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What are the best fishing charters in Grand Isle?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 53 trips in Grand Isle, and the most popular trips in the area are Shrimp Trawling Adventure guided by Daryl, 12 or 24-Hour Offshore Trip guided by David, and Full Day Inshore - 26' Blackjack guided by Rich.

Our guides in Grand Isle are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 5081 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Lafitte, Golden Meadow and Buras.

What types of fishing charters are common in Grand Isle?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Grand Isle as well as nearshore fishing and deep sea fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Grand Isle are: 1. blue marlin, 2. mahi mahi, 3. mako shark, and 4. swordfish.

The most common fishing techniques in Grand Isle are live bait fishing, trolling, and deep dropping but cut bait fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Grand Isle fishing charters cost?

in Grand Isle prices can range anywhere from $350 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day in Grand Isle is $350. The average price for a full day in Grand Isle is $1,393.

When is the best month to go fishing in Grand Isle?

The most popular season for fishing in Grand Isle is winter, and most anglers book their trips 46 days in advance.

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

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

Grand Isle Fishing Overview

Part island, part town, part swamp, Grand Isle is a true angler's paradise. Located right where the marsh meets the Gulf, Grand Isle is arguably one of the best places to fish in the Gulf.

This is truly a four-season fishery with hundreds of species available and plenty of sportfishing for any angler. The population swells from 1,500 to as much as 20,000 in the summer months—and we can tell you that these people aren't just coming for the views.

Inshore Fishing in Grand Isle

With the amount of shallow water available to anglers near Grand Isle, we'll be surprised if you don't catch some quality inshore fish. If you’re lucky, the inshore grand slam (Speckled trout, Redfish, Flounder) can be accomplished in Grand Isle with just a half-day charter.

The peak of speckled trout fishing happens from spring into summer. Overlapping with trout, redfish and flounder start to heat up from summer into fall.

During the warmer months, bait fills the area which means these fish are constantly feeding.

Even in the winter you won't find much down-time because the sheepshead will be in large schools around hard structure.

With so many peak fishing seasons, it’s always the perfect time to take an inshore fishing trip in Grand Isle.

Deep Sea Fishing in Grand Isle: The Tuna Capital of the Gulf

Known most commonly for hitting the offshore rigs for snapper and tuna, Grand Isle offers top notch deep sea fishing and has plenty of offshore species for anglers to target throughout the year. You can drop bait to the depths and catch various snapper and grouper species, or go trolling for wahoo, kingfish, and tripletail.

Year round, the tuna bite is fantastic. Blackfin and yellowfin tuna know how to bring a fight and pack a ton of flavor.

If it’s the middle of the summer, you will want to head out and target red snapper before the quota is filled. The peak bite for mahi-mahi also fires up in the summer, and with unusual looks and delicious meat, this is an amazing fish to catch.

During the winter months, wahoo over 70 lbs are not uncommon during their big run that occurs during this time.

Regardless of the time of year, the offshore action in Grand Isle is almost guaranteed.

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Other Things To Do In Grand Isle

People obviously come to Grand Isle for the fishing, but you can also enjoy great hiking, camping, swimming, and just relaxing on the beach.

There is a beautiful bridge with great ocean views in the state park that is worth checking out.

If you are feeling hungry after a day on the water or at the beach, stop by the Starfish Restaurant.

Looking to unwind? Head to Artie’s Sports bar and take a load off. If you or someone in your group loves history, head over and visit Fort Livingston.

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