Freshwater fishing, brackish or saltwater fishing, pier fishing, and surf-fishing on the beaches, if you have a boat or if you’ve hired a guide, go fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or “deep-in-the-marsh.” Along the Creole Nature Trail, variety is the spice of life and the options are pretty much endless. Numerous waterways along the Creole Nature Trail offer perfect locations to drop a line, tip your sun hat forward, and wait for a nibble. For a list of local fishing guides, see below. 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’ toll free number, 888-765-2602, 24/7/365. Fees are payable by Visa, MasterCard or electronic check. You’ll receive an authorization number for your immediate use, and the actual license will be mailed to you. 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 website.