by Wilbert Carmouche
It’s a big one! Grab your pole, a buddy or a kid and go fishing. The waters in our lakes and bayous are open and waiting for you to try your luck at catching a nice stringer.
Heck, there are competitions scheduled, KC #1217 is hosting a tournament at Spring Bayou on April 10th from safe daylight with weigh-in at 2pm. For details, call Jordan Bordelon at 318.359.2406.
Fishing “not your thing”, contact Avoyelles Commission of Tourism at email: firstname.lastname@example.org for your self-guided paddle trail of Spring Bayou for a day of fun on the waters. The mapped guide offers three levels of aggressiveness for the kayaker, from leisure to more intent paddlers.
Time to get out and get moving!!!
Bonus, Spring Bayou State Wildlife Management Area is on the Atchafalaya National Water Heritage Trail!
DID YOU KNOW? … Avoyelles Parish, in Central Louisiana, takes its name from Avoyels Indians, and we commemorate our Native American as well as French Creole heritage. The abundant wildlife and many waterways make this a hunting, fishing and birdwatching paradise, year-round. A thriving agriculture industry beckons foodie travelers for authentic Louisiana cuisine. Casino action boasts a different kind of wildlife, and a variety of accommodations make for a comfortable stay as you explore. LEARN MORE: https://travelavoyelles.com/about/