Louisiana Fish Species

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Common Questions:


What kind of fish are in Louisiana?

Louisiana boasts a diverse array of fish species in its rich and varied waterways. Some of the notable fish found in Louisiana include Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Flounder, Largemouth Bass, Sheepshead, and Catfish. The state's unique ecosystems, encompassing marshes, bayous, and the Gulf of Mexico, contribute to the abundance and variety of fish that call Louisiana home. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice, Louisiana offers a captivating range of fishing experiences with its iconic and challenging fish species.


Is Louisiana known for fishing?

Yes, Louisiana is widely renowned for its exceptional fishing opportunities. The state's diverse waterways, including marshes, bayous, rivers, and the Gulf of Mexico, contribute to a rich and varied aquatic environment. Louisiana is particularly famous for its Redfish, Speckled Trout, and a host of other prized catches. Anglers from around the world are drawn to the unique and vibrant fishing experiences that the state offers, making Louisiana a top destination for those seeking thrilling and memorable fishing adventures.


How many species of fish are in Louisiana?

Louisiana is home to a diverse and extensive array of fish species, with over 200 different types found in its varied aquatic ecosystems. These species include both freshwater and saltwater fish, ranging from iconic game fish like Redfish and Speckled Trout to a variety of bass, catfish, panfish, and numerous other marine and freshwater species.



A Catchdat! Charters Fishing Charter targets the top Louisiana Fish species including Largemouth Bass, Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Sea Trout. We primarily Fish the Fourleague Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Bayou Grand Caillou, Alligator Bayou, William Canal, Simon Pass, Shell Canal, Little Goddel Bayou, Bayou Caroline, McMahon Canal, Bayou Calist, Lake Boudreaux, Bayou du Large, Lake De Cade, Madison Bay, Lake Quitman, Bayou La Cache, Little Mosquito Bayou, Bayou Colyell, Houma Navigation Canal, Bayou Chauvin, Creole Bayou, Bayou Blue, Bayou Penchant, Carencro Bayou, Bayou Plat, Boudreaux Canal, Bayou Lafourche, Locust Bayou, Saint Louis Canal, Bayou Jean Lacroix, Small Bayou La Pointe, Big Carencro Bayou, Minors Canal, Lake Theriot, Turtle Bayou, Bayou Pointe au Chien, Palmetto Bayou, Bayou Sale, Plumb Bayou, Old Oyster Bayou, Bayou Barre, Crooked Bayou, Bayou de Log, Victors Bayou, Carencro Lake, Little Carencro Bayou, Lake Gero, Vouvia Bayou, Grand Bayou Canal, Bay Blanc, Willow Bayou, Lake Penchant, Rice Bayou, Bayou Jones, Burkes Bayou, Eagle Island Bayou, Marmande Canal, Little Horn Bayou, Bayou Dulac, Fohs Canal, Bayou Duferene, Bayou Copasaw, Bayou du Nord, Buckskin Bayou, Pass des Illes, Huth Canal, Bayou Dufrene, Bayou Guillaume, Falgout Canal Bayou, Falgout Canal, Viguerie Canal, Bayou de Mangue, Mosquito Bayou, Peoples Canal, Piquant Bayou, Bayou John Bop, New Canal, Grand Pass des Ilettes, Bayou Black, Bayou Mauvais Bois, Bayou du Cougrant, Bayou Sarian, Blue Hammock Bayou, Bayou Chevreau, Canal Saint Jean Charles, Mile Pass, Little Carrion Bayou, Violin Bayou, Bayou Goreau, Biscuit Bayou, Bayou la Loutre, Bayou Petit Caillou, Grand Bayou, Quitman Bayou, Lost Lake Pass, Bayou De Cade, Four Island Bayou, Pass des Ilettes, Plumb Lake.