Category Archives: Black Drum

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Conclusion to the 2017 Fall Field Campaign

It was a very special trip for Ron Burnside, Trevor Covich and me joining Captain Marty Authement to hunt in the remote Louisiana Marshes as we closed out the Fall campaign for exceptional migratory fish. […]

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Winter Field Campaign Update

The Winter Field Campaign with Captain Marty started with a sprint as Rod Mergardt, Lee Zipp and I landed 15 great fish with over 350 Lbs of combined weight.  The top 7 Redfish were 31, […]

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Final Day Three in the Bayou

The final day of the 2015 Fall Field Campaign ended well with 6 impressive fish from the Bayou Marshes of LA.  We started out the day with 40 degree temps and 20 MPH winds which […]

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Day Two In The Bayou

It was a fast and furious day in the Bayou with Captain Marty as we dodged multiple showers and thunderstorms.  All things considered, we had a great day before being driven off the water by […]

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The Hunt for Redzilla in LA

The first day of the LA Fall Field Campaign was challenging but still rewarding for Captain Billy and I as we landed 7 very respectable fish with Captain Marty. The weather was in the mid […]

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Final Day Fishing in Louisiana

The sun came out brilliantly on our last day hunting Big Drum in the remote marshes of LA.  With the sun also came the opportunity to sight cast for the largest of the resident monsters.  […]

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A Drum Fest

It was a Cajun day deep in the Louisiana Marsh with Captain Marty as we hunted monster Redfish and Black Drum.   We finally figured out the pattern late in the afternoon and located several […]

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A Few From Yesterday

It was a great 58th birthday today with Captain Billy and Ron Burnside. Ron and I each landed a 34 LB Redfish (Ron’s within the first 15 minutes of the day and mine on the […]

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Update from Florida

Another great day fishing in FL with Captain Billy Rotne. Redfish, Bluefish, Black fish, Catfish. Tomorrow = Tarpon, Snook, Gar, Bowfin and Bass (sounds like a Law firm). More to follow. T.O.

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New York and Florida

Tom’s whirlwind of a schedule over the past two weeks have created several opportunities for him to get out on the water for some excellent fishing.  Joining Ron Mergardt and Jay Peck, TO successfully hooked 10 […]

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