Lake Pontchartrain and Surrounding Marshes - 24’ Blazer

Starting at $500 | 7 Hours | Inshore, Lake, Nearshore | 1 - 4 People
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Black Drum, Largemouth Bass, Redfish, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout


Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

About Your Trip

Head out with Captain James to fish Lake Pontchartrain and the surrounding backwater marshes for Redfish, Trout, and Drum with Captain James.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Blazer Bay
Boat Length: 24 ft
Year Built: 2018
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 300 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor

About Your Guide

Note from your Captain: "Hi, I am Captain James I am a Coast Guard licensed captain, a native of South Louisiana, and I have been fishing these waters my entire life. As a boy, my dream was to one day fish professionally. After many years of tournament fishing, I qualified for the 2006 Bassmaster Classic and for the next few years, fished nationally as an Elite Series angler. This was an experience of a lifetime that I will always treasure. Although that national circuit was a big part of my life, it is the local waters of South Louisiana that call my name. With the amount of time I have spent on these waters, I have become a master at tides and patterns. I enjoyed tournament fishing but there is nothing like taking someone out and watching them pull in a limit of reds and specks. Come fish with me and let's go enjoy some truly exciting and unique South Louisiana fishing!


James B.


April 6, 2020

This charter service is the most professional and knowledgeable with also having a great time!!! Highly recommended!! James is a true Captain!

First Time Booking with Us?

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to go fishing. 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!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Nearshore, Inshore, Lake

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, at an additional fee


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Sunscreen Sun glasses Rain gear Bug spray

Required Items

LA fishing license

Things to Keep in Mind

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%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

Find out more about licenses here.

Start Location

The Dock N Bait Shop, Harbor View Court, Slidell, LA, USA