Starting at $800 | 8 Hour | Inshore | 2 People | Trip #4149
About Your Trip
The combination of seemingly unlimited fish and miles and miles of shallow water make coastal Louisiana one of the best-kept secrets in the fly-fishing world. If you haven't heard about Louisiana fly-fishing, it's probably because people want to keep it all to themselves!
On this trip, you'll be going after
... Read More classic inshore species such as Jack Crevalle, Redfish, and Speckled Trout—all on the fly! As with any fly-fishing trip, you will catch slightly fewer fish than you might catch on conventional tackle; however, double hook-ups are basically a certainty on every Louisiana charter trip. On a good day, you can expect to catch 5-10 fish per angler, and on an exceptional day the numbers can reach 20 fish per angler or more. There are also plenty of Black Drum and Sheepshead, both of which will readily take a fly.
You'll be out there on Captain Shane's 22' BlackJack center console, which is ideal for fishing the inshore flats, marshes, and shallows. Although he can provide fly rods and reels, it's preferable if you can bring your own so that you can work with the gear you have the most practice with! Shane recommends 8-9 wt. rods and drag-equipped reels with weight-forward floating line and the capacity to hold at least 60 yards of 20 lb. backing. This particular rod and reel combination will allow you to accurately cast a variety of saltwater flies in varying wind conditions and will also allow you to absorb the line stripping run that many of these fish will make when you set the hook. It is also a good idea to bring along a 10 wt. rod and reel combination. The 10 wt. will do a better job handling big (20-30 lb.) redfish or some of the other bigger species such as jack crevalle.
About Your Boat
Number of Engines
Cushioned Seats, GPS, Fishfinder, Trolling Motor, Live Bait Well
About Your Guide
Captain Shane Professional Louisiana Fishing Guide. As a small boy he would paddle his “pirogue” deep into the marsh in search of fish and often not return home until the sun was setting on the horizon. “I don’t think there was anything I’d rather do than Fish!”
It was in
... Read More his senior year of high school that he started guiding clients as a summer job, and he continued to do so while attending college at Louisiana State University. After receiving a B.S. degree in Environmental Systems Management, he went on to work for a small consulting firm while continuing to guide clients on his days off. After only a short time with the firm, he decided that his love for the outdoors, and more specifically for fishing, far outweighed his desire to climb the corporate ladder, so he traded his coat and tie for shorts and sandals.
For over 20+ years, Capt. Shane has been a full time guide in Southeast Louisiana and during this time he has help thousands of clients take thousands of fish on rod and reel. “Any good guide will tell you that the hard part is not being able to guide clients to the fish when the conditions are perfect; the hard part is finding the fish when the conditions are less than favorable. I believe that my local knowledge of the fishery and how the coastal geography has changed over the years gives me a distinct advantage when it comes to putting clients on fish day in and day out. No offense to other guides, but growing up in an area and guiding here year round does have its benefits!” Capt. Shane can be considered a master craftsman when it comes to practicing his trade as a fishing guide in Louisiana. Captain Shane Professional Louisiana Fishing Guide.
134 Green Trails Dr, Belle Chasse, LA 70037, USA
Amenities and Information
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable (but if the weather is too bad to go out, you will still receive a refund).
Pricing & Availability
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Great fishing! Shane took us out in August and we caught fish like crazy. Looking forward to another trip with Shane in the near future.
Shane is a great teacher, genial companion, and a true Conservationist. My 9 year old grandson loved time on the water with Shane, and caught his first redfish.
Just wrapped up my 3rd trip in Venice and it was a huge success thanks to Capt. Shane! Went with a group that has been fishing with him for 14 years and he never disappoints!
Learned a lot about fly-fishing redfish and the amazing environment we were fishing. Shane is a great teacher, genial companion, and a true Conservationist. My 9 year old grandson loved time on the water with Shane, and caught his first redfish -- 13#.
I've been flyfishing for 20+ years and had the opportunity to fish in many destinations. Shane is one of the best if not the best guide I have had the privilege to fish with.
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Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!