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Sheila

Morrisville, NC USA

O, I want to know why are they keeping this flesh Eating Disease a secret? I have heard that ALL the cases are UP all along the coast from Florida to Texas. Just the other day on Facebook A man from Ft. Myers lost his leg and I have heard of at least 3 other cases in Mississippi. So I guess they are keeping quite, Well we will see what they say if it happens to one of them! I am not coming to the coast this year!! going to Disney.

Saturday, May 23, 2015 @ 5:15:53 AM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA

What a week of great fishing!!!
The Shore Thing Fishing Charters fleet has run over 25 trips in the last 5 days. For most of the week, we got treated to calm seas, hungry fish, and very happy customers. Very pleased the guides have been taking pictures of their trips. There is no way to keep up with all the trips. We put plenty of pics up here, but there is a TON of them on the Shore Thing Site (reports) www.shorethingcharters.com
Tuesday we had the Timber Man, Mike Broome back for his 4th trip this year with Shore Thing Charters. He was fishing with Mrs Linda, Courtney and Brandon. The boys and girls put in a long day, but they returned with 100 SPECKLED TROUT, a couple bull reds and only one injury. Poor Mike took a hook to the cheek. When I spoke to him on the phone, he was a good sport about the whole thing. He figured since he has been fishing with Shore Thing for the past 4 years the laws of probability were against him. He has two more trips in the next few weeks booked, we may have to get him a helmet or welders mask to fish in?...
With 5 or more crews leaving the dock each day, it has been fun, but very chaotic. The best part of fishing this time of year, is our crews working together to find the fish and stay on the bites. Calling each other in on keeper schools of trout, or packs of hungry bull reds has made for a fantastic week on the water.
Capt "Slay" Ray Necaise has been keeping his crews on a steady bite all week. We joined him early one morning down in the LA Marsh. I had my ole buddy Jim Metcalfe and his buddies Bill and Dave. Ray only had one customer on his boat, Mr Noel. They were slinging the big live shrimps in 4 feet of water over oyster shells. From a distance, all you could see was white splashes coming to the boat(big trout). We eased in on the trolling motor and went to work. We have been getting some miles out of the Boat Monkey Popping Corks. The live shrimp are sitting 2 1/2 feet under the corks with a 1 or 2/0 khale hook. If the shrimp are really big a small split shot weight will keep them down deep. Gotta admit, it is a little sadistic taking that split shot off and watching those trout chase that shrimp to the surface to smash them.
The diving birds and jumping shrimp have been making life very easy. Yes, you may have to pick through plenty of small fish, but even the small fish are encouraging. Those 11 and 3/4 inch trout should be plenty big enough to keep in the late summer or fall. Some of the flocks of birds are holding plenty of keepers, you just gotta stick and move till you find the right ones. All in all, the trout fishing is 100 X's better than it was in 2014. Looks like there are great things headed our way in the coming months!
Taking advantage of the higher tides later in the morning, all the boats have been doing a number on the big bull reds. The first day of my two day run with the Metcalfe crew, we joined 4 of the boats working a big school of bulls in about 3 feet of water in a bay. Captians Kenny, Darien, and Alex were working a 3 boat trip with the Williams crew. Capt Brian was there close by with the Griffen Gang. We were last ones to the party, but the party did not stop. Some of the boats pulled away to look for trout, they got worn out on the bulls. We slid right in, hooked 4 and landed 2. They were hitting anything, but Captains Kenny and Brian were really slamming them with live croakers on the Carolina rigs.
With the nice weather, we still have customers that opt for the shorter trips. Capt Kenny took the Thomas crew out for one of our shorter MS near shore trips, earlier in the week. They got all they wanted a couple of minutes from the dock. Judging from pics he sent, they caught some massive black drum. With fun fishing in close, its hard to not enjoy those big fish. When this rain and fresh water runs its course, the trout fishing should be off the charts good in MS waters shortly. For now, its mostly drum, reds, and a few trout and flounder. There are worse ways to spend the day...
A-A-Ron Oliver was nice enough to bring some folks down to fish two days. Gotta thank our old buddy Kenny Monti for helping set this all up. Capt Alex fished them on the first day, and I got em on day 2. Great crew, they got very lucky on the weather and the fishing. Both days, they got treated to plenty of speckled trout. Had to get A-A-Ron his bull red before he left. Luckily we stumbled into a good bite working some shell banks in 2-3 feet of water. He even got it on the lightest rod on the boat, on a mini Okuma Caymus spinning reel. We got 3 more before the day was over. Best part of the day was fishing next to Capt Darien. Capt D had Bragg Williams, Mr Larry and "The Chef". They were working on some good keeper trout. Capt Kenny and I had loaded the live wells with perfect finger mullet earlier that morning. We used them on the Carolina rigs and they were getting smoked! The live shrimp under the popping corks worked fine, but those mullet were grabbing some big fish.
Highlight of the day was watching Ed Richardson and young Baxter do battle with some nice trout and big bull reds on Capt Kennys boat. They even locked horns with a massive stingray that lil Baxter thought was the biggest bull of the day. Always a treat watching the youngsters catching fish, it never gets old.
Many of our customers are really enjoying bringing their freshly cleaned fish to the Blind Tiger Restaurant, in beautiful down town Bay St. Louis. The Peak crew that Capt Darien fished this week, took their fish there not once, but twice! The crew at the Blind Tiger has gone above and beyond with their level of service.  They have are pampering our customers and making for a memorable South Mississippi Experience. Thanks TBT!!!

****SHORE THING FISHING CHARTERS****
ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
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Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 2:16:22 PM

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big bryan

biloxi, MS USA

me and fisheater had another good day thurs in the cumbest area!!! 30 better than average trout and 4 sheepies and 2 reds. all a 90 quart cooler wanted. live shrimp 18" under a cork.

Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 7:57:30 AM

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chris g

keesler AFB, MS USA

Thanks to everyones advice and emails. I havnt brought my boat down yet still in base housing but when i do i want to hook up with some of yall. did catch a bunch of croaker and two small red drum off the drive on pier wed evening.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 1:59:53 PM

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fisheater

biloxi, MS USA

Jland, there are a few specks being caught on katrina right now.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 @ 8:20:04 AM

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J. Land

Biloxi, MS USA

Anybody do any fishing at Katrina reef or in
Biloxi back bay recently?

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 6:57:56 PM

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Palmbeach9

Ocean Springs, MS USA

Hey Latimer: Nice reports, tight lines.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 11:13:49 AM

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Latimer

latimer, MS USA

3.8 lbs.. ;)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 9:17:01 AM

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Mr. Bill

long beach, MS USA

hey latimer was that you in the small blue skiff??? I watched you net a fine flounder.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 7:40:26 AM

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Latimer

latimer, MS USA

Went solo yesterday morning tues 5-19. launched my little boat at long beach and eased to the east fished off the end of some old piers in 5 ft of water and picked up 13 trout and 5 flounders all on live shrimp.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 7:31:55 AM

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Rick

Biloxi, MS USA

Hello, Just want everyone to know that WLOX will air a special on the 10:00 PM news Wednesday, concerning the Gulf waters, EVERY ONE SHOULD WATCH, and STAY OUT OF THE WATER!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 @ 12:46:17 PM

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fisheater

biloxi, MS USA

Me and Big Bryan had a good day thursday in the bayou cumbest area. two of my spots are protected from the east wind so that helped put a limit of 45 in the boat. had his nephew with us. live shrimp under cork did damage.

Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 8:49:47 AM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA


No rest for the weary...

Between the Cat Island House, large corporate day trips, Bachelor parties, and our regulars, the Shore Thing Fleet has not a day off in many weeks. The weather has dictated everything we do. Some days mother nature has been very generous and other days she has been a cruel lady. During the good weather, the trips to the LA Marsh have been very encouraging of things to come. Heck, even on the not so good days, the fishing in close(MS Waters) has been an absolute blast. I am not even gonna try to hit on every trip of the past week, but that is why we take pictures. Gonna put up a bunch of pictures here, but ALL the pics are on the Shore Thing site, www.shorethingcharters.com (reports), just too many to post. We may tell fish stories, but they never lie...

One of the better LA Marsh trips earlier in the week was the Hagan Group. Captains Alex and Darren took these University of Memphis Football Coaches out in some really good weather. The trout gods were kind to them, and must be Conference USA fans. They nailed 80 trout and headed north with many bags of fillets.

A few days back, we were treated to calm seas, and hungry trout down in the LA marsh. The shrimp were pushing through the passes good, and the diving birds made life very easy. The crews were returning to the dock with exceptional catches of speckled trout. If the bites slowed, we broke out the live shrimp to help find the fish again. Capt Ray has been on quite a streak with his clients. It helps that he is not afraid to keep throwing live bait under the boat monkey popping corks. Several of the guides will switch to soft plastics(Matrix Baits of Savage 3-D Shrimp). When the trout are not moving with the birds, and over shells, it is not a bad play to keep the live shrimp in play. As long as the size of the trout justify staying with the shrimp, the pay off can be huge.

I actually spent one of the calmer days in the Bay with Mike Phillips, with Fastenal party of 2. The boys did an iron man turn around trip from Birmingham, AL. These boys got all they could stand with the puppy drum and slot reds. We only fished a half day trip, but they did not get much down time. All the fish came off of live shrimp on the bottom rigs. Best part of the day was that the fishing was less than a mile from the launch!

Spent an even better day in the Bay with the boys from Fleur De Leis Pest Control. Brian Billich and BJ Ledet are some old school buddies of mine. They brought two of their pals, Manny and James along  as well. We did not get the calm seas, and had to change plans for our marsh trip an hour before we were supposed to meet. These boys work hard, and they were up for anything. We put the Okuma spinning reels through the ringer. The big drum were hungry in the rough water. They caught several sea monster drum, one of them looked close to 50 POUNDS!!! The smaller puppy drum were thick as well. They put well over 20 in the box, and BJ caught the 2 slot reds. When the fish box lid would not close, we called it a day, and a success.

With the warm weather and the trout in town, the Guice Boys had to make an appearance. Billy, William, and Jake Guice joined me on a Cinderella trip to the LA Marsh last week. Our 5 to 10 mph winds were more like 5+10+5. Once we got to the marsh, Captains Kenny and Matt were out there with us. We were all scratching our heads, thinking "what now"? Capt Kenny was on day 2 of his time with the Mitchell crew. He was not gonna fight it, they did very well on the trout the day before. They put the bow into the waves and eased back into MS waters to punish the drum. He burned some fuel on the move, but it paid off. They had two good days of trout and puppy drum fillets to take home. Capt Matt was also on his second day, with the Don Revere Experience. They too had a good day on the trout, the first day. He grinded it out with me and the Guice Guys. The only thing that saved us, was the diving birds and jumping shrimp. Even in rough, dirty water the school trout were all over the place. It was chore to fish, but if you found a leeward bank, out of the wind, with the birds working it was every single cast. Yes, we had to pick through the small ones, but in those conditions, it was our saving grace. Both boats worked banks for slot red fish, and we found a few. William even landed a huge bull. We even hooked a big ole alligator gar, that we somehow got into the boat with us. Was not the smartest thing in the world to do, but if your gonna be dumb, you better be tough...

