More water in Barataria Bay, Plaquemines and Terrebonne parishes reopen; St. Bernard waters close

Even more water in Barataria Bay, Terrebonne and Plaquemines parishes are available for anglers this weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced. However, more waters in the portion of the extreme northeastern portion of St. Bernard Parish were closed again this evening (June 25) by the agency.

Click here for the latest LDWF map showing all state fishing closures. Click here for the updated Barataria Basin and Plaquemines Parish closure map, while the detailed map of closures in the Cocodrie area can be viewed by clicking here. The LDWF map showing the St. Bernard Parish closures is here.

The The Barataria Basin reopening means all of Little Lake and much of the waters south of this popular fishing destination are now reopened.

Now reopened are inside waters between 29 degrees, 12 minutes, 50 seconds north latitude and 29 degrees, 21 minutes, 42 seconds north latitude from the eastern shoreline of Bayou Lafourche west to 90 degrees, 17 minutes, 50 seconds west longitude and the western shoreline of Grand Bayou Blue.

Also, open to all fishing are inshore waters between 29 degrees, 18 minutes, 30 seconds north latitude near Bay Des Ilettes and 29 degrees, 35 minutes, 00 seconds north latitude from the eastern shoreline of the Barataria Waterway west to 90 degrees, 07 minutes, 00 seconds west longitude.

In addition, the action reopened that portion of Caminada Bay and adjacent waters between 29 degrees, 16 minutes, 00 seconds north latitude and 29 degrees 18 minutes 30 seconds north latitude from 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west longitude westward to 90 degrees 07 minutes 00 seconds west longitude

The Terrebonne Parish action opens the waters near Bay Blanc that had remained closed after the last openings last week. Now open are inside waters near Bay Blanc between 29 degrees 07 minutes 19 seconds north latitude and south of 29 degrees 09 minutes 04 seconds north latitude stretching from 90 degrees 42 minutes 46 seconds west longitude westward to 90 degrees 44 minutes 47 seconds west longitude.

In Plaquemines Parish, anglers are now free to fish inshore waters from 89 degrees, 30 minutes, 12 seconds west longitude to the western shoreline of Grand Bayou.

In St. Bernard Parish, officials closed state inside and outside waters north of 29 degrees 57 minutes 29.6 seconds north latitude to the Louisiana/Mississippi territorial sea boundary between 89 degrees 15 minutes 30 seconds west longitude and the Louisiana territorial sea boundary.

All other closures remain in effect.

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