With year-round hunting, fishing, golf and countless other opportunities for outdoor recreation, it is easy to see why Louisiana's nickname is "Sportsman's Paradise.” Sure, that’s a lot to live up to. But with thousands of hiking and biking trails, beautiful State Parks, and one of the largest game preserves in the United States, Louisiana is the ultimate playground for all outdoorsmen. Our vast expanse of coastal wetlands and countless birding trails make our state a habitat for many rare and endangered species and a natural paradise for bird watchers as well. Come step into the wild outdoors of Louisiana.
Was it a search for outdoor adventure that got you thinking about Louisiana? Then you should probably make a beeline to Venice. Located near the southeastern tip of Louisiana, just where the Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico, Venice is the jumping-off point for some of the finest fishing adventures you could imagine. The many charter boat and guide services available in and around Venice offer a plethora of offshore trips that will take you to the most productive waters. Whether you're looking to land a trophy fish or merely bring home a stock of fresh fruits de mer, this is your spot. From gorgeous redfish to record-setting tarpon, sailfish and tuna, you're sure to find the fishing experience of your life in Venice.