Fishing on the Creole Nature Trail

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The fishing opportunities in Louisiana's Outback are almost too numerous to relate - and it is the activity that is the most accessible to the most people.

Your major choice is between freshwater or saltwater fishing. After that, you must decide if you want to fish from a boat or the shore. Surf fishing is excellent along the beaches and there are plenty of waterways along the Creole Nature Trail perfect for dropping a line.

For a list of all boat launches in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, including GPS coordinates Click Here.


All persons 16 years of age and older must have a valid Louisiana fishing license in their possession.You can purchase recreational hunting and fishing licenses through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries online, 24/7/365. Licenses can also be purchased in-state at most sporting goods stores and Wal-Mart locations. For licensing requirements, please visit the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries.

Guide Services

Professional fishing guide services are available in the area to make sure you go where the fish are biting. Take a look at the guide services below. Note: Many also provide waterfowl hunting options in season.

Maps & Apps

To help plan your trip and make the most of your visit, download the free Creole Nature Trail…