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 Freshwater Fishing

To fish the freshwaters of Jefferson, you'll want to start your plans with a trip to the Barataria Bay or Mississippi River.

Freshwater Fish include Largemouth and Spotted bass, Blue, Channel and Flathead catfish.

Hot Spots
Inshore: Fish are trying to beat the heat! You'll need to go deep for trout, reds and mangroves.

Catch & Release Regulations
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