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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, green sunfish, longear sunfish, redear sunfish and warmouth at Lac des Allemands in Louisiana.

Lac des Allemands, LA

A favorite of local "sac-a-lait" (crappie) fishermen, Lac des Allemands is a 12,000-acre lake, at Des Allemands, LA. This giant bowl of a lake has about 50 miles of shoreline, lots of cypress trees and plenty of fish.

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Lac des Allemands, also known as Lake of the Germans, is a stunning lake located in southeastern Louisiana, near the towns of Des Allemands and Paradis. Covering approximately 12,000 acres, this expansive lake offers a fantastic fishing experience for anglers of all levels.

Fishing on Lac des Allemands is famous for its variety of fish species. Largemouth and spotted bass are abundant in the lake, making it a popular spot for bass fishing enthusiasts. The lake's structure and vegetation provide ample hiding places for bass, presenting anglers with excellent opportunities to reel in some impressive catches.

Crappie fishing is another favorite pastime on Lac des Allemands, with healthy populations of both black and white crappie. Anglers can enjoy fishing for these panfish during the spawning season, typically in the spring, when they congregate in shallower waters.

Channel catfish, flathead catfish, and blue catfish are also prevalent in Lac des Allemands, attracting catfish enthusiasts looking for some thrilling fishing action. These hard-fighting catfish species can be caught using a variety of baits and techniques, providing an exciting challenge for anglers.

For those who enjoy panfishing, Lac des Allemands is home to a thriving population of bluegill and sunfish. These feisty fish are abundant and are perfect for anglers of all ages, including children, making it an excellent location for family-friendly fishing trips.

Lac des Allemands in southeastern Louisiana is a haven for anglers seeking diverse and abundant fish species. With excellent fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, panfish, and more, this picturesque lake promises a memorable and fulfilling fishing experience. Boating and camping options add to the allure of this beautiful lake, making it a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts and outdoor lovers alike.

Local LA fishing guides offer guided trips to enhance the chances of a successful fishing trip. There are areas with access to the shore for bank fishing, but a boat, kayak or canoe is a better approach for this lake. Several boat launch ramps are available on the main lake and tributaries. Spring and fall are ideal times to fish here, and in summer the weather can be hot - but so can the crappie fishing.

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Primary fish species residing in Lac des Allemands

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Largemouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill Green Sunfish Longear Sunfish Redear Sunfish Warmouth Sunfish

Lac des Allemands Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NEARBY
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES

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Boating is a popular activity on Lac des Allemands, as the lake offers plenty of space to explore its vast waters. Anglers and boaters can cruise around the lake, enjoying the scenic views and finding the best fishing spots.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Des Allemands Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, in Bayou des Allemands, at the east end of the US Highway 90 Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Lakeside Bar & Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off State Route 643, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Larousse Lane Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Larousse Lane, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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For visitors looking to extend their fishing experience, camping facilities are available around Lac des Allemands. Whether you prefer tent camping or RV camping, there are suitable sites near the lake where you can immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the area.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Luling RV Park - 504 952-7824

Lac des Allemands LA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lac des Allemands Information
Des Allemands Boat Launch
279-299 Down the Bayou Rd
Des Allemands, LA 70030
985 783-5090


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