Bill Lake and his charter fishing team at Bayou Guide Service have been rolling in the redfish in recent weeks out of Bayou Dularge.
While Lake also specializes in speckled trout and plans to be back on them in October when the yellow mouths begin to migrate in, he said the redfish action has been hot and heavy throughout the region.
Lake said whether anglers target big bull reds or slot reds, the fish are in abundance right now.
His charter trips in recent days have led to easy limits for out-of-state anglers from Texas and Missouri.
"Our Labor Day charters were a huge success," Lake said. "We caught right at 200 redfish over the weekend. We did not fish for trout at all."
Lake said area lakes provided the spot for the redfish.
"It was very good in Lake Mechant and Lost Lake out of Dularge," Lake said. "Gold spoons and Hum Dinger (baits) were really good."
But Lake said those weren’t the only baits that resulted in fish.
"If you like live bait, dead shrimp under a cork and cracked crab are always productive," Lake said.
"There are plenty of bull reds in areas such as Grand Pass, Coon Point and the mouth of Bayou Grand Caillou at the Gulf."
Lake and his crew surly will get back to targeting speckled trout in the coming months, but for right, it’s all about the redfish.