Bayou Country Charters

(15) In demand!
Kenal Road
Lafitte LA, United States

With Bayou Country Charters, the beautiful waters of Louisiana are yours for the taking. A day out with Captain Joel Barras will have you fishing the marshes, bays, lakes, and bayous of Lafitte the way it’s meant to be done.

Lafitte is located just a short drive south of New Orleans, and is home to some of the finest fishing in the area. Whether it’s Redfish, Black Drum, Flounder, or Speckled Trout, you’ll definitely have your hands full.

Capt. Joel aims to run trips that are fun for anglers of all skill levels. You can count on him to put his talent to work and get you on a top-notch bite in no time.

Before you’re able to start reeling in the catch, you’ll need to buy a $10 Louisiana fishing license for anyone in your group who’s 16 or older. This can be done in advance by phone or online. All the necessary fishing gear, tackle, lures, as well as bottled water and complimentary fish cleaning services will be provided for your convenience.

This part of Louisiana is known for both amazing fishing and gracious hospitality. Let Capt. Joel take you on a fishing adventure aren’t likely to forget any time soon! The moment you set foot onboard, you’ll be hooked for life.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand!
      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.
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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 reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
15
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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

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (17)
4.76
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
82%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Don Zimmerman
Port Huron, MI
 5.00
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VERIFIED   July 26, 2018
I had a very enjoyable day with Capt Joel in his clean and comfortable boat.  We met and started early at 6 in order to...
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Carl Harmon
Rockport, IN
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  October 11, 2018
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Chris Oufnac
Metairie, LA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   June 11, 2018
Awesome day… Capt Joel was fun and continued to “grind” all day. His determination, to find the fish, was...
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Richard Mootz
Chico, CA
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VERIFIED   June 7, 2018
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Shannon Gabriel
New Orleans, Louisiana
 5.00
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Awesome Birthday!

VERIFIED   September 17, 2017
I sent my son, his dad and his grandfather on this charter for my sons 13th birthday. even though he didn’t catch the...
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