Get Your Fish On!

Get Your Fish On!

Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge, Scooter Pond

Franklin, LA 70538

Get Your Fish On! Citizen Science Fish Survey at the Bayou Tech National Wildlife Refuge Scooter Pond, Franklin at 8 a.m. – Noon.  Bring fishing gear to Scooter Pond & Geaux Fishing, they provide bait, but you can bring your own. They count, identify, Measure fish, & collect more data than you can keep your fish. There will also be biologists & fishing mentors. You can bring coolers, sunscreen, folding chair, & hat; Water and porta-pottie will be available. For more information contact Emma Clement (337) 828-4100 x 175 or or contact Brian Pember at (985) 860-6681 or

How to get there:  From Centerville, take Hwy 317 S, to Alice C Road and turn right.  Trael approximately 2 miles to Steven R. Road, look for kiosk on left.  Scooter Pond is at the end of Steven R Road.  From Franklin, turn onto the frontage road at the Foster Bailey boart rampl follow the Hwy 90 frontage road East to Alice C Road.  Turn right onto Alice C Road, and turn right on first gravel road.  Look for the kiosk.  Scooter Pond is at the end of the gravel road.

337-828-4100 x 175