Looking for a trophy Redfish? Then come to Chauvin, LA, the home of the Gulf and State record for this fish (61 lbs). Your guide on this journey will be Captain Troy from Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters. Troy has been fishing since he was a kid and followed his father’s footsteps. He went ahead with his father’s charter and kept alive the experience that accumulated over the years. Now, he’s ready to share it all with you.

You’ll be fishing on a 25’ El Pescodor that accommodates up to 5 guests. This bay boat is powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine and features modern navigational electronics. You’ll also find a live bait tank here and feel free to bring a cooler for your catch.

Explore the local flats, reefs, and wrecks for the tastiest fish species around. Go after Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum, Tarpon, Trout, Cobia, and Blacktip Shark. Depending on what you want to land you’ll use different techniques. No matter what approach is needed at the moment, the captain will have the right equipment on board.

All fishing gear is included in the price. Capt. Troy will also clean your catch after the trip, free of charge. Make sure to purchase your fishing license and pack some snacks and drinks for the day.

Nothing beats a decades long experience with modern equipment. Join Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Summer Charters
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Nov 1
    $900
    Fish the productive Louisiana waters at their peak! This 6 hour trip will have you prowling the local hot spots in search of Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum, Trout, and many other species. Just purchase your license and pack your snacks and drinks for the day, the captain will provide you with all the necessary equipment.

About the Captain

Troy Schouest
Chauvin, Louisiana, United States
3 Fishing Reports
2 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
Captain Troy Schouest has been fishing the waters around Chauvin, LA for many years. With lots of trophies under his belt, he has a lot of experience to share. Both novice and experienced anglers are welcome to join.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

El Pescodor (Bay boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer Reviews

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on November 22, 2020
Huge black drum catch and release!  Wonderful experience for a kid in the marsh.  Big fish, big battle, pics, video and safe...
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Thomas G.
Santa Ana, California
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on December 24, 2020
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FAQs about Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters

Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $900 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Summer Charters (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Joe Schouest And Son’s Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Spotted Seatrout