To fish the fresh waters of Jefferson, you'll want to start your plans with a trip to the Barataria Bay or Mississippi River. Freshwater Fish include Largemouth and Spotted bass, Blue, Channel and Flathead catfish.
Inshore: Fish are trying to beat the heat! You'll need to go deep for trout, reds and mangroves.
Catch & Release Regulations
Disclaimer: This website is not an official copy regarding the laws in effect and should not be utilized or relied upon as such. The accuracy of this page cannot be guaranteed as changes to some laws may occur frequently. It is the license holder's responsibility to apprise himself of the laws in effect at any given time.
For updated information and latest regulations, visit: www.wlf.louisiana.gov
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