Fishing in Louisiana

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Top Fishing Spots in Louisiana

New Orleans City Park
In the heart of New Orleans lies Big Lake, great for residents and visitors hoping to catch fish.
Fontainebleau State Park
Located just a short drive from New Orleans. You can fish from the fishing pier which extends into the lake.
Jimmie Davis State Park
This Park offers two boat launches and a fishing pier that cater to the sportsmen looking for a prime freshwater fishing spot.
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Common Catches in Louisiana

Red Snapper
Red Snapper
The red snapper is one of the most valuable and heavily exploited snappers in American waters.
Flounder
Flounder
The flounder is a rapid swimmer and a good light-tackle game fish. It is the most important flatfish of the Atlantic states.
Spotted Seatrout
Spotted Seatrout
Two large, recurvate canine teeth in the front of the upper jaw stand out noticeably on the spotted seatrout.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.
Black Crappie
Black Crappie
Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.

Types of Fishing in Louisiana

Pier & Surf Fishing

Pier & Surf Fishing

Saltwater pier and surf fishing is a great way to start saltwater fishing.

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Pier & Surf Fishing

Pier & Surf Fishing

Saltwater pier and surf fishing is a great way to start saltwater fishing.

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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