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 3 - 7 PM on Friday.

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 3 local reports and 2 species of fish for August in Venice.

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Latest Venice Fishing Reports

Yellowfins Up to Bat with Red Snapper on Deck!
7/27/2020 12:06:32 AM - The legendary Venice Louisiana fishing grounds continue to deliver on Yellowfin Tuna and Swordfish as well as other pelagic species. Champion Charters is OPEN FOR BUSINESS an


The Yellowfins are Marching into Venice for Spring
3/3/2020 10:21:01 AM - The Venice fishery continues to live up to its legendary reputation and Champion Charters is here to put our anglers on the bite! The Yellowfin Tuna made an early appearance


Nighttime is the Right Time for Tunas!
2/8/2020 5:01:23 PM - Venice Louisiana is known all over the world as the Yellowfin Tuna epicenter and is known for huge Yellowfins during February and March. Champion Charters is all over this re


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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 incre

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’l

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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