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   Bourgeois Fishing Charters is the premier fishing destination in Louisiana! Chase tailing Redfish, Schools of Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Sheepshead and more deep in the heart of one of the most abundant fisheries in the world; the Barataria Bay Estuary System, just 30 minutes south of New Orleans.

Our expert fishing guides are equipped with boats specifically designed to handle the various terrains and conditions we fish daily. Our fly fishing skiffs are built to run skinny and float in inches of water and our larger bay boats handle the chop of larger bays with ease and comfortably fish 4 anglers. Anglers of all skill levels and preferences are welcome, whether you fly fish or use spin/conventional tackle we have a spot on the boat for you!

If you’re looking for a bucket list fishing experience, take a seaplane ride to the untapped waters of the Chandeleur Islands. Bourgeois Fishing Charters is the only lodge to offer this adventure. 

After your day on the water, relax with your friends in the ample curated spaces of our Cajun Vista Lodge: an historical schoolhouse turned fishing lodge & retreat center while our professional chefs prepare delicious Cajun & Creole meals to keep you charged and ready for another day of world-class fishing.

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Sample Fishing Itineraries

Sample Fishing Charter Itineraries

Flying in? Ask our in-house concierge for airport transportation arrangements. 

Bay Boat Trip Package with Lodging


Guests arrive at The Cajun Vista fishing lodge in the evening just in time to get acclimated and sit down for a 4-course Cajun dinner with overnight accommodations. 

Charter & Departure:

  • Early morning hot Breakfast is served.
  • Launch at safelight for an estimated 5-hour guided fishing charter on a 24’ bay boat.
  • Upon return from fishing, your Captain will clean and package your fish.
  • Hot Lunch will then be served prior to departure.

Drive in Half-Day Trips (Morning & Afternoon trip options available)

Drive right up to the dock to meet your Captain half an hour prior to launch at safe-light for your spin-fishing trip. Upon return from fishing, your Captain will clean and package your fish.

Sandwich lunches and non-alcoholic drinks are provided.

Need your fish shipped home? Ask a Captain or Staff member for a shipping form!

*More package options are available! Please contact us for more information at 504-341-5614 or email us at

All Fishing Trips include:

All Fishing Trips include:

  • Gear Bait Ice & Fuel Drinks (Non-alcoholic)
  • Sandwich lunches
  • Fish cleaning & packing
  • A valid fishing license is required for all of our trips.

Please visit the State of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries website to purchase your license.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

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