Captain Kenny, Chef Frank "The Real Deal" McNeil, and myself spent most of the week out at the Cat Island House with Mac Delaup, owner of Cast-a-Way Rods and 9 of his buddies. Mac has been fishing with Shore Thing Charters since 2003, even before he owned the rod company. Mac also owns the Walk n Wade wading belts so you know they are die hard wade fishermen. We did not get dealt the best hand on the weather for our 4 days at the island, but this group could have a good time in a Turkish Prison. Even though our closest neighbors are 7 miles away on the mainland, we thought for sure someone was gonna call the cops with the noise this crew made in the evenings. Between the tunes they kept blasting, the songs they were singing and the amount of beverages they consumed, it was one heck of a show. Gotta give it to them though, they played hard and they fished even harder. No matter what the forecast, they were on the water. Some of the crews opted to wade, others got in  the kayaks, and some fished out of the boats. Luckily, the wind was out of the South, so we had the entire north side to play on. The first afternoon we got out there, the winds were light, so Capt Kenny took a crew to the LA Marsh. It would be the best haul of the trip, they caught some be beautiful trout on that run. Big live shrimp deep under the Boat Monkey Popping cork got the best results. My wade fisherman caught a few nice trout and slot reds, but the kayakers did just as good, deep in the canals. The fact that they able to fish at first light and fish till dark helped.

While we were out there rocking and a rolling on the island, the guides on land were having some fun of their own. We called in some favors for the WRBA Group. We had SEVEN boats run them on Friday out of the World Famous Bay Marina. This festive group was up for anything. The weather would only allow a near shore trip, but this group made the most of it. They had some serious money flying around for the biggest and the most fish. Every so often I was able to check my text messages at the island, and I was caught on one of their group texts. They came to play and from the looks of the texts, they were all smiles. They caught trout, reds, flounder, drum and sheepshead. They kept the good times rolling that Saturday. The weather forced some of the guides to reschedule, so they joined the WRBA Goup for their corporate crawfish boil.

The boys that did run on Saturday, were with a bachelor party staying on the Jordan River. The boats picked them up at their dock, and it sounded like some of the crew had not been to sleep yet. From the stories the guides were telling, they said none of the crew tapped out, they made it all day. They said once they got their second wind, they were able to put a few fish in the boat. Fish hard, Play hard boys!

The weather man is saying we got some good winds, seas and weather coming. The boats will be taking full advantage of it. We are well aware that last week was not the greatest conditions to fish in. Even in those less than perfect conditions, the fishing was still much much better than we had it this time last year. We are expecting some great things to come when this weather stabilizes. If yall are on the water, their will be plenty of other boaters out there. Please be courteous and respectful to other boaters and bring the kiddos fishing. Thanks

****SHORE THING FISHING CHARTERS****
ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
Be sure and check our videos:
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Monday, May 18, 2015 @ 8:26:40 AM

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Wanda Stewart Sales and advertising

New Orleans, LA USA

Fishing from a kayak is a blast, But fishing from a Kayak with Mike Lane is PRICELESS!



Saturday, May 16, 2015 @ 9:42:17 AM

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One More Cast

Long Beach, MS USA

Launched late Saturday morning at Pass, Flatboat had bunches of boats and no bites on first pass. Conservation camp, nada, Door Point lagoon, nada, Martin Island, nada, back to Door Point, 4pm finally found a few. Back to flatboat, down to 6-7 boats and started catching a few more. Ended the day with 14 keeper trout and 1 bull. Persistence was the word of the day. Here is the lucky fisherman of the day with his bull.

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Monday, May 11, 2015 @ 9:50:07 AM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA

Finally got some nice weather and we took full advantage of it. The ones who got to enjoy it the most were Captains Alex and Kenny out at the Cat Island House. They were working a 3 day trip with the Mitchell crew. Got a call from them late on the first night. They were racking their brains for places to fish after first afternoon. Seems the boys landed on the trout in a big way. They were a few fish shy of their trip limit, had nice weather, and wanted to keep the boys busy. There is only soo much of Chef Franks chicken and sausage gumbo, fried trout, and steaks one can eat. Luckily they ate a few of the fresh trout, caught a few more and went looking for red fish. Talked to Capt Kenny on the radio Saturday, he found the reds in the afternoon with the high tide. He was finally able to get into a bay we have been watching terns working in for days. The banks the terns were working on were loaded with shells, grass and bay chovies. The magic combo for schooling red fish.

While they were having fun on the island, the entire Shore Thing day trip fleet was running strong out of the private dock in Bayou Caddy. Being Mothers Day weekend, we had some fun crews on board the last 3 days. Just gonna try and hit on some of the good times, not enough hours in the tell it all. That is what the pictures or for...

Capt Matt had "Dynamic" Don Smith in town for two days. This rowdy group covered some ground and did very well on the trout. Matt and the Smith Experience came in the first day with 67 stud trout. They got in early too. Day two, they found the trout in the first few casts. They had a bit of an audience, and eventually some of the Looky Lues got a little to close. He said they put 30 trout in the box before the commotion scattered the school and shut down there bite. Still a great start to the morning.

The last three days have been some of my oldest customers and favorite crews to fish with. Friday, back from a long sabbatical, was Jimmy Marlowe and Logan "Catfish" Hardy. Jimmy has been with us for almost a decade, but the last 2 years he has been to busy to fish. Great to have my old buddy on board for a good day of trout catching.  Capt Ray called us in on an every cast bite first thing in the morning. We did well on the bite, but it looked like Capt Ray and the Turkert crew must have boated 50! They were set up perfect over some shells in 4 foot of water, we did well, but they did incredible. Two things will always bring Jimmy back to the dock NO MATTER WHAT. Twenty trout in the box, to be eaten fresh, or 10 AM which ever comes first.   I guess since Jimmy has been gone so long, he went over on both. We pointed the bow north at 10:15 AM with 37 speckled trout.

Capt Darien did good over the weekend. He had the land crew on Friday. They had some fatties come in to the cleaning table. What little he lacked in numbers, he made up for in size. The Land crew had 33 big sparkle trout. Saturday was a day of obligation for the good husband and Dad he is. He takes his wife and kids out every Mothers Day weekend. He was trying to stay out of the way of the charters, but lady luck kept landing them in on the fish. He called us in twice on a much needed trout bite. He had some trained killers on that boat, and they did well, bringing in 44 trout for the Ladner Fish Bank(freezer).

