Well, we are called the Sportsman's Paradise for a reason, we love our fishing here in Louisiana, and we are very very passionate about where we go to catch the big ones! The folks at Louisiana Travel are bringing us the Top Locations for Saltwater Fishing here in the Bayou State, and you may, or may not agree. They are listed below, but feel free to add your own favorites in.


  • Venice - a favorite of Field and Stream Magazine, and always on the 'Best Of' lists for great freshwater, saltwater, and channel fishing.
  •  Jean Lafitte - named after Louisiana’s most famous pirate - great charter options, an easy drive from New Orleans, and home to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.
  •  Cocodrie - marshland and beaches, and a string of barrier island that are a haven for Gulf fishing are close by. Also has overnight accommodations, and a great restaurant and bar for after a long day of being out on the water!
  •  Cameron - where you can fish right off the beach, and crabbing is a wildly popular summertime activity for families. Also part of the unbelievably beautiful Creole Nature Trail.
  •  Grand Isle - home to the annual International Tarpon Rodeo, and this barrier island also hosts the world’s largest extreme kayak fishing tournament, Ride the Bull.


Have fun fishing at these beautiful Louisiana locations, and be sure to pick up your state fishing license before you cast your line!

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