MONDAY MORNING UPDATE
FROM THE SPECKLED TROUT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
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Hackberry Rod & Gun
485 Lake Breeze
Hackberry, LA 70645

888.762.3391 - office

337.802.2407 - cell

 

WEST WIND IS BACK BUT NORTH WIND WILL BE HERE ON WEDNESDAY

The west wind returned almost as fast as it left last week but never fear on Wednesday a little north wind will return and so will the fish. All in all the past week in terms of catching was a 6 -1/2. Catches were spotty in west cove and on the lake but the early fishermen smacked early on the east side of the lake near Hebert's landing. Trout continue to be on the small side between 12" and 16" inches. Some of our guys wanted to target Redfish last week and some of the big bruisers showed up right on time. Three of the line busters were caught on Saturday all over 40 inches. Wow

Here are few pictures and you can see them all by clicking here.

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OUR OCTOBER SPECIAL FISHING DAYS ARE FILLING UP

CALL 888.762.3391 AND DON'T GET SHUT OUT

We are offering all of the Mondays and Tuesdays in October and we have a FEW of the special days open. The special price is $950.00 turn key for three (3) fishermen. All lodging, meals and a fully guided 8 hour fishing trip are included in the price.

Call  888.762.3391 to check availability


TEAL SEASON IS JUST A MONTH AWAY AND WE ARE BOOKING UP

DON'T MISS THIS YEARS EDITION IT'S GOING TO BE VERY SPECIAL

CALL TOLL FREE AT 888.762.3391 AND CHECK AVAILABILITY

If you don't hunt here is a reason to start

Teal season opens this year on Saturday September 15th and closes on Sunday the 31st. Call toll free now at 888.762.3391 and get a blind booked so you will be able to get in our famous BLAST & CAST - it's more fun than most people have every had and the gumbo is fantastic.


LOUISIANA DUCK SEASON DATES SET

Early Teal Season - Teal season will open on Saturday September 15th and continue through Sunday September 30th

Big duck season for south zone - season will open November 3, 2018 and close January 26, 2019

CALL 888.762.3391 NOW AND RESERVE YOU BLIND TO GET THE BEST DATE


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THE DOCK SHOP

The Dock shop here at the lodge continues to receive new items from Huk, Columbia, Lews. Simms and Under Armour daily for this year's fishing season.

Oh and by the way check out the famous big trout bait that was made especially for this estuary. All of the colors are now on sale at full price until they are gone. Check em' out


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THEY ARE ALL DEDICATED TO KEEPING THIS GREAT INDUSTRY ROCKING ALONG EVERY YEAR.

 


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THIS WEEKS YUMMY RECIPE

View in our recipe book here

Every so often Kirk Stansel heads up to his place on Lake Vernon to cut the grass but he comes back (most of time) with pure white perch fellits. I know it's killing him but he offers me a small bag for Marsha and I to have for dinner. I never turn him down. Here is the way I cook them.

I roll them in some seasoned flour and pan fry them in a medium hot skillet and browned butter. Don't need anything else... Well maybe a glass of red. Marsha likes to make a salad of some kind but that takes too long. It's time to eat.

Fresh White perch

  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh perch filets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 lemon, cut in half

Whisk flour, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a bowl. Gently press perch fillets into flour mixture to coat, shaking off any excess flour. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat until butter is foaming and nut-brown in color. Working in batches, place filets in skillet and cook until light golden, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer cooked fillets to a plate, squeeze lemon juice over the top, and eat

Yum Yum Yum


My Thought

"Like we always say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone."

Have a great week and remember you are living in the greatest country in the world and

"Ya Shoulda been here yesterday"

Poohdreaux


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