Best Fishing Guides in New Orleans

Why These Fishing Guides?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New Orleans Fishing Guides on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Big Dog Fishing Charters LLC

Big Dog Fishing Charters is a locally-owned and operated fishing guide in New Orleans. It provides boat charters for inland saline waters and transportation services in and out of the marina. Its boats are equipped with ice and fishing equipment, and its guides provide cleaning and bagging services for the fish caught during the trip. Furthermore, the company offers waterfront cabins and apartments for overnight lodging of up to 20 persons. The charter service is headed by Captain David Bourgeois.

5225 Privateer Blvd
Barataria, LA 70036


Home Run Fishing Charters and Lodges

"We Never Strike Out" is the motto of Home Run Fishing Charters and Lodges based in Venice, Louisiana. Modern vessels offer inshore, blue water, and targeted fish charters and are equipped with the latest navigation and fish-finding tools. Tackle, bait, ice, and fish cleaning are provided on every excursion. Guests must purchase a one day non-resident Louisiana fishing license. Packages begin at $750 and up. Top rated accommodations are available onsite for guests who want to stay directly in the marina.

Metairie, LA 70005


Louisiana Fly Fishing Charters

Louisiana Fly Fishing Charters is a fly fishing charter company based in Saint Bernard. Four highly experienced Captains provide various excursions in either the Louisiana or Biloxi Marsh focusing on jack crevalle, sheepshead, black drum, and redfish. All gear is provided and clients are asked to secure a three day non-resident Louisiana fishing license. Full and half day trips are offered with pricing beginning at $475 for up to two anglers.

Saint Bernard, LA 70085


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