5 Incredible New Orleans Fishing Spots

Emma Colosia Emma Colosia

5 Incredible New Orleans Fishing Spots

Get hooked on these amazing fishing spots in and around New Orleans.

Fishing is one of the most popular hobbies of nature lovers. If you’re eager to get away from city life and relax your mind, organize a tranquil fishing trip only for yourself or with your friends and family.

These are the places where you can forget about stress and fish in and around New Orleans:

1. City Park

An amazing spot inside New Orleans. City Park has many lagoons where you can fish largemouth bass, bluegill, eels, and more.
Where: 📍1 Palm Drive, New Orleans


2. Elmer’s Island

This is a popular place for family fishing, so take your children if you’re looking to introducing them to the sport. There are beautiful beaches too!



3. Lake Pontchartrain

Lake Pontchartrain has a length of 64 kilometers and it’s perfect for fishing. It contains over a hundred different species of fish. Relax, sit back and take in the beautiful surroundings while waiting for one to get hooked.

4. Bayou St. John

Bayou St. John is a waterway that curls through Mid-city. There’s a lot of areas around it to stroll, bike and exercise. Don’t forget your fishing rod. It won’t be long until you find the perfect fish.


5. Bogue Chitto State Park

This park really has it all. Cabins, picnic areas, bbq pics, beach, and canoes to rent. Fishing inside the humongous park is normally peaceful and quiet.
Where: 📍17049 State Park Blvd, Franklinton


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