Fresh Water Fishing

Freshwater Fishing in Louisiana

Louisiana's freshwater fishing scene includes the twice-voted #1 bass fishing lake in the United States.

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Freshwater Records

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Bass, Hybrid Striped

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
16.25
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Bowfin

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
20.50
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Buffalo, Bigmouth

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
70.31
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Buffalo, Smallmouth

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
43.50
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Carp, Common

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
35.00
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Catfish, Blue

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
110.19
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Catfish, Channel

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
30.31
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Catfish, Flathead

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
95.00
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Perch (Crappie) Black

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
3.84
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Perch (Crappie) White

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
3.80
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Drum, Freshwater

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
28.44
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Gar, Alligator

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
179.00
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Pickerel, Chain

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
5.75
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Bass, Largemouth

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
15.97
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Redear Sunfish

Season: Yearlong

Record (LBS):
2.87

Fish Tales

Looking for lunker bass, sac a lait, bowfin or catfish? We've got you covered whether you're fishing lakes or rivers in any region of Sportsman's Paradise. But don't take our word for it. Look below to see what's biting now.