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New Orleans Fishing



New Orleans Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing New Orleans, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 55.43% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 25568 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    New Orleans Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
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  3. Red Drum

  4. Red Drum

    There is a 22.98% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 10599 Red Drum counted.

    New Orleans Red Drum Counts Chart
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  5. Hardhead Catfish

  6. Hardhead Catfish

    There is a 5.58% catch rate for Hardhead Catfish, based on 2575 Hardhead Catfish counted.

    New Orleans Hardhead Catfish Counts Chart
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  7. Black Drum

  8. Black Drum

    There is a 2.89% catch rate for Black Drum, based on 1334 Black Drum counted.

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  9. Sheepshead

  10. Sheepshead

    There is a 2.85% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 1313 Sheepshead counted.

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  11. Atlantic Croaker

  12. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 2.39% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 1103 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    New Orleans Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
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  13. Sand Seatrout

  14. Sand Seatrout

    There is a 1.62% catch rate for Sand Seatrout, based on 749 Sand Seatrout counted.

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  15. Largemouth Bass

  16. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 1.32% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 611 Largemouth Bass counted.

    New Orleans Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
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  17. Southern Flounder

  18. Southern Flounder

    There is a 1.22% catch rate for Southern Flounder, based on 564 Southern Flounder counted.

    New Orleans Southern Flounder Counts Chart
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  19. Blue Catfish

  20. Blue Catfish

    There is a 0.76% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 350 Blue Catfish counted.

    New Orleans Blue Catfish Counts Chart
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Recommendations above based on 59 species of fish and 46125 fish counted for April around New Orleans.

To date, there are 148 species of fish and a total of 876678 fish counted for New Orleans and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 5/1/1829 (195 years).

Last Update: 4/20/2024 1:35:33 PM

*** 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 New Orleans are the following:

  1. Platform
    Platform


  2. St. Tammany (east)
    Artificial Reef Reef site St. Tammany (east) Latitude NAD83 30° 13.455? Longitude NAD83 89° 56.854? Reef type Inshore Waterbody


  3. Obstructions


  4. St. Tammany (west)
    Artificial Reef Reef site St. Tammany (west) Latitude NAD83 30° 18.348? Longitude NAD83 90° 09.000? Reef type Inshore Waterbody


  5. The Rigolets
    The Rigolets


  6. Catfish Point
    Catfish Point


  7. Bridge Span
    Bridge Span


  8. Trout Bayou
    Trout Bayou


  9. Rabbit Ledge
    Rabbit Ledge


  10. wreck-9652


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Latest New Orleans Fishing Reports

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  • Wed 17 Apr 2024 20:21:00 +0000
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  • Tue 16 Apr 2024 18:56:00 +0000
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  • Mon 15 Apr 2024 20:10:00 +0000
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  • Mon 15 Apr 2024 20:10:00 +0000
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  • Sun 14 Apr 2024 21:12:00 +0000
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  • Sun 14 Apr 2024 21:12:00 +0000
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  • Sun 14 Apr 2024 21:04:00 +0000
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Top New Orleans Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Matrix Shad
    Capt. Chas Champagne is an avid angler, located in Slidell, LA. Capt. Chas owns and operates Dockside Bait & Tackle and also manufactures his own tackle producing the Matrix Shad fishing lure and the Golden Eye jig heads.

  2. Bayou Liberty Marina


  3. Bait Shop II LLC


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Top New Orleans Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Salted Flats Fly Fishing LLC
    Catch Tarpon and Redfish on Fly - Florida and Louisiana Flats Fishing Guide

  2. Crescent City Fishing Charters Inc.
    Located only 35 minutes from Downtown New Orleans, Capt Scott will take you to Lafitte’s Barataria Basin with world class fishing opprotunites for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Black Drum and Bass. In addition to being a prime spot for fishing,

  3. Dudenhefer's Fishing Charters
    Dudenhefer's Fishing Charters, Inc. is Recognized as The Oldest, Largest and most popular full-time fishing guide service in Hopedale Louisiana. Our Guarantee to catch fish each and every day, gives you the confidence that our guides will give you a

  4. Fly Water Expeditions
    Louisiana and Florida's premier fly fishing and light tackle outfitter. We specialize in big red fish on fly and light tackle in the shallow estuary!

  5. Big Dog Fishing Charters
    Captain David Bourgeois and our saltwater fishing guides have a lifetime of experience with being raised on our beautiful waterways. Our guides know the Lafitte waterways and find the fish! We offer a full-service charter fishing business. We can tak

  6. Fishunter Guide Services


  7. BIGFISH Charter Fishing & Lodging
    Full Day Day of Fishing from Hopedale, LA Big Time Fishing from our 23' Bay Boats or 29' Catamaran

  8. Gulf Chores Charters


  9. United Charters


  10. Salty Dog Charters, LLC


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Top New Orleans Marinas

  1. Sweetwater Marina
    Sweetwater Marina

  2. Bayou Liberty Marina


  3. Seaway Marina


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