Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana Fishing

Location and Information: Lake Pontchartrain is located in Jefferson County, Louisiana. This body of water covers over 400,000 acres of surface area which has a maximum depth around 65 feet. You will find boating, fishing, camping, hiking and kayaking here.

There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Sunfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Blue Catfish, Bluegill, Black Crappie, White Bass and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

Top Species and Creel Limits for Louisiana

  • Black Bass: 10 daily combined total with other bass
  • White Bass: 50 a day limit
  • Yellow Bass: 50 a day limit
  • Crappie: 50 a day combined black and white
  • Bream: No limit

Lake Pontchatrain Fishing Videos