Saturday I was out with some silly gals. Claudia "Hot Foot" Dinwiddie and Sally "Lucky Britches" Johnson. I would put these to gals up against any dude on the MS Gulf Coast. Mrs Claudia sons and I used to run charter boats out of Venice, LA before he went to Panama and Alaska to guide. Her son Chris purchased the trip for he for mothers day. The gals did fantastic on the fishing, and got me caught up on all the gossip on land. It was a slow bite for most of the day, but we capitalized with the bites we landed on. One of the most fun bites was stumbling into a pack of small bull reds(28-29 inches). All six of the ones they caught were pretty much poured from the same mold. Never got close to a limit of trout, but got enough to get invited to a legendary Dinwiddie fish dinner...

Sunday family funday for me and Capt Matt. We saw the calendar filling up weeks ago and planned ahead. He took his son Grey and nephew Gabriel out. I took my better half, my wife Stephanie and my daughter Margot out for a quick trip. Water was lil choppy and dirty so we gave up on the trout and went looking for the big critters. Momma got her big fish fix by way of an every cast puppy drum slaughter. Lil Margot wanted to be net girl, so we let her help. We broke off some true sea monsters, but wore the girls slap out. Three hours later, had one sleeping in the back seat. The other one made it to the house before she crashed.  One of them days I will treasure for ever.

From a tackle and rigging stand point, we have been leaning a lot on the live shrimp. The water is still a good bit stained from the spring rains and winds. Longer leaders and softer pops from the Boat Monkey popping corks have been our saving grace. When the bites kick into high gear, or we need to pick through smaller trout, the plastics have been coming out. All the guides have a preference in color, but most agree on electric chicken, clear with sparkles, and chartreuse. Matrix has been baits have been good to us. Shrimp imitations like the Savage 3-D Shrimp have worked very well also. Still putting in work with the Okuma spinning reels. My daughter has a hot pink Trio 30 spooled with 20lb braid, that can handle just about anything. Still very pleased with the Okuma Avenger I got this year. Very reasonably priced and tough as nails.

****SHORE THING FISHING CHARTERS****
ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
Be sure and check our videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7zPtztzBT0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdJjkK7ldsk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr0twtm3Bng

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Sunday, May 10, 2015 @ 6:01:02 PM

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big bryan

biloxi, MS USA

Me and fisheater made a trip Friday to
the marsh. Unbelievable number of boats
at flatboat never even slowed down
there. Went into Johnson bayou area and
got on a every cast bite of 12.5 inch
fish with a few 14-15 mixed in. Had 50
by 810. Opening night saltwater
assassin.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 @ 8:13:15 AM

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wise old owl

D'Iberville, MS USA

Great report Capt. Sonny,looks like you
and your guides are off to a great
start with less than favorable fishing
conditions the last couple a
weeks.Thanks for the fishing update and
am looking forward to our trip. Stay
safe and Tight Lines to all the Shore
Thing boys !!!!

Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 1:45:22 PM

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Mr. Bill

long beach, MS USA

Late report..but took my grandson sat morning,launched at the pass and headed east. fished the area just east of the first pier. we caught and released over 50 trout 11-12 inches and kept 16. fun day on the water. cocahoes slow reeled.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 11:49:00 AM

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Seadawgg

Latimer, MS USA

Palmbeach9, gotcha!.....pass by there all the time.....I live on the west end of Glendale almost to the dead end!!......it sure is good to have some "reasonable" people with no ax to grind posting good FISHING reports!!.... keep up the good job 9!!............later!!

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 9:04:06 PM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA


Soo much has been going on, I am just going to apologize, cause I am sure I am going forget something or somebody. The boats have been out every single day, either at the Cat Island House, in the LA Marsh or in the Bay. Capt Kenny and myself have spent nine of the last 10 days out at the Cat Island House. Actually Kenny has spent the majority of the last 3 Weeks out there, counting the movie shoot.

The weather kept us in an around the island for the 5 day Encompass Survey Corporate trip. Due to the winds, we stayed in the canals and worked about every cut, drain and point around the island. Mostly throwing the Boat Monkey popping corks with short leaders and Matrix soft plastics tipped with live or dead shrimp or cocahoes. All things considered, it was a success. We caught numerous red fish, several slots and countless rat reds.  Jeremiah nabbed a huge drum, right in the front of the house(marsh). No huge numbers of trout, but we did get a couple bonus flounders.

Bill Cash, Jeremiah and myself did make it to the stumps one calm afternoon. Only had a Lil bit of daylight, but managed a few keeper trout. As usual the food was off the charts good. Chef Frank had his gumbo, étouffée, boiled shrimp, ribeyes and fried trout on time!!!! Capt Kenny somehow managed to get his hands on some fresh alligator for the trip. Been a while since I have had alligator, forgot how much I enjoyed it.

When we made it home that evening, the rest of the boys were out in the LA Marsh taking advantage of the calm weather. They had Shore Thing Platinum Preferred member Trent, Ray and the 3 boats of Interior Exterior Business Supply boys. They hit on the biggest haul of trout for 2015 thus far. Captains Matt, Darien, and Jimmy Ray brought in a two day combined haul of 250 SPECKLED TROUT, 6 REDFISH, and a couple black drum. And the award for First captain to get a triple tail this year goes to.... Capt Jimmy Ray Thornton!!!

He actually saw two the day before, and got a second one on Sunday with the Perry crew along with 25 trout an a red fish.

We had another big crew down on Saturday joining the 8 boats we had booked. Shore Thing Triple Elite member, Bruce Hall and 4 boats worth of his merry men. Bruce has been bringing down big crews for years and has fished just about every season of weather. He has been on one of the best red fish sight casting trips we have ever run.

