Lafitte on fire

For whatever reason, Mother Nature or 2010's disastrous BP oil spill, catches of speckled trout were down for the last five years...until this year when trout began showing up in the upper reaches of the Barataria Basin and came within easy running distance of the charter skippers in the Lafitte area. Veteran fishing guide Theophile Bourgeois discusses what's likely to happen in his area through the spring months with Advocate Outdoors writer Joe Macaluso. Video by Gary Krouse.
For whatever reason, Mother Nature or 2010's disastrous BP oil spill, catches of speckled trout were down for the last five years...until this year when trout began showing up in the upper reaches of the Barataria Basin and came within easy running distance of the charter skippers in the Lafitte area. Veteran fishing guide Theophile Bourgeois discusses what's likely to happen in his area through the spring months with Advocate Outdoors writer Joe Macaluso. Video by Gary Krouse.

For whatever reason, Mother Nature or 2010's disastrous BP oil spill, catches of speckled trout were down for the last five years...until this year when trout began showing up in the upper reaches of the Barataria Basin and came within easy running distance of the charter skippers in the Lafitte area. Veteran fishing guide Theophile Bourgeois discusses what's likely to happen in his area through the spring months with Advocate Outdoors writer Joe Macaluso.