Fishing Map

Get oriented to fishing locations around Louisiana! 

Louisiana is a land of waterways, with fun-filled destinations in all corners of the state for those looking to cast a line. 

North Louisiana is home to lakes, streams and rivers where the bluegill and bass always seem to be biting. In-the-know anglers can point you to spots from Shreveport to Tallulah for dropping anchor, many of which can actually be found at Louisiana State Parks. 

A little way south, in central Louisiana, you can spend the night in the history-rich city of Natchitoches before embarking on a relaxing day of fishing at Cane River Lake or Toledo Bend Reservoir. Spring Bayou is a remote destination that offers incredible sightseeing and top-notch freshwater fishing for those willing to make the trek.

And down south, of course, are the marshes and Gulf waters that have made Louisiana a legendary saltwater fishing destination. Calcasieu Parish (near Lake Charles) is a boater’s paradise, and spots like Cocodrie, Grand Isle, Venice and Lake Borgne are destinations where you might just find your next (but certainly not your last) trophy fish.

Use this map to get started planning your trip, and feel free to reach out to the local CVBs (convention and visitors bureaus) for help with putting together the perfect day out on the water.

Louisiana Fishing Map

Click on the map below to discover fishing locations and local resources throughout the different regions.

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Shreveport-Bossier City Area
Natchitoches-Winnfield Area
Toledo Bend Lake Country Area
Alexandria Area
Lake Charles Area
Lafayette Area
New Iberia-Morgan City Area
Baton Rouge Area
Great River Road Area
Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area
Northshore Area
New Orleans Area
Monroe-Ruston Area
New Orleans Area
New Orleans Area

Freshwater meets saltwater in the brackish marshes just south of New Orleans, creating an ideal location for redfish and speckled trout. Head down to Venice for an angler’s adventure while fishing for blue marlin, red snapper, and wahoo.

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Northshore Area
Northshore Area

Whether you’re on your own or with one of the area’s expert charters, the waters of Louisiana’s Northshore are sure to keep you busy. The Rigolets, a deep-water strait connecting Lake Pontchatrain, Lake Catherine, Lake Borgne, and the Gulf of Mexico, is legendary for record setting redfish and trout.

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Baton Rouge Area
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