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trip description for Full Day Inshore - 24' Blue Wave in Boothville-Venice

Head out with Captain Jay for an incredible inshore experience in Venice Louisiana! On a typical day, you will leave the dock at “safe light” and will find yourself running through a maze of bayous, bays, and marshes on your way to one of the many Louisiana fishing locations in the area. Once arriving at the first “honey hole”, you will troll or drift along while casting to grass-covered areas or over one of the many oyster reefs in the marshes. These waters are so bountiful with rod bending redfish and tail walking speckled trout that it is not uncommon to catch 50+ fish each day. The Louisiana fishing trip action is unbelievable. Venice, Louisiana is the undisputed “Redfish Capital of the World”. You will never go redfish fishing anywhere else and be able to catch more 20-30+ pound redfish, and that is a fact. Captain Jay will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water! So all you need to bring is your Louisiana fishing license, your favorite snacks and drinks, and let Captain Jay get you hooked into the fish! Read More

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trip description for Nearshore Rigs - 24’ Robalo Cayman in Boothville-Venice

Head out to explore the nearshore rigs and other structures with Captain Jacob for a fantastic day on the water with a fun and knowledgeable guide. On these nearshore adventures, you will join Captain Jacob on his customized Blazor Bay which he recently overhauled and customized for your comfort and enjoyment. You can expect to catch a Big Reds, Sheepshead, and Jacks. Captain Jacob's trips are great because he always knows where the fish are biting best and has a great sense of humor to provide levity and entertainment both while the fish are biting and even when their not. In addition to his excellent knowledge and unparalleled service, Captain Jacob provides the best reels, rods, tackle, bait, and licenses to ensure that your experience is easy and successful. All you need to bring is your favorite lunch, snack, and drink, you're sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain Jacob will take care of the rest to make the most of your Venice Nearshore adventure! Read More

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trip description for Venice Inshore Action in Boothville-Venice

Welcome to the best fishing in the Gulf of Mexico! Venice sits along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River just 20 miles from the mightyriver spills into the gulf of Mexico. The waters are plentiful and offer amazing fishing! We operate on 25 foot Skeeter Bay boats with the latest yamaha engines and up to date tackle to ensure your trip is nothing short of spectacular. Trout and redfish are our most commonly targeted species although sheepshead, flounder, red snapper, mangrove snapper, tripletail, bass, freshwater catfish, tarpon, and pompano are all possibilities. With over 35 years combined on these waters we will ensure we put you on the best possible bite each day. Read More

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trip description for Louisiana Offshore Adventure in Boothville-Venice

If you've ever wanted to go after the biggest, baddest gamefish that the Gulf of Mexico has to offer, then this trip is your ticket. There is no better opportunity to take a crack at all of the best-known offshore species, including Yellowfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Swordfish, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo. These lightning-fast pelagic predators are world-famous for a reason—they fight harder and fight longer than almost all other species, and should be on any self-respecting saltwater angler's lifetime bucket list. Captains John and Martha are true offshore specialists, and they know better than anyone how to put you on trophy fish and help you land them. If you don't believe us, just take a look at their pictures, and see for yourself the giants they're catching! On this trip, you'll primarily be trolling a variety of baits and lures, looking to attract fast-moving fish such as Wahoo, Tuna, and Marlin. There are also opportunities for bottomfishing as well, if you're interested in catching delicious eating fish such as Tilefish and Red Snapper, or photo-worthy prizewinners such as Red Grouper and Amberjack. You'll be chasing these fish aboard a 40' Invincible catamaran—an ideal vessel for comfort, performance, and speed! In the words of the boat manufacturer, "Sea-keeping ability is our objective with the 40’. We created a boat that would tear through seas from any direction, while still being able to maneuver turns at high speeds. It was designed to go far in less than optimal running conditions." She's powered by four 300 HP engines, so you'll be on the fish in a hurry! Your Captain will come prepared with everything you need for a great day, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, bait, and tackle. Most importantly, John and Martha are genuine expert in their home waters and will do everything they can to get you hooked up on a personal best! Bring along proper clothing, sunscreen, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to maximize your time on the water. Read More

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trip description for Overnight Trip - 35' Contender in Boothville-Venice

