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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.

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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.

  • 3-Course Interview: Abbie Donaldson
  • D: Anyone can do it, really. You basically just go on the (Louisiana) Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website and pay the $65 fee for a commercial selling license. It only covers certain fish, including cobia, sheepshead and a few other non-reef fish.
  • Gambit
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  • 7/27/2015 8:58:33 PM
  • Our view: Take a kid fishing
  • Annual fishing licenses issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reflect ... If you’ve ever watched a bald eagle fly, a crane snatch up a fish or a turtle sunning on a log, chances are good it’s been while you were silently waiting ...
  • News-Star
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  • 7/27/2015 5:52:26 PM
  • Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying due to hot water
  • Oregon and Washington state have both enacted sport fishing closures due to warm water, and sturgeon fishing in the Columbia River upstream of Bonneville Dam has been halted after some of the large, bottom dwelling fish ... in wake of Louisiana theater ...
  • WSVN-TV
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  • 7/27/2015 3:57:54 PM
  • Designated Diner: Hunting and fishing largesse at Sac-a-Lait
  • Restaurant chosen: Sac-A-Lait, 1051 Annunciation St. Its culinary MO: Innovative, sometimes boundary-pushing dishes that pay homage to south Louisiana’s legacy of hunting and fishing ... The name: It’s a freshwater fish, also known as a white crappie ...
  • nolavie.com
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  • 7/27/2015 5:42:18 AM
  • Removing sand from Little Lagoon Pass
  • People who like to fish will tell you that flow of water brings good fishing. The sand will be added to an existing ... After a theater shooting in Louisiana that left three people dead, some movie-goers in Mobile says it does bother them now when they ...
  • WALA-TV FOX10
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  • 7/27/2015 5:42:18 AM
  • Older anglers increasing in Louisiana
  • “The Fisheries outreach section provides Family Fish Fest opportunities during spring and ... Seniors can purchase a Louisiana hunting and fishing combo license for $5 per year, while a fishing license alone for those under 60 is $9.50 annually.
  • News-Star
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  • 7/26/2015 4:20:34 PM
  • State’s fishing glass still half full
  • To say the fishing is hot along our coast — and fishermen here know ... it’s a bitter pill to swallow for south Louisiana fishermen accustomed to so much more. But ask any other folks across the Gulf if catching those numbers would trigger woe-is ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/25/2015 11:09:47 PM
  • Livingston team wins nationals
  • Instead, Heintze and Watts relied on their fishing strengths in south Louisiana’s shallow bayous. “We didn’t come here to fish the ledges, so we committed to fishing shallow,” Heintze, the 16-year-old Denham Springs High junior said. “The lake ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/25/2015 6:16:17 PM
  • Pineville grad wins bronze at national archery event
  • “I thought it was so cool that a little ole boy from Louisiana ... to fly fish, and he searched and researched and made his own flies and went to the neighborhood pond and fly fished and caught a bunch of catfish.” That progressed to a fly fishing ...
  • The TownTalk
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  • 7/24/2015 9:16:26 PM
  • York Weekend Extras for 7/24
  • At the Family Fishing Program, Adam Spangler from the state Fish and Boat Commission will have the rods ... and his solo work has wandered through Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, leading to his latest album, "A Fool to Care." Tickets: $50-$75.
  • York Dispatch Online
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  • 7/24/2015 4:55:45 AM
  • Still Reelin' in the Winners at Bass Cash Bash on Toledo Bend
  • The third month of the BassCashBash Summer Long Tournament is officially in the books and we still have over a month until the completion of the 130 days of fishing. If you have plans to fish Toledo ... Texas up to Shreveport, Louisiana or you can register
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 7/23/2015 7:30:15 PM
  • Louisiana to enforce TED laws
  • HB 668 was signed into law in early July. Federal law requires shrimp trawlers to use Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs), which create an opening in fishing nets to allow trapped sea turtles to escape, but Louisiana was the only state that did not to enforce .
  • World Fishing
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  • 7/23/2015 2:15:17 PM
  • Friday and Saturday's sports calendar and upcoming area events
  • To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing go to www.hobiefishing.com. Aug. 1. The Louisiana Wahoo Travel Organization ... redfish under 27 inches, five red fish stringer, largest speckled trout, five speckled trout stringer, drum, flounder ...
  • Daily Comet
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  • 7/23/2015 12:20:45 PM
  • Fish are biting as rodeo arrives
  • For many south Louisiana fishermen ... and many fishermen are opting to fish during the cooler times in the day. "Many people are fishing early in the morning and are heading back in around 9 a.m. to avoid the hottest parts of the day," he said.
  • Houma Today
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  • 7/23/2015 7:41:34 AM
  • Fish are biting as rodeo arrives
  • For many south Louisiana fishermen ... and many fishermen are opting to fish during the cooler times in the day. "Many people are fishing early in the morning and are heading back in around 9 a.m. to avoid the hottest parts of the day," he said.
  • Daily Comet
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  • 7/23/2015 7:41:34 AM
  • Outdoor calendar for Thursday, July 23
  • LOUISIANA DUCKS UNLIMITED STATE CONVENTION ... Registration 25 cents. Fishing from the bank only. Three places in largest fish & most fish categories. Door prizes. Parent/guardian must accompany children. Call Boat Club (225) 869-8966 or Craig Calcagno ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 7/22/2015 9:54:36 PM
  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent Editorials
  • Because Louisiana values natural capital — such as the benefits of wetlands for buffering hurricanes, providing water, reducing floods and increasing fish — GFN says the ... New York Times on no fishing at the North Pole: Fishing at the North Pole ...
  • New York Times
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  • 7/22/2015 4:18:09 PM
  • Another winning STAR redfish caught from kayak
  • For the first time in Coastal Conservation Louisiana STAR history, two prize-winning tagged redfish have been caught by kayak anglers. On Saturday while fishing the Casting for ... division and the over 25 heaviest fish divisions for inshore and offshore .
  • Houma Today
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  • 7/22/2015 4:11:00 PM
  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
  • Because Louisiana values natural capital — such as the benefits of wetlands for buffering hurricanes, providing water, reducing floods and increasing fish — GFN says the ... New York Times on no fishing at the North Pole: Fishing at the North Pole ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 7/22/2015 3:13:44 PM
  • Thursday and Friday's sports calendar and upcoming area events
  • To discover more about kayaking and Hobie Fishing go to www.hobiefishing.com. Aug. 1. The Louisiana Wahoo Travel Organization ... redfish under 27 inches, five red fish stringer, largest speckled trout, five speckled trout stringer, drum, flounder ...
  • Daily Comet
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  • 7/22/2015 12:43:24 PM
  • Hook a Kid on Fishing rodeo held in St. Bernard
  • "It's rewarding when you see the kids faces light up when they catch their first fish," Picou said. "Fishing is a part of our heritage in St. Bernard and south Louisiana, and we want to encourage young people to get involved in the sport at an early age.
  • Nola Blogs
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  • 7/22/2015 7:49:55 AM
  • Magazine names Toledo Bend #1 lake in the nation
  • Now a national magazine is recognizing why in the Louisiana Traveler ... It takes the guess work out, it takes the headache out of it. I cannot fish as cheap by myself as I can by fishing with Living the Dream nor be as successful." Just last week ...
  • KPLC TV
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  • 7/22/2015 7:21:17 AM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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Louisiana Weather

Alex, LA (71301)

Updated on 00:48 AM

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80°F 

Feels like: 84°F

Wind:210° 5 Kt
Humidity:82% 
Dew Point:74°F
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Sunrise: 06:19 AM 

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