Fat island trout will hit the Egret Baits Zombie Ghost Walker all day under the right conditions.
Speckled Trout

Island trout

It’s April my friends. We finally made it to the time when the trout are cruising the barrier island grass flats and troughs. […]

Speckled Trout

Trout are always on topic

Alot of conversations on the Gulf Coast start with “Where’s the trout?” It’s a fun way to kick off a conversation, and everyone knows some tall tales are about to be spun. The truth typically comes out somewhere in the mix of boasting and sandbagging. […]

Speckled Trout

Dream boat

If someone tells you you don’t need a trolling motor on your boat, stop talking to that person — you don’t need that kind of negativity in your life. […]


Scout on low-tide days

Welcome to January, when it’s typically colder than a well digger’s keister in Montana.

The cool thing about January — pun intended — is that we have some extremely low tides when a big tide range is met with a stout north wind. […]

Inshore Fishing

Don’t be crabby this month

Every time I sit down to write, I look at the previous year’s column for the same month to make sure I’m not writing about the same topic using the same sources. […]


Fish don’t like the heat either

“Boy it’s hot. This is hot. It never got this hot in Brooklyn. This is like Africa hot. Tarzan couldn’t take this kind of hot.” Eugene Morris Jerome, the character played by Matthew Broderick in the movie Biloxi Blues […]