Santee Cooper Catfish Guides.Boudreaux & Mouse

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Santee Cooper Fishing Report

Crappie-Getting hotter as the water warms up. Good fish being caught shallow on Jigs and Minnows.
Catfish- Use cut Gizzard , Threadfin Shad, Herring and Virginia Perch. Its time to start testing the shalows each morning and some windy points. Try any hump or ditch in the dead forest. Nothing to do now but wait for spring and keep on fishing.
New Blue Cat Law signed by the Gov. for the Santee Cooper Lakes. 1 Blue cat per person per day over 36" long. This covers Commercial and Rec. Fisherman! Catch all you can under 36".
Rockfish- Slow, The DNR has finally started to stock Marion.
The new Striped bass regulations include:
Reduction in creel limits from five to three
Increase in minimum size limit from 21 inches to 26 inches
Season restrictions for entire Santee Cooper system (lakes and rivers): no harvest/possession from June 1- September 30
Points system: increase to 14 points for violation
Striped bass must be taken to land with head and tail intact enabling enforcement officers to measure complete fish
Bream and Shellcracker- should start picking up any day.
Water Temp. 3-18-09 was 58.5

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Back on line

Sorry about the long delay in my Blog but been fishing a lot and computer problems alone with passwords. Watch for new things soon!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

March-16-09 Whitehead catfish party


We took Jason Whitehead and his dad fishing for a birthday present. It rained on us all day but we caught some good fish to go along with the ones that didn't get to the boat. The water temp. was 52.3 and the air temp was 45. wind was NE at 4 mph. Fishing Lake Marion is a little harder than just dragging corks on Lake Moultrie.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

March-9-09 Dye party

We had Kathy and David Dye on board for a catfish trip on Lake Marion. Southwest wind 15 to 25. Fished the North side with 64 degree water temp. We fished up in the cypress trees in less than 2 feet of water. Lost 6 or 7 fish to the tree roots.

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I was born in La.and was at one time a commercial fisherman. Married to Barb (Mouse) for 37 years. We have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. I became a guide in 2005 following my wife's lead.Mouse will be the first to say she started it all. I have been fishing the Santee Cooper lakes since 1982. We own Santee Cajun Guide Service which has been in operation since 2000. Mouse and I also build hard tops and and enclosures for boats when not fishing. We live one block off the water year round.