Shawn Lanier - 01/20/2014

January 11, 2014 report.

The Reds were around this last week, but I was not out there with them. I had a furlough this week and was not on the water, but I was able to help a friend out that wanted to know where some Redfish were, so I gave him some information to help him out. Although I was not out this week, I was looking at the marine forecast as if I were out fishing. I figured a certain area was fishable due to the wind not ruining it, and my friend caught some nice Redfish there, including two Reds that were just over 30 lbs. They also caught some other large Redfish, as well as some slot fish. I was glad I was able to help someone else catch some fish, even though I was not out.

One thing is for sure when fishing the Venice, Louisiana area: you have to monitor the weather, because no matter how well you did fishing yesterday, the conditions change quickly, so you may need to abandon your hot spot. Wind, fog, and whatever will force you to go find the fish on a daily basis. It is for real fishing.

Although January and February are some of our slower months, the fishing can be very good much of the time. I am starting to book trips for Spring and Summer, as well as a few for Fall 2014. If I were to say a particular month was better for Redfish, then I would not be telling the truth. I don’t know which month is the best, because they can all be good. Speckled Trout I would say May and June were the best for the big spawning Specks. I would say October, November, and December were best for numbers of trout, but who knows. Hurricane season has the most stable weather here, so what does that tell you. Being able to fish twelve months a year can be confusing. When we go out and catch fish the confusion disappears.

Call now to book your next trip!

Posted by: Fish On Guide Service,LLC
Located in: Venice, LA Phone: 225-205-5353

Specializing in inshore saltwater light tackle fishing in the Venice Louisiana area.Fishing in the marsh and the Mississippi River. lodging available. Open all year.

PO Box 74 Boothville, LA 70038

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