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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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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.

  • Grab those fishing poles, Louisiana free fishing weekend returns
  • Grab those fishing poles because this weekend will be the only time this year that it's OK to fish without a license in Louisiana waters. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hopes to hook anglers with its annual free fishing weekend.
  • WDSU
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  • 6/8/2018 10:13:00 PM
  • Louisiana's annual Free Fishing Weekend coming up
  • BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — This weekend will be the only time this year that it's OK to fish without a license in Louisiana waters. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries hopes to hook anglers with its annual Free Fishing Weekend. Residents and ..
  • Tampa Bay Times
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  • 6/8/2018 6:34:00 PM
  • Fish & Game: Big Fish
  • NEW ORLEANS – These big fish are more than just a fish story. The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association selects and presents Fish of the Year Awards annually. This time around, they’ve got some you won’t believe. Several new first place rod and reel ...
  • WWL-TV
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  • 6/8/2018 12:27:00 AM
  • With La. Off Limits, Sabine Will Fish Small
  • Waters in Louisiana, which remain under the control of private property owners despite legislative attempts to change that unique situation, are off-limits. Essentially, anglers can fish only one side of the river, and it's the side with less "fishy" water
  • BassFan
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  • 6/7/2018 1:43:00 AM
  • You can fish Louisiana waters this weekend without a license
  • Louisiana's annual free fishing weekend returns Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10. It's an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license, according to the state Department
  • WKTV
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  • 6/7/2018 1:28:00 AM
  • Take a Kid Fishing, please
  • The first report on catches after the May 25 opening of the private recreational red snapper season highlights a full agenda for Thursday’s 9:30 a.m. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting at state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters on ...
  • The Advocate
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  • 6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM
  • Three Reasons Why I’m a Sea Tow Member
  • I've been a Sea Tow member for years, and they've always done good by me. That's why we teamed up to provide you guys the Louisiana Fishing Blog Special, an annual membership with two additional free months! Use code LAFB on their site to get the special .
  • Louisiana Fishing Blog
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  • 6/6/2018 11:29:00 PM
  • Louisiana free fishing weekend; no license required
  • LOUISIANA (KSLA)-Anglers are invited to be a part of a free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says this weekend only, fishermen won’t be required to have a fishing license on waterways.
  • KLFY News 10
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  • 6/6/2018 9:40:00 PM
  • You can fish Louisiana waters this weekend without a license
  • NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana’s annual free fishing weekend returns Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10. It’s an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license, according to ...
  • WGNO
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  • 6/6/2018 6:07:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend slated for June 9-10
  • If you don’t have a Louisiana fishing license, don’t let that stop you from hitting the water — at least this weekend. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is once again holding its Free Fishing Weekend this Saturday and Sunday ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/6/2018 6:01:00 PM
  • You can fish for free in Louisiana this weekend!
  • The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries invites you to take part in its annual Free Fishing Weekend on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. Louisiana’s Free Fishing Weekend is an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish ..
  • BRProud
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  • 6/6/2018 11:12:00 AM
  • Lowers Keys Dolphin Tourney
  • Second place went to the team aboard Ware’s the Fish, guided by Captain Al Ware. Team member Brian Hebert of Metairie, Louisiana, caught a 30.25-pound dolphin to secure the second spot. The Chillin team, captained by John Barry, earned third place for a ..
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 6/6/2018 2:45:00 AM
  • Walker High students qualify for national fishing tourney
  • These two fishing teams include sophomore Hanson Chaney and junior Bronson Beck, who previously ranked number one for the BASS high school fishing team in Louisiana. Also advancing to the national tournament in Paris, Tenn., Aug. 2-4, are seniors Jason ...
  • BRProud
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  • 6/4/2018 10:52:00 PM
  • You can fish for free this weekend
  • NEW ORLEANS -- This weekend you can fish for free in Louisiana. As anglers across the country celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, most states offer free fishing days that fall throughout the summer. In the Bayou State, it's usually the second ...
  • WWL-TV
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  • 6/4/2018 8:48:00 PM
  • Best Saltwater Fishing Along Miss./La. Gulf Coast
  • Quality fishing abounds along the hundreds of miles of coastline in Mississippi and Louisiana adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico. The rivers, marshes and estuaries are go-to spots for inshore or near-shore species, but the potential for good fishing continues
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/4/2018 3:46:00 PM
  • The silver king
  • McDuff, as he was known to his friends, was also a frequent contributor to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Louisiana Conservationist magazine, where the words above appeared. He liked tarpon fishing — actually, he loved tarpon fishing.
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/4/2018 3:26:00 PM
  • Wade-Fishing Tactics in Texas Saltwater
  • Sabine Lake is located on the Texas/Louisiana border. This is one of the very best bays to catch redfish on. But it’s also well known for producing good numbers of trout. What Sabine Lake is not known for is wading, but truth be known it’s worth a shot.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/4/2018 2:27:00 PM
  • All-American Updates - Day 3
  • 11:00 Another big Deaver just filled out his five-fish limit in a big way. After running into a flurry of dinks the Louisiana pro caught a 6 1/4-pounder. That’s a big-time fish on a day like today. He and LeBrun are the only ones with fish over five ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/2/2018 12:18:00 PM
  • College Fish-Off Updates
  • He is opening things up by tossing a spinnerbait around stumps. 6:45 Fish-off time Yesterday, the team of Hunter Freeman and Thomas Soileau from the University of Louisiana-Monroe won the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/2/2018 11:49:00 AM
  • Warhawks Win on the Red
  • Saving fish — it’s a dicey strategy, but one that paid off in a big way for University of Louisiana-Monroe’s Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman who completed the wire-to-wire Red River win at the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/1/2018 9:57:00 PM
  • 2018-19 Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses now on sale
  • Current hunting and fishing licenses in Louisiana expire June 30, and new permits for 2018-19 go on sale starting Friday (June 1). The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries implemented a new license sales system earlier this year. It allows users
  • NOLA.com
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  • 6/1/2018 4:10:00 PM
  • Reminder: Renew your Louisiana fishing and hunting license
  • BATON ROUGE, LA - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all sportsmen that all 2017-18 recreational fishing and hunting licenses will expire on June 30, 2018. Licenses for the 2018-19 seasons are available for purchase beginning June 1
  • ArkLaTex
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  • 6/1/2018 3:09:00 PM
  • All-American Updates - Day 2
  • We are finding a bunch of boats in and around the cypress trees. Included in the mix are Louisiana pros Lebrun and Deaver. 10:00 Jordan, Wagner, Deaver Rob Jordan was sitting in sixth place heading into today. Right now he has caught three fish giving him
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 6/1/2018 1:09:00 PM
  • Kayak Fishing at St. Bernard parish - a redfish destination
  • Over the first couple of years of kayak fishing Louisiana, I was so excited about checking out different areas, I was all over the place fishing different spots, and while it was exciting and a great [...]
  • playak.com
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  • 6/1/2018 8:46:00 AM

Louisiana Guides/Outfitters

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Louisiana Fishing Clubs

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