Grand Isle is famous for it's great fishing, shrimping, crabbing, birdwatching, etc. To relax -walk the beach in the morning or early evening, watching the huge shrimp boats offshore (you can buy fresh shrimp off the docks or catch your own). Charter boats are available for hire. Grand Isle=incredible fishing. In the bays, surf or on 'the Rocks' - speckled and white trout, rat reds, flounder etc. Offshore-red snapper, grouper, Ling, King Mackerel, amberjack, tarpon, etc. Grand Isle has several fishing rodeos. The 'Old Bridge' is fun fishing and lighted at night. You can set crab traps in the bay, crab lines in the Gulf. Gig flounder at night with a lantern. Visit our beautiful State Park. An old fort is across the west end. G.I. (7 miles long) has a large grocery, churches and several Marinas. Come to Grand Isle - you'll love it. Bring the kiddies. Water ski and Scuba Dive.