Got To Fish

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If you are looking to experience Southern Louisiana from he water, give Got To Fish a try. With all fishing equipment provided, they will greet you with a warm welcome aboard their fishing machine and introduce you to the finest fishing grounds around.

Bring your family, kids, or fishing buddies out for a fun day on the water. Get ready to feel the ultimate connection to the beautiful world of the outdoors and test your angling skills. Head down to Venice for a relaxing day on the water that can result in some outstanding catches!

Got To Fish operates a 24’ Blue Wave bay boat, which was built in 2015. This vessel comes powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine and can comfortably accommodate up to 4 anglers. It features modern GPS, fishfinder, and VHF radio to save your time while searching for the big one. There is also a wireless trolling motor for a quiet ride. All aboard!

Your main targeted species for the day will be Redfish, Flounder, Trout, Jack Crevalle, and Black Drum. All keeper fish will be cleaned and the end of the trip so that you could take it home and get your weekly dinners sorted out.

You will be provided with quality Penn gear, tackle, lures, and a lot of fish stories. Don’t forget to pack your lunch with you if you want, along with anything you’d like to drink. Fishing licenses are also something you will need to purchase before the trip.

The local area has restaurants, gift shops, and bars, where you could relax after your fishing trip.

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    up to 2 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    On this trip, you will be able to get the waters all to yourselves and have a fun-filled adventure with your family or friends. Target Redfish, Jack Crevalle, Flounder, Black Drum, and other species. You will need to purchase a valid fishing license before the trip and bring your own lunch and drinks.
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About the Captain

Jay Winters
Venice, Louisiana, United States
4 Fishing Reports
3 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2018
With Captain Jay Winters, you can expect a knowledgeable guide who will get you on fish in no time. Jay has been working as a captain for over a decade now. Initially, he was guiding only on weekends but realized that he could do something he was so passionate about full-time. Capt. Jay has successfully taken part in various tournaments from Texas to Florida. As well as that, he has participated in a lot of bowfishing tournaments. Capt. Jays' favorite species to catch is Redfish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Blue Wave (Bay boat) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 52 knots.

24 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Drift Fishing


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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 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
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (4)
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Hit limit with Jay!
Fighting a 41 inch bull red!
Great experience
Angler Rating
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
Friendly captain
Recommend this charter
Appropriate for children
Satisfied with the boat
Catch intended fish
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Jordan C.
Melbourne, Florida

Perfect day with Capt. Jay Winters!

VERIFIED   November 27, 2019
A truly perfect day on the bayou! Weather was rough to begin with but Capt. Jay made a great call to change locations and it...
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Dee B.
Seagoville, TX

Full day trip with Capt Jay Winters

VERIFIED   October 7, 2019
Highly recommend Capt Jay’s Got to fish, very knowledgeable, patient with my novice girlfriend,and just made it a lot of...
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Joel E.
Dunellen, NJ

Great experience

VERIFIED   September 24, 2018
My wife and I had a great trip with Jay. We had excellent communication leading up to the charter. We caught our limit of redfish...
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