Bayou 'Yakin


I’m absolutely into my thirties now. Don’t get me wrong, I know I’m still young. But I’ve noticed I do grunt a little more here and there, and I don’t have the energy that I had just a few years ago. But I know there’s someone out there that would read that and go, “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet” or “Thirty-one? You’re still a kid”. I know, I know… Anyway, to celebrate… Read More

Butch Ridgedell and myself guided one of Pack & Paddle’s fishing trip out of PAC Kayak Rentals a few weeks back. Some of our clients were from WAFB in Baton Rouge and were working on a story for their Louisiana Weekend site. You can read the full article here.

The fishing has been kind of slow on my end. Not saying that the fish hadn’t been biting, but that my trips to the Houma marshes have been a bit “few and far between”. Not too long after the Redbone tournament, I returned to PAC to do some scouting but didn’t do too well. Only catching one red and not seeing much else. A few weeks later I headed to my honey-hole… Read More

This past weekend was Redbone Fishing Club’s Southbound and Down tournament. For those that do not know, Redbone one of the smaller kayak fishing clubs in South Louisiana. The others are the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club, the Lafayette Kayak Fishing Club, and the Lake Charles Kayak Fishing Club. Though Redbone seems to be the smallest of these, the club is growing. Most of Redbone’s tournaments are members-only. However, this weekend’s Southbound… Read More

I’ve been wanting to visit one of our old spots, one that we haven’t really visited since the earliest posts on this blog back in 2013, hence the old headline bump-board image. I got the opportunity to check it out the day after Easter. After launching, I pedaled among the large land terraces that now populate the marsh in PAC. When these were first installed, we were upset because they muddied up… Read More