Rou-ga-rou Bowfishing Charter, Llc

According to an old Cajun legend, the Rougarou, a creature with a human body and the head of a wolf or dog, is said to prowl the Louisiana swamps and greater New Orleans area. Captain Todd Usey aims to offer those brave enough a chance at an authentic Cajun experience following in the footsteps of this legend.

His adventures will take you deep into the Louisiana swamp where you’ll be able to test your skills against several prized fish species. And who knows, you may even get the chance to see Rougarou itself!

You will be fishing from the front deck of the “Brandy Kay”, a 2017 20’ custom-built aluminum boat, powered by twin 35 HP surface drive motors. Outfitted with a special lighted deck with 12 LED lights. This vessel has been purpose-built with this fishery in mind and will allow you to chase the local fish wherever they swim.

The lighted deck will light up the marsh where you will target, Redfish, Garfish, Sheepshead, Catfish, Drum, and Flounder. You will not only be able to see your prey but other animals that live in the local marsh as well. All trips are bow fishing only, however, no prior experience with the technique is necessary. The captain will provide each guest with all the necessary gear and training they’ll need to have a fun and productive trip.

All that’s up to you is to find an opening in the calendar, book a trip and buy a Lousiana fishing license. After that, grab a cooler with drinks and snacks and your Cajun adventure will be ready to start!



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  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (Night)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 PM
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Start your trip by enjoying the beautiful sunset over the Louisiana marsh. Watch as day turns into night as you weave through the back bayous. Once you find a shallow pond, the captain will turn on the lights and the water will come alive with Alligator Gar, Catfish, Redfish and others. All you have to do now is grab a bow and be ready for your target to come into the lights.

About the Captain

Todd Usey
Lafitte, Louisiana, United States
2 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2019
Todd has been fishing since he was able to walk (for over 30 years) and he's been guiding for the past 5 years. He likes to meet new people from all walks of life. He's willing to teach everyone what they need to know to be effective and stay safe. He takes time with his clients and looks to maximize their fun and enjoyment on his charter.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Alligator Gar Alligator Gar
Black Drum Black Drum
Catfish Catfish
Flounder Flounder

Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Boat Specs

Cottonmouth (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2017. Powered by 2 35HP Gatortail engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
GPS
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
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
PayPal

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Cheryl D.
Storrs, CT
 4.33
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Fishing adventure with excellent potential.

VERIFIED   March 9, 2020
Captain Todd and Deck Man Tom bent over backwards looking for fish in the high muddy water.  The boat, equipment and hands...
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Damian B.
New Orleans, LA
 4.67
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A good night

VERIFIED   June 18, 2020
Great experience, definitely going again saw a bunch of redfish but kept missing them lol got a boat load of big tasty catfish...
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