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Experience a More Exciting Fishing Adventure

Written by Kurt. Posted in Louisiana fishing charters, Venice la, Venice louisiana fishing

Catching tuna in the mississippi river
Did you know that Venice, Louisiana is considered to be the “tuna town” of America? Venice is located just west of the Mississippi River, sitting near the Mississippi Canyon. Since nutrients and sediments are dumped from the Mississippi River into this area, many fish species are present in these waters. As a result, there are many types of fish to see while fishing in Venice. There are several types of tuna in the Mississippi River. Yellowfin tuna, for example, are popularly seen while fishing in Venice. These tuna are both large and fast-moving, making them a fun and challenging fish to catch. Even blackfin tuna, which are small and very common, are also popular to catch for both sport and commercial reasons. Continue Reading No Comments