All four boats began slowly. Few of the boats had more than 5 fish in the boxes by 11am. The last couple hours of the trip was when everyone hit. Our fish came off a shallow shell bank in about 5 feet of water. When the bull reds were not messing up the trout, we were catching them 2 at a time on the double rigs. Bruce even had a bull red trying to eat a big pompano he was fighting. Missed the bull, but he got his first ever pompano.

The 4 boat crew rolled in with 110 trout, 7 redfish and 1 tasty pompano. The boys even fired up the grill back at the dock in Bayou Caddy. Had about 30 people on the dock get treated to sweet heat venison sausage dogs. Great day to be on the water, but even better day to be on the dock in "Shiyou Caddy".

Sunday. Just about all the crews we had out on Saturday came in with similar catches, about 20 something trout and a couple reds. Capt Matt even ran another crew back out in the afternoon and had a cookie cutter catch like he and the morning fleet did.

Sunday Capt Kenny and I were heading back to the Cat Island house for a 4 day trip with the Van Slyck gang.

While we were getting everything ready at the island, Capt Darien and the Doll crew were working on the trout. Capt Matt had already rolled in with the Haley crew. Matts two man crew had 49 trout. Mr Harold Doll and his youngsters were slinging trout over the rail. We were calling them coming from the island house for an up to the second fishing report. The Doll crew boated 57 trout and their bite just shut down. That info still gave Capt Kenny and myself a good spot to start looking with the Van Slyck 6 person crew.

The Van Slyck crew was here for red fish, but they did not mind looking for some trout. Capt Kennys crew found some diving birds and went to stacking. We opted to fish some grassy points in shallow water near diving terns. We found bull reds, but when we drifted into deeper water, we found some very nice sized trout. The Boat Monkey Corks and Matrix Shads did most of the damage, live shrimp got us a few as well. When we put the magic combo together, the fish were hitting much better. Fishing the moving water through the breaks in the marsh near the diving birds was where the bigger fish were. We came in with close to 50 trout and 3 nice reds that first afternoon. It would be our best outing for numbers of the 4 day trip. The winds made us work for the rest of our fish, but we made the most of it. Capt Kenny did limp out one morning and return with some huge sow trout. He was fishing a shell bottom with live bait. The winds and seas ended their fun, but they caught some fatties. The rest of the trips were sprinkled with trout, reds and flounder.  

Capt Darren did make it out on Tuesday in less than perfect conditions with the Friday Boys. In rough dirty water, they were able to get 21 trout before throwing in the towel.

If the seas were not fishable, we just found our fun elsewhere on Cat Island. We took the boys crabbing one afternoon. Actually caught some crabs that you would not believe how big they were(got pics to prove it). Less than hour later we had a pot full of crabs boiling under the house. One of the guys was a professional photographer, so we took him around the island to snap some pics, he was blown away at the amazing scenery. The "Mayor" of Cat Island, Walter Gaudin took the entire 6 man crew to school in the poker games. I was afraid they would not be able to pay for the trip after the beating they took. FYI, Walter donated all his winnings to the Wounded Warriors of MS. Good Man!

Picked up the boats in Long Beach Harbor Wednesday mid morning. On the way home, I figured why not pick up my little buddy. Rolled up to my daughters Pre-K school house in Pass Christian. Little did I know the entire class was gonna come outside to see my boat. It was one heck of welcome home party after being at the island 9 of the last 10 days, loved every second of it.

Gotta thank our man Kevin Desselle, the owner of Sport Trail Trailers in Waveland, MS. I finally broke something on my trailer(wasn't his fault). The jack on my trailer just fried. I got several years and thousands of turns on that thing. Of course I never greased it, totally my fault. No worries, he saved the day as usual, and had another jack in his parts store. Got the new jack on the trailer, thanks to a little help from Capt Alex. Kevin and his crew at Sport Trail are the reason we can fish as hard as we do. Thanks Sport Trail.

Also have to thank Sid Leblanc and the miracle workers at THE BOAT HOUSE in Lakeshore, MS. Even though the boats are running everyday, they still make time to get our boats serviced. Spending that much time out at the island, we have to keep up with our oil changes, filters, water pumps, etc. These guys keep us working, they are fantastic. Thanks Boathouse.

The coming months will be very busy, we will do our best to keep up with the reports and pics.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 8:29:29 PM

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Palmbeach9

Ocean Springs, MS USA

Seadawg:  East of Tucker, 1st house east of Short St. is my son's. My house next to his.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 6:42:47 AM

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Seadawgg

Latimer, MS USA

Hey, Palmbeach9, were on Glendale do you live?....east or west of Tucker?.......

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 10:04:47 PM

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One More Cast

Long Beach, MS USA

Finally got out on Sunday. 1st bad sign-Aerator pump not working so I had to pass up the plentiful live croakers at Roscoe's in the Pass. 1st stop-Pitre, lots of boats, no fish, Door Point next, no fish, Freemason- fishing partner felt sick and asked to go in, no fish. Halfway in he begins feeling better, diverted to Martin Island, no fish, Mitchell Island, no fish, Brush Island, finally found a few trout, back to Door Point, another trout, Pitre, still lots of boats, no fish. Ended the day, 152 miles over water, 30 gallons gas, 1 spanish mackeral, and 6 trout. Beautiful day on the water.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 6:17:02 PM

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Palmbeach9

Ocean Springs, MS USA

Son and I headed to Bellfountain reef Sunday am, slow at first saw some fish moving in our direction, got within casting distance, made a long cast and a speck nailed my popping cork.  Then over the next 10 minutes or so we pulled in 10 trout, a few throw backs.  Headed to Horn Is. grass beds, nada. Went to FH-10 fished bottom, 1 Spanish Mackerel, 2 15/16" trout.  Headed in with a stop at Bellfountain again, water very dirty picked up 2 nice trout and a few white trout.  All fish caught on Matrix shad, popping cork and bottom in deeper water.  Hey Latimer, I live on Glendale, close to you, stop by.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 6:09:41 AM

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fisheater

biloxi, MS USA

J land the white trout have showed up
and they will get better by June.
Fished Biloxi area sat and had 20
specks and 2 reds. To many boats
running around sat. Will be heading
back over to bayou cumbest area
tomorrow, lot less pressure and boats.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 6:04:36 AM

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J. Land

Biloxi, MS USA

Anybody fish back bay Biloxi over the weekend?  
If so, any luck?  Also, when do the white trout
start making a good presence inshore?

Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 6:24:32 PM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA

Been out at the island, in the marsh and in the Bay with no break. The next off day we get, we will give a detailed report of all the goings on. Until then, gonna put up a few pics here, but ALL the pics are on the Shore Thing website www.shorethingcharters.com (Fishing Report).
****SHORE THING FISHING CHARTERS****
ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
Be sure and check our videos:
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Latimer

Latimer , MS USA

Palm Beach fisheater is fishing this
morning but the trip I was on we caught
them on a saltwater assassin in sea
shad slow rolled.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 @ 9:27:34 AM

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Palmbeach9

Ocean Springs, MS USA

Fisheater/Latimer:  Not asking for hot spots, just a little info.  Live shrimp, artificial, popping cork or Carolina rig? Thanks

Saturday, May 2, 2015 @ 7:03:40 AM

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One More Cast

Long Beach, MS USA

I'm looking to head out Saturday morning from Long Beach or the Pass and have room on the boat. How's the water at Flatboat? Cat Island? Freemason? Any recent catches?

Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 1:22:08 PM

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fisheater

biloxi, MS USA

Nice boat latimer make sure you honor the code and if I catch another boat on that spot your in trouble. most folks dont realize just how few spots along our coast consisitently hold speckled trout. they are not hard to catch if your on a "spot". Did go yesterday evening with my brotherinlaw to a wreck south of biloxi. we had 22 specks and one red.

Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 8:46:56 AM

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Latimer

latimer, MS USA

Made a trip Tuesday in my new boat with fisheater and big bryan who was kind enough to show me their two hotspots in the bayou cumbest area. was surpised that they only fish two very small spots. the fish were there. fisheater said it was because of cold front coming down whatever the reason it was the best day i have ever had in mississippi waters. 45 fat trout by 9 am  thanks again fellows an fisheater i promise to never tell exact location or flip a trout in the boat while someone is passing:)

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 @ 10:47:59 AM

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Land

Biloxi, MS USA

Fished Kessler harbor reef, goat island reef, and
fort bayou reef on Friday. Caught plenty of
hardheaded, stingray, and croakers. Not what I
call a successful day fishing, but better than
working.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 @ 7:35:18 PM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA

One of the more "interesting" weeks on the water Shore Thing Fishing Charters has had in a while... I promise there is a good fishing report in here somewhere, but we have been having too much fun out at the Cat Island house not to share it.
Out of respect for the director, cast and crew we have had to keep a tight lip on what we have been doing out at the island. The movie is called "ISOLATION", it is kind of a murder mystery. Half was shot in the Bahamas and half at Cat Island. They needed the island for the Caribbean like scenery, more importantly a quiet place to film. In the movie, will be: Dominic Purcell (Blade II, Prison Break), Tricia Helfer (Battle Star Gallactica), Luke Malby (28 Days Later), and Marie Avgeropoulos ( Percy Jackson and the Olypian).
Shore Thing was contracted to assist with the island house, as well as to shuttle people, food and equipment. It was a massive task, so we had to call on our best corporate customer to lend us a hand. Nathan and Billy Guice with Guice Offshore sent two of their 47 foot Gaudet Deck Boats to haul all the heavy equipment and numerous people. My old buddy from captain school( circa 2002),  was none other than Captain Daniel "D-Rob" Robinson, manager of their deck boat fleet. We just hauled what needed hauling, but mostly moved boats to, "Get out of the shot"! I figured the best place to stay out of the way was to go fishing? Director Shane Dax Taylor was happy to send us out into the bayous around the island to fish for speckled trout red fish, and flounder. Only got to fish for small blocks of time, but we caught plenty of fish. Female Villain Marie Avgeropoulos even joined Capt Kenny for a quick trip to fish in a pack of rat reds we could not get away from in one of the bayous. Shore Thing has been on its fair share of fishing shows over the years, but this was a completely different ball game. The set was catered, very professional, and full of Hollywood Starlets. We thought the Mayor of Cat Island (caretaker of the house) Walter Gaudin was gonna have sensory overload. Even though we did not get to fish a whole lot, it was one of the coolest weeks on the water we have ever had. A very special Thank You to producers George Maranville and Brian "Murph" Murphy for allowing us to be a part of the whole movie making Cat Island Experience.
Think I promised to include a fishing report?....
While me, Capt Alex and Capt Kenny were making movie magic, Capt Matt was on the best trout bite of 2015! He had the Broom crew out on Wednesday and they did incredible on the trout and reds. Boy wonder landed on a school of fish in the LA Marsh and went to crackin on them. He caught more trout in one morning than me and Capt Kenny have caught all year (due to our love of puppy drum, sheepshead, and red fish). They got decent weather and came in with 50 keeper speckled trout. Capt Matt said all the damage was done on Matrix soft plastics( Pink Champagne, and Shrimp Creole) The Broom Crew even sprinkled a few slot reds and puppy drum in the fish pile.
Thursday, while Capt Alex and Kenny were at the island, I was out with the Morgan and Gray from the Gulf Coast Research Lab. They needed some flounders for a study they are doing. Seas were nice, but the water was filthy from Bayou Caddy to Bay St Louis. Was very surprised to see the fish we caught. The rat reds were at most of our stops, and we made many. Even wrangled a couple of nice speckled trout in the stained water, scientists gotta eat too. Only managed two flounders, but under the conditions, we chalked it up as win. We used live cocahoes on the bottom rigs all day long.

