Fishing / Boating

Cameron Parish offers excellent saltwater and freshwater fishing. With 619 square miles of water, the locations to go fishing are endless. Surf fishing is excellent along the miles of beaches on the Louisiana coast and state records are often set by those fishing from boats in Cameron Parish.

Everyone must possess a valid recreational license for freshwater fishing, while saltwater fishing requires both a saltwater and freshwater fishing license. For more information on fishing licenses click here.

Don’t have a boat? Not a problem. Below are a few of top spots where you can fish from dry land!

Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge / Bank Fishing Road – N 29.945633 W 93.084913 Freshwater
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge Recreation Areas (LA 27 West) Saltwater
Blue Crab Recreation Area – N 29.878922 W 93.425564
Hog Island Gully Recreation Area – N 93.425564 W 93.383680
Northline Recreation Area – N 29.920914 W 93.381439
West Cove Recreation Area – N 93.383680 W 93.453929
Cameron Jetties Fishing Pier – 722 Davis Rd., Cameron; N 29.764377 W 93.342428
Stone breakwaters west of Holly Beach – LA 82 West; N 29.768292 W 93.501809

Gulf Beaches
Holly Beach – LA 27 at LA 82; N 29.76997 W 93.47244
Constance Beach – LA 82 West; N 29.759386 W 93.577378
Gulf Breeze Beach – LA 82 West; N 29.757255 W 93.591008
Little Florida / Oceanview Beach – LA 82 West; N 29.755770 W 93.605027
Long - Dun Beach – LA82 West; N 29.753795 W 93.627209
Rutherford Beach – LA 82 west of Oak Grove; N 29.75828 W 93.12429
 

Established in 1920, Rockefeller Refuge originally encompassed 86,000 acres of wilderness. Due to coastal erosion, less than 76,000 acres currently remain. The refuge boasts the highest alligator nesting densities in the United States. Visit Price Lake Nature Drive, a five-mile drive into Rockefeller Refuge where you can observe a wide variety of wildlife and birds from the road or from an observation tower. Other activities at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge include bird watching, shrimp, crabbing and fishing.

5476 Grand Chenier Hwy.
Grand Chenier 29° 43' 59.142" N, 92° 49' 51.0744" W
Refuge Office is open 7 am - 5:30 pm, Mon.-Fri.; Refuge is open from dawn to dusk
(337) 491-2593
337-538-2165
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Sabine is comprised of 125,000 acres of protected marshland, 61 miles of levees and eight major water-control structures and is the largest coastal marsh refuge on the Gulf of Mexico. Located 8 miles south of Hackberry on LA 27, Sabine NWR is great for birding, wildlife observation, fishing, crabbing and shrimping.

3000 Holly Beach Hwy.
Hackberry
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(337) 762-3816

Sell live and frozen shrimp, tackle, fuel (on water,) cleaning station, 2 public launches (fee), tackle store sells drinks, snacks and licenses. Clean restrooms. 7 motel rooms and 3 lodges. Excellent guide services.

198 Bourgs Port Rd.
Hackberry 70645
mes2200@camtel.net
Seasonally - Monday thru Sunday, 5 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(337) 762-3171
West Ferry Landing

Temporarily closed for construction. Boat launch with access to Gulf and Lake Calcasieu (saltwater).

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