Plaquemines


Eleocharis geniculata

Class: 
Monocotyledons
Family: 
Cyperaceae
Scientific Name: 

Eleocharis geniculata

Common Name: 
Canada Spikesedge
GRANK: 
G5
SRANK: 
S1?

Canna flaccida

Canna flaccida
Canna flaccida
Class: 
Monocotyledons
Family: 
Cannaceae
Scientific Name: 

Canna flaccida

Common Name: 
Golden Canna
GRANK: 
G4?
SRANK: 
S4?

Scaevola plumieri

Scaevola plumieri
Class: 
Dicotyledons
Family: 
Goodeniaceae
Scientific Name: 

Scaevola plumieri

Common Name: 
Scaevola
GRANK: 
G5
SRANK: 
SH

Sabatia arenicola

Sabatia arenicola
Sabatia arenicola
Sabatia arenicola
Class: 
Dicotyledons
Family: 
Gentianaceae
Scientific Name: 

Sabatia arenicola

Common Name: 
Sand Rose-gentian
GRANK: 
G3G5
SRANK: 
S1

Chamaesyce bombensis

Class: 
Dicotyledons
Family: 
Euphorbiaceae
Scientific Name: 

Chamaesyce bombensis

Common Name: 
Sand Dune Spurge
GRANK: 
G4G5
SRANK: 
S1

Pass-a-Loutre WMA

Acreage

115,000

Contact

sgranier@wlf.la.gov; 504-284-5264

Parish

Plaquemines

Owner/manager

LDWF

Description

Pass-a-Loutre WMA is characterized by river channels and their associated banks, natural bayous, and manmade canals which are interspersed with intermediate and freshwater marshes. Hurricane damage and subsidence have contributed to a major demise of vegetated marsh areas and the subsequent the formation of large ponds. LDWF is developing habitat on the WMA primarily by diverting sediment-laden waters into open bay systems (i.e., creating delta crevasses), which promotes delta growth.

Activities and Amenities

Hunting and trapping: Waterfowl and other migratory game bird hunting, rabbit hunting, and archery hunting for deer are permitted on Pass-a-Loutre WMA. There is also a youth deer season. See regulations for details.

Fishing and boating: Fishing is excellent in both fresh and saltwater areas. Common fish species in the interior marsh ponds include bass, bream, catfish, crappie, warmouth, drum, and garfish. Common saltwater species include redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and crabs. See regulations for details.

Camping: There are multiple tent-only campgrounds on this WMA.

Directions

Pass-a-Loutre WMA is located at the mouth of the Mississippi River, approximately 10 miles south of Venice. You can only access this WMA by boat. The nearest public launches are in Venice.

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