Captain Cook Charters

Captain Cook Charters specialize in fishing the Gulf of Mexico for offshore species out of Venice, Louisiana. They are true experts in targeting large Yellowfin Tuna and will take you to the most productive grounds where you can experience what it’s like to tackle monster Tuna.

The crew is led by Captain Andy Cook who’s been fishing for many years and knows the waters of Louisiana like no one else. He is a kind and patient man who loves taking whole families with children out and teaching them reel in the fish of their dreams. Captain Cook also works with a friend and skilled angler, Captain Jason Lowrance, who may sometimes run Captain Cook Charters trips. You’re in safe hands with either of these seasoned guides.

You will fish aboard his 38 foot Fountain offshore sport fishing boat, powered by three 300 HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots. The boat is equipped with all the safety equipment and electronics, and also features outriggers, downriggers, a live bait tank, and an icebox for the catch.

Captain Cook will provide you with all the fishing gear you’ll need when targeting species such as Yellowfin Tuna, big Red Snapper, Grouper, Wahoo, Amberjack and other big game offshore species.

Once you return to the dock, your catch will be cleaned and filleted for you to take home and make a lovely dinner. Nothing beats eating your own catch after a big fight and all the energy invested into reeling it in!

So if you can’t wait to get your hook into a giant fish, book a trip today and come meet Captain Cook on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    24 Hour Trip – Overnight
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $3,200
    price breakdown
    $3,200
    This trip is made for the most determined of anglers who will stop at nothing to land the giant catch they're after. If this describes you accurately you've found your trip! You'll leave in the day and come back when you're – simple as that. Trip usually runs from noon to noon. Fuel is not included in the price.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $1,700
    price breakdown
    $1,700
    Strap in for an adventure and get ready to meek the catch of your dreams! This offshore excursion that lasts from sunup to sundown and will take you to some of the best deep sea fishing grounds around. You will fish out of Venice, Louisiana where the fishing for huge Yellowfin Tuna is as good as it gets. Fuel cost is not included in the price of the trip.
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About the Captain

Andy Cook
Venice, Louisiana, United States
25 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2017
Captain Andy Cook loves chasing huge Yellowfin Tunas in the waters of Venice, Louisiana. He says there is no better place to fish for these wonderful big game fish, and loves taking his guests out on the water for unforgettable fights with huge fish. He also loves teaching kids how to fish and all about the local species.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Grouper (Scamp) Grouper (Scamp)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Fountain (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by 3 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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

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
Checks

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.64
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
87%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 17, 2020
The charter operator canceled 1 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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Ronald M.
Town And Country, MO
 5.00
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12 Hour Tuna Trip with Capt Andy Cook and Mate Jason

VERIFIED   January 28, 2019
I highly recommend Capt Cook for any fishing Trip, Top Rate. Due to a lot of bait fish Tuna were hard to find. But Capt did...
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Amelia C.
Dallas, Texas
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If you want to hook, book with Captain Cook!

VERIFIED   June 27, 2019
We had the time of our lives. Best fishing day ever!!! Everyone caught fish, and the battle was REEL! The entire experience...
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Kent C.
Louisville, Tennessee
 5.00
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Full day deep sea, tuna charter

VERIFIED   February 20, 2018
Capt Andy Cook was top notch. The day we went was forecast for heavy seas and all the other Capts. cancelled their trips....
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Landon H.
Kealakekua, Hawaii
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I am an avid fisherman and have been on many charters and even my own boat. This trip with Captain Andy Cook by far was the...
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