The Gulf of Mexico and the enormous waterways of the Mississippi River offer various types of fish species allowing for a great variety of fishing opportunities from live baiting to trolling, bottom fishing, saltwater and freshwater fishing, rig fishing, and inshore and offshore fishing. The inland passes and marshes abound with speckled trout, largemouth bass, striped bass, flounder and the redfish. Venice sits on the final stretch of the Mississippi River, descending to the Gulf of Mexico and this is the reason why the surrounding areas of Venice are so abundant with innumerable fish species, thus making it the world’s top fishing destination.
Fishing in Venice is unarguably an all year round action. And no other fishing destinations can offer this kind of abundance making it possible to catch different fish varieties any time of the year. The versatility of Venice remains unrivaled in the world in terms of the different fishing opportunities. Fishing enthusiasts who prefer light tackle fishing will not be disappointed by what Venice has to offer. Venice also offers perfect sight casting with top water baits, and deep water jigging. The more adventurous anglers will be challenged by the big fish species that are often spotted in the oil rig platforms and the deep blue waters of Venice.
Venice is more popular for its copious supply of redfish and speckled trout which can be caught in many ways. Inshore fishing in Venice will definitely reward anglers with trophy redfish or speckled trout. Venice is also the only fishing destination where anglers are given the opportunity to catch speckled trout, bass, flounder and redfish just in one spot. Yellow fin tuna is the most sought after fish in the Gulf of Mexico and Venice anglers target them using natural and live baits, lures, kites and chunking. And the mighty yellow fin tuna will test the angling skills of every fishing enthusiast.
It’s not uncommon for fishing enthusiasts to bring home a cooler full of redfish and speckled trout and other fish species, within the allowed daily bag limits after a chartered fishing trip. Anglers have no reason to get bored in Venice LA fishing trips because of the numerous fish species that they get to see up-close and eventually catch. Many times, anglers will not even have to choose the fish that they want to catch. Because of the populous waters of Venice, even the first time fishing enthusiasts will not find it difficult to take home a redfish or speckled trout.
The versatility of Venice as a fishing destination is not limited to inshore fishing. The big fish species are caught near the oil and gas platforms which serve as the perfect breeding ground for small baitfish. Where there are big schools of baitfish, the huge fish species are never far away as they are just waiting for the right time to gobble up their food. The floating oil platforms function as artificial reefs providing the perfect place for fish to gather, stay and feed on available food. In addition, the deep waters of the Mississippi River offer some of the best deep-water species not found elsewhere. Venice, Louisiana lives up to its name as a sport fishing paradise in the region.