Saltwater Therapy Charters

Saltwater Therapy Charters offers inshore guide service year round! Based in the New Orleans area, they depart out of Shell Beach, LA. This place is located in the historic marshes of lower St. Bernard Parish and provides easy access to the waters of Pointe a la Hache, Hopedale, Delacroix, the Biloxi Marsh, and Breton Sound.

Captain Eric Olsen has over 25 years of experience and is a proficient fishing guide. He is insured and licensed, and is fully accredited by the United States Coast Guard. He has spent his life fishing the waters of Southern LA and MS. Wherever you want to explore in the area, he’s been there, and he knows the best spots.

Capt. Eric’s boat is a 24’ Triton Bay boat, powered by a 350 HP Mercury engine. She’s equipped to chase down any school of fish and to welcome up to 5 anglers comfortably. The vessel has dual 10’ power poles, and iPilot MinnKota trolling motor, and Lowrance HDS 12 gen 3 technology.

Your main targets for the day will be Redfish, Cobia, Flounder, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, and many more. When it comes to fishing techniques, you can try everything from light tackle and jigging to spinning and drift fishing.

Make sure to purchase your fishing license and bring snacks and drinks for the day. Your captain will supply everything else you need.

Saltwater Therapy Charters has been providing an amazing service over the years and it’s no wonder they have so many returning guests. Dates are filling up so don’t miss the boat and come get some of the action!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 3 persons
    + $250
    each additional person
    Depending on weather conditions, you'll be fishing the southern marshes of Louisiana or heading out into Breton Sound to fish the Barrier islands. Bring your snacks and drinks and purchase your fishing license in advance.

About the Captain

Eric Olsen
Saint Bernard, Louisiana, United States
1 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since March 2018
"I decided to turn my passion into my profession, I love what I do and it doesn't seem like work. the only way to keep what you have is to share my experience with others. Trout and Redfish are what I specialize in." Captain Eric is a New Orleans area native and also a member of the Mercury Pro Staff Team.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum

Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Triton (Bay boat) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 300HP Mercury Verado engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

24 ft
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch


Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
American Express
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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