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ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
Be sure and check our videos:
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Thursday, April 23, 2015 @ 6:58:22 PM

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fisheater

Biloxi, MS USA

its ok mr bill we all know them 12" fish taste better :) seriously I would like to see mississippi mirror Louisiana's creel and size limit on specks. it would clear up confusion and make enforcement easier.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 @ 1:16:41 PM

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Mr. Bill

long beach, MS USA

i meant limit of 13-14" specks.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 @ 12:50:15 PM

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Mr. Bill

long beach, MS USA

Took my nephew who is on spring break fishin yeterday, did;nt go out until 100..but launched at pass and fished a reef close by, we had a limit of 12-14" specks and 4 redfish for the grill.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 @ 12:01:16 PM

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Latimer

Latimer , MS USA

Negative. Aluminum skiff. Glad you and
fisheater hammered em

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 6:07:40 PM

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big bryan

Biloxi, MS USA

Should of been at the spot today latimer,me and fisheater skulled them. had our limit of specks by 815 then targeted flonders and got 17 awesome morning in cumbest area. does your brotherinlaw have carolina skiff??

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 2:05:12 PM

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CCA Mississippi

Gulfport, MS USA


CCA Mississippi Live Catch Speckled Trout "Tournament"

Join CCA Mississippi for a fun Live Catch "Tournament" on May 2nd at the Biloxi Boardwalk Marina to support the Gulf Coast Research Lab by supplying live speckled trout from the Biloxi Bay watershed to be the brood stock at the fish hatchery. This is a fun opportunity to give back and is not so much of a "tournament" as it is an opportunity to help out. Participants will receive a raffle ticket for each fish turned in and we will have some prizes to draw at lunch. It is a FREE event and a great way to help out.

The SPEC Program has released over 800,000 fingerlings into our Mississippi estuaries. Come be a part of a great effort to build our Mississippi fisheries and expand the number of speckled trout fingerlings to be returned to the Biloxi Bay estuary.

There will be a meeting for fishermen at 6:30 a.m. the morning of the event. Instructions will be provided for the best way to keep fish live and make sure that they will produce thousands of fingerlings for the SPEC program. Additional details can be found on the CCA Mississippi website or you can email info@cca.ms.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 9:48:39 AM

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Latimer

Latimer, MS USA

YEP!! but brotherinlaw went back yesterday and only had 11. but he doesn't know how to fish :O,

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 9:34:24 AM

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big bryan

Biloxi, MS USA

Nice catch Latimer!!! Were you in the spot??

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 @ 9:31:36 AM

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Latimer

Latimer, MS USA

FINALLY>>> got back on a trout bite. Went to bayou cumbest area yesterday and caught a limit of 14-17" trout under cork with live shrimp. also had 3 sheepies.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 @ 12:54:43 PM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA

Despite mother natures best efforts, we had boats on the water every day this past week. Yes, it rained most everyday, and yes we let our customers know what to expect. Had a few die hards willing to tough it out and fish close to home. I think every customer we had on the boats this week came dressed for the occasion, with full rain slicker suits. We are brutally honest with our weather reports, and let everyone know we would be fishing minutes from the launch in case of bad weather. Some trips left late to let storms pass, others came in to let weather go through and went back out to finish what they started. Jumping though hoops, the guides brought in some impressive catches and earned their money this week.

Going to the marsh was never an option, but with the fishing so good in close, who cares? We go through this Spring Shower stuff every year, this year its just a little wetter than normal. Things will get back to normal soon enough, but in the mean time we have been making the most out of it.

Thursday I think was the only day we did not get wet this week. We also did not cast a pole on our trip either. Capt Kenny and I took 11 folks out to the Cat Island House to do a little sight seeing. We got to spend a couple hours playing on the island, which is always fun. The large crew had their fill, and we headed home with a nice ride both ways.

Friday the meat sticks came out. We had 6 boats out and everyone was out for blood. Capt Ray had the Martin crew. My man Mike Wooten with Overhead Doors brought down 4 boat loads of workers. They have been with us before and these guys are hard core. Captains Kenny, Darien, Jimmy Ray and our last minute savior Capt Brian put on a 4 hour clinic with these guys. I had an old school regular by way of Destin, FL Judge Kelvin Wells and his buddy Ben. We were the last ones to the party, but when we pulled up it was a sight to see. All the boats were working together on a reef in 8 feet of water. It was hard to pick a spot to set up on, because it looked like every boat had fish on! Capt Brian had two rods doubled over with nice slot reds on, so we buddied up next to him.

The water was rough and dirty, we also had a storm building to the south but the fish just kept on snappin. I kept looking down the line of boats, and all you could see was landing nets flying around, it was just a fun day out there. Looked like everyone had the same attack plan for rigging, just shrimp on the bottom rigs. The water was so freaking dirty you had to get something smelly down there and just let it bring them in. You could almost watch the fish moving around from boat to boat. Had we not been so busy on our boat fighting fish, it would have been neat to just enjoy the show. Mother nature put a stop our good time, but we all got a mess of red fish, puppy drum, sheepshead, big sea monster black drum with just a couple trout and flounder. I did not leave from our dock, so I was the only one who got to clean fish in the rain. Making matters worse, the FIVE boats that left from our dock got treated to deer sausage hot dogs on the grill! Of all the days to leave from another launch...

