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Spring New Orleans Kayak Fishing Report

The Redfish Are In Full Swing “kayak fishing for redfish” This spring we have been spared from heavy rain, big winds, and strong storms. The water in the shallow ponds that we target is crystal clear. The crabs are abundant and the redfish are busy tailing and crushing bait. We’ve had unseasonably cool temperatures and…

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May 6, 2019

Fall Fishing is Under Way

Nice and healthy 4lb speckled trout  The most common question I get about kayak charters is, “when is the best time of year to go?” While fishing is great year around in Louisiana compared to many other places in the US, my safe answer is March, April, May, and October, November, and December. The spring…

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November 29, 2018

Fall Colors Are Popping

“Bald Cypress Roots Illuminated by Early Morning Fog” As we meandered through the winding bayous of the Manchac Swamp in pitch darkness it was hard to imagine what the sun would uncover that morning. The crisp fall air cracked against the warm swamp water and mist began to rise into the cypress trees. As the…

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November 20, 2018

Contrast on the Shoreline

If you want to get out in a kayak and see some of the most scenic areas the state has to offer visit us on a kayaking swamp tour today! If you are an avid photographer and want longer to explore and setup shots around sunset we can accommodate you as well. Our professional photographer…

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October 4, 2018

Late Summer Swamp Light

The summer weather pattern has remained constant even as we see the fall equinox this year. That means late afternoon thunderstorms are the norm. We have been making lots of photo excursions lately, and the dark clouds and broken sky make for great light. Spotty and intermittent cloud cover drapes dark dramatic backdrops behind glowing…

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September 26, 2018

What Should I Wear On A Kayak Swamp Tour?

We get lots of calls everyday with people asking what they should wear while on one of our kayak swamp tours. While anything that is comfortable for you while you’re doing an outdoor activity is fine to wear, we figured we would share a few recommendations that we have for dressing for a kayak swamp…

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March 14, 2018

Wild Louisiana Tours: 42 Best Eco-Adventures in the U.S.

Wild Louisiana Tours Named to List of 42 Best Eco-Adventures in the U.S. There’s no outdoor experience in the world quite like paddling the lush, wildlife-filled Louisiana wetlands. New Orleans is a city famous for its nonstop nightlife, but those who are in the know understand that this area of Louisiana is also known for…

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January 9, 2018

The Kayaks We Use On Swamp

Here at Wild Louisiana Tours we pride ourselves on providing our guests with the best equipment available in the outdoor industry. Stability, maneuverability, and comfort are required to allow guests to enjoy their experience in comfort while securely taking photographs with expensive photography equipment and smart phones. For this reason we choose to use Jackson Kayaks, as they…

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April 4, 2017