Public access to tidal waters in jeopardy

Louisiana’s beloved fishing areas are known worldwide as the Sportsman’s Paradise.

More and more, however, this paradise is becoming accessible to only a select few sportsmen.

This is because Louisiana is the only state in America that allows property owners to claim ownership of waters that ebb and flow with the tide.

You may be in awe at the absurdity of the notion of owning tidally-influenced water. Or you may be nodding your head, having been told you were trespassing while fishing somewhere yourself.

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Louisiana Sportsmens Coalition

Louisiana Sportsmen's Coalition is a grassroots organization based out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Coalition was formed in 2016 to preserve Louisiana's legacy as the "Sportsman's Paradise" and safeguard the future of fishing across Louisiana's waterways.


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