Fishing In Louisiana

Fishing Trip Ideas & Places

It's time to go fishing in Louisiana.

Louisiana is legendary fishing territory and anglers from around the world come to the Pelican State for their pick of Gulf, bayou, lake, or river fishing excursions. Search below and start planning your trip!

To make the most of your Louisiana fishing adventure, it pays to have a plan. Lucky for you, Louisiana is home to some of the friendliest folks you’ll find, and we love helping visitors.

Below are a few ideas to get you started. Whether you’re in the early planning stages or already have your tackle box packed, there are resources to make sure your trip is a success. 

And if you have more questions, feel free to reach out to local convention and visitors bureaus, located in many parishes throughout the state. The on-the-ground-experts at Louisiana’s dozens of CVBs can help you figure out the best places to stay, drink and dine, help you book a charter fishing trip or find the perfect spot for docking your own boat, and can fill you in on little-known facts about the area. Consider them your virtual tour guides to the Bayou State. 

Local Fishing Destinations & Information

Want more detailed local information to help plan your trip, find the perfect water and get recommendations for the rest of your trip? For more information on our fishing destinations and visit these local tourism sites: