Now that it is Spring and the temperatures are heating up in New Orleans, it is time to get back on the water. There are so many boating destinations here it is hard to pick just one. In this edition of our News we will focus on Plaquemines Parish.
The Parish is located about 65 miles south of New Orleans. The entire area is a world class fishing destination. The Mississippi River that runs through Plaquemines Parish makes it the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico and the world. That’s why the area is fed by both fresh and saltwater which makes for great fishing habitats. Plaquemines is also home to over an many fresh and saltwater lakes and is spread out over hundreds of miles of coastline. Areas such as Buras, Myrtle Grove, Pointe a la Hache, or Venice are home to fishing competitions.
Fish Oil Rigs near Venice
If you are thinking about fishing offshore, just keep going down the river and head into the Gulf. Here, you will find many offshore oil rigs which are home to coral-reef ecosystems that attract many fish including blue marlin, yellow fin tuna, or red snapper. Rig fishing has been the go-to method for many fishermen for a while now.