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Light Tackle Fishing Charters Near Golden Meadow, La
Spend the afternoon exploring the saltwater flats of southeast Louisiana! Join Captain Gavin in the twisting marshlands filled with fish just waiting to be caught. The drive from New Orleans is only an hour, so spend your afternoon on a beautiful boat with a line in the water before you return home with fresh fish for dinner. The trip targets the Flounder, Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, and Sheepshead that dominate the marshy flats outside Lafitte. These fish are a tasteful delicacy which are even more delicious when fresh-caught. Bring a cooler to keep your catch fresh for the ride home and get them on the grill! You should also bring snacks, drinks, sun protection, appropriate clothing, and a valid Louisiana Fishing License. Captain Gavin will provide everything else such as rods, bait, and light tackle. On board the 24’ Express Bay Boat you will have a comfortable and smooth ride. The 250HP Yamaha engine cuts through the smooth water, taking you to the best fishing holes. Captain Gavin will take you to the best spots quickly since his knowledge of the area is extensive. After spending an amazing day on the water, you can watch the beautiful Louisiana bayou sunset and hit the grill for a delicious dinner! If you choose, Captain Gavin is happy to clean and cook your catch for you, at an additional fee of $30 per person. Read More
Afternoon Shallow Water Assault
The inshore flats in Southeast Louisiana are some of the best fishing grounds in the world. Join Captain Gavin and explore this marshy maze all day, searching for Black Drum, Redfish, Flounder, and Spotted Seatrout in hidden holes. These fish are exceptionally tasty and can be caught by anglers of all experience levels. Since Captain Gavin’s 32’ Aluma Marine can fit up to 10 guests, this trip is the perfect opportunity to gather with family and friends for a day on the water! If you choose, Captain Gavin is happy to clean and cook your catch for you, at an additional fee of $30 per person. The spacious deck aboard the vessel allows many lines to be cast at once, so fish can pile up in the icebox. There is also a large cabin with air conditioning whenever you want to take a break and cool down. The Louisiana heat is no joke! To avoid the heat you should bring plenty of water as well as appropriate clothing and sun protection. You also might want some snacks so you don’t get hungry during the full day on the water. Captain Gavin will provide everything else you need including rods, reels, light tackle, and bait. He is an experienced guide who will take you to the right fishing holes, meaning this could be the trip of a lifetime! Read More
Morning Big Group Excursions
Located an hour and a half south of New Orleans, launching from Cocodrie with Captain Lane you can get some serious fishing done on some of the most productive water the Gulf of Mexico has to offer. On this inshore-focused trip, you'll chase the classics: Redfish and Speckled Trout. These are among America's most popular gamefish, and are a blast for anglers of every experience level. Plus, both species are really tasty and Captain Lane will do everything in his power to make sure you catch your limit! Captain Lanes's boat comes fully loaded with all the rods, reels, bait, tackle, coolers, and more to ensure a low maintenance and comfortable experience. That way all you have to bring is your Louisiana fishing license, and your sunscreen, and Captain Lane and his crew will take care of the rest to make sure your hooking into the big ones! Read More
"Live Action" Inshore Trip
Hop on board with Captain Frank for an exciting day of Louisiana inshore fishing! The Louisiana coast is chock-full of great-to-eat fish, and Grand Isle is right in the middle of all the inshore marshes, swamps and bays you need to catch some tasty keepers! On this full-day trip, Captain Frank will cruise you through some of these productive inshore waters where you'll be targeting Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. All you need to use for these fish is classic light tackle. No matter your skill level, expect a memorable day out on the water; Captain Frank will provide helpful instruction for beginners and trademark Cajun humor for experienced anglers! Captain Frank fishes aboard a 24’ Kenner Bay Boat that can fit up to 4 anglers. Powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel is perfect for navigating the shallow inshore waters of Louisiana! She comes complete with all the necessities including GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well and a Wireless Trolling Motor. Captain Frank will do everything he can to make sure you come home with some tasty fillets, and will even clean any keepers for you. Captain Frank will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. For a small additional price, he will have some live bait ready to go for the trip. All you need to bring is a Louisiana saltwater fishing license and any sun protection, food or drinks you might want out on the water. Book your trip today and get ready to take home some fish! Read More
Grand Isle Inshore Slam
