Des Allemands, Louisiana: Big Catfish and Pole

A well-crafted big fish is frozen in mid-thrash in an obscured spot behind a seafood restaurant. A nearby bench encourages contemplation of the fish, but a sign warns of alligators.

Spahr's Sea Food Restaurant

Address:
3682 US Hwy 90, Des Allemands, LA
Directions:
Spahr's Sea Food Restaurant. From the Des Allemands bridge drive west two miles on US Hwy 90. You'll see the restaurant on the left (south) side; the fish is behind it, next to the water.
Phone:
985-758-1602
Admission:
Free
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Catfish.

Giant Catfish

Not only is there great food at Spahr's, but there is a great photo op next to the parking lot: a large catfish next to a bamboo fishing pole, with a bobber made from a propane tank.

[Brenda Boustany, 06/26/2019]

Big fish photo op.

Big Fish with Viewing Bench

A giant fish sits behind Spahr's Sea Food Restaurant in Des Allemands. A sign nearby warns, "Be Aware of Alligators."

[Caitlin, 05/30/2014]

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