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Fishing, just like in many Louisiana coastal communities, is a 365 day adventure in Jefferson and with our liberal limits there will be plenty for you to bring home. Each season brings about new challenges for anglers. Whether saltwater or fresh — Jefferson has the perfect "fishing hole" for you. Winter is the perfect season for catching freshwater crappies or sac-au-lait, and you may even catch the bass spawning. Spring delivers the cats, flathead and blues, while the summer heat brings on the redfish and tarpon. Autumn brings large mouth bass teeming in our marshes and rivers.

Peaks in Season
January - March
Speckled Trout

April - June
Spawning Season
Speckled Trout

July - September
Bull Reds

October - December
Speckled Trout

At the Southern end of Highway 1, the seven magical miles of Grand Isle hold all the wonders that Louisiana nature can offer with some of the best fishing in the country. 

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.

In addition to the coastal regions fishing is also available in the metro area of Jefferson Parish at several fishing piers and boating marinas located within neighborhoods along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain as well as the Barataria waterway. 

Bayou Segnette State Park
7777 Westbank Expressway
Westwego, LA
Phone: 888-677-2296
Boating, fishing, canoeing,hiking trails and wavepool. Boat launch has 12 concrete lanes.
Campsites with water & electrical hook-ups.

Bonnabel Boat Launch
Bonnabel Boulevard 
Metairie, LA
4 Wide Bays and a fishing pier

Bucktown Harbor & Marina
325 Metairie Old Hammond Highway “Bucktown”
Metairie, LA
Marina with two floating piers, comprised of 40 recreational boat slips. Access to water, sewer and electrical service; paved entry and parking available.

Laketown at Kenner
Where Williams Boulevard meets Lake Pontchartrain
Kenner, LA
4 concrete launches, fishing pier, lighthouse, and picnic areas

The Barataria Preserve is one of six sites comprising Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The Barataria Preserve interprets the culture of people, past and present, who settled the delta and the unique ecosystem which sustained them. It preserves a representative example of the... more
6588 Barataria Boulevard
Marrero , LA 70072
Phone: (504) 689-3690
Bayou Segnette State Park offers the best of everything. Just a thirty-minute drive across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, a multitude of recreational opportunities awaits visitors of all ages--camping, boating, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, playgrounds and, of course, swimming in the wave... more
7777 Westbank Expressway
Westwego , LA 70094
Phone: 504-736-7140
Toll Free: 888-677-2296
Let Louisiana saltwater fishing guide Captain Phil Robichaux, or a member of his professional fishing charter team, take you through historic Lafitte, La., stopping at secret hot spots, where you'll catch Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Drum and Sheephead. The bayous are lined with moss draped... more
1842 Jean Lafitte Boulevard
Lafitte , LA 70067
Phone: (504) 689-2006
Visit Grand Isle...Louisiana's only beachfront! Stop in to learn about the great places to see and activities to do. Information & directions to Grand Isle restaurants representing the Jefferson Louisiana Oyster Trail, get all the scoop on the unofficial Fishing Rodeo Capital of the U.S.  Home... more
2757 LA Hwy 1
Grand Isle , LA 70358
Phone: 985-787-2997
Lafitte waterway - Fisheries and Seafood Market. Fresh seafood - See Town of Jean Lafitte Information Center listing to inquire dates & times of operation
920 Jean Lafitte Boulevard
Lafitte , LA 70067
Phone: (504) 689-2208
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is a non-profit, membership-based organization established in 1989 to restore & preserve the Pontchartrain Basin. Please visit our website at Visit the New Canal Lighthouse and tour the Museum & Education Center featuring informative... more
New Canal Lighthouse
New Orleans , LA 70124
Phone: (504) 836-2215
Looking for a Charter Boat Captain on your next visit to Louisiana? Let the Louisiana Charter Boat Association help steer you in the right direction. You've come to the right place! The fishing is great here. Redfish, speckled trout, tarpon, drum, flounder and more. Visit The Louisiana Charter... more
Lafitte & Grand Isle , LA 00000
Phone: (225) 421-9130
The Mississippi River Delta is made up of campaign staff from Environmental Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, working collaboratively to restore the Mississippi River Delta. We are... more
3801 Canal Street
New Orleans , LA 70119
Phone: (504) 264-6866