This morning we went fishing in Bayou Sorrell near Plaquemine, LA in the Atchafalaya Basin Spillway. I love going to the Spillway because of the beautiful scenery. There are plenty of bald cypress trees (state tree of LA) and lots of wildlife. Atchafalaya Basin versus Atchafalaya Spillway Jerald Horst Bass Fishing , Sidebars For many, if not most outdoorsman, the names “Atchafalaya Basin” and the “Atchafalaya Spillway” are ... This morning we went fishing in Bayou Sorrell near Plaquemine, LA in the Atchafalaya Basin Spillway. I love going to the Spillway because of the beautiful scenery. There are plenty of bald cypress trees (state tree of LA) and lots of wildlife.

Atchafalaya Basin Program Education PAGE 4 one employee at the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Basin has more than 150 different species of fish, including the popular large‐mouth bass, crappie, and various bream species. These 150 species also include