Triton with Capt Ricky Brondum. The crew whacked the reds and left them biting. Easy limits for the guys as the reds averaged anywhere between 16-29 inches. Some days are better than others as every day on the water is different. Good luck fishing.

September 03, 2019 at 11:53am

More great redfish action for John Byers and crew ! Capts Alden & Brady fished with the guys the first day whacking the reds . The reds were finicky and a lot of water was covered to fill the boxes. One here one there for most of the day until Capt Brady got on a good bite around noon. The guys enjoyed their stay at the Lakehouse Lodge . John has been fishing with us for years and we appreciate his business. Good luck fishing.

September 03, 2019 at 11:38am

Joel Crow and his son Logan from Texas joined me for 2 great days of catching redfish. They enjoyed their 2 night stay at the Lakehouse Lodge as the food is hard to beat in south Louisiana. Both days we beat up the reds pretty good catching nearly 50 fish . September is the month to catch big numbers of fish as they are stacked up in the holes the entire month. Give us a call at 985-637-3712 to reserve your date. Good luck fishing. Capt Bill Lake

September 03, 2019 at 11:05am

Mr Aldo has been trying to get to la. for years now. “ Louisiana is where you go to catch plenty of fish.” Well they can’t wait to do it again. Big surprise when a “ redfish” popped up and was a big ole mean alligator Gar. Fun times with this family. Everyone had a blast catching reds! Big thanks to Capt Ricky Brondum for showing this crew a good time.

August 19, 2019 at 10:31am

Enjoyed a beautiful morning on the DU fishing with 13 yr old Evan Valicevic . Evan’s mom Becky joined us but did not partake in the fishing. We covered a lot of water looking for reds as Evan had not ever caught a redfish.... until today. It was a strange morning as most of our highly productive honey holes were not giving up the bronzebacks. However, we did fish one location where the reds were stacked up and hungry. Evan caught at least 12-15 reds on just about every cast. We actually left the fish biting to look for smaller slot reds. Probably a good thing as Evan needed a little break from the fast and furious action. Evan loves to fish and he never put the rod down all morning. I’m looking forward to fishing with him and Betsy again in November. I’m betting Evan will sleep good tonight. Good luck fishing. Capt Bill Lake

August 19, 2019 at 10:15am

As per Capt Andy Bean...What a day ! Redfish was on the menu for Mr. James Fairchild and his crew. This crew is such a blast to fish with like always. Nonstop action, caught our 25 slots and went play with a few bulls!!! Can?t wait to do it again! Thanks Capt Ricky Brondum for running the second boat. Everyone had a great time catching fish! The Lake Mechant/Sister Lake area is loaded up with hungry reds right now. Next month the trout will be migrating into the lakes . Give us a call and we?ll hook you up!

August 19, 2019 at 10:06am

Capt Brent Boquet had a crew from Alabama that wanted to bust up the reds. They arrived at the Lakehouse for their 2 night stay and headed out at daybreak . Capt Brent and the crew whacked the slot reds catching easy limits by mid morning. The weather prevented the guys from going offshore looking for trout and they enjoyed a catch & release bull red trip in the afternoon. Always a good plan B on the DU!

August 19, 2019 at 10:01am

Got a call from Cris Gibson who was looking to take a crew to south Louisiana to catch big bull redfish. Chris is from Florida and 2 other members were from Ohio. I fished with Cris Gibson, Corey & Connor Gibson and Frank Diecidue. They really worked over the bulls catching 70 plus fish in 2 days. They enjoyed their 3 day stay at the Lakehouse Lodge and they rated their catch and release adventure 5 stars. Looking forward to fishing with this fun crew again soon. Capt Bill Lake 985-637-3712

August 19, 2019 at 9:51am

The redfish action was a little slower last weekend than we’ve been experiencing . John Pittman from Arkansas brought in 2 different groups to tackle the bronze backs . They enjoyed their 2 night stay at the Lakehouse I & II. Leonard did a superb job with the meals as usual. Capts Brady and Alden helped out with the big crew both days. No limits of reds either day but we caught enough to keep everyone happy. Thank you John Pittman for your business the past 15-20 years!

July 02, 2019 at 8:47pm

Dr. Monroe Howell from Thibodaux, La. brought Mike and David to get in on the fantastic trout bite over the last few days. 60+ specks, 20+ white trout and a big ole bull red( released) found their way into the box. The trout were caught on double rigs and some under a popping cork. No live bait was needed. Good company, good times, good fishing. Big thanks to Capt Ricky Brondum for showing the guys a great time on the DU!