All of our trips bailed for Saturday, but that did not keep our guides from getting on the water, or Island I guess? The Cat Island house is pretty much booked every week from now until mid July. We have been putting off our Spring Cleaning trip out there since everyone has been fishing, and Saturday was our only option. What a motely crew we had out there in the rain. Joining me were: Captains Kenny and Darien, Kenny's wife Jesse, Home owner Dr Don Gaddy, Chef Frank "From da Westbank the Real Deal" McNeil, and the Mayor of Cat Island Walter Gaudin. We went through the entire house, yard, deck, dock and every where in between. Just about everyone who goes out there (us included) leaves something. Overtime, this stuff becomes junk, clutter and in the way. We went at that house like a pack of spider monkeys. We filled up three boats with stuff to be hauled back to the mainland and or dumpster. Not what any of us wanted to do on our day off, but it is what needed to be done. Rain actually let up most of the day, and it is hard to complain being out at the island house. Chef Frank even made us venison burgers for lunch! To top it off, when we got back to the Boathouse (where we store our boats), Sid Leblanc, John "Bo John" Fagan, and Wally Thurmond had just laid out a fresh batch of crawfish on the table. Tough day at the island, but still a good way to end it.

We have an incredible life down here on the water, sometimes you just gotta suck it up and do whatcha gotta do...





****SHORE THING FISHING CHARTERS****
ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
Be sure and check our videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7zPtztzBT0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdJjkK7ldsk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr0twtm3Bng

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Sunday, April 19, 2015 @ 7:19:44 AM

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Bay St Louis, MS USA

Believe it or not, but we have actually been out in this weather, EVERYDAY!!!! Yes, we have canceled and rescheduled most of our trips, but two groups were in town willing to make a go of it. The Austin crew was with Capt Kenny and I had the Clauss Crew. Both crews were in town for three days, but my crew was wanting only 2 days of fishing. The Austin crews has been with Shore Thing for years. All they come do is fight big fish, they keep nothing, just in it for the fight.
Since mother nature has been very very mad at us, fishing the last couple days has been challenging. It has been the same plan every time. Launch the boats as close as we can to the area we are fishing. Wait for our weather window, and take advantage of every second of it. If the weather got bad, we would run in and either wait it out, or call it a day. One of the days, Capt Kenny did the fish and wait thing all day till they got their fill. Think they went out and came in 4 times, gold star for Capt Kenny and the Austin Crew this week.
Despite the crummy weather, the fishing has been off the charts good on the reefs and bridges. Going to the LA Marsh with these forecasts is absolutely out of the question. About a mile from the launches has been about our farthest run.  Just using shrimp on the bottom rigs, the smellier the better in the dirty water. One of the slot sized reds we cleaned on Tuesday had a Berkley Gulp and a Matrix soft plastic (with the jig head) in its stomach! We have found soft plastics in fish stomachs before, but never have we found two in the same fish. Capt Kennys crew caught one with a jig head and soft plastic hanging out its mouth too! As long as it has been safe to fish, the bite has been good. Some of the boat rides we have been making are less than five minutes! Be lying if I said we have not been earning our paychecks this week. Shuffling the boats all over town, to get to the best water has been exhausting. My crew was keeping fish, so we had to trailer back to Bayou Caddy to clean them under the roof over our cleaning tables. Even with limited weather windows and dirty water, we have been doing incredible on the slot reds, puppy drum, bid sea monster black drum, sheepshead and even seeing a couple speckled trout and flounder. Really can't wait to see how the bite is when this weather stabilizes. It has the makings of an incredible year.
These are the days you are glad you have a Sport Trail Trailer, they are tough as nails. I don't even wanna think about how many miles we have trailered boats this week. Honestly though, it has been worth it, just had to bring a change of clothes each day to work.
Some of the days we fished in the rain, but we don't ever fool with the lightning. I did finally get caught in one squall tying up at the dock, we just waited too long to get in. Best part of the week has been the Marine Patrol coming to check on us at the launches. Even though they are shaking their heads at us for going out, it is nice that they come out to check that we are ok. Physically we are all very well, mentally that is a whole different story....

****SHORE THING FISHING CHARTERS****
ESTABLISHED IN 2003. The Largest inshore fishing company on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Specializing in speckled trout, redfish, flounder, tripletail, black drum and more! We fish the Louisiana Marsh, the Mississippi Barrier Islands and many other areas. Our full-time fishing guides are extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and professional. We have many boats available - small and large groups are welcome. Anglers under the age of 13 fish for free! All of our boats and guides are licensed to fish in Mississippi and Louisiana. We supply rods, reels, tackle, snacks, drinks, ice, fuel, bait, and fun. No charge for fish cleaning and bagging. Be sure and ask about our all inclusive overnight fishing packages to the Cat Island House. www.shorethingcharters.com or 228-342-2206.
Be sure and check our videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7zPtztzBT0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdJjkK7ldsk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr0twtm3Bng

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 @ 5:13:14 PM

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Capt Sonny Schindler with Shore Thing Charters

Bay St Louis, MS USA

Good rainy day indoor activity if anyone is getting cabin fever. USM's Catch More Fish With Science is talking Cobia this Thursday. Dr Jim Franks will be there, FYI he is one of the leading researchers on the planet for cobia, sharks, triple tail and a few other critters. Shore Thing will not be speaking at this one, but we will be at a few more later in the year. Always a great time at these things. Here is the link, and I tried to cut n paste a lil info off the site. Give it a try.

http://www.usm.edu/gcrl/mec/fishing.seminars.php

6 Fishing Seminars at GCRL


Thursday’s 6-8 p.m.
GCRL’s Caylor Auditorium
$30 per session
(Sign-up for all six sessions for $125)


Caylor Auditorium has limited seating, so be sure
to book your seat for these popular sessions.


Marine scientists from GCRL and local professional fishing guides are teaming up again this year to offer a series of six evening seminars that will help you catch more fish. We have kept some of your favorites from last year and expanded this highly successful series, adding new “fishcentric” topics and some activities to inspire you.

Each of our evening events includes an invitation to join us for a “mixer” after the seminar. We bring in a local guest chef to prepare dishes using the fish we are targeting that evening. Learn how to catch more fish with science, eat, mingle and enjoy!


Register Now!
If you prefer to speak to someone about registration, please call 228.818.8833 or email us at marine.education@usm.edu.  


Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 4:56:59 PM

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New Orleans, LA USA

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 12:20:59 PM

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