On this epic trip, you'll run out up to 180 miles offshore with Captain Donnie to chase down some of the hardest-fighting and finest-tasting fish the ocean has to offer. These overnight trips are great for targeting big-time Yellowfin Tuna out on the Midnight Knob, located roughly ~170 miles offshore. In addition, you'll be able to go after Swordfish, Sailfish, Marlin, and more! If you're an offshore angler looking to knock some species off your bucket list, there's no better way to do it. In order to fish as efficiently as possible, you'll switch up techniques in order to capitalize on the fishes' feeding patterns. For example, because Tuna spend most of their time feeding on squid down at great depths, and only rise to the surface in the early hours of the morning, you'll only troll for Tuna at that time, then switch back to drifting for Swordfish, chasing Sailfish, or targeting other species. Captain Donnie leaves it all out there when you choose to fish with him. He will work tirelessly to make sure you get the best opportunities at the fish you're trying to catch. His 35' Contender is equipped with all the best rods and reels (as well as electric reels for deep dropping), plus all the tackle you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water! The fish are biting—get out there and start fishing! Read More

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trip description for Venice Offshore Adventure in Boothville-Venice

On this extraordinary offshore fishing experience in Venice, Louisiana, you'll be heading offshore to take on fast, strong sportfish species including Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, Sailfish, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and more! You'll be in expert hands with Captain Troy; he's been fishing here for decades, and knows how to show his guests the time of their lives on the water! You won't find another fishing charter quite like this one. Captain Troy's purpose-built 44' sportfishing vessel is a one-of-a-kind Dave Sintes design, and she's completely kitted out for amazing offshore fishing. She was built in old-school fashion for the hard-core fisherman, and runs on two 450 C-Series Cummings engines with a brand new 5 kW Kubota generator. Plus, she has 7” Kevlar spray rails and a SeaFlex hull. The cabin has the luxuries of a yacht, including a private bath, shower, four queen size bunks, air conditioning, state-of-the-art electronics and stereo system, microwave, BBQ grill, and an 80-gallon fresh water tank.  An easy open latch door accesses a swim platform at the stern. It has a 16’x 28’ covered fishing area with 1st class rods, reels and all the top professional gear for tuna fishing, sword-fishing, and rig fishing.  Your catch will be loaded and stored in a 5,000 lbs. ice box and filleted at the end of the day. But it's not just the vessel that makes this fishing charter so unique. Captain Troy is a master of his craft, with a wealth of knowledge and experience that he's eager to share with you. He'll take you to the best fishing spots and provide expert guidance on everything from trolling techniques to reeling in your catch. Whether you're an experienced angler looking for a trophy catch or a novice hoping to hook your first fish, Captain troy will tailor the experience to your skill level and interests. As you bask in the warmth of the Venice sun and the thrill of the open sea, you'll know that you're on a fishing charter that's truly one-of-a-kind. So come aboard, cast your line, and let the adventure begin! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Buras

What are the best fishing charters in Buras?

Why should I book a fishing charter in Buras with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 37 trips in Buras, and the most popular trips in the area are Full Day Delta Special guided by Creighton, "Cajun Classic" Redfish Trip guided by Troy, and "Cajun Classic" Tripletail Trip guided by Troy.

Our guides in Buras are rated a 4.92 out of 5 based on 2880 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Buras? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Buras.

What types of fishing charters are common in Buras?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Buras as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Buras are: 1. red snapper, 2. redfish, 3. yellowfin tuna, and 4. wahoo.

The most common fishing techniques in Buras are light tackle fishing, bottom fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but trolling and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Buras fishing charters cost?

in Buras prices can range anywhere from about $750 to $3,510, but the average price for a half day trip in Buras is $1,036. The average price for a full day trip in Buras is $1,659.

What month is best for fishing in Buras?

The most popular season for fishing in Buras is summer, and most anglers book their trips 61 days in advance.

Do I need a Buras fishing license and what are the bag limits in Buras?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Buras, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Buras. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Buras.

What is fishing in Buras about?

Buras, Louisiana, nestled in the heart of the state's bountiful wetlands, offers anglers an unparalleled fishing experience in the Gulf of Mexico's fertile waters. Situated near the mouth of the Mississippi River, Buras serves as a gateway to some of the most productive fishing grounds along the Gulf Coast. From the brackish marshes to the open waters of the Gulf, fishermen can target a diverse range of species, including speckled trout, redfish, flounder, and sheepshead. Whether casting from the shoreline, wading in the shallows, or venturing offshore, anglers are sure to find ample opportunities to hook into their next big catch.

