Is there so much river water that the 2019 spring run of speckled trout is negatively affected? Keep reading to learn more.
I've been getting a lot of the same question lately:
"Will the Bonnet Carré Spillway opening affect the spring run of speckled trout at the MRGO Long Rocks?"
It's a good question, since a lot of us are depending on it for good trout action before they're all in harder-to-reach locations during the spawn.
The answer is "probably not", when you consider:
If the above graphic doesn't make it obvious, the real concern isn't the Bonnet Carré Spillway.
Instead, it's the much higher volume of river water much closer from the south.
Ultimately, how much that affects the MRGO Long Rocks will depend on what the wind does.
You need a great wind forecast to figure that out, and for that you should really check out Windfinder.
Tight lines, y'all!
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Devin is the founder of Louisiana Fishing Blog and enjoys exploring new fishing spots on Louisiana's coast. He prefers using artificial lures and casting tackle, but won't hesitate to break out a popping cork when the time is right.
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