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The Red River Boat Marina's and Launch Facilities - Shreveport, Louisiana

Updated on November 14, 2012

Red River Fishing Destinations and Launch Locations

The biggest city that the Red River runs through is Shreveport and home of the Bass Master Classic when the prestigious event is held on the Red River like it is in 2012. Shreveport is the third largest city in Louisiana making it a great vacation destination if you are looking for a great place to go bass fishing and have a good time around town as well. This is the perfect place to bring a girlfriend or wife that does not prefer to be out on the water because there is so many things to do nearby.

The Red River also referred to as the Red River of the South is a significant tributary of both the Atchafalya and Mississippi rivers.

Boat Ramps and Marina's on the Red River

Red River South Marina of Louisiana - Bass Master Classic Host:
250 Red River South Marina Rd, Bossier City, LA 71112, USA

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250 Red River South Marina Road, Bossier City, LA 71112-5007 (318) 747-9545 ‎

Stoner Avenue Boat Launch Park:
E Stoner Ave, Shreveport, LA 71104, USA

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857 East Stoner Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101-4251 (318) 673-6435

Teague Parkway:
Arthur Ray Teague Running Trail, Bossier City, LA 71112, USA

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Lots of boat and trailer parking available

Stoner Avenue Boat Ramp


Red River Information

The Red River Waterway website has water gauges listed on the home page for the cities of Shreveport, Alexandria, and Grand Ecore. The site is full of all kinds of important information about the river so check it out before you make a visit to the Red River in Louisiana. The Red River has river locks and there is a video guide on the site describing how to operate when using the Lock system if you are going to be out in your own boat, it would be wise to watch these and understand what you will do to lock through the river.

Local Shreveport Red River Louisiana Professionals

When you are planning your next trip to the Red River make sure and reach out to these local professionals to get set up with a day on the river with a guide and lodging in a place that is suitable for the needs of an angler towing a boat. Every place its own secret fishing techniques, lures, and special colors that only a local will know. Get a trip with a pro within the first day or two being in town and the rest of your trip will be full of fish catching good times.

Russ McVey at can get you on the fish in the Red River area. Russ has lived in the area for a long time and competes in local and regional tournaments in Louisiana. If you are searching for the biggest fish in the river system Russ knows how to find them being the record holder for the largest large mouth bass weighing 13.63lbs caught in February 22, 2006. The big girls should be eating during the Bass Master classic which is February 24 - 26th. Aside from fishing the Red River Russ does guide trips on Caddo Lake and Lake Bistineau.

If you are looking for a unique place to stay and be in close proximity to the Shreveport - Bossier City areas then consider a cabin rental at Blind Faith Ranch & Cabins. The cabins are available for daily rental or weekly rates and come equipped to sleep 6 and have many other amenities. Blind Faith Ranch & Cabins is located just 5 minutes from historic downtown Natichitoches, LA. And just South of Shreveport on I-49.

The Red River South Marina of Louisiana is the home of the 2012 Bass Master Classic and will be the site that official blast offs and check ins occur at. The bass professionals will launch there boats from this marina each morning and venture out to compete on the Red River. If you are in need of any connections to make your trip to the Classic a great one, contacting the Red River South Marina of Louisiana is probably a good bet. They should have connections with local vendors and service providers that have rooms available and can recommend great places to go and eat and enjoy the local area.


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