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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.

  • Complaint Yields Polluted Oyster Cases in Louisiana
  • Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents cited 16 subjects for alleged oyster violations on Nov. 16 in St. Bernard Parish. Agents cited Raymond Johnston, 56, Torie Gray, 24, Robert Wells, 57, Thomas Deogracias, 37, Raymond .
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  • 11/20/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Do You Need 200 Yards of Line on Your Reel?
  • If that’s the case, then you should use that reel! Spinning reels tend to be heavier, and a 30 (or 3000) size is all you really need for inshore fishing in Louisiana. Something bigger may be so heavy it wears on the hands and wrists holding it all day.
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  • 11/19/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • Are you a fisherman?
  • Commercial fishermen have this perspective, and an appreciation, for Louisiana’s wetlands most will never have. On the other side of the coin, inshore fishing means something to an inshore angler that commercial fishermen sometimes fail to grasp ...
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  • 11/18/2017 3:52:00 PM
  • Why “Louisiana” Fishing Blog
  • Love fishing? Me too! I like to surround myself with like-minded people, so go ahead and send a friend request! I didn't see it coming, but if I did certain things, I would have known long before I went fishing. This “blog” (I use quotation marks ...
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  • 11/18/2017 4:51:00 AM
  • Fish & Game: Fishing Lake Pontchartrain
  • Deer season is open in many parts of Louisiana and the entire state is open for duck season, but you might want to bring your rod out to the bridges in Lake Pontchartrain this weekend. Fishing will be crowded on the lake, but you can set up and catch some
  • WWL-TV
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  • 11/17/2017 11:44:00 PM
  • Slow dove hunts prompt fishing trip
  • We are fortunate to live in a state where fishing is open 24/7, all year long. Just look in the pages of Louisiana Sportsman and someone is catching fish somewhere in the state. Although hunting season is upon us, the month of September was extremely hot .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 11/12/2017 8:27:00 PM
  • Heroes of National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • Things haven’t changed much. Looks like we had about 5000 participants at the Cenla National Hunting and Fishing Day at Woodworth Louisiana. This was a beautiful event. They had everything you can think of in the hands on Hunting and Fishing world.
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  • 9/28/2017 12:42:00 PM
  • Decrease in salmon at Oroville Feather River Fish Hatchery
  • One of the most valuable herring products is roe for the Japanese market. Law360, New York -- The former manager of a Louisiana fish processing plant owned by Omega Protein Inc. has pled guilty to directing employees to dump water from an effluent pond at
  • FIS
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  • 9/27/2017 3:57:00 PM
  • Louisiana: DWF Slates Herbicide Treatment for Lake Bistineau
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled an aerial herbicide application on Lake Bistineau for Thursday, September 28, weather permitting, to control large expanses of giant salvinia that are inhibiting access in Lake Bistineau.
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Louisiana DWF Names New Enforcement Division Chief
  • LDWF Sec. Jack Montoucet introduces Col. Sammy Martin as the new Chief of the Enforcement Division. On Sept. 21, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), promoted Lt. Col. Sammy Martin to Colonel, which is the highest ranking position in
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  • 9/27/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Postcard from London: Fish and chips and Who Dats along the River Thames
  • Both were tasty, but honestly it's difficult to eat non-seasoned fish after living in Louisiana for so many years. I absentmindedly reached for the Tony's a handful of times. That said, I did take a liking to the "chips" with vinegar instead of ketchup.
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 9/26/2017 4:29:00 PM
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day Alison Allen (far right) holds up the catfish daughter Grace Allen caught at the pond located on there grounds of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Outdoor Education Center in Woodworth as Annabelle Allen .
  • The TownTalk
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  • 9/25/2017 11:00:00 PM
  • Louisiana: Red Snapper Catch Below Limit, Fall Season Possible
  • The red snapper catch numbers in Louisiana ended more than 100,000 pounds below the state's self-imposed limit of 1.04 million pounds for the recently completed 2017 season, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced. Anglers ...
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  • 9/25/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Nabeel Qureshi, 1983-2017
  • After Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, people asked, "Where is God?" The answer came in the form of human beings. The Cajun Navy left Louisiana and traveled to Texas, on their own dime, to rescue, with fishing boats, complete strangers. Police Sergeant Steve ..
  • Front Page
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  • 9/25/2017 5:36:00 AM
  • Families enjoy the great outdoors at National Fishing and Hunting Day
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, along with other organizations and businesses around the area, were set up at the Woodworth Outdoor Education Center most of the day. The free event gave families the opportunity to try their skills at ..
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  • 9/24/2017 1:04:00 AM
  • Scenes from National Hunting, Fishing Day
  • Scenes from National Hunting, Fishing Day See what was going on for National Hunting and Fishing Day at theCenter Saturday by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries in Woodworth. Check out this story on http://www.thetowntalk .
  • The TownTalk
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  • 9/24/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • The Great Turtle Rescue
  • The turtles are brought to the Institute by NOAA and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF). NOAA has spotter helicopters to help locate the turtles. Workers on boats pluck them from the oil, rinse them off, then tag them. Ninety percent
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  • 9/22/2017 10:24:00 PM
  • Off-duty game warden witnesses alleged fishing violations
  • According to a news release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Jorge Cabrera, 26, and Juan Ciprian, 28, were ticketed for possessing over the limit of black drum and redfish, possessing undersized black drum and redfish and possessing
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/22/2017 3:47:00 PM
  • Ex-Manager Of Omega Fish Plant Cops To Polluting La. River
  • Law360, New York (September 21, 2017, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The former manager of a Louisiana fish processing plant owned by Omega Protein Inc. has pled guilty to directing employees to dump water from an effluent pond at the plant into a canal that feeds the ..
  • Law 360
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  • 9/22/2017 2:20:00 AM
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on September 23rd, 2017. NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September. It was created in 1972 ...
  • Natchitoches Times
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  • 9/22/2017 1:20:00 AM
  • Louisiana DWF Meeting to Review Bass Regs on Caney Creek Reservoir
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a public meeting regarding the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission's recent Notice of Intent (NOI) to remove the protective slot limit regulation for black bass on Caney Creek Reservoir .
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  • 9/21/2017 6:26:00 AM
  • New red snapper proposals need safeguards from overfishing
  • We share the desire to give private anglers more flexibility and certainty in their fishing opportunities, and states are already innovating under current law, such as the LA Creel program in Louisiana. The new bills (H.R. 3588 and S. 1686) have improved .
  • Environmental Defense Fund
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  • 9/20/2017 11:52:00 PM
  • Fall Hunting and Fishing in Mississippi, Louisiana
  • It’s a great time for Mississippi and Louisiana sportsmen and women, as fall hunting and fishing opportunities abound throughout both states. The days are getting shorter and cool fronts are beginning to make their way South: fall is here. October may be .
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  • 9/20/2017 6:58:00 PM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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