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Hit the Wrecks and Rigs for Summertime Cobia

Cobia, ling or lemonfish. From the Gulf Coast of Texas far up the Atlantic Coast into the Carolinas, Rachycentron canadum is highly valued as a prized fighter and epicurean’s delight. Tasty and sporting, the fish is fun to catch, and summertime is a great time to land a trophy.

What to Bring on a Chartered Fishing Trip

You’ve booked a fishing trip with Home Run Charters & Lodge. With the most important detail checked off the list, what should you pack?

Fall Fishing at it’s Best in South Louisiana

Think fall and what comes to mind is tailgating before going into the stadium to cheer on the home team. Spending a lazy afternoon watching a marathon of pro games on the big screen. Fall is also a great time to trade in that remote control for a fishing rod. In fact, it can be the best time to go fishing for many inshore species. Like you, those fish enjoy the cooler weather. Crisp autumn mornings lower water temperatures and bring fish in shallower to feed. Hurricane season is over. The weather is more stable. Fishing pressure is at its minimum. You basically have the place to yourself.

Wins Top Billfish Honors and Sniper Captures the Dolphin Jackpot

The bite wasn’t on fire for the 28th annual Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament

Summertime the Right Time for Red Drum

Some say redfish; others say red drum. No matter where you live this powerful freight train of a saltwater species is among the most prized of all game fish.

Team Home Run Charters Scores First at Tournament

Leave it to the guys at Home Run Charters & Lodge to punctuate why they own the phrase that defines their business. home port of Venice, La. What makes the trip so worthwhile is the relatively short run it takes to get to the tuna water. The migratory tuna come within 10 miles of the Mouth of Passes or point where the Mississippi River meets the Gulf of Mexico.

Summertime is Flounder Time

Everyone likes a bargain, and you get a two-for-one deal when fishing for flounder. The mild, delicate taste of flounder is highly valued by seafood lovers. For sporting value, you can’t beat the fight put up by a doormat-sized flounder. Tasty and sporting, the flounder is a favorite of saltwater anglers.

Recognizing Changing Conditions Often Critical in Relocating ‘Lost’ Bass

Matt Herren’s recent victory in the Toyota® Texas Bass Classic, one of the most prestigious bass tournaments in the country, hinged almost entirely on the Yamaha Pro’s ability to recognize and adjust to rapidly changing water conditions, even though he’d never before seen the lake he was fishing.

Something for Everyone at Home Run Fishing Charters and Lodge

Hooking up to freight train runs with a bull-sized redfish. Airborne largemouth on topwaters. Getting sore-armed from catching fat speckled trout. And all of those species caught from the same spot. Sounds impossible. In the inshore waters of Louisiana, and around the saltwater fishing capital of Venice, that is a reality.

Back Bay Flounder North and South

Fishing inside waters for aggressive flounder can benefit from the right boat and the right techniques no matter where you chase them In the world of gamefish, flounders probably don’t come to mind. Then again, maybe you’re not that familiar with two of the more popular recreationally caught species that make up the clan. In fact, they are two of the most sought-after gamefish on the East and Gulf Coast. Why? Because they are readily available for a good portion of the year, they are fun to catch, and they are good to eat. Now that’s a fishing trifecta!