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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Louisiana

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.

  • 1st time in saltwater
  • I have fished freshwater for years from my kayak but have never taken it to saltwater. I fished south Louisiana a lot when I had a boat but that was 20 years ago. Most of the places I fished would be too far to paddle and involve crossing more open water .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 11/23/2015 1:48:07 AM
  • Trash fish to treasured dish
  • “If I have a break from school or work and if the weather’s nice, I like to come out here,” said University of Louisiana student Justin Gossett who’s been fishing at the Bayou Vermilion District’s Retention Pond for about 6 months now. If you ...
  • The Daily Advertiser
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  • 11/19/2015 5:56:14 AM
  • More tagged fish in Louisiana's waters, but recapture rate falls
  • Louisiana's anglers tagged more saltwater fish through the state's cooperative marine fish-tagging program in 2014-15, but the recapture report rate fell off considerably from the previous year, according to data presented by TAG Louisiana. During the most
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 11/18/2015 12:52:36 PM
  • Get Out and Fish Day to be at Torres Memorial Park
  • Sidney Torres Memorial Park in Chalmette will be the site of the Louisiana Department and Wildlife Fisheries Get Out and Fish Day Dec. 12. "We want to make fishing accessible for everyone," said Danica Williams, biologist for the wildlife and fisheries ...
  • Nola Blogs
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  • 11/17/2015 6:55:52 AM
  • Hitting ‘The Wall’ a good thing in fishing
  • It’s just that Bruhl has expanded the possibilities The Wall and surrounding waters hold. It’s an area to chalk-up another in south Louisiana’s unique fishing opportunities, a chance for an “Inshore Slam.” “There are very few places in the ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 11/14/2015 6:12:19 PM
  • Lake Pontchartrain fish-tagging event slated for next week
  • If so, next week you'll get your chance. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is hosting its autumn telemetry-tagging event beginning Monday. As part of the process, department biologists will position themselves on a boat on the lake ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 11/12/2015 9:53:36 AM
  • 2004 Fish Finder alluminum Center Console For Sale in Louisiana - $6,500.00
  • 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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  • 11/10/2015 1:52:12 PM
  • State to revive mercury testing program for fish caught in Louisiana
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Photo: MGN State regulators are reviving a program to test the mercury
  • Acadiana's Multi-Media News
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  • 11/9/2015 5:46:37 AM
  • Louisiana to bring back mercury testing for fish
  • BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State regulators are reviving a program to test the mercury levels of fish caught in Louisiana waters, providing consumers with updated warnings for the first time since 2008. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality staff in .
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  • 11/9/2015 12:03:01 AM
  • New fishing products for 2016
  • My runner-up choice was the lightweight Cedar Creek Sling Pack from Allen Fly Fishing, which could be worn nine months a year here in Louisiana. Features include a padded sling strap, multiple D-rings and a water bottle pocket. Another common item in the .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 11/6/2015 11:58:14 PM
  • Venice offshore platform fishing
  • I am a native of Louisiana currently living in Texas. I have a Texas registered 28-foot boat with twin 300-horsepower Verados with joystick steering. I want to tow the boat to Venice to take my uncle fishing offshore for tuna. I’m looking for Thunder ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 11/4/2015 4:48:08 AM
  • Benefit fish fry Friday at Fort Hero Barracks
  • The North East Louisiana Veterans Association (NELVA) will host a fish fry to benefit Fort Hero Veterans Barracks in Bastrop from 10 a.m.-until on Friday. The barracks is located at 200 Fort Hero St., formerly South Alvin Street. The $9 plates include ...
  • News-Star
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  • 11/3/2015 9:42:48 AM
  • Greetings From Northwest Louisiana
  • After retiring from the AF 5 years ago I moved to NW Louisiana and met a great guy who got me into bass fishing. I grew up on Lake Erie fishing for yellow perch and walleye so bass was kind of foreign to me. I'm totally into it now. Living near so many ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 11/2/2015 6:26:32 PM
  • Outdoors notebook: Professional fishing going international
  • That's been declining consistently for decades, too. Louisiana hunters share that habit. According to a story in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, hunters there have been required to report any deer harvested to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries since
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  • 11/2/2015 2:41:39 AM
  • 1987 Buckaneer Fish & Ski For Sale in Louisiana - $2,900.00
  • 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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  • 11/1/2015 12:41:09 AM
  • What you need to know to fish Delacroix
  • For decades, Delacroix has been among Southeast Louisiana's most popular fishing destinations because it's close to New Orleans and offers year-round action and an excellent variety of fish. To get there from the Big Easy, take Interstate-10 to Interstate
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 10/29/2015 9:41:34 AM
  • WRAL Documentary Examines NC’s Troubled Fishing Industry
  • Even non-fisherman who never aspired to wet a line would want to watch his reports. In North Carolina, like Louisiana, recreational fishing is not only an attraction that draws tourists but it’s a key resource in the state’s economy. Some of the state ...
  • TVNewsCheck
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  • 10/25/2015 10:14:57 AM
  • Your Mail 10-24: Hunting, Fishing Day thanks
  • On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries along with the support of many local sponsors held the 2015 Cenla National Hunting and Fishing Day in Woodworth. This year’s event saw more than 3,850 attendees get the chance to ...
  • The TownTalk
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  • 10/23/2015 11:10:25 PM
  • Todd Masson's fishing forecast for Oct. 23-25: Podcast
  • Now the good news: Speckled trout are all over Southeast Louisiana's interior marshes, and the action is so strong that even some adverse conditions won't be total deal-breakers. Smart anglers will use all that wind to their advantage, fishing points that
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 10/22/2015 9:42:43 AM
  • New Orleans man dies in fall from fishing boat in St. Bernard
  • (AP) — State agents say a 66-year-old New Orleans man died after he fell from a fishing boat in St. Bernard Parish. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said in a news release Ernest Owens was found unresponsive after authorities were ...
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 10/21/2015 7:56:32 AM
  • A message from Al about Fish'n With Mates
  • I go from Ascension Island (Atlantic’s Jurassic Tuna), Florida’s Everglades (Mangrove Maze Tarpon), Papua New Guinea (Papuan Black Bass), Louisiana’s Gulf of Mexico (Rig fishing with the USA’s favourite fisherwoman), America’s Space Coast (I take ...
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Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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Louisiana Weather

New Orleans, LA (70163)

Updated on 20:53 PM

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Feels like: 68°F

Wind:160° 6 Kt
Dew Point:64°F
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Sunrise: 06:35 AM 

Sunset: 04:56 PM 

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