One of the highlights of fishing in Buras is the chance to explore the vast network of marshes and bayous that dot the region's landscape. These labyrinthine waterways provide habitat for an abundance of game fish, as well as a myriad of bird species and other wildlife. Kayak anglers, in particular, relish the opportunity to navigate the shallow waters of the marshes, stealthily casting their lines amidst the maze of grassy islands and winding channels. Whether sight-fishing for redfish in the shallows or probing deeper channels for speckled trout, anglers are treated to an immersive and unforgettable experience in the heart of Louisiana's coastal wilderness.

For those seeking a deeper offshore adventure, Buras offers access to some of the Gulf Coast's premier fishing grounds. Charter boats depart from nearby marinas, venturing into the open waters of the Gulf in search of trophy-sized game fish such as tuna, marlin, and mahi-mahi. Experienced captains guide anglers to productive fishing spots, where they can troll for pelagic species or bottom fish for snapper and grouper. With its proximity to rich offshore reefs and oil rigs, Buras provides anglers with the opportunity to reel in a diverse array of big-game species, making it a must-visit destination for fishing enthusiasts along the Gulf Coast.

What are the most popular months to fish in Buras?

In Buras, Louisiana, fishing is a year-round pursuit, with each season offering its own unique opportunities and challenges for anglers. Spring marks the beginning of prime fishing season, as warming waters trigger the annual spawning migrations of many species. Anglers can target trophy-sized speckled trout and redfish in the shallows of the marshes, while offshore, pelagic species such as tuna and cobia become more abundant. With the marshes coming to life and the Gulf waters teeming with activity, spring offers some of the most exciting fishing opportunities of the year in Buras.

As summer arrives, the fishing action in Buras kicks into high gear, with anglers flocking to the Gulf Coast in search of big catches and memorable experiences. The warmer waters bring an abundance of baitfish and crustaceans, drawing in hungry game fish from near and far. Offshore, anglers can target prized species such as mahi-mahi and wahoo, while inshore, redfish and speckled trout continue to provide thrilling action. With longer days and balmy temperatures, summer offers the perfect conditions for anglers to explore the diverse fishing grounds of Buras and reel in a variety of sought-after species.

Fall ushers in a new season of fishing opportunities in Buras, as cooling temperatures and changing conditions trigger another flurry of activity among the local fish populations. As baitfish migrate southward along the coast, predators such as redfish and speckled trout follow close behind, offering anglers ample opportunities to hook into their next big catch. Offshore, the arrival of cooler waters brings a resurgence of activity among pelagic species, with tuna, marlin, and sailfish becoming more abundant. With the changing seasons comes a sense of anticipation and excitement, as anglers gear up to capitalize on the bountiful fishing opportunities that abound in Buras, Louisiana.

What types of fishing are popular in Buras?

In Buras, Louisiana, anglers have a wealth of fishing techniques at their disposal to pursue the diverse range of species inhabiting the area's rich waters. One popular method is inshore fishing, where anglers ply the shallow marshes, bayous, and flats in search of redfish, speckled trout, and flounder. Using a variety of techniques such as casting artificial lures, live bait fishing, and fly fishing, anglers can target these prized game fish amidst the maze of grassy islands and winding channels that define Louisiana's coastal landscape. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or wading in the shallows, inshore anglers in Buras are treated to a thrilling and immersive experience in the heart of the marshlands.

For those seeking a deeper offshore adventure, Buras offers excellent opportunities for offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Anglers can charter boats to venture into the open waters, where they can target pelagic species such as tuna, mahi-mahi, and marlin. Trolling with lures or live bait, anglers can cover vast expanses of water in search of these prized game fish, often encountering other species such as king mackerel, cobia, and snapper along the way. With experienced captains guiding the way, offshore fishing in Buras provides anglers with the chance to reel in trophy-sized catches and create lasting memories on the open sea.

For a more leisurely fishing experience, anglers in Buras can explore the region's abundant freshwater lakes, rivers, and bayous. From the tranquil waters of the Mississippi River Delta to the pristine lakes and waterways of the nearby Atchafalaya Basin, freshwater fishing enthusiasts can target a variety of species, including bass, catfish, and crappie. Whether casting from the banks, trolling from a boat, or fishing from a kayak, anglers can enjoy the serene beauty of Louisiana's natural landscapes while pursuing their favorite freshwater catches. With so many fishing options to choose from, Buras offers something for every angler, whether they prefer the excitement of offshore fishing, the tranquility of inshore angling, or the serenity of freshwater fishing in Louisiana's bayous.

What species are popular in Buras?

Buras, Louisiana, nestled in the heart of the Mississippi River Delta and the Gulf of Mexico, offers anglers an abundance of fishing opportunities targeting a diverse array of species. In the inshore waters and marshes, anglers can target redfish, speckled trout, and flounder, among others. Redfish, known for their strength and tenacity, are a popular target among anglers, providing thrilling battles amidst the marsh grass and shallow flats. Speckled trout, prized for their beauty and delicious flavor, are another coveted catch, with Buras offering some of the finest trout fishing grounds along the Gulf Coast. Additionally, flounder, with their unique camouflage and ambush hunting tactics, offer a challenging and rewarding pursuit for inshore anglers in Buras.

Offshore, anglers can target a variety of pelagic species in the Gulf of Mexico's deep waters. Tuna, including yellowfin, blackfin, and bluefin, are highly prized for their fighting ability and culinary value, making them a top target for offshore anglers in Buras. Mahi-mahi, with their vibrant colors and acrobatic leaps, are another sought-after species, often encountered while trolling near offshore platforms and weed lines. Additionally, anglers may encounter marlin, sailfish, and wahoo, providing added excitement and challenge to offshore fishing excursions in Buras. With its proximity to productive fishing grounds and experienced charter captains, Buras offers anglers the opportunity to target a wide range of pelagic species for an unforgettable offshore fishing experience.

In addition to inshore and offshore fishing, Buras also boasts excellent opportunities for freshwater fishing in the nearby rivers, lakes, and bayous. The Mississippi River Delta and the surrounding waterways are home to a variety of freshwater species, including bass, catfish, and crappie. Anglers can explore the winding channels and backwaters of the delta, casting their lines amidst the cypress trees and submerged vegetation in search of their favorite freshwater catches. Whether targeting trophy-sized bass or enjoying a relaxing day on the water with family and friends, freshwater fishing in Buras offers a tranquil and rewarding experience amidst Louisiana's scenic landscapes.

What are the best places to fish in Buras?

In Buras, Louisiana, anglers are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding the best places to fish, as the area is surrounded by a vast expanse of productive fishing grounds. One of the most renowned spots for inshore fishing is the network of marshes, bayous, and flats that make up the Mississippi River Delta. Anglers can explore these shallow waters by boat, kayak, or wading, targeting a variety of species such as redfish, speckled trout, and flounder. With its maze of grassy islands, winding channels, and oyster beds, the marshes of the Mississippi River Delta offer endless opportunities for anglers to find their next big catch.

For those seeking offshore adventure, Buras provides access to some of the Gulf of Mexico's most productive fishing grounds. Offshore platforms, reefs, and oil rigs dot the waters off the coast of Buras, providing habitat for a variety of pelagic species such as tuna, mahi-mahi, and marlin. Charter boats depart from nearby marinas, taking anglers on exhilarating fishing excursions into the deep blue waters of the Gulf. Whether trolling for pelagic species or bottom fishing for snapper and grouper, offshore anglers in Buras are treated to a world-class fishing experience amidst the vastness of the open sea.

In addition to inshore and offshore fishing, Buras offers excellent opportunities for freshwater fishing in the nearby rivers, lakes, and bayous. The Mississippi River Delta and the surrounding waterways are home to a variety of freshwater species, including bass, catfish, and crappie. Anglers can explore the winding channels and backwaters of the delta, casting their lines amidst the cypress trees and submerged vegetation in search of their favorite freshwater catches. Whether targeting trophy-sized bass or enjoying a relaxing day on the water with family and friends, freshwater fishing in Buras offers a tranquil and rewarding experience amidst Louisiana's scenic landscapes.

Other things to do in Buras

While Buras, Louisiana, is renowned for its fantastic fishing opportunities, there's plenty more to do in this vibrant Gulf Coast town beyond angling. Nature enthusiasts can explore the unique ecosystems of the Mississippi River Delta by embarking on guided eco-tours or birdwatching expeditions. The area is a haven for birdlife, with numerous species of waterfowl, shorebirds, and wading birds inhabiting the marshes, making it a paradise for birdwatchers and wildlife photographers alike. Additionally, kayaking and paddleboarding through the tranquil waters of the delta offer a peaceful way to immerse oneself in the region's natural beauty and observe its diverse flora and fauna up close.

