February 04, 2014 at 8:56am
Look at the inshore fishing forum list, and if you scroll down there is a post made a couple of days ago by another guy asking about bank fishing. Angler Management responded with an excellent listing of places to check out.
What I'll add, if you don't care about exactly what you catch and you are up for a little drive, is to try hitting the Bonnet Carre Spillway in Norco. A lot of little ponds spread out, you can easily find catfish/perch. Just stick to the dirt roads that look like they are used and don't venture off of them, especially if you don't have 4 wheel drive.
People say City Park or the Lakefront, and I have tried both. Either I am not finding the right spots or I am using the wrong bait (doubtful.) I avoid both and would rather drive out to Delacroix, Shell Beach, or Hwy 1.
Good luck and be sure to have a fishing license and know your limits! Wildlife and Fisheries has a much easier time checking people on the side of the road vs running out to people's boats.