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There was some discussion between a few of us at the shop during the days leading up to Fat Tuesday. A few of us knew we wanted to be on the water come Mardi Gras, but there were some concerns; one being the inevitable boat traffic, and the other being the weather (always a factor). It was looking to be windy, real windy. My original plan to fish PAC or Cocodrie was… Read More

It’s no secret that it’s been a little while since the blog’s seen a new trip report. As I type this, it’s been about a month since my last trip in my Cuda 14. I’m hoping that the trips will be coming a bit more frequently now. I’ve been updating my schedule, as well, to trip to take part in a few different tournaments than I originally aimed for. One of the… Read More

Well, it’s been awhile. Up until now, the last fish I caught was on December 29th, 2015. Since that day, I’ve only made one trip out and that was two weeks ago. I forgot to take pictures. The day wasn’t the greatest, but I hooked two nice reds but both freed themselves before I could get to know them. And then an airboat came along and blew-out the entire area. Boo… Wednesday was… Read More

You’ve got to love when you’ve made plans to head down to the saltwater and everything is a “go”. Then, the day before, you pull up the weather app and see 15-20 mph winds. That was us last Saturday. Trey, Karl, and I had originally planned to go catch some reds in the marsh and maybe some trout too, an activity that has been lacking in our lives recently (it feels dirty… Read More

I had a free morning a couple of weeks ago, so Trey and I decided to do some bass fishing before heading to work. Because of it’s location to Lafayette, we hit up Lake Martin. Lake Martin is a beautiful lake part of the Cypress Island Preserve and is located about 5 minutes from Lafayette city limits, 15 mins from Pack & Paddle. It is a very popular tourist attraction year-round, but… Read More