July 02, 2019 at 8:43pm

We have a boat available for this Saturday. 985-637-3712

June 04, 2019 at 8:44am
A comment titled: Re: Good Trout Action in response to a report titled: Good Trout Action

No ... Earl trout still in the lakes. Not many in the deeper bayous or canals yet.

October 27, 2018 at 3:07pm
A comment titled: Re: Trout, Reds and Bass Slam! in response to a report titled: Trout, Reds and Bass Slam!

Yes guys she is one tough lady and we thank you for the good thoughts and prayers. It's been a challenge both mentally and physically for Jean to overcome this horrible disease. Chris and I are truly amazed at her spirit and strength in fighting this cancer . We are truly blessed to have her back in the boat again, driving her car again, playing in the flower beds again and doing things that we all take for granted. No more wheel chairs and walkers for her!! I am truly blessed to be able to go to work again doing what I love and yes God is great!! Miracles do happen as I feel we witnessed one first hand!

March 13, 2017 at 8:16am
A comment titled: Re: Down In Dularge! in response to a report titled: Down In Dularge!

Yes just starting to show up!

November 17, 2016 at 9:33am
A comment titled: Re: Dularge Trout Fishing in response to a report titled: Dularge Trout Fishing

No live bait Tony! Only use plastic, chick on a chain wedge tails and LSU Bayou Chubs. Cajun pepper working good too.

June 27, 2016 at 5:30am

No problems whatsoever in Dularge due to flooding. Fish are here, come on down!!

March 21, 2016 at 4:16pm
A comment titled: Re: Slamming The Yellowmouths! in response to a report titled: Slamming The Yellowmouths!

Plenty of small fish on the inside but you will have to move off the coast for larger fish and much greater numbers.

May 07, 2015 at 11:38am
A comment titled: re in response to a report titled: Good Redfish Day!

Better hurry before we catch them all. lol I will need you 3 days last week of August!!

August 06, 2014 at 12:46pm
A comment titled: Dularge fishing in response to a report titled: Tough conditions on the 'DU.'

Good job guys! The crew just wanted to catch fish and that's exactly what was accomplished!! Glad the weather cooperated for you yesterday afternoon!

July 20, 2014 at 8:38pm
A comment titled: Specks in response to a report titled: Where have all the fish gone?

Great post Brandon!

July 10, 2014 at 4:48am
A comment titled: pic in response to a report titled: Dularge Fun In The Sun!

Another pic

July 02, 2014 at 9:43pm
A comment titled: pics in response to a report titled: Reds & Specks!

more pics

June 23, 2014 at 11:59am
A comment titled: Easter in response to a report titled: Awesome Trout Slam!

Sorry but no fishing on Easter Sunday. I spend that day with my family. Any other days you can go? Please email me if you can. , Capt Bill

April 18, 2014 at 4:53pm
A comment titled: trout fishing in response to a report titled: Dularge Trout Slam!

More pics!

April 02, 2014 at 8:32am
A comment titled: Sacs in response to a report titled: Great Sac Bite!

It will taper off a lot after this full moon this week. The spawn is almost over where we fish out of Gibson and Amelia.

March 16, 2014 at 9:47am
A comment titled: Trout fishing in response to a report titled: Dularge Trout Fishing

The trout we caught yesterday were still in a winter pattern in the canal systems to the north . Stick to the winter pattern until mid march.

February 25, 2014 at 10:23am
A comment titled: fishing in response to a report titled: Freshwater or Saltwater

A few more pics

February 23, 2014 at 8:41pm
A comment titled: Trout in response to a report titled: Tuesday Trout Slam!

The DU on fire JD!! C'mon down!!

December 11, 2013 at 9:56am
A comment titled: Trout fishing in response to a report titled: Tuesday Trout Slam!

Trout have been in Decade since mid October! Weather conditions dictate when you can catch them or not. The trout can be finicky in Decade as they are either 'on' or 'off'. You gotta go to know!! If you launch at Jugs at end of road you can catch all the trout you want in Bayou Seveur right now! It's on fire!!

December 10, 2013 at 8:06pm
A comment titled: pics in response to a report titled: Great Trout Fishing Down Dularge!


November 06, 2013 at 10:32pm
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