Reel Cajun Family Excursions

Discover the intricate network of inshore water southern Louisiana has to offer with Reel Cajun Family Excursions. Go after a range of exciting and delicious fish as you embark on an authentic “cajun” adventure. Captain Ryan Vincent is a 7th-generation Lafitte native. Born on the water, he’s spent his whole life with a rod in one hand. A passionate angler to this day, he can’t wait to show you his local hunting grounds.

Up to 4 guests are welcome aboard the 21’ custom-built aluminum fishing boat. Light and agile, she’s able to navigate these shallow waters with ease. You’ll speed across the bays at lightning speed thanks to the 250 HP Mercury engine, while the wireless trolling motor will keep you afloat in the marshes. Creep up on your target fish without making a peep, getting ready to pounce.

Grab the latest Daiwa and Penn gear and get fishing. As you drift along the water, you’ll use light tackle and even popping corks to entice the bite of some highly-prized fish. You’ll be given a range of artificial lures to choose from, but let Capt. Ryan know beforehand if you’d like some live bait to attract your prey.

The Southern favorite, Redfish, is a must to target as she promises to put up an almighty fight to get off the end of the line, making the delicious dish at the end of the day even sweeter. The fun only just begins there, though. Go after delicious Sheepshead, Trout, Flounder, and many more, to fill the boat with plenty of treats to take home.

During your trip, you’ll be treated to a spread of sandwiches, chips, and drinks. Even at the end of the day, your captain will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home! This is a personalized tour like no other. Just pick up your license in the marina and come aboard for the trip of a lifetime with Reel Cajun Family Excursions!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
    up to 2 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Calling all fishing enthusiasts aboard! Explore the productive inshore waters of the Gulf, just out of Lafitte as you aim to fill the boat and hit your daily limit. These shallow waters are home to a range of tough-fighting and tasty fish, so get your fish on as you use light tackle and jig, spin, and even use some popping corks to lure their bite. Fight it out with Sheepshead, Redfish, Trout, and many more to take home, while you'll also be treated to lunch and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $75
    each additional person
    On this trip, you'll get to familiarize yourself with the local fisheries of southern Louisiana, seeing why inshore fishing is so popular here. Bring the kids along and get them hooked or simply get your daily fishing fix as you peruse the shallow waters in search of some exciting and delicious fish to take back home for lunch. Spin, jig, or pop to entice the bite of beautiful Redfish, tasty Trout, stunning Sheepshead, and many more delicacies.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $75
    each additional person
    This afternoon trip is ideal for anglers of all levels and ages. Bring the kids along and get them hooked on fishing, or get out on the water and perfect your fishing skills. These shallow inshore waters are home to some incredible fishing whatever way you look at it, and 4 hours will give you plenty of time to catch a delicious Flounder, Sheepshead, Trout, Redfish, and many more for dinner. Expect to jig, spin, and pop to catch your target, all the while taking advantage of the complimentary drinks.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Flounder
Redfish
Sheepshead

Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Custom-built (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 250HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Lunch

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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

About the Captain

Ryan Vincent
Lafitte, Louisiana, United States
Member since March 2019
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A 7th-generation native to Lafitte, Capt. Ryan grew up on the water and with a rod in his hand. He's always been a passionate angler and decided to turn his passion into a profession in 2013. He loves showing his local waters to new customers, exposing them to new experiences and getting them to land their first catch. He's a charitable character and can regularly be found participating in "Fish for the Fatherless" – a fundraising event for children who've lost their fathers.
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Brian J.
Atlanta, GA
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Catch ‘n’ Cook with Captain Ryan!

VERIFIED   May 24, 2019
What an amazing experience!!! Went out on a 2 hour, later day trip with Captain Ryan. We knew there was a chance the fish might...
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Denise D.
Orlando, Florida
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March 23, 2019
This was the best fishing trip I have ever been on!!  I limited out for the first time in my life!!  Capt. Ryan is...
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Baton Rouge, LA
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VERIFIED   June 4, 2019
Ryan did a great job!  He put us on the fish and we limited out on reds.  Most important, he was incredibly patient...
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VERIFIED   March 27, 2019
Ryan was a great guide. Private fishing tour with wine and charcuterie board. I caught 5 large redfish, highly recommended!
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