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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
Crappies
Speckled Trout
Redfish

April - June
Spawning Season
Bass
Speckled Trout
Catfish

July - September
Tarpon
Bull Reds
Snapper
Flounder

October - December
Redfish
Speckled Trout
Bass

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

We offer guided Lafitte/Barataria LA fishing charters. We are located at the north end of the Barataria Basin in southeastern Louisiana. You'll have the opportunity to catch red fish, black drum, flounder, speckled trout, bass, freshwater catfish and more, all in the same area known as the... more
4916 Fran Lane
Barataria , LA 70036
Phone: (504) 578-9795
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--boating, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, playgrounds and, of course, swimming in the wave pool, as... 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
Grand Isle State Park is 2 miles of beaches with great local fishing; including the last wild beach on Grand Isle. Our pier is the only pier in Louisiana that extends into the Gulf...a 900-foot long public fishing pier with a nearby fish-cleaning station. State officials say that over 280 species... more
108 Admiral Craik Drive
Grand Isle , LA 70358
Phone: 985-787-2559
Toll Free: 888-787-2559
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
Fishing charter with a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain inland and coastal waters in Grand Isle catching Speckled Trout, Redfish, White Trout, Channel Mullet, and other species! Call 985-787-3735, Captain Patricia Bellanger, to arrange your fishing excursion!
133 Pine Lane
Grand Isle , LA 70358
Phone: (985) 258-3632
Lafreniere Park is a 155-acre park with several amenities including a 2-mile jogging trail; glass-enclosed room, The Foundation Center, available for meetings, receptions, showers, and parties; 8 picnic shelters; 20-acre lagoon; 2 playgrounds; a carousel; multi-use sports fields; 18-hole disc golf... more
3000 Downs Boulevard
Metairie , LA 70003
Phone: 504-838-4389
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation is a non-profit, member based organization established in 1989 in response to the public outcry for the preservation & restoration of the Pontchartrain Basin's ecosystem. Please visit our website at www.saveourlake.org for information on Lake Pontchartrain... 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
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Lafitte & Grand Isle , LA 00000
Phone: (225) 421-9130
Endless adventures are waiting for you along Louisiana's Coast, an area stretching 10 parishes - St. Tammany, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jeffeerson, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. Mary, Iberia, Vermillion, & Cameron/Calcasieu. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy fishing, paddling, boating, bird watching... more
P.O. Box 1579
Metairie , LA 70004
Phone: (800) 256-2931
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
Stop in to learn about the great places to see and activities to do. Information & directions to Lafitte restaurants representing the Jefferson Louisiana Oyster Trail, get details on the Lafitte-Barataria Museum and Wetland Trace nature boardwalk, Swamp Tours, and independent fishing charter... more
799 Jean Lafitte Boulevard
Lafitte , LA 70067
Phone: 504-689-2299