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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?
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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.

  • Fishing Friday Feature #3: Marsh Donkeys on the Fly
  • For the fifth time in the last year, I was making the trek from Oxford down south of New Orleans near the commercial fishing community known as Delacroix, Louisiana. The end of the world, as I like to call it because the road literally dead ends into the .
  • Hotty Toddy
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  • 7/22/2016 6:00:58 PM
  • 'Ride the Bull' kayak fishing tournament lures, hooks 800 anglers
  • Louisiana has long been called a sportsman’s paradise, but now an increasing number of fishermen are contributing to that by kayaks. Kayak fishing has grown in popularity over the years and Louisiana has attracted more and more to the sport. The largest ..
  • Daily Comet
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  • 7/22/2016 6:05:08 AM
  • Two biggest fishing rodeos on South Louisiana's calendar are next week
  • If you notice your favorite marina is practically vacant next weekend, there's a reason. If you go to a tackle shop and the only other person there is the clerk, don't fret. If you run through your list of fishing buddies, and no one's schedule is free ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 7/21/2016 8:50:58 AM
  • Coastal erosion spurs fishing rights fight
  • As Louisiana's marshes wash away at the rate of a football field an hour, fishery-rich estuaries are creeping northward into more privately owned areas – areas that used to be closed off to the ebb and flow of the tides and where landowners could easily ..
  • Daily Comet
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  • 7/20/2016 3:54:29 PM
  • Coastal erosion spurs fishing rights fight
  • As Louisiana's marshes wash away at the rate of a football field an hour, fishery-rich estuaries are creeping northward into more privately owned areas – areas that used to be closed off to the ebb and flow of the tides and where landowners could easily ..
  • Houma Today
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  • 7/20/2016 3:54:29 PM
  • Beausoleil’s Braised Gulf Fish uses local ingredients for an authentic dish
  • Beausoleil chef and co-owner Nathan Gresham’s stylish Southern cuisine has heavily sourced ingredients from Louisiana farmers, fishers and ranchers since the restaurant opened in the Bocage Village Shopping Center in 2010. For his new braised fish in ...
  • Baton Rouge Business Report
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  • 7/20/2016 5:53:12 AM
  • Sportsman's Paradise? Coastal erosion spurs fishing rights fight
  • As Louisiana’s marshes wash away at the rate of a football field an hour, fishery-rich estuaries are creeping northward into more privately owned areas – areas that used to be closed off to the ebb and flow of the tides and where landowners could ...
  • WWL-TV
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  • 7/20/2016 4:05:49 AM
  • Fishing guide numbers grow in Louisiana
  • Readers reacted strongly to last week's NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune story on whether Louisiana should consider dropping its liberal limits of 25 speckled trout per angler per day. Many would like to see the state cut limits for fishing guides rather than
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 7/19/2016 6:23:01 AM
  • Bottom of the ninth home run in fishing
  • We were fishing in 1,200 feet of water, 42 miles off the coast of Venice, Louisiana, facing a long, hot, almost empty-handed ride back to the marina. To catch a record, you have to use a manual reel, and Peace is an expert at breaking sword records.
  • Alexander City Outlook
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  • 7/18/2016 1:12:13 PM
  • Bank fishing opportunities abound in Southeast Texas
  • Once you cross the Louisiana border SH 82 opens up dozens of miles of excellent surf fishing. There are numerous beaches there including Peveto Beach, Johnson Bayou Beach and Holly Beach. One of the top producers for speckled trout, Spanish mackerel and ..
  • The Port Arthur News
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  • 7/17/2016 2:29:10 AM
  • Check out the Outdoors calendar for upcoming events and fishing schedules
  • Drawdown plans & future lake management plans by state Inland Fisheries Section. Website: www.wlf.louisiana.gov/fishing/waterbody-management-plans-inland. LOUISIANA DUCKS UNLIMITED STATE CONVENTION: Hilton Riverside, New Orleans. Thursday registration ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/16/2016 10:08:29 AM
  • Attitude Key To Overcoming Hurdles
  • Research led Kevin VanDam to a prime area for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic at the Louisiana Delta. But despite numerous visits during practice, there were few indications that it would produce the winning fish – other than his instincts. He didn’t give ...
