Tangipahoa River

Details

Location:
Kentwood, LA
United States United States
Coordinates:
30.8657, -90.504
Distance:
110 Miles
Description:

The Tangipahoa River originates northwest of McComb in southwest Mississippi, and runs south 110 miles through the Percy Quin Reservoir before passing into southeast Louisiana. Its mouth opens into the northwest region of Lake Pontchartrain.

The Tangipahpoa River is located in eastern Louisiana, along the northern edge of Lake Pontchartrain. The watershed covers 520 square miles and is characterized by pine and mixed hardwood forests, bottomland hardwood forests, swamps and freshwater and brackish water marshes. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has designated the middle and upper reaches of the river as a scenic stream.

Aquatic vegetation:

Marshes, lily pads.

Cover/Structure:

Pine and mixed hardwood forests, bottomland hardwood forests. Fallen trees.

Tips/Tactics:

The Tangipahoa and Tchefuncte rivers flow into Lake Pontchartrain. All of these rivers hold good populations of flatheads, blue cats and channel catfish. Big cats here forage in the tangled logjams, under lily pads or in fallen treetops.

Spot Access:
Boat Ramp, Parking (car/truck), Parking (boat/trailer), Picnic Area, Swimming Area, Shore fishing access, Camping, Fly Fishing, Wading
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Photos

Map

Map for 30.8657, -90.504
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Fishing Reports

There are no reports for this fishing spot.

Fish

Largemouth-240-fw

Bass, Largemouth (Micropterus salmoides)

Freshwater
Spottedbass-240-fw

Bass, Spotted (Micropterus punctulatus)

Freshwater
263
Bluegill-240-fwsw

Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)

Freshwater
Bluecatfish-240-fw

Catfish, Blue (Ictalurus furcatus)

Freshwater
322
Flatheadcatfish-240-fw

Catfish, Flathead (Pylodictis olivaris)

Freshwater
635
Blackcrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, Black (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)

Whitecrappie-240-fwsw

Crappie, White (Pomoxis annularis)

782

Guides

There are no guides specified for this fishing spot.

Lodges

There are no lodges specified for this fishing spot.

Tournaments

There are no tournaments associated with this fishing spot.