One day of fishing just isn’t enough? Make it a double! Captain Gavin and his experienced crew are stoked to take you out for a 48-hour fishing extravaganza! Up to 10 guests can comfortably fit aboard the 32’ Aluma Marine which you will use to extensively search the Louisiana marshland for Redfish and Speckled Trout. The network of canals stretches for miles, and over 2 days you will have plenty of time to explore it. Y'all will be staying in the newly renovated cabins, bunkhouses, or houseboats that sit on the bayou for a beautiful view of the bayou. Besides Redfish and Speckled Trout, the flats are home to Black Drum, Flounder, and Redfish, all of which are delicious. Each person on the trip should bring a large cooler to keep their catch fresh for dinner. Not to worry, lodging overnight is included. There, Captain Gavin will clean your catch for you and you can try your hand at the grill. He will also provide you with all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle necessary for a successful trip, as well as sodas during the hot days. You should also bring extra drinks and snacks for each day, because the weather down there can get pretty hot. Always feel free to take a break in the air-conditioned cabin aboard the vessel. You have 2 whole days to fish––no need to spend every second with a rod in hand. The twin 600hp Yamaha engines will guide you smoothly through the flats as Captain Gavin takes you to the best fishing holes in the area. Read More
Overnight Bayou Adventure
Report to Lafitte, LA bright and early for a full day adventure on the flats! Captain Gavin will guide you (and up to 5 of your friends and family) through the maze of shallow water creeks and canals that dominate the southern tip of Louisiana’s “Boot.” The trip takes place only forty minutes outside of New Orleans, so take a break from the Big Easy and make your way out to the Gulf Coast for a relaxing day on the water. The marshes are teeming with Flounder, Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, and Sheepshead. These fish taste amazing and you can grill them up when you get back. Just bring a cooler to keep them fresh during your journey. You also need to bring snacks, drinks, sun protection, appropriate clothing, and of course a valid Louisiana Fishing License (which is relatively easy to acquire). Other than that, Captain Gavin will provide everything you need including rods, bait, and light tackle. The vessel is a 24’ Express Bay Boat powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, perfectly designed to navigate the canals and lead you to the best fishing holes. Captain Gavin’s experience and knowledge of the area also help to bring you straight to the fish. This incredible trip is an amazing opportunity to get out on the water and cast some lines for a great-tasting dinner! Read More
Morning Shallow Water Assault
Captain Jacob is the perfect captain for your next Delacroix fishing adventure. He's super experienced in New Orleans-based fishing and knows how to find the best spots for Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Drum, and Sheepshead. You'll go after these fish using a few different techniques, including sightcasting, jigging, and drifting. Captain Jacob is happy to help you refine your technique and make sure that you're using the best tackle for the job. You'll be fishing from his 24' Ranger bay boat, perfect for exploring the bayou. She's powered by a 250 HP Yamaha, and has all the standard gear and electronics, including GPS, a fishfinder, a live bait well, and more. There's also an icebox on board to keep your catch fresh! Captain Jacob will provide all the fishing gear you need, including rods, reels, bait, lures, and tackle. You should bring your own sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, snacks, and drinks to make the most of your day! Read More
Exploring The Bayou
Come on down to Saint Bernard, Louisiana, and cast away with Captain Seth! On these 6-hour action-packed adventures, Captain Seth likes to chase Redfish, Speckled Trout, Black Drum, and Flounder. No matter your age or skill level, Captain Seth will lead the way! His 24’ Skeeter bay boat is great for slipping out into the bay and backcountry waters to get on the fish! 4 guests can fit comfortably on his boat, but his boat can handle 6 if you bring kids or small adults (You will need to get in touch with us or Captain Seth before this can be arranged) Captain Seth will provide everything you need to have a productive day on the water, except a Texas fishing license, which you’ll need to bring yourself. You will also want to bring a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Seth will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. They will also provide bottled waters and a cooler to store any food and drinks you choose to bring. They will also prepare live bait for you prior to the trip. Read More
3/4 Day Fishing - 24’ Skeeter
