Guide To Fishing At Lake D’Arbonne
AKA: D’Arbonne Reservoir
Considered a top Louisiana destination for recreation and fishing, Lake D’Arbonne has it all. Scenic views, water recreation activities and great fishing draw visitors to this 15,200-acre lake in the northern section of Louisiana, at Farmerville.
The lake has over 100 miles of shoreline to explore and fish. Healthy populations of bass, crappie, catfish and numerous species of sunfish-bream are available for fishing enthusiasts to pursue. Local fishing guides can simplify the fishing experience by providing the boat, gear and knowledge to compliment a great day of fishing. If you prefer, you can fish from the bank at public access areas or bring your own fishing or family boat. There are half a dozen boat launch ramps available for public use. These and other access points may also provide access for portage of canoes and kayaks.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, flier sunfish, green sunfish, longear sunfish, redear sunfish and warmouth at Lake D’Arbonne in Louisiana.
Primary fish species residing in Lake D’Arbonne
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake D’Arbonne Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
James Peyton Smith Bridge Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, at the north end of the James Peyton Smith Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Downsville Spillway Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, at the south end of the dam, off Spillway Road, this is a multi-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Farmerville Spillway Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, at the north end of the dam, off N Spillway Road, this is a multi-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Highway 2 West Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, west side, at the west end of the State Route 2 Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Lake D'Arbonne State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Evergreen Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Terral Island Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Par Road 1701, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake D'Arbonne State Park Campground - 318 368-2086
D'Arbonne RV Park - 318 245-9881
Lake D’Arbonne LA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake D’Arbonne Information
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
3628 Par Rd 4410
Farmerville, LA 71241
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