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Fishing Louisiana

EZFishing brings you Louisiana's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Louisiana Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Louisiana.

Louisiana Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Louisiana?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Louisiana Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Louisiana Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Louisiana's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Louisiana Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Louisiana.

  • Big Fish Report: Sheep head braving the cold
  • From now until April, it’s sheep head season just about everywhere along the Louisiana cost, but you can find some especially good fishing in the Dularge area. Capt. Chris Guillory, Troop D State Police commander, was on Thursday's agenda for the State ...
  • KPLC TV
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  • 2/11/2016 10:28:51 AM
  • 6 quick, easy fish recipes: One for each Friday of Lent
  • Also, it generally comes in smaller fillets, Davison said. For flavor, however, catfish and trout are best. And, in South Louisiana, fairly easy to find. (Although I had to go to two spots to find trout and catfish on a recent Friday morning and it wasn't
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 2/10/2016 6:55:17 AM
  • Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business
  • But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems. Harlon Pearce, the owner of Harlon's Louisiana Fish, which supplies restaurants and groceries across the South, says he welcomes the change. Around this time of .
  • NPR News
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  • 2/8/2016 10:13:55 PM
  • Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business
  • But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems. Harlon Pearce, the owner of Harlon's Louisiana Fish, which supplies restaurants and groceries across the South, says he welcomes the change. Around this time of .
  • WLRN
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  • 2/8/2016 5:20:26 PM
  • Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business
  • But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems. Harlon Pearce, the owner of Harlon's Louisiana Fish, which supplies restaurants and groceries across the South, says he welcomes the change. Around this time of .
  • Cape and Islands NPR
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  • 2/8/2016 5:06:07 PM
  • Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business
  • But opening the Gulf to aquaculture won't be cheap, and it could pose environmental problems. Harlon Pearce, the owner of Harlon's Louisiana Fish, which supplies restaurants and groceries across the South, says he welcomes the change. Around this time of .
  • 90.5WESA
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  • 2/8/2016 5:06:07 PM
  • Fish Quiz: How well do you know speckled trout?
  • But despite their shortcomings, the fish are pursued relentlessly by Louisiana anglers. Perhaps it's because nothing will lure strikes from them except for cunning and logic. A redfish will follow its nose to a hunk of dead shrimp, but a speckled trout ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 2/5/2016 4:59:31 AM
  • Looking for fishing partners
  • New to Louisiana. Huge into fishing. Looking for experienced fishermen around South Central Louisiana who want to make a new friend and have trip expenses shared. I am very handy on a boat, willing to pay for fuel, food and bait and clean the boat after ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 2/4/2016 11:58:52 PM
  • Netters fill pickup trucks with fish in spillway, Fox 8 reports
  • There are certainly negatives to Bonnet Carre Spillway openings. They temporarily displace the fish Louisiana's recreational anglers like to catch most, and they can also cause algae blooms when they occur, as they most frequently do, in the late spring or
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 2/4/2016 11:12:56 AM
  • Fish Farming In Gulf Poses Questions And Opportunities
  • Most of the fish we eat in the U.S. comes from other countries. Fishermen in Louisiana have long sought to displace some of those imports but the industry has faced challenges like hurricanes and the 2010 BP oil spill. Now, a new source of fish in the gulf
  • 89.9 wwno
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  • 2/3/2016 12:47:11 PM
  • Lenten fish fries: Submit your free listing to our events calendar
  • It also marks the start of fish fry season in south Louisiana. Among Lenten traditions is the prohibition against eating meat on Fridays from Ash Wednesday (Feb. 10) through Easter (March 27). Some folks give it up for the whole season. Each year ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 2/3/2016 5:59:10 AM
  • Dozens of fish die after low oxygen levels in New River in Gonzales
  • Dozens of dead fish have surfaced in the New River, around West Main Street. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries say the fish more than likely died over the weekend because of low oxygen levels in the water around that area. Officials say ..
  • WAFB
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  • 2/2/2016 4:27:17 AM
  • 2014 Ascend FS12T Fishing Kayak Kayaks For Sale in Louisiana - $500.00
  • Avoid scams, deal with people locally. Beware of people who want to wire money, use cashiers checks, money orders, or want to drop ship products. Learn more here. Classified ads are posted by individuals as is, with no guarantees by this site. We will not
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 1/31/2016 7:35:47 AM
  • Throw me something, mister! How to catch Toledo Bend’s lunker bass
  • Guide and Louisiana Sportsman columnist John Dean Jr. will be on the water as often as possible, ambushing as many of these lunkers as possible. The 62-year-old Dean — who has fished two Bassmaster Classic and earned numerous top 50 finishes on the ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 1/29/2016 11:58:50 PM
  • Blocked waterways
  • I read where someone had made the comment about ownership of the fish in the waters of Louisiana. Well aren't the fish and other wildlife that live in Louisiana's waters are public property? Since none of these canals that are being blocked were here when
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 1/29/2016 11:58:50 PM
  • Seminar on cooking fish Monday night
  • PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL Pompano tourney starts Feb. 1 This recipe came from a guide in south Louisiana so he prepared it with redfish, but it’ll work with any type of fish that has thick scales. You’ll want to start with filleting your fish and leaving ...
  • Pensacola News Journal
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  • 1/27/2016 6:03:17 PM
  • Fishing expedition for Tuna
  • The fall and winter fishing in Louisiana is the ideal time to fish for Blackfin and Yellowfin tuna off Venice.Although fishing can be fast-paced, anglers must first past sharks of all sizes as well as Bonita, and Amberjack at times.
  • WLOX 13
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  • 1/25/2016 3:49:39 PM
  • Fish hatchery project scaled back
  • University of Miami and Louisiana State University. “Flounder are actually being raised now that will ultimately come here,” Barcus said. “… The goal is to work with Florida Fish and Wildlife on enhancement programs. But it doesn’t happen ...
  • NW Florida Daily News
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  • 1/17/2016 8:16:50 PM
  • Lucky anglers will get to fish here for five months
  • Average Joes with a little luck on their side will get to see exactly how good it is this spring and summer. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has opened a lottery for anglers to gain the right to fish White Lake WCA between March 15 and .
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 1/16/2016 5:16:05 AM
  • Fishing for redfish on the Mississippi River
  • “Just save room for pie,” Creppel says, but I don’t. Creppel is sure that chef Paul Prudhomme nearly did for Louisiana’s bull reds. His books’ popularising of local dishes, and in particular blackened redfish, saw a surge in demand that ...
  • howtospendit.ft.com
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  • 1/15/2016 11:08:01 AM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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Louisiana Weather

Alex, LA (71301)

Updated on 17:27 PM

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62°F 

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Wind:20° 5 Kt
Humidity:62% 
Dew Point:49°F
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Sunrise: 06:54 AM 

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