Mariko and Nick get down and dirty in the Bayous of South Western Louisiana, where Red Drum, Catfish and Gators call the swamps home. Click here to check out photos from this episode.
A look at some great fishing trips you can take in and around New Orleans.
CocodrieThis waterfront town not only has miles of beaches and marshes for anglers to explore, but also access to the rich red drum and spotted seatrout fishery around the Isles Dernières chain of islands and nearby oil platforms.
DelacroixDelacroix is a small community southeast of New Orleans surrounded by marsh and bayous rich with redfish, speckled trout, black drum, and more.
Louisiana has always been known as the "Sportsman's Paradise," and after taking a look at the state's year-round fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities, it's not difficult to see why. Located in the southern United States, Louisiana borders the Gulf of Mexico and is covered by vast areas of swampland and coastal marshes. This unique ecosystem is home to an abundance of plant life, as well as an incredible number of species of fish, birds, and animals. With world-famous celebrations, such as Mardi Gras, occurring annually, a diverse cultural background and a rich history, Louisiana has a lot to offer if you're looking for your next vacation spot. Louisiana is well known for its fishing, especially its saltwater fishing, and it is a top destination for anglers from around the world. Whether you're looking to catch a trophy fish, or just relax with your line in the water, Louisiana is the place to fulfill all of your fishing dreams. A plethora of species, including redfish, speckled trout, tarpon, swordfish, marlin and tuna can be found. Make no mistake, Louisiana truly is a paradise for anglers.
About the Louisiana Charter Boat Association
If you're looking for an ideal location to charter a boat and go on a guided fishing excursion, look no further than Louisiana. The Louisiana Charter Boat Association (LCBA) exists to further the development and preservation of the state’s fishing guide industry. When you go on a guided trip with of the LCBA's licensed and insured guides, you're guaranteed a memorable and enjoyable day out on the water. The LCBA has a comprehensive list of certified captains who can ensure that you have the fishing trip of a lifetime. The Louisiana Coast is unquestionably the premier saltwater fishery in the U.S., and the LCBA has all of the resources and information you need.