Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters and Captain Troy Wetzel welcome you to Venice, Louisiana. Stop by if you’re in for real offshore fun and join the captain in catching various prized fish. There will surely be many first-rate species that will give you a fun time catching them, so come aboard and enjoy your stay on the water!

You’ll start your trip on a 36’ Yellowfin center console boat. It runs on three 300 HP Yamaha outboard engines and can sit up to 6 guests. For navigation, it uses GPS, a fishfinder, 2 radios, and a radar. The boat features a toilet, multimedia system, and an ice-box. The onboard fishing gear includes outriggers, downriggers, and a livewell. There will also be a first mate present.

You can go after Amberjack, Mahi, Blue Marlin, Goliath Grouper, Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, and many more respectable species. There are many ways to fish as well, so you’ll be bottom and deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, as well as popping. You can keep the fish you catch and kids are welcome to join the trip.

The captain will provide you with all the tackle, live bait, and lures, and will also clean and bag your catch. You should just bring your licenses, food, and drinks before you depart. Keep in mind the fuel is not included in the price.

Come aboard and enjoy fishing with Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,200
    You'll spend 8 hours on the water and fish together with Captain Troy. He's got you covered for all the fishing gear, so just bring fishing licenses, food, and drinks. Keep in mind the fuel is not included in the price of the trip.
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About the Captain

Troy Wetzel
Venice, Louisiana, United States
ID & License verified
8 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2020
Captain Troy Wetzel graduated from Tulane University and is the owner of Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters, established over 25 years ago. He invites you to join him in Venice, LA, and have lots of fun fishing.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

Boat specs

Yellowfin (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 3 300HP Yamaha Outboard engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 65 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Live bait
Bottom Fishing
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

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

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
PayPal
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (3)
Sept 10th day trip with captain Troy and deck hand Chris
Sept 10th day trip with captain Troy and deck hand Chris
Sept 10th day trip with captain Troy and deck hand Chris
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
63%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Kristopher H.
Sumrall, MS
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Sept 10th day trip with captain Troy and deck hand Chris

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on September 10, 2022
We started our journey at 6 in the morning sharp. It was an was trip though I’ve been deep sea fishing before myself and...
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Thomas L.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

September fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on September 16, 2022
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Mark F.
Roanoke, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day with captain Troy

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 13, 2022
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Lisa L.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 11, 2021
We had an amazing time. I can’t wait to book another trip with them. The morning started out rough with bad weather, but...
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Tim W.
Smyrna, TN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 27, 2021
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FAQs about Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters

Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $2,200 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle (Live bait)
  • Bottom Fishing (Heavy Tackle)
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Louisiana Offshore Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo