We are in the salted flat waters near New Orleans casting or fly fishing for red drums. Captain Brandon Keck, guide of Southern Fly Expeditions fishing charter of New Orleans has taken us to the best shallow water fly fishing spot for reds. We cast our lines and quietly wait as we sight fish for these feisty challenging red drums. The medium sized red gave a real challenge as I reeled him into the boat. Sport fly fishing in southern Louisiana is my favorite retirement sport. It's relaxing and exciting all at the same time. We are fishing in the Louisiana marsh waters that adjoin Lake Borgne just north of Shell Beach Louisiana and St. Malo. The calm salt water marsh is home to red fish of all sizes. As an angular, I like fishing with plenty of action. I booked my fly fishing vacation with the best fly fishing guide in New Orleans to ensure that my fishing vacation would be memorable. It was booked as a weekend fishing getaway which New Orleans ranks top in the nation for red drum fly fishing. Marsh fishing is fun and relaxing in the cool breezes that come off the salted flats. This was a last minute shallow water charter to louisiana. It's a perfect weekend fly fishing trip to New Orleans. Call Southern Fly Expeditions guide Captain Brandon Keck for your exciting fly fishing vacation to New Orleans
Black drum or Pogonias Cromis have high arched back; 10 to 14 pairs of chin barbels; gray or black colored body in adults; young have 4 to 6 vertical bars; has cobblestone-like teeth capable of crushing oysters; scales large. They are found INSHORE fish common to bays and lagoons; bottom dweller often found around oyster beds; also offshore in deep lagoon waters. They are the largest member of the drum family; spawns NEARSHORE in winter and early spring; feeds on oysters, mussels, crabs, shrimp and occasionally fish; longevity to 35 or more years. This information is available cortsey of Louisiana redfish website. These monster blacks love to feed in the shallow marsh waters outside of New Orleans. Captain Brandon Keck, guide of Southern Fly Expeditions fly fishing charter New Orleans will give you the best fly fishing weekend with plenty of casts, reeling in monster fish, and a fly fishing vacation you won't forget.