  • BassFan
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  • 7/14/2016 3:58:37 AM
  • Goggle eye slam with Greg Hackney
  • Great opportunity to take the kids out and enjoy some good fishing. Be looking out for the TV show of this fishing trip in the up coming weeks of Louisiana Sportsman TV show with Greg Hackney, scheduled to play sometime in August.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 7/12/2016 1:47:58 PM
  • Bistineau guide offers ‘old school fishing’
  • And that’s something King promotes during the dog days of summer when most anglers have elected to stay in the air conditioning instead of attempting to pluck finicky fish from the depths of one of Louisiana’s most historic fisheries. A cane pole ...
  • Shreveport Times
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  • 7/12/2016 11:53:26 AM
  • 2010 Tracker ProGuide V16 Fish & Ski For Sale in Louisiana - $10,000.00
  • Boat comes with Mercury 60, Bimini top, trolling motor, trailer. Built in live well, lots of storage. Room for 6 seats, comes with 4. Rarely used, low hours, great condition. Sold as is. Need more information or to see the boat call: 985-859-3740.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 7/12/2016 1:37:49 AM
  • Couple frequents Lake Concordia, fell in love fishing
  • “You can catch more, bigger fish here compared to our local lake,” Suzanne said. “Louisiana fish don’t mess around.” On the couple’s last trip to Lake Concordia, they brought back a haul of 61 fish, mostly “thick” blue gills. On ...
  • Natchez Democrat
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  • 7/10/2016 5:07:47 AM
  • Check out Outdoors calendar events and fishing schedules
  • RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler, (225) 892-4352. Website: www.rsff.org. FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La. Express Landing ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/9/2016 5:26:17 PM
  • Check out the latest Outdoors events and fishing schedules
  • RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler, (225) 892-4352. Website: www.rsff.org. FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR BASS TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La. Express Landing ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/9/2016 11:06:53 AM
  • 2001 Nitro Fish & Ski For Sale in Louisiana - $1,800.00
  • fish slaying 2001 Nitro Bay 1800 Center Console 18ft with 90hp Tracker/Mercury Outboard. Comes with tandem axle Triton trailer w surge brakes, 24v Motorguide Wireless 75lb thrust trolling motor, and 141c Hummingbird Fishfinder. Runs great with no problems!
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 7/9/2016 12:51:16 AM
  • IGFA record mangrove, giant tarpon share LOWA 2015 Fish of the Year honors
  • An 18.63-pound monster mangrove snapper out of Cocodrie and a 246.63-pound tarpon out of Grand Isle will be recognized as the 2015 Fish of the Year by the Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association at their annual convention next month. In the Rod & Reel ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 7/8/2016 2:28:30 PM
  • New US inspection rules worry Vietnamese pangasius exporters
  • For years the catfish farmers in southern US states such as Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana, have been lobbying the US government to implement tariff barriers, name changes, etc. The USFDA was even persuaded to rule that pangasius could not be sold in .
  • World Fishing
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  • 7/7/2016 11:30:44 AM
  • Algae bloom in Lake Tarpon outfall canal causes large fish kill
  • Instead, the samples taken from the outfall canal turned up two types of algae: heterosigma, which has caused fish kills in Louisiana, Japan and Brazil in the past; and gymnodinium, which is associated with Red Tide and has been found for more than 100 ...
  • Tampa Bay Times
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  • 7/7/2016 7:13:02 AM
  • Check out upcoming Outdoors events and fishing schedules
  • 5 bass limit/14 inches minimum size. Weekly event through Sept. 16. Call Guy Perkins (225) 293-3402. RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler, (225) 892-4352.
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/6/2016 7:38:41 PM
  • Check out fishing results from the Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo
  • Outstanding Girl: Ali Plaisance, 3 points. SW LA. CLUB RODEO LAKE CHARLES — Sunday’s final category winners by divisions from the 78th annual SW Louisiana Fishing Club’s three-day Fourth of July rodeo with categories, anglers and the weights of their ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/6/2016 5:58:28 PM
  • Tournament competitors regularly take fish from private water
  • The waters that flow in and out of Louisiana's fish-rich marshlands are almost entirely private, and yet tournament trails repeatedly host events in South Louisiana even though their rules explicitly express that competitors are not allowed to fish private
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 7/6/2016 6:09:48 AM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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