July 2014 Fishing Report
June 2014 Fishing Report
A Kid and His Fish
April 2014 Fishing Report
Basin Report: New Orleans East
Bill Dance Endorses LCBA & Louisiana Charter Fishing
Bull Reds Island
Crazy Redfish School
Lady's First Redfish
LCBA Promotes and fight for you!
LCBA's Ben Weber on Louisiana Sportsman TV
May 2014 Fishing Report
Red drum, or redfish, are coppery-brown and red in color, but tend to be lighter in clear waters. Their most distinguishing characteristic is a large black spot or two that appears near the base of the tail.
Redfish are not very picky with their habitats, being found in anything from offshore waters up to 50 feet deep to freshwater estuaries. Schools tend to congregate around artificial reefs nearshore and oil platforms.
61 pounds, David Weber, 1992.
Marshes west of the Mississippi River Delta is especially rich with redfish. Floating a shrimp under a cork is a popular technique. Topwater plugs, spoons, soft-bodied jigs all work as well.