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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.

  • Venice, Louisiana: Your Place for Amazing Tuna Fishing
  • Have you ever considered tuna fishing in Louisiana? Tuna fishing in Louisiana is nothing short of epic, and watching this video will only prove it to all the nonbelievers. Watch this amazing video as a crew heads out to Venice, Louisiana and has an great .
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  • 8/24/2016 2:15:43 PM
  • Louisiana: Rockefeller SWR to Temporarily Close for Alligator Harvest
  • Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge will begin its annual nuisance alligator harvest Sept. 7, 2016. During the harvest period, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will close the refuge to the public each day until 10 a.m. After 10 a.m .
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  • 8/24/2016 7:34:51 AM
  • Louisiana: DWF Slates Drawdown of Indian Creek Lake
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Rapides Parish Police Jury have scheduled a drawdown on Indian Creek Lake in Rapides Parish for hydrilla control, organic reduction and fish habitat improvement. The lake should dewater at a rate .
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  • 8/24/2016 7:34:51 AM
  • Fighting the Fish: Part 3
  • It’s more like a buffalo, or if you do a boneless version, more like a crappie or bass.” Chef Philippe Parola of Baton Rouge, Louisiana sees potential in the abundance of these fish. “Let’s face reality: eradication is impossible, because they are ...
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  • 8/24/2016 6:01:48 AM
  • Bass fishing Bayou Bonfouca
  • Our channel is based on fishing Delacroix Island and freshwater ponds and rivers on the northshore. Our channel is a week old and we are trying to get started! Please check it out for a fellow Louisiana Sportsman and like and subscribe for us! Tight Lines!
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 8/21/2016 2:23:27 AM
  • LDWF will be selling fishing licenses Friday
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will open tomorrow, August 19th to sell commercial fishing licenses from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. Officials say that recent office closures have prevented some commercial fishermen from purchasing their ...
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  • 8/18/2016 6:37:32 AM
  • Louisiana: Flooding Postpones Alligator Hunt Meetings
  • Widespread flooding in southern Louisiana has prompted the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) to postpone Wednesday's (Aug. 17) alligator lottery and commercial hunt information meetings for Joyce, Manchac, Maurepas Swamp, and Pearl ...
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  • 8/18/2016 6:08:55 AM
  • Louisiana DWF to Draw Down False River Starting Sept. 6
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, in conjunction with the False River Watershed Council and Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury, has scheduled a drawdown for False River on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, as a management tool to improve water ..
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  • 8/17/2016 6:24:25 AM
  • Louisiana Flood Victims Rescued by Fishing Kayakers
  • Amidst the horrible weather and flooding that has hit Louisiana in the last week, these men have been saving Louisiana flood victims using their fishing kayaks. These photos of people rescuing stranded people from the rising waters surfaced on the ...
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  • 8/16/2016 3:58:16 PM
  • Louisiana: DWF Agents Rescue 491 from Flooding
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement agents have currently rescued a total of 491 people and 110 animals to date due to the flooding in Louisiana. Agents began search and rescue missions around 4 a.m. on Aug. 12. During this day ...
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  • 8/15/2016 8:07:00 AM
  • Louisiana: Three Lakes Listed Among Top Bass Spots Nationally
  • Northwest Louisiana may be the bass fishing Mecca of the Sportsman's Paradise. According to Bassmaster Magazine, three lakes located in that part of the state are among the top 25 bass fishing lakes in the central United States. Toledo Bend's reputation is
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  • 8/15/2016 8:07:00 AM
  • Louisiana To Bring Back Louisiana Conservationist Magazine
  • (Baton Rouge, LA) - Louisiana's longest running outdoor magazine will return to print in the fall of 2016. The Louisiana Conservationist had been the long-standing outdoor publication for Louisiana's wildlife and fisheries enthusiasts. For decades the ...
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  • 8/12/2016 7:49:05 AM
  • Louisiana: Drawdown for Bayou D'Arbonne Lake
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has announced a drawdown for Bayou D'Arbonne Lake in Union Parish. The drawdown is scheduled to begin on September 6th and continue through November 15th, 2016. The lake will be lowered to a level of 5 ...
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  • 8/12/2016 7:49:05 AM
  • Caddo Lake, Lake Bistineau listed among nation’s top bass fishing spots
  • MONROE, La (LDWF News Release) - Northwest Louisiana may be the bass fishing Mecca of the Sportsman’s Paradise. According to Bassmaster Magazine, three lakes located in that part of the state are among the top 25 bass fishing lakes in the central United ..
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  • 8/11/2016 7:46:06 PM
  • Bayard Wins IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Event at Houma, Louisiana
  • NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.– Brendan Bayard, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, caught a combined limit of 59.25 inches to win the second 2016 regular-season event for the Louisiana Division of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour presented by Hobie Fishing on August 7 at ...
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  • 8/11/2016 6:17:13 AM
  • Louisiana DWF Arrests 3 for Oyster, Boating Safety Violations
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement agents arrested three men for alleged oyster and boating safety violations today, Aug. 9 in St. Bernard Parish. Agents arrested Tyler Campo, 24, of St. Bernard, Brian Cocchiara, 24, of Chalmette ..
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  • 8/11/2016 6:17:13 AM
  • Side Dish: What to do with fish? St. Gabriel retiree has the answers
  • A Kitchen Guide for Alaskan Sports Fishermen & Their Friends for Cooking Salmon and Halibut,” might seem to have a limited audience in south Louisiana. But, the retired research leader of the USDA Honey Bee Breeding and Genetics Laboratory on the LSU ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 8/10/2016 7:44:18 AM
  • Peyton Manning Reels In Big Fish
  • Every once in a while I'll let the Head Ball Coach hold my fish — Klein Kubiak (@Klein_Kubiak_84) July 18, 2016 Kubiak’s son Klein, who tweeted the photo, said his dad caught the fish near the Texas-Louisiana border.
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  • 8/10/2016 7:15:40 AM
  • We do it all redfish, trout, tuna, snapper, cobia, wahoo, and duck hunting. Located south of New Orleans in Venice, Louisiana we offer the best fishing in the country. Give us a call to catch ple
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  • 8/9/2016 12:46:08 PM
  • Episode 26 – Brandon Carter loves Big Speckled Trout
  • He is full of passion and has tons of advice, so don’t miss this episode! Brandon Carter is a native of Tickfaw, Louisiana, which is a long haul from Grand Isle and Venice, the waters he grew up fishing for speckled trout and redfish. From the time he ...
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  • 8/8/2016 11:53:02 PM
  • Commission adopts changes to fishing rules for 2016-2017
  • The daily bag limit would remain at five fish in the four counties and at eight fish for the Sabine River (same as limit for waters shared with Louisiana). Modifying saugeye harvest regulations to remove the current 18-inch minimum length limit and change
  • San Angelo Standard-Times
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  • 8/8/2016 6:38:04 PM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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Louisiana Weather

Bosco, LA (71201)

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