Based out of Lafitte, Eccentric Charters is your ticket to a memorable time on the water.

Capt. John is here to get you on some fish, and to make sure you have fun doing it. You’ll be using techniques like light tackle, bottom fishing, and popping, depending on what you’re going after. As part of their 8-hour trips, you can target species like Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, and Sheepshead, depending on the current season and weather conditions.

Your adventure begins on board a 27’ custom-built boat that can fit a maximum of 4 anglers. The boat is fitted with an ice box, a fighting chair, and a wireless trolling motor.

All rods, reels and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing.

Please make sure to buy a valid fishing license ahead of time.

Bait isn’t included in the trip price, so make sure to check with the captain what your options are before the trip.

You can keep anything you catch, as long as it’s legal to do so.

The boat will be supplied with snacks, drinks, lunch for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Want to bring the rest of the family along for the ride? Kids are welcome aboard, so you’re free to make it a family adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Eccentric Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
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FAQs about Eccentric Charters

Eccentric Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Eccentric Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Eccentric Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Eccentric Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Eccentric Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Eccentric Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead

Meet the Captain

John Pounders
Lafitte, Louisiana, United States
ID & license verified
3 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2022
Capt. John runs trips out of Lafitte aboard a custom-made boat. These waters are known for Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, and Sheepshead and he will show you how to catch them. With more than 30 years of experience, he has a trick or two up his sleeve, and the only way to learn is to join him out on the water!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Boat specs

Custom built (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2012, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 300HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Popping

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Lunch

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

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, 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
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 3 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
67%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
100%
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Casey S.
Gilgo Beach, NY
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Full day fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 23, 2023
Was a absolutely trip, me and my girlfriend had an amazing time! Captain John and his crew are extremely nice and welcoming...
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Dee D.
Seminole, OK
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Full day with John Pounder

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 10, 2023
John was super cool and respectful. Weather was crappy but he still found fish. Had some dolphins hanging around too 👍🏼
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Tyler M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   October 20, 2023
The charter operator canceled 2 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting.
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