New Orleans Fish Species

Common New Orleans Fish Species Questions

What fish is New Orleans known for?

The top 10 fish species in New Orleans, LA are redfish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, sea trout, carp, channel catfish, white catfish, yellow perch, Atlantic cod, and crappie.

What kind of fish are in Louisiana?

With a diverse range of fish species, anglers can enjoy a thrilling fishing experience all year round. Some of the most popular inshore fish species in Louisiana include redfish, speckled trout, black drum, sheepshead, and flounder.

What fish are in season in New Orleans?

The best times to fish in New Orleans-area coastal waters are May through mid-October for cobia, flounder, tarpon, tuna, and speckled trout. The worst fishing time is typically in late winter. July through October is the best timeframe with September being the best month.

A Tapped-Out Charters Fishing Charter targets the top New Orleans Fish species including Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sheepshead (Also Called Convict Fish, Sheephead ), Southern Flounder (Also Called Flounder, Plie ), Southern Stingray (Also Called Singaree, Kit), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout). We primarily Fish the Lafitte, Jean Lafitte, Lake Pontchartrain, Kenner, Lake Salvador, Lake Borgne, Gulf of Mexico, Grand Isle, Black Bay, Chandeleur Sound, .