Strictly Business Fishing Charters

It’s time to book a trip with Strictly Business Fishing Charters. Run by Captain Claude Jolicoeur, he has decades of fishing experience and knows all the best places to take you to give you the most productive day out on the water.

Join him on his Carolina Skiff Dlv218 to see the best fishing in the shallow marshes of Lake Pontratrain. This 22’ bay boat can comfortably have you and 3 fishing friends on board. This vessel also has a 150 HP Yamaha engine which will get you to the fishing grounds in 30 minutes.

After this short drive, you’ll be primarily targeting Flounder, Redfish and Spotted Seatrout. Other fish you may hook are Black Drum, Tripletail, and Sheepshead. These great fish will be cleaned for you after the trip by the captain. If you need them filleted too this can be arranged.

Everyone is welcome on board, from children over 7 to people who have never fished before. Capt. Claude will show you the tricks of the trade and have you fishing in no time. There are life vests on board for the children.

You’ll be using top quality rods and reels on this trip that won’t let you down – whether this is your first ever fish or your hundredth, there is fish out there with your name on it! Live bait is prepared for you. To give you that extra edge in catching your dream fish, you’ll be using shrimp as bait.

Before the trip, you’ll need to purchase a fishing license for the day. You are welcome to bring along your own snacks and refreshments, although water is supplied.

Book now and meet Capt. Claude on the water for an awesome day out!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Fishing shallow water marsh in Lake Pontratrain for Redfish and Spotted Seatrout, and Flounder. It will take around 30 minutes before you start fishing. All rods and reels are included, as well as live bait. You'll need to purchase a fishing license before the day, and bring along any food and drink that you wish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    The main targets of this trip are Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, and Redfish, in the shallow marshes of Lake Pontratrain. The ride to the fishing grounds will take around 30 minutes. All fishing gear and tackle are included. Please purchase a fishing license before the day and bring along any snacks or refreshments you want.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Have a lie in and spend 4 hours in the afternoon on the marshes of Lake Pontratrain targeting Flounder, Redfish and Spotted Seatrout. There is a short 30 minute ride out to the fishing grounds. All fishing gear and equipment are included. You just need to purchase a fishing license and bring along snacks and drinks.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Carolina Skiff (Bay boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Drinks

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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:
PayPal
Cash
Checks
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

About the Captain

Claude Jolicoeur
Slidell, Louisiana, United States
Member since December 2015
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"I fell in love with the sport at an early age, of just 5 years old. I won my first fishing rodeo at the age of 8 years, then found salt water and marshes – this opened up new doors and more options to explore, and I've never stopped since." Captain Claude Jolicoeur has been fishing for over 3 decades. Born and raised here, he specializes in Trout, Redfish, and Flounder. You'll have a great day out with him.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
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100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Britt B.
Carthage, Mississippi
 5.00
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VERIFIED   June 8, 2019
We had a great time!  Captain Jolicoeur was very knowledgeable and friendly.  I look forward to going again soon.
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Trevor M.
Scottsdale, AZ
 5.00
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VERIFIED   November 3, 2018
Had a great time on this charter with captain Claude with two other folks. He put us in the best situations to catch fish,...
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Rohnert Park, CA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   February 11, 2019
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Raymond F.
Madisonville, LA
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VERIFIED   April 12, 2019
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