Venice Fishing

Venice Fishing

Venice, Lousiana has some phenomenal fishing and is frequently referred to as the Sportsman’s Paradise and Gateway to the Gulf. It is also one of the top destinations in the world to catch Yellowfin Tuna, giving it the nickname Tuna Town. From inshore fishing the marshes and flats, to offshore fishing the domes and oil platforms, Venice is indeed a fisherman’s paradise.

Fishing offshore Venice provides arguably the best Yellowfin Tuna fishing anywhere in the United States. The big ones are usually caught in the late winter and early spring, while the smaller ones are more plentiful in the summer months. You can also expect to catch Mahi-mahi (Dolphinfish), Blackfin Tuna, Bonitas, and Wahoo, as well as a few Blue Marlin, Swordfish, or Bluefin Tuna, .

Bottom fishing will produce Amberjacks, many different species of Snapper and Grouper, along with Sharks. There are many reefs and platforms off the Venice coast so there is no problem finding a place to drop a line.

The Mississippi River Delta and it’s labyrinth of canals offer outstanding inshore fishing for Venice. You can expect to catch Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, and Tripletail in these waters. Sight fishing and live baiting are popular methods for catching many different species.

Venice Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 4 - 8 AM on Wednesday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Venice, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:

Recommedations above based on 5 local reports and 2 species of fish for May in Venice.

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Latest Venice Fishing Reports

March Fishing
5/5/2017 2:46:06 AM - We started off March with some bad weather but after the first week the weather started to cooperate and fishing was no stop action. We started seeing  some very big fish in M


Offshore Venice: 2017 Off to a Great Start
2/26/2017 5:38:04 AM - Offshore Venice — is off to a good start in 2017. We’re seeing monster yellowfin tuna plenty of blackfin tuna wahoo of great size and temps (water and air) that you just won’


42ft Freeman – The Wild Bill Open for Charters at MGFC
2/26/2017 5:37:46 AM - You saw it on the drawing board and you saw it at the Miami Boat Show. It caught your eye riding on the Interstate from Florida to Louisiana and this week ahead … it makes it


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Top Venice Fishing Charters & Guides

Paradise Outfitters
We are based in Venice, Louisiana, all the way down in southern Plaquemines Parish, nestled deep in the heart of the Mississippi River Delta. Home of the world famous year round tuna and wahoo fishing and increadible big game trolling and snapper fis

The Mexican Gulf Fishing Company
Yellowfin tuna Venice: Tag big fish with MGFC. Fish offshore in Louisiana with MGFC — the best in fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. When you book with us we guarantee it’s one of the best outdoor experiences you’ll ever have.

Deep South Charters
We fish out of Venice, Louisiana, which offers some of the best in the world! Here, we catch Yellowfin Tuna year round, with our tuna weighing an average of 50 to 150 pounds, some as big as 200 pounds.

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Top Venice Bait & Tackle Stores

Venice Marina
At Venice Marina we pride ourselves in customer service that is why we have such a large contingent of repeat customers. Fish where the locals fish!

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Top Venice Marinas

Venice Marina
At Venice Marina we pride ourselves in customer service that is why we have such a large contingent of repeat customers. Fish where the locals fish!

Cypress Cove Marina
World Class Fishing in Venice, Louisiana. Daily Charter Boats Available. Stay at the Lodge. Store your boat in a wet slip or dry stack.

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Latest Fishing Spots

SAT #42 - REMOVED
2/9/2017 9:39:17 PM - SAT #42 (20283) is a gas/oil platform built by Whitney Oil & Gas, LLC and installed on 01/01/1958. The structure was removed on 09/20/2012 and verified as clear on 09/04/2013.


AA East
2/9/2017 9:39:13 PM - AA East (20478) is a gas/oil platform built by Whitney Oil & Gas, LLC and installed on 01/01/1960. AA East is considered a minor platform that stands in 65 feet of water and m


89 - REMOVED
2/9/2017 9:39:12 PM - 89 (20548) is a gas/oil platform built by Whitney Oil & Gas, LLC and installed on 01/01/1966. The structure was removed on 10/06/2012 and verified as clear on 09/06/2013. Sma


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Weather Forecast

77°F
Celsius: 25°C
Condition: Sunny
Humidity: 94%
Wind: E 6 mph

Weather Forecast
DateWeatherHiLoWind
Tue77°F72°FWSW 11 mph
Wed76°F70°FWNW 11 mph
Thu77°F70°FW 7 mph
Fri79°F72°FSSE 6 mph
Sat81°F74°FS 9 mph


Bouy Conditions

Station PILL1 - 8760721 - Pilottown, LA
May 23, 2017 6:30 am CDT
Location: 29.179N 89.259W
Wind Direction: SW (220°)
Wind Speed: 12.1 knots
Wind Gust: 17.1 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.78 in (1008.5 mb)
Air Temperature: 75.6°F (24.2°C)
Water Temperature: 71.2°F (21.8°C)


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