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What are the best fishing charters in Lafitte?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 43 trips in Lafitte, and the most popular trips in the area are Shrimp Trawling Adventure guided by Daryl, 3/4 Day Fishing - 24’ Skeeter guided by Seth, and Full Day Fishing Trip - Inshore guided by Daryl.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include New Orleans, Golden Meadow and Grand Isle.

What types of fishing charters are common in Lafitte?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Lafitte as well as flats fishing, jetty fishing, and lake fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Lafitte are: 1. black drum, 2. flounder, 3. redfish, and 4. speckled trout.

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

How much do Lafitte fishing charters cost?

in Lafitte prices can range anywhere from $350 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day in Lafitte is $756. The average price for a full day in Lafitte is $1,156.

When is the best month to go fishing in Lafitte?

The most popular season for fishing in Lafitte is winter, and most anglers book their trips 9 days in advance.

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

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

Lafitte Fishing Overview

Many people know New Orleans for its unique history, delicious local cuisine, and nightlife. As it turns out, the distance from Bourbon Street to top-class sportfishing isn't that far and there are plenty of fishing charters in Lafitte. Just a short boat ride away are winding backwaters, bayous, and lakes chock full of redfish, gulf flounder, speckled trout, and more. Contact Captain Experiences today to book the Lafitte fishing charter of a lifetime!

Lafitte Inshore Fishing

The inshore bite is always on fire in Lafitte. Surrounded by endless marsh and backwaters, this area has enough prime fishing spots to last a lifetime. All guides have their favorite fishing spots, but the truth is, the fish are everywhere. The abundant habitat holds a variety of baitfish and other food sources which draws in some of the most sought-after inshore gamefish. The intricate maze of marshland surrounding Lafitte creates an ideal place for giants to lurk.

In the summertime, tarpon swing through the bayous on their annual migration around the gulf. Getting a bite from "The Silver King" on the bayou is a bucket list experience that no angler can forget. For the ultimate challenge, hit the backwaters with a fly rod and target any of these incredible sportfish. Tarpon are never a guarantee, but you'll have your hands full with massive redfish and speckled trout.

Lafitte Freshwater Fishing

The best freshwater fishing opportunities near Lafitte are Delacroix, Lake Cataouatche, and Lake Salvador. These lakes have the classic bass, catfish, and crappie but they also offer the big three inshore fish. Although the shallow lakes and marsh is difficult to navigate, they are home to quality fishing forr redfish, speckled trout, and even flounder. Fly fishing has become a popular choice in this area for anglers looking for a challenge.

Offshore Fishing Lafitte

If you're looking for offshore action, your best bet is to head down to Venice, LA, which is known for having short travel times to high-quality fishing. If you want to catch Yellowfin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico, this is where you should head hands down.

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Other Things To Do In Lafitte

Lafitte is a great vacation destination just outside of New Orleans which has more than enough activities for people of all ages. With a well know reputation for its bars, Bourbon Street is the party spot for the 21+ crowd. If you are looking for a bite to eat the New Orleans culinary scene is top-notch and there are quality restaurants and eateries around every corner like Domilise's Po-Boy & Bar. With plenty of other adventures and oddities to be discovered near Lafitte, it has something for everyone.

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