Extended Trip - 35' Contender

Starting at $3200 total | 12 Hour | Deep Sea | 1 - 6 People | Trip #368

About Your Trip

Deep Sea
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.

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 ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
14 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Donnie
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.

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 ... Read More

Start Location

235 Cypress Cove Rd, Venice, LA 70091, USA | Bodies of water fished: Grand Isle

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Outriggers, Tuna Tubes, Ice Box

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Deep Sea

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


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.

Boat Restroom



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

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Swordfish, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna


Bottom Fishing, Deep Dropping, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses. Rods, reels, tackle, lures, bait, fuel included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
Find out more about fishing licenses here.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
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%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 30 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

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6 People

Pricing & Availability

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Justin L.

September 13

Awesome! We had a great trip. Capt Donnie was very knowledgeable and exciting to fish with. Caught lots of tuna! Great trip! Highly recommended!

Justin H.

March 11

Hands down the trip of a life time! Captain Donnie made sure lots of big fish were caught. He knows his stuff! The guys and I had a great time and will definitely be back the next chance we get!


May 30

Donnie to zhas did and amazing job for us, they made sure that we had the best experience possible. We had an amazing time with them.

Stephen G.

February 8

Most hardcore and passionate charter operation you’ll find down there. They are very open to letting the customer do what they want, and that 39st contender is one badass rig to fish on.


Verified Review Fishing

Excellent trip with Captain Donnie! An experience every sportsman needs. Tails Up/Sea Cruiser will be my only go to when fishing out of Venice. Donnie is a true professional and will make sure you get on the fish no matter what it takes. His new Contender is a battle wagon ...Read More

Larry D.

July 28

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

Clinton L.

July 5

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.

June 22

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

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, 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 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.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!