Louisiana Coast Blog

As professional bass anglers will attest, the bass fishing in southern Louisiana is truly world class. Sometimes weighing in at 20 pounds or more, impressive numbers largemouth bass can be found in numerous southern Louisiana, especially in and around the Venice area located in Plaquemine’s Parish. Its smaller cousin, the smallmouth bass, can weigh about 10 pounds or slightly more. It is known for its impressive jumps and darting runs when landed on the end of a fishing line.

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Every Louisiana local and most out-of-town visitors enjoy a good festival, party or event held anywhere in the state. Recognized as the festive capital of the entire world, Louisiana celebrates everything from its local cuisines to its unique jazz. Throughout the year, festivals offer Cajun and Creole specialties along with exquisite French delicacies.

Here is a sampling of a few of our favorite festivals held along Louisiana’s coat:

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Louisiana provides some of the widest array of road cycling challenges for the avid cyclist. From breathtaking spectacular views, or the quiet country roads in rural communities, there are numerous cycling routes filled with some of the most enjoyable rides found anywhere in America.

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Building Cycling Power

One of the key indicators of being prepared for optimal cycling is the amount of power output, produced by the cyclist. With the ability to generate far more power than normal, any cyclist can dramatically increase their speed and improve their performance on the bike. Depending on the type of Louisiana bicycling event, the cyclist can enhance their sprint performance by knocking off a precious few seconds at the end of a triathlon biking event. Additionally, enhancing cycling power output can always provide the opportunity to keep up with others cycling or competing together.

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Southern Louisiana offers some of the most unique outdoor experiences for tent campers and RV adventurers, eager to explore the state parks or coastlines. For the primitive camper, pitching a tent and cooking out on an open fire offers a unique experience for every member of the family. Many of Louisiana’s state facilities offer a variety of amenities to help the camper fully enjoy their outdoor experience.

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While many tourists make their way to Louisiana to enjoy the special sort of wildlife only found on Bourbon Street, the coastal areas of Louisiana offer a completely different type of wildlife enjoyed by many visitors to our great state!

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Each year, Louisiana is the host of biker events all over the state. From the Uglyfest and Run with the Nuns biker events in September and October in Shreveport, down to the Son of the Beach Motorcycle Rally in August, in Eunice, Louisiana, the state is rich with motorcycle-oriented entertainment.

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The untouched natural environment of southern Louisiana offers some of the best opportunities for enjoying the eco-tourism experience. The rich land along the Delta is home to some of North America’s most phenomenal wildlife and vegetative plant life. Vacationers from all over the world visit this amazing area to enjoy a unique experience. From Cajun country, to the beautiful coastline, there are exciting eco-tourism opportunities along southern Louisiana.

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Recognized as an amazing paradise for sportsmen, the Louisiana coastline is known to have the best offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Numerous saltwater species are available year-round, drawing anglers to the cobalt blue seawater just south of Louisiana.

Chartering a Boat

While fishing is often a “do it yourself” sport, the best way to ensure a great day on the water is to hire one of Louisiana’s many charter captains  to take you to where the fish are.  There are a large variety of charter boat fishing services available from the East, Central and West coastlines of Louisiana. These include Venice, Port Fourchon, and Grand Isle. Booking a charter service to catch a large number of fish species is simple. Many of these fishing trips can be chartered for eight, 12 or 14 hours. Some companies even offer overnight or multi-day fishing trips to deep water locations.

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If you ever wanted to see the Cajun wetlands of the dense bayous, then the waterways in southern Louisiana are the highways that will take you right to it. It is easy to get up close and personal with many of the small fishing coastal communities that dot the landscape in Bayou country. A swamp tour will take you to areas that contain furry animals, alligators, dangerous snakes, turtles and dozens of different varieties of bird species.

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During season (spring, summer and fall), the tour guide will likely find many alligators sunning out on the riverbanks attempting to warm themselves using the heat of the sun. Your tour boat will most likely make its way through tiny waterways with moss-draped cypress trees, thus providing plenty of opportunities for viewing wildlife and taking photographs.

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Ideally situated in the Deep South for enjoying year round golf on well conditioned courses, Louisiana offers some of the best public golfing around. Numerous public golf courses are still some of the more popular destinations for golfers interested in taking to the links along the Gulf Coast. From the Louisiana coastline along the plantations and bayous, into the heart of major cities, golfers can find well over 100 public links with open tee times.

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The Bayou Barriere GC

Bayou Barriere is one of the recognized top courses open to the public in the New Orleans area. Located in Belle Chase, Louisiana, Bayou Barriere is only minutes away from downtown New Orleans. With 27 regulation holes, this golf course is a Jimmy Self design with wide fairways on Bermuda grass.

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