According to State Police, Steven Marx, 39, of Jennings was killed in the crash on La 97 south of La 368.
The 2010 Harley Davidson and Marx were found by a farmer on the afternoon of June 17. The accident is thought to have happened on June 14.
Troopers said Marx failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the left side of the road and entered a ditch.
After entering the ditch, the motorcycle drove up the ditch embankment and came to rest in the canal.
Troopers believe this crash occurred on June 14. It remains under investigation.