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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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Find any of the 6241 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


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.

  • Barbe High School wins Fishing Championship
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide SHREVEPORT, La. (Oct. 18, 2016) – The Barbe High School duo of Nick Nocilla and Colby Robinson from Lake Charles, Louisiana, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 10 pounds, 4 ounces ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/19/2016 2:32:13 AM
  • Understanding Fishing Hooks Part 3 – Hook Points and Barbs
  • A needle point is everything you need for the inshore waters of Louisiana. A knife edge point can be a poor choice in inshore fishing. This is because as the fish fights that knife edge is wiggling back and forth, tearing more flesh and making the entry ..
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  • 10/18/2016 11:54:44 PM
  • Bait and Switch [VIDEO] Customers Duped By Restaurants Selling Fake Fish
  • It’s illegal to sell basa in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, and sellers can no longer market it as “catfish,” formerly a common practice. 3. It’s environmentally controversial. HUDS sources its swai from a company (North Coast Seafood ...
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  • 10/18/2016 11:33:15 PM
  • YAK4IT TOC 2016 Hobie Fishing Worlds Qualifier
  • The Yak4it Tournament of Champions is now a qualifying event for the Hobie Fishing Worlds 6 to be held in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana on December 4-10, 2016. Hobie Fishing and Mariner Sails are teaming up to make this an event to remember. Hobie is the ...
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  • 10/18/2016 12:34:42 PM
  • Sweetwater Marina - Delacroix winter spots heating up
  • We are quickly coming up on the best time of year for sportsmen in Louisiana with some of the best fishing and hunting in the country and we are your full service Marina. From help launching your boat, fishing advice, bait & tackle, Fish cleaning tables ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 10/18/2016 1:43:17 AM
  • Huge catch on 1st trip to hot spot in Louisiana is no fish story
  • Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while. So it was with my first offshore fishing experience. I had no expectations of catching an exceptional tuna fish, but when I hauled a 211-pound yellowfin over the side of Captain William Wall’s boat, I ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 10/14/2016 9:54:48 AM
  • Want to catch fish at this annual hotspot? Watch this
  • At 15 minutes, it's a little long, but if you want to learn how to fish one of the most consistently productive spots along the Louisiana coast, you'll make sure to watch all of it. Latimer posted the video to his YouTube page Thursday morning.
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 10/14/2016 5:29:57 AM
  • Offshore Fishing in New Orleans
  • Here you will find some of the few bow fishing guides in southeast Louisiana. Whether you're an experienced bow hunter or angler, or it is your first time in the outdoors, you're sure to have the experience of a lifetime. Experience is not necessary ...
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  • 10/13/2016 7:32:49 AM
  • IFA Redfish Tour Championship Returns to St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - The IFA Redfish Tour Presented by Cabela's will host its championship event at St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, Oct. 21.22. The two-day event will feature some of the best inshore angling teams competing for the championship title ..
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  • 10/13/2016 7:04:11 AM
  • Fish Calling Device Wins Teenager a $150k Deal on Shark Tank
  • So, Danos started selling the fish calling device through his company website, TactiBite. Anglers in Louisiana and around the Gulf Coast have been buying the Fish Call. This September, he brought his invention on the show Shark Tank, where he gave a ...
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  • 10/12/2016 6:18:15 PM
  • Biologists monitoring fish kill on Pointe aux Chenes WMA
  • The kill was centered north of Island Road within the boundary of the WMA, LaRose said. Jason Adriance, a fisheries biologist with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, said the agency became aware of the kill this weekend, and has been ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 10/11/2016 1:25:57 PM
  • Louisiana Red Snapper Season Now Open Friday-Sunday
  • The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, at its regularly scheduled October meeting, took action allowing recreational anglers to harvest additional red snapper in state waters beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, October 7, 2016, during weekends only.
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  • 10/11/2016 7:06:33 AM
  • There are limits to fishing
  • But the state of Louisiana allowed anglers to keep bass caught measuring twelve inches or more. The difference put Orange at a disadvantage when seeking to attract fishing tournaments. So a local contingent sought to get a limit change in Texas and they ..
  • Orange Leader
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  • 10/10/2016 5:59:09 PM
  • Weekend fishing rodeo to benefit Wish to Fish Louisiana
  • Fishing rodeos in South Louisiana are always a lot of fun, but the best part is that most benefit a good cause. That's certainly true of this weekend's Venetian Isles Fishing Rodeo, which last year gave half of its proceeds to Wish to Fish Louisiana.
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 10/10/2016 8:47:58 AM
  • Sweetwater Marina - Capt. Jack
  • We are quickly coming up on the best time of year for sportsmen in Louisiana with some of the best fishing and hunting in the country and we are your full service Marina. From help launching your boat, fishing advice, bait & tackle, Fish cleaning tables ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 10/8/2016 1:05:03 AM
  • Louisiana-Monroe Wins College Tournament on Ouachita River
  • Louisiana-Monroe Wins College Tournament on Ouachita River The University of Louisiana-Monroe team won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference tournament on the Ouachita River MONROE, La. (Oct. 8, 2016) – The hometown University of Louisiana-Monroe ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/7/2016 11:53:28 PM
  • Fish of a Lifetime Caught on First Trip
  • Venice, Louisiana is a fishing destination every serious angler has to add to his or her bucket list. It’s truly amazing. I have heard tales of the exceptional fishing for years, so when I finally committed to a trip there, part of me was prepared to be ..
  • The Fayette Advertiser & The Deomocrat-Leader
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  • 10/7/2016 6:24:11 PM
  • Louisiana: Updated List of Recreational Reef Sites
  • The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission took action at today's monthly meeting on a Notice of Intent (NOI) to update the list of established recreational reef sites in Louisiana inshore waters. In Calcasieu Lake, the Commission proposes to remove .
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  • 10/7/2016 6:56:59 AM
  • NOI would establish commercial fishing season on Poverty Point Reservoir
  • The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on Thursday considered a notice of intent that would modify the ban on commercial fishing gear at Poverty Point and establish a commercial fishing season on the 2,700-acre man-made reservoir in Richland Paris
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 10/7/2016 12:01:48 AM
  • Louisiana: DWF Extends Drawdown on Saline Lake
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Saline Lake Commission have extended the current drawdown on Saline Lake in Natchitoches and Winn parishes until November 1, 2016. The extension is due to unusually heavy rainfall, which kept the area
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  • 10/6/2016 8:59:52 AM
  • Port Arthur fishing tourney to air on TV
  • This fast-paced made-for-TV tournament series is the most lucrative, professional redfish tournament series in the country and will test these same pros skills as they compete on waters from south Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida, Malone said.
  • The Port Arthur News
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  • 10/6/2016 2:40:28 AM
  • Port Arthur pro fishing tournament to be featured on national TV
  • The show runs through the end of the year, each week featuring an Elite Redfish Tournament on waters in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida. Port Arthur will host an Elite Redfish Series open qualifier for 2017 from Oct. 14-15, and the series will ..
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 10/5/2016 10:37:05 PM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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Louisiana Weather

New Orleans, LA (70163)

Updated on 19:27 PM

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Feels like: 74°F

Wind:300° 9 Kt
Dew Point:68°F
Visibility:6+ mi
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