Head out with Captain Donnie for an offshore adventure chasing some big game off the coast of Louisiana! On this 12-hour trip, you'll be targeting some monster Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Swordfish, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna....Read More
Captain Donnie will take you miles offshore to the prime spots where the fish are biting. Whether you want to troll the open waters or post up and do some bottom fishing, this luxurious 35' Contender center console will have you covered! You can even do some deep dropping once you get far enough offshore.
On board will be all the rods, reels, tackle and fishing gear you need for a productive day on the water. There's even a bathroom aboard this luxurious vessel. Join Captain Donnie and let him send you home with a packed cooler!
Captain Donnie offers action-packed Venice fishing charters for Yellowfin Tuna and more. Captain Donnie's spent his entire life fishing the Gulf of Mexico waters of Venice, Louisiana, ever since his father, Captain Donnie Sr....Read More
Captain Donnie Jr. is a USCG 50 Ton licensed captain who takes after his father’s tournament style of fishing, bringing that same excitement and competitiveness to each charter he takes out.
Captain Donnie will host you aboard his prized 35-foot Contender center console. Equipped with state of the art fishing equipment and electronics, as well as the necessary safety gear, this vessel is outfitted for offshore success. The Contender is a serious fishing machine for anglers who want to target big fish while retaining considerable comfort and safety for children.
Tails Up Offshore Fishing Charters will take take you on the fishing trip of a lifetime for Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, Swordfish, Red Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Mako Shark, Wahoo, and much more.
Back at the Venice docks, Captain Donnie and his crew will clean and fillet your catch, so be sure to bring a cooler with ice to transport home safely.
Please note that FUEL IS NOT INCLUDED in the price of this trip.
Fill in date, party size, trip duration, and start time above to book and get out there with Captain Donnie and Captain Experiences!
235 Cypress Cove Rd, Venice, LA 70091, USA
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No live bait provided.
No meal provided.
Rods, reels, tackle, lures, bait, fuel
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses
Louisiana saltwater fishing license
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 30 days before the trip.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
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Larry D.· ·
We were catching doubles on the first cast!! ! Capt. Donnie and his first mate Jay are class dudes!!! They worked extremely hard to get us on some major tuna!!! We all had a blast and were exhausted at the end of the day reeling from reeling in tuna!!! Will ...Read More definitely be back fishing with Capt. Donnie I’m the future, he’s what you want from a charter trip…open, honest and determine to make your trip a success. “Tails up!!!”
Clinton L.· ·
Capt. Donnie and his deckhand Jay picked us up from the boathouse Nice, clean boat fully geared. They worked hard for us all day and put fish on the deck. Watched the weather and kept us clear of the storms. Great trip and will definitely book again. Thanks guys!
Diana C.· ·
Words cannot describe the amazing day we had with Captain Donnie. It was an absolutely super experience and a full day of fishing action. Captain Donnie is very polite and personable, extremely knowledgeable, and energetic to say in the least. He knows the water, the fish, and ...Read More his boat, and gear are quality. We were blessed with good weather, and with his expertise, we boated a trophy tuna, swordfish, several mahi and red snapper. Going home with a cooler of fish was the icing on the cake after a fun day on the water. We will definitely be back for another trip with Tails Up! Thanks Captain Donnie for all your hard work, preparation, and getting us out to the Gulf of Mexico and back safely. #tailsuprocks!