Louisiana Lagniappe Charters invites you down to the sprawling shallows of the Mississippi River Delta to explore the bayous and backwaters the area is known for. You also have the flexibility to fish different waterways around the New Orleans area depending on seasons and fishing reports.

Captain Scott Pelas will showcase the diverse fisheries the area is so blessed with. He will get you on Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and more in this shallow water wonderland. When the weather permits, you can even bounce out to an oil rig to pick up some Red, Mangrove, and Vermilion Snappers.

Whatever you do, you’ll be in safe hands aboard Capt. Scott’s 24’ North Star center console. Built in 2016, the boat can carry six guests securely and in comfort. She has a trolling motor to let you navigate the skinny waters with ease and a livewell to keep your bait fighting fit if you’re using it.

Capt. Scott is here to make your trip special, and he will go far above and beyond to do so. From arranging lodging on the water or in the city to preparing live bait for you ahead of the trip to save you valuable fishing time, he will do whatever he can to guarantee an enjoyable charter for you and your party.

So what are you waiting for? Head on down to Venice, LA and get ready for a great day on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $725
    Spend the whole day onboard. Target all your favorite inshore species. Have a great time and head home with a ton of tasty fish! Dead bait will be provided, live bait will cost extra. If the weather permits, you can also head out to the oil rigs to fish for tasty Snapper.
  • Private trip
    Red Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 28 - Sep 6 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $725
    Fish the Gulf of Mexico for red snapper for half the price of normal offshore fishing trips
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About the Captain

Scott Pelas
Venice, Louisiana, United States
2 Fishing Reports
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70 Customer Reviews
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Member since August 2016
Captain Scott Pelas was born and raised on the bayou and always knew he wanted to work on the water. He has been running charters for the last three years, but has been fishing in the area for ten times that! Capt. Scott enjoys going above and beyond what is necessary on his trips. From family groups to friends to couples, he will tailor your trips to make sure you have a great time!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Alligator Gar Alligator Gar
Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Nautic star (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 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

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Inshore on October 9, 2021
We had the best time!  Captain Scott helped us find lodging before we even booked the trip. His boat was super nice and organized....
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Ocean Springs, MS
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Inshore on March 14, 2021
Captain Scott provided an amazing first trip/experience to Venice Louisiana. Communication leading up to the trip was excellent,...
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Full day trips Saturday and Sunday.

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Inshore on May 8, 2021
Scott was the perfect guide. He allowed us to be as independent as we chose, yet he politely intervened when he observed a...
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Mary Q.
Pinson, Alabama
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Inshore on June 6, 2021
We had a great day, caught our limit and had a wonderful ride on the Mississippi.
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Inshore on April 18, 2021
We have a great time.  Scott was patient and helpful with all of us. The day was windy and the fishing was tough but Scott...
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FAQs about Louisiana Lagniappe Charters

Louisiana Lagniappe Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $725 per group, additional $125 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip - Inshore (8 hours)
  • $725 per group, additional $150 per person after 2 guests - Red Snapper (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Louisiana Lagniappe Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Louisiana Lagniappe Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures (Live bait available for a small surcharge)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Louisiana Lagniappe Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Louisiana Lagniappe Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Louisiana Lagniappe Charters include:
  • Alligator Gar
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Speckled Trout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tripletail