Bayou Country Charters

Kenal Road
Lafitte LA, United States

Based out of Lafitte, Louisiana, Bayou Country Charters specializes in catching Redfish and Speckled Trout. Team up with Captain Joel Barras and show those fish what for! Veteran anglers and novices alike love these trips, and it takes only a single one to get hooked for life.

You’ll be fishing on a 21’ bay boat that’s ready to take you and three other anglers out to the most productive waters around. Powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine, it can reach a top speed of an impressive 43 knots, making sure you’re on the fish in mere minutes. It’s also outfitted with a Minn Kota wireless trolling motor, an immense help when dealing with fish that are otherwise easily spooked.

As for the fish themselves, going after Speckled Trout and Redfish is the name of the game in these waters. Of course, there are plenty of other fish in the sea, including Black Drum and Flounder, so you’ll always have something to do when fishing around here.

Capt. Joel will provide you with all the fishing gear you’ll need, including rods, reels, and terminal tackle. Not only that, but he’ll clean and bag the catch after the trip for your convenience. Just make sure you come bearing a valid fishing license and a pair of polarized sunglasses, and you’re all set for a day to remember!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Nothing beats a day out inshore, fishing for Redfish and Speckled Trout to your heart's delight! You'll be provided with all the necessary gear for the journey.
There are 13 people looking at this charter.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Flounder
Redfish
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Custom (Bay boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Joel Barras
Lafitte, Louisiana, United States
Member since May 2016
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With several years of experience under his belt, Captain Joel Barras becomes more and more passionate about fishing as time goes by. His guests love his attention to detail and readiness to always crack a joke or two. He always goes the extra mile to make sure everybody has a fun time on the water, because that's what it's all about.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.72 out of 5 stars from 13 reviews

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Awesome day… Capt Joel was fun and continued to “grind” all day. His determination, to find the fish, was truly appreciated.
Highly recommend Capt Joel

Fished June 11, 2018
Joel Barras (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 18, 2018

It was great meeting you guys had a blast

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Fished June 7, 2018
Joel Barras (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 7, 2018

Had a blast today thanks again

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I sent my son, his dad and his grandfather on this charter for my sons 13th birthday. even though he didn’t catch the max amount of fish he had a blast!!! The captain really made sure they all had a fantastic time. I would recommend this charter but most importantly this Capatain not a sub.

Fished September 17, 2017
Joel Barras (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 29, 2017

So glad the guys had a good time thank you again

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