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You’ve arrived to the best inshore fishing resource for speckled trout and redfish on the Internet, the Louisiana Fishing Blog.

Fishing for speckled trout and redfish is the crown jewel of angling in Louisiana because we boast the world’s most generous creel limits. If you’ve never been to the vast marshes and saltwater bays of Louisiana’s coast then you are missing out on the experience of a lifetime. We live for this experience and share them on this website.

Louisiana has the Best Inshore Fishing in the World

Come on in, stay awhile and learn about our culture of Fishing Smarter. We are students of the marsh and strive to think outside the box, understand fish behavior and try new techniques. This is Fishing Smarter at its core.

We Show you how to Catch More Fish

We share how we Fish Smarter through our arsenal of content. We put the very best knowledge and insights into articles that entertain, inspire and educate. We are there at the ground level, fishing the same waters you do, putting what we know into an easy-to-understand format. With insightful discussion and angler interviews, our Inshore Interviews podcast gives you the information you need to succeed on the weekends. Listen in to our podcast and learn our guest’s secretive fishing tactics and techniques.

We have the Latest Fishing Reports

We also operate a fishing report forum, called Louisiana Fishing Reports, that is open to the public and free to use. Our fishing reports are provided by a community of anglers who also strive to Fish Smarter and have the catches of fish to prove it. When you have the latest fishing reports you have the freshest intel and know where to go to catch fish in Louisiana!

We have what you need to become a skilled angler

You can Fish Smarter, too. Join us by beginning your journey in inshore angling. This entire site is geared to help you go from zero to hero in the Louisiana marsh. Whether you are brand new or an experienced angler there is something for you to have here. You can learn as much as you want, but you can also contribute. If you’re not sure, then see our glowing testimonials.

Listen to how anglers find success in the marshes of Louisiana

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Fishing Articles

Catching Specks and Reds during the Dog Days of Summer
Catch FishFish BehaviorFishing Conditions

Don’t let the extreme heat melt your chances of success. Fishing is still as good as ever, just use these simple strategies. Then you will be a player in finding success catching specks and reds during the dog days of summer.

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Louisiana Flood of 2016
Miscellaneous

The devastation is worse than Katrina and the media refuses to acknowledge it. We need your help to spread the news. Click to learn how.

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three reasons why PETA is wrong about fishing
Miscellaneous

A video PETA recently released has had social media abuzz. It’s time we set the record straight and bring common sense to the discussion with three reasons why PETA is wrong about fishing.

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How to Remove Backlash from a Baitcaster
Tips & Tricks

Knowing how to remove backlash from a baitcaster is critical to Fishing Smarter. Learn these tricks and tips to make doing so easier.

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Five Louisiana Recipes
Miscellaneous

Some anglers go fishing for the fun and others go for the groceries. Make the most of your catch when you include it in these delicious born-and-bred Louisiana recipes!

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Save Money on Tackle
Tips & Tricks

Sweeten online deals with these resources just like you sweeten a sparkle beetle with dead shrimp!

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Fishing Podcasts

Kalon Johnson
Podcast

Kalon Johnson is serious as a heart attack when it comes to fishing. Listen in, learn how he locates fish and finds success in the marshes of Louisiana.

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Kayak Fishing Podcast
Podcast

This east coast native taught himself to successfully fish the Louisiana marsh. Listen in to this kayak fishing podcast and learn how Scott Myers went from zero to hero in inshore fishing!

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Hayden Harper
Podcast

Having caught speckled trout off a tugboat, Hayden is one helluva inshore angler. Listen in to great fishing advice and learn how to Fish Smarter with Hayden Harper!

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Captain Brandon Carter Reel Shot Guide Service Venice Louisiana
Podcast

Captain Brandon Carter is a veteran inshore angler who has been guiding since he was 21 years old. He is full of passion and has tons of advice, so don’t miss this episode!

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Chris Bush Big Trout Warrior
Podcast

Chris Bush is a special breed of Louisiana angler who targets and catches behemoth speckled trout. This podcast is a must listen! Lots of advice!

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Melissa Larson Louisiana Fishing Blog
Podcast

Melissa is a role model for us all. She has blazed her own path in the marshes of Louisiana and has gone from zero to hero in the realm of inshore fishing. Listen in and Fish Smarter with Melissa Larson!

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