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Jean Lafitte
Welcome to the Town of Jean Lafitte!

Founded by the infamous pirate Jean Lafitte, this coastal community is rich in history and tradition.Jean Lafitte, Louisiana is a small town in the heart of the Barataria Basin, one of the most prolific estuaries in America and less than an hour from the City of New Orleans. Named after the notorious pirate, Jean Lafitte, this historic fishing village hugs scenic Bayou Barataria and Highway 45, which leads deep into the Louisiana wetlands.

The Town of Jean Lafitte's hard-working residents are proud of their unique bayou culture that has endured for centuries and can be seen in its hospitable residents, restaurants and businesses. Local businesses include shipyards, marinas, fishing guides, boat tours, as well as fine restaurants.

Visitor Center
799 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Lafitte, LA
Mon.- Fri. 9am - 3pm

For more information, visit their website.

Fishing in Lafitte
Lafitte, located in the Barataria region, is rich in culture and plentiful in waterways. One can fish by boat, private charter or atop Lafitte's public fishing pier. This region is still the point of departure for fishermen and their trawling nets filled with shrimp, crab and oysters. Home to several marinas, fishing camps and charter fishing companies, Lafitte is a fisherman's paradise.
The Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve; is located just outside suburban Marrero on the west bank of the Mississippi River. The Preserve offers a taste of Louisiana's wetlands. Enjoy the serene setting as you fish for catfish, trout, and perch. Fishing is allowed in the preserve with a permit in posted areas.

Lafitte Public Fishing Pier
Follow Hwy 45 to the end and take a right on 2nd St. and then a left at the stop sign, the Pier is one your right.

Marinas and Bait Shops in Lafitte
C&M Marina
4932 Kenal Rd.
Lafitte, LA
We offer a full range of marine and fishing supplies, groceries, and accessories. We are also the only Costa Del Mar premium dealer in Lafitte.

Seaway Marina
5057 Kenal Rd.
Lafitte, LA
Seaway is a full service marina serving recreational fishermen, fishing guides and commercial fishermen. They can supply all your fresh and saltwater fishing needs to include - boat launch, wet slips, covered boat storage, bait, fishing license, snacks, drinks and more.
Open Daily 5 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Cochaira's Marina
4477 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Lafitte, LA

Joe’s Landing
4811 Privateer Blvd.
Barataria, LA
Joe's Landing is the popular jumping off point for inland freshwater and saltwater fishing in one of Louisiana's most productive marine fisheries, the Barataria Estuary.

Charter Fishing Companies in Jean Lafitte

Jean Lafitte Fishing Charters Grand Isle

Jean Lafitte Fishing Charters
4915 Joan Marie Dr.
Barataria, LA
(Cell) 504-329-2728
Fishing and Charter Guide Service specializing in redfish, speckled trout and bass. 

Joe's Landing in Grand Isle

Joe's Landing
Privateer Blvd.
Barataria, LA

New Orleans Style Fishing Charters
5057 Kenal Rd.
Lafitte, LA
Seaway Marina

Rojas Charter Grand Isle, Louisiana

Rojas Charters
3080 Privateer Blvd.
Barataria, LA
(504) 233-1005

Big Dog Fishing Charters

BIG DOG Charters
Lafitte Harbor Marina
4932 Kenal Rd
Lafitte, LA 70067

Bourgeois Charters in Grand Isle

Bourgeois Charters
2783 Privateer Blvd.
Barataia, LA

Corey's Inland Fishing at Joe's Landing
4811 Privateer Blvd.
Barataria, LA

Ripp's Inland Charters in Grand Isle

Ripp’s Inland Charters
Ej Ruttley St.
Barataria, LA

Kris Fishing Charters

Kris Fishing Charters
4477 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Lafitte, LA

Capt. Phil Robichaux
4775 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
Lafitte, LA

Eccentric Charters

Eccentric Fishing Charters

Griffin Fishing in Grand Isle

Griffin Fishing Charters
2629 Privateer Blvd.
Barataria, LA