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Baton Rouge Fishing



Baton Rouge Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Baton Rouge, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Longear Sunfish

  2. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 22.62% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 38 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Baton Rouge Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE LONGEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  3. Largemouth Bass

  4. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 12.5% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 21 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Baton Rouge Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  5. Sauger

  6. Sauger

    There is a 10.71% catch rate for Sauger, based on 18 Sauger counted.

    Baton Rouge Sauger Counts Chart
    Sauger

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE SAUGER COUNTS CHART


  7. Bluegill

  8. Bluegill

    There is a 7.14% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 12 Bluegill counted.

    Baton Rouge Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  9. Bowfin

  10. Bowfin

    There is a 7.14% catch rate for Bowfin, based on 12 Bowfin counted.

    Baton Rouge Bowfin Counts Chart
    Bowfin

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE BOWFIN COUNTS CHART


  11. Spotted Bass

  12. Spotted Bass

    There is a 6.55% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 11 Spotted Bass counted.

    Baton Rouge Spotted Bass Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE SPOTTED BASS COUNTS CHART


  13. Gizzard Shad

  14. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 4.76% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 8 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Baton Rouge Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE GIZZARD SHAD COUNTS CHART


  15. Redear Sunfish

  16. Redear Sunfish

    There is a 4.76% catch rate for Redear Sunfish, based on 8 Redear Sunfish counted.

    Baton Rouge Redear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redear

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE REDEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  17. Channel Catfish

  18. Channel Catfish

    There is a 4.17% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 7 Channel Catfish counted.

    Baton Rouge Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE CHANNEL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  19. Common Carp

  20. Common Carp

    There is a 2.98% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 5 Common Carp counted.

    Baton Rouge Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE BATON ROUGE COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 25 species of fish and 168 fish counted for May around Baton Rouge.

To date, there are 39 species of fish and a total of 1585 fish counted for Baton Rouge and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/7/1923 (101 years).

Last Update: 5/20/2024 7:47:03 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Baton Rouge are the following:

  1. USS Kidd (DD-661)


  2. Boat wreck, 1450
    30.431476529 -91.193192287


  3. wreck_2666


  4. PORT ALLEN LOCK - GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY

    PORT ALLEN LOCK - GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY Recreation Project


    30.431818000 -91.209928000


  5. wreck-8884


  6. wreck-2765


  7. Largemouth Bass943


  8. BARGE AND ANCHOR
    BARGE AND ANCHOR


  9. RAMROD
    RAMROD


  10. Spotted Bass


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Top Baton Rouge Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Superior Bait and Tackle


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Top Baton Rouge Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Bowie Outfitters


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