History buffs will find plenty to discover in Buras, with the region boasting a rich cultural heritage dating back centuries. The nearby town of Venice, often referred to as the "End of the World," offers a glimpse into the area's maritime history and serves as a gateway to the vast wetlands of the Mississippi River Delta. Visitors can explore historic sites such as Fort Jackson, a Civil War-era fortification, and the Plaquemines Parish Museum, which showcases artifacts and exhibits detailing the region's storied past. Additionally, guided tours of local plantations provide insight into the area's agricultural history and the legacy of Louisiana's plantation era.

For those seeking relaxation and recreation, Buras offers numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure and leisure. Boating enthusiasts can explore the winding waterways of the Mississippi River Delta, navigating through cypress swamps and mangrove forests while soaking in the scenic beauty of the surrounding landscape. Meanwhile, sunseekers can soak up the rays on the area's pristine beaches, enjoying swimming, picnicking, and beachcombing along the Gulf Coast. Whether exploring nature, delving into history, or simply enjoying the laid-back coastal lifestyle, Buras, Louisiana, offers something for everyone to enjoy beyond the thrill of the catch.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Everything went great. The weather was great too.

    John N. with Kevin D. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip,couldn't ask for any better guide 👍

    Robert J. with Rich M. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip with Gavin! Will definitely go again.

    Toni P. with Kevin D. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    I’ve fished in several states all over the country including AK and Troy was by far the best “Captain “ we have used. Picked us up right off our house boat! Very knowledgeable and helpful. Was also patient with kids. Will definitely be going back!

    Chris D. with Troy W. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    the trip was so awful. There are no fish and the trip was so expensive. There was no memory

    Quyet D. with Troy W. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Went out with Captain Davide on June 5,2023. His in depth knowledge of the waters ( fishing he area since he was 9y.o.) really made the difference. We were on fish almost all day. He knew how to target each species and the best place to get them. He organized the day to target species that would keep us reeling fish in. Combination of American reds (15), Tuna(6), and variety of other species . Not to mention the wahoo that broke me off ( Damn near the biggest I ever saw). Ended with a day of heat exhaustion for me, 2 hours of fish cleaning for David, and buying 3 extra coolers for the haul home. Be careful...... There is alot of mean mugging at the cleaning station. Most everyone else got skunked that day. Thanks Capt. David Dr, James Hill Ft. Lauderdale Fl.

    James H. with Jacob M. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jacob gets 5 BIG stars from my son Tyler and I. We had a fantastic trip with him yesterday. I cannot imagine there is a better fishing guide in the area . He had us on huge donkey red snappers in no time and he took us to many other locations for other species, since we had limited out on red snapper in the first 2 hours of fishing. His boat was immaculate. As a marine surveyor I look at these things as the safety of my son and myself is very important. Captain Jacob has a great sense of humor and makes sure his guests have a great time. Definitely choose him for your trio.

    William T. with Jacob M. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Captain David was very good and interesting to talk with. Our first day out his deck hand had misunderstood our fishing days and was unable to go so David had to do the trip himself. He did his very best but unfortunately we didn't catch anything and helped him as much as possible. The second day he had two deckhands and it went so much more smoothly and they were very informative and very knowledgeable. They tried their best to put us on fish but it didn't work to our favor. We caught one swordfish. It was a very expressive trip for one fish but I understand that happens. I would definitely use captain David again and hope to try it again next year

    John R. with David M. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Best day ever with this guide. It’s was cold out and we were able to find the fish we were looking for thank to him. Can’t wait to go back!! I’ll definitely use this guide again.

    John S. with Jay W. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Damn good Capton very smart and made the trip very fun he was all about getting us on the fish did a damn fine job of it also

    Dustin D. with David M. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent trip with Captain Donnie! An experience every sportsman needs. Tails Up/Sea Cruiser will be my only go to when fishing out of Venice. Donnie is a true professional and will make sure you get on the fish no matter what it takes. His new Contender is a battle wagon and he and his crew are second to none.

    Brad H. with Donnie J. of Boothville-Venice, Louisiana

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