Officially known as the “spotted sea trout,” the speckled trout has several slang names, including speks, yellow-mouths and paper-mouths. These fish are a mainstay of the bay and inshore waters of south Louisiana.
Speckled trout are fairly common along the entire Gulf coast region. They have a silver color and olive green tints on their back. They get the “speckled” name from black dots extending over their dorsal fin and into their tail. They also have a long body and a large mouth and their lower jaw is in fact larger than their upper jaw. Continue reading “4 Live Baits Used on a Louisiana Trout Fishing Charter and How to Hook Them”