Get out there with Captain Lance and chase some of the baddest pelagic species that the Gulf of Mexico has to offer! Captain Lance's 31' Ocean Master is purpose-built for an unforgettable fishing experience, with state-of-the-art gear, tons of bait wells, and more. As you head out to the fishing grounds, Captain Lance will share his knowledge and expertise on the local fish species, including Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Mako Sharks, and more. What you target depends on what is in season and currently migrating. With his guidance, you'll have plenty of opportunities to cast your line and reel in some trophy fish, making for an adrenaline-fueled day on the water. So book your offshore fishing trip with Captain Lance today and experience the thrill of reeling in some of the most sought-after pelagic species in the Gulf of Mexico. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure on the water! Read More
Offshore Tuna Trip
Hop on board with Captain Daryl for an exciting day of Louisiana inshore fishing! The Louisiana coast is buzzing with plenty of good-to-eat fish, and Grand Isle is right in the middle of all the inshore marshes, swamps and bays you need to catch some tasty keepers! On this full-day trip, Captain Daryl will cruise you through some of these productive inshore waters where you'll be targeting Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. All you need to use for these fish is classic light tackle. No matter your skill level, expect a memorable day out on the water; Captain Daryl will provide helpful instruction for beginners and trademark cajun humor for experienced anglers! Captain Daryl fishes aboard a 24’ Blazer Bay center console that can fit up to 4 anglers. Powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel is perfect for navigating the shallow inshore waters of Louisiana! She comes complete with all the necessities including GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well and a Wireless Trolling Motor. Captain Daryl will do everything he can to make sure you come home with some tasty fillets, and will even clean any keepers for you. Captain Daryl will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. For an additional price he will have some live bait ready to go for the trip. All you need to bring is a Louisiana saltwater fishing license and any sun protection, food or drinks you might want out on the water. Book your trip today and get ready to take home some fish! Read More
Full Day Fishing Trip - Inshore
Climb aboard with Captain Gavin for a half day adventure on the inshore flats of Lafitte, LA. Captain Gavin’s 32’ Aluma Marine can fit up to 10 guests, giving you the opportunity for a fishing frenzy! The Barataria-Terrebonne estuarine complex is the largest and most dynamic fishing grounds in the world. Among the maze of marshes, you will be targeting Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, and Spotted Seatrout, which all make for a delicious dinner! Captain Gavin will clean any fish you catch, so you can take home an incredible meal. If you choose, Captain Gavin is happy to clean and cook your catch for you, at an additional fee of $30 per person. He also provides rods, reels, bait, and tackle for you and all your guests, so you only need to bring sun protection, food, and drinks. The vessel is a 36’ Aluma Marine equipped with twin 600hp Yamaha engines, which power the huge boat through the flats. The cabin has air conditioning to give you a break from the Louisiana heat, and the spacious deck accommodates up to 10 people. Captain Gavin is an experienced guide who can take you to the best fishing holes in grassy flats. Once there, you will cast using light tackle and hopefully reel in a monster! Read More
Afternoon Big Group Excursion
Everything to Know About Booking a Golden Meadow light tackle fishing charter
What are the best light tackle fishing charters in Golden Meadow?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 17 light tackle fishing trips in Golden Meadow, and the most popular trips in the area are Following the Trout and Reds guided by Lance, Reds in the Marsh - 25' Haynie guided by Dalton, and Rippin' Redfish in South Lousiana guided by Jason.
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What types of light tackle fishing charters are common in Golden Meadow?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for light tackle fishing in Golden Meadow as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and jetty fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for light tackle fishing in Golden Meadow are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout, 3. flounder, and 4. black drum.
How much do Golden Meadow light tackle fishing charters cost?
for light tackle fishing in Golden Meadow prices can range anywhere from an affordable $550 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for light tackle fishing in Golden Meadow is $1,567. The average price for a full day trip for light tackle fishing in Golden Meadow is $1,337.
What month is best for on a light tackle fishing charter in Golden Meadow?
The most popular season to go on a light tackle fishing charter in Golden Meadow is summer, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.
Do I need a Golden Meadow fishing license and what are the bag limits in Golden Meadow?
See here for more information on fishing licenses in Golden Meadow, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Golden Meadow. